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 North East Local Health Integration Network (the “North East 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 North East LHIN and other transferring agencies into Ontario Health;
  3. Under subsection 40(3) of the Act, the Minister provided Ontario Health and the North East LHIN with a notification letter dated August 15, 2019 advising of the Minister’s intention to order the transfer of parts of the North East LHIN into Ontario Health;
  4. The Minister now wishes to order the transfer of certain employees of the North East 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 North East 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: North East LHIN positions transferring to Ontario Health

North East LHIN : 19 positions transferring to OH

Region

LHIN Name

Position Title

North

North East LHIN

VP, Clinical

VP, Performance, Business Solutions, Human Resources

VP, Strategy and System Planning

Senior Director, Community Engagement, Communications & Patient Experience

Director, Performance and Accountability

Director, Performance and Accountability

Director, Planning and Integration

Director, Planning and Integration

Director, Planning and Integration

Director, Planning and Integration

Director, Sub-Region and Strategy Planning

Director, Primary Care

Director, System Planning

Director, Finance

Director, Performance & Accountability

Director, Hospital Sector

Director, Human Resources

Director, Procurement and Facilities

Director, Quality & Risk

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