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A Case Study in Northern Governance




A life-long learner, Eric returned to graduate school in the unique Master of Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas program, which is jointly administered by the University of Saskatchewan’s Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy and UiT The Arctic University of Norway’s Centre for Sami Studies. [...] The health of the population of major differences from southern Ontario in terms remains poorer in the region than in Ontario as a whole by of climate, size, and industry. [...] The intent was to shift MOHLTC to a stewardship the Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public role, and to “devolve a good deal of power and authority Services (known as the “Drummond Commission”) to the LHINs” (8). [...] That was the driving force behind the creation of our Local Health Integration Networks, that local governance is the best way to meet a population’s local needs – not by managing everything from our offices here in Toronto …. LHINs know the needs of their population and they know the partners and the service providers who care for that population. [...] For and interactions in the changing and complex example, it was expressed that Indigenous communities environment of the “swirling health vortex.” For example, and groups view the LHIN as a connector between participants brought up how the legal structure was used providers and governments.


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