Health Update

TRANSFER ORDER

MADE UNDER PART V OF THE CONNECTING CARE ACT, 2019, S.O. 2019, CH.5, SCHED. 1

WHEREAS:

  1. In furtherance of the Government’s plan to implement a new model of integrated health care delivery in Ontario, the Government enacted the Connecting Care Act, 2019 (the “Act”) under which a single provincial agency - Ontario Health - will assume centralized responsibility for most of the functions of at least twenty health agencies, including the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (the “Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN”);
  2. Subsection 40(1) of the Act confers authority on the Minister of Health (the “Minister”) to issue orders transferring all or part of the employees, assets, liabilities, rights and obligations of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN and other transferring agencies into Ontario Health;
  3. Under subsection 40(3) of the Act, the Minister provided Ontario Health and the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN with a notification letter dated August 15, 2019 advising of the Minister’s intention to order the transfer of parts of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN into Ontario Health;
  4. The Minister now wishes to order the transfer of certain employees of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN into Ontario Health effective as of December 2, 2019.

THEREFORE:

  1. Pursuant to subsection 40(1) of the Act, the Minister orders that the employees of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN who occupy the positions identified in the attached Appendix 1 are transferred into Ontario Health.
  2. This Order takes effect on December 2, 2019.

Original signed by

Christine Elliott
Minister of Health

Dated on this 28th day of November 2019

Appendix 1: Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN positions transferring to Ontario Health

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN : 13 positions transferring to OH

Region

LHIN Name

Position Title

West

Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN

Vice President, Clinical

Vice President, Commissioning, Performance & Accountability

Vice President, Health System Strategy & Integration

Vice President, People & Talent Management

Director, Human Resources & Organizational Development

Director, Information Systems & Digital Health

Director, Finance

Director, Communications & Community Engagement

Director, Quality, Performance & Accountability

Director, Strategic Priorities

Director, Sub-Region Planning & Integration

Director, Planning

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