Ontario increasing accountability and transparency at Ornge - Government's intention to bring Ornge under Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Summary of Decision:
Effective August 1, 2013, Ornge will be subject to the terms and conditions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
February 26, 2013
Summary of Proposal:
Ontario has posted a regulation for public consultation that would, if adopted, make Ornge subject to Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) by amending Regulation 460 under FIPPA. This measure will increase transparency at Ornge and is in keeping with the practices of other broader public sector organizations.
If adopted, this Regulation would come into force on the later of August 1, 2013 or the date this Regulation is filed.
Air Ambulance Program Oversight Branch
Direct Services Division
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
9th Floor, 56 Wellesley St. W.
August 1, 2013