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

Waterloo Wellington LHIN : 13 positions transferring to OH

Region

LHIN Name

Position Title

West

Waterloo Wellington LHIN

Chief, Clinical Information Officer

VP (Executive Lead), Patient Experience Communications and Community Engagement

VP (Executive Lead), Innovation and Strategic Partnerships

VP, Finance and Corporate Services

VP, People Culture and Development

Director, Contracts and Accountability

Director, Information Technology and Facilities

Director (Lead), Finance

Director, Decision Support

Director, Internal Accountability

Director, Human Resources

Director, Performance

Director, Digital Health and Innovation

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