Day: December 8, 2017
The Provincial Health Authority Act, SS 2017, c P-30.3, except s 4-1(3), 4-1(4), 4-1(5), 6-4-(3), 6-4(4), 8-1(2), 8-1(3), 8-1(4) and that portion of s 11-15(4) that add s 7.1(2) of the Mental Health Services Act, is proclaimed into force December 4, 2017.
According to a government news release, The Provincial Health Authority Act will enable the transition of the existing 12 Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) to a single Provincial Health Authority, and will:
- remove arbitrary geographical areas of responsibility (RHA boundaries);
- provide oversight of compensation levels to the contracts of the CEO and those that report to the CEO;
- allow for the creation and continuation of Community Advisory Networks to ensure community needs and interests are identified and advanced;
- ensure donations raised by local foundations continue to be used for the local health services or facilities they were raised for;
- establish the specific roles and responsibilities of the Minister and Provincial Health Authority; and
- repeal The Regional Health Services Act.
Along with the act, the Provincial Health Authority Administration Regulations RRS c P-30.3 Reg 1, are coming into force.
19(1) Subject to subsection (2), these regulations come into force on the day on which section 9-5 of The Provincial Health Authority Act comes into force.
(2) If section 9-5 of The Provincial Health Authority Act comes into force before these regulations are filed with the Registrar of Regulations, these regulations come into force on the day on which they are filed with the Registrar of Regulations
The old Regional Health Services Administration Regulations, RRS c R-8.2 Reg 1, are repealed.
On the third (business) day of Christmas, the Law Society staff gives to you:
1 3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup eggnog
1 cup powdered sugar (for rolling)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or use cooking spray. In a small bowl whisk flour, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In a large bowl beat together the butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Add in vanilla and eggnog. Add dry ingredients and form a thick dough. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place 1-2 inches apart on baking sheet. Bake 12-14 minutes until lightly browned on the bottom. Let cool 15 minutes and then roll into the remaining icing sugar.