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

North West LHIN : 11 positions transferring to OH

Region

LHIN Name

Position Title

North

North West LHIN

Vice President, Clinical

Vice President, Corporate Services

Vice President, System Transformation, Integration and Quality

Director, Finance

Director, System Information, eHealth, Management and Technology

Director, System Strategy and Innovation

Director, Mental Health and Addictions

Director, Human Resource Strategies and Services

Director, Communications and Engagement

Director, Health Equity

Director, Quality and Improvement

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