Category Archives: News

Bill C-37 on Safe Injection Sites Becomes Law

Bill C-37, which outlines the steps necessary to open a supervised injection site (SIS) in Canada, was passed into law yesterday. The process now requires 5 conditions be met in applying to open a SIS, rather than the 26 required … Continue reading

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Gay Men’s Health Summit – Call for Submissions

From CBRC for Gay Men’s Health Romancing the Package: Optimizing Combination Prevention  November 2nd and 3rd, 2017   This year’s Summit will address the potential gains to be realized by fully optimizing the combination prevention package of behavioural, societal, and biomedical approaches to … Continue reading

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Vancouver International Candlelight AIDS Memorial

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial is one of the longest-running HIV awareness events in the world. It recognizes the people who have died, but also the people who have lived proudly to confront stigma and advocate for all people living … Continue reading

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HIV and Aging… There Are Resources on That!

Based on feedback from our members, PAN has identified HIV and aging as a priority area of focus. Interest in accessing resources related to aging with HIV was put forth at the Fall 2016 PHA forum, where it was suggested … Continue reading

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Gathering HIV History

The HIV community response in BC has been a strong one from the start.  AIDS Vancouver was established in 1983 to meet the emerging devastation of AIDS deaths sweeping through the queer community in Vancouver; the Vancouver Persons with AIDS Coalition … Continue reading

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Substance Use News: April

BC’s Public Health Crisis at One Year: The Overdose Epidemic The provincial government has released a report following up on Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall’s announcement of a public health crisis on April 14, 2016. BC’s Opioid Overdose Response: … Continue reading

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