Moving forward issues of Professional Practice can require ONA and its members to advance their concerns to the formal stage of an Independent Assessment Committee (IAC) hearing. When concerns are not adequately addressed by employers, many ONA collective agreements provide the option to call an IAC.

This section of the website contains the reports from past IACs and the recommendations made by the expert panels following the hearings.




Humber River Hospital – Endoscopy Program (Finch and Church Sites) – July 25, 2014

Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) – July 10, 2014

Nipigon District Memorial –  Emergency Department and Acute Care Unit – April 2014


Humber River Regional Hospital – Emergency Department – March 2013



Peterborough Regional Health Centre – Hemodialysis Unit – December 2011

Lakeridge Health Corporation, Oshawa Campus – Surgical Unit – June 2011

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Niagara Health System, St. Catharines – Emergency Department – March 2009


Grand River Hospital, Kitchener – Inpatient Surgical Unit – May 2007