Ministry LHIN Performance Agreement (MLPA)

The LHINs and the Ministry collaborate to accomplish this agreement which sets out obligations on the part of both the Ministry and the LHIN in fulfilling our mandate to plan, integrate and fund local health care services.

The MLPA (formerly known as a Ministry LHIN Accountability Agreement (MLAA)) is refreshed annually. The updated MLPAs and the North West LHIN's Annual Business Plans are posted below for your information, along with previous refreshes of the agreements and an executive summary of the original agreement.

North West LHIN MLAA 2015-2018

North West LHIN MLPA 2013-2015
North West LHIN Annual Business Plan 2014-2015
North West LHIN Annual Business Plan 2013-2014

North West LHIN MLPA 2012-2013 Extension 
North West LHIN Annual Business Plan 2012-2013

North West LHIN consolidated MLPA 2011-12  
North West LHIN Annual Business Plan 2011 - 2012

North West LHIN MLPA 2010-2012
North West LHIN Annual Business Plan 2010 - 2011

North West LHIN consolidated MLAA(2009)
North West LHIN Annual Business Plan 2009 - 2010

North West LHIN Certificates of Compliance

Ontario’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) through their individual Ministry-LHIN Performance Agreements (MLPAs) are required to sign Certificates of Compliance  as part of the General Performance Obligations.  These Certificates of Compliance are completed on a quarterly basis and attests to the LHIN’s compliance with applicable legislation; provincial policies; standards; operating manuals; directives; and guidelines available to the LHINs, as required by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC).

The North West LHIN is committed to being open and transparent with its stakeholders and the general public.  To support this commitment, the North West LHIN's Certificate of Compliance is presented quarterly at the Board of Directors Meeting – Open Sessions and posted below.