OPSEU Diablogue: CEO Peterkin leaves, many questions left unresolved

Bruce Peterkin has left the building. The MICs Group of Health Services has told the media that the controversial CEO of three northern Ontario hospitals no longer holds his position. When the Timmins Daily Press recently called Peterkin, they report … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Hospital governance not by necessity a ‘democratic process’ — investigator

Ontario’s public hospitals are private not-for-profit corporations. Most are built and operated with public money and sign accountability agreements with the provincially appointed Local Health Integration Networks. At any time the Minister of Health can take over a hospital, appointing … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Update: Matthews limits role of supervisor despite scathing report into northern hospital

“In 1970, Dirk sued Stig, Nasty, and Barry; Barry sued Dirk, Nasty, and Stig; Nasty sued Barry, Dirk, and Stig; and Stig sued himself accidentally. It was the beginning of a golden era for lawyers…”– From the UK Comedy The … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Under LHIN investigation, Northern hospital files $500,000 legal action against activists

A northern Ontario hospital and two senior staff have initiated a $500,000 legal claim against a group of nine activists opposing formal amalgamation as the North East LHIN has begun its own separate investigation into complaints about the hospital. Among … Continue reading →