Category: Community News

Community Exchange Meeting: Bridging the Gap in HIV

  You are invited to Gilead’s upcoming Community Exchange Meeting: Bridging the Gap in HIV, which will be held on Zoom on Wednesday, September 22 from 7-9 AM Pacific time.  This meeting will bring international community group representatives together to discuss needs and existing barriers, identify innovative solutions, and share best practices to address health… Read more »

Date: September 29, 2021 Time: 9:30 to 10:30 AM Pacific time COVID-19 vaccines work remarkably well to protect people against serious illness from the virus that causes COVID-19. However, this past summer, people in Canada have been concerned about the new delta variant and the implications of an impending fourth wave. What does the delta… Read more »

Summit 2021: Disrupt and Reconstruct

via CBRC   Registration for Summit 2021: Disrupt and Reconstruct is now open! Summit 2021 will take place online from October 27-29 and features three days of keynote speakers, workshops, roundtables, panels, and poster presentations highlighting critical perspectives, research, programming, and advocacy on queer and trans health in Canada. This year, we examine the unique impacts of… Read more »

Time for a Quickie? STI Express Testing is Now Available

  The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) will begin offering Express Testing at the STI clinic in Vancouver, on Tuesday, September 28th, 2021. The new STI Express Testing appointments are part of an effort to resume routine testing services that were not readily available during the pandemic. STI Express Testing will be available for chlamydia,… Read more »

PLDI Core Training Fall 2021

  The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) team is pleased to announce our next Online Core Training Session. It will be held November 13-27, over 3 Saturdays ( 9 AM-12 PM each day). The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) program supports people living with HIV/AIDS top explore and realize their leadership potential. Grads find the… Read more »

Canadian HIV and Aging Symposium and Community UnConference

via Realize Registration is now open for the 3rd Canadian HIV and Aging Symposium and Community UnConference – HIV and Aging WELL: WE Live & Learn Together! The 3rd Canadian HIV & Aging Symposium, aptly titled: HIV and Aging WELL: WE Live & Learn Together, is co-hosted by Realize and the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network (CTN) Clinical… Read more »

CHIWOS PAW Fraser Salish Gathering

Mark your calendars for an upcoming event organized by the CHIWOS-PAW Team: “CHIWOS PAW Fraser Salish Gathering”, on Wednesday October 13 from 1:00PM – 3:00 PM Pacific time. This event is for those who are living or working in Fraser Health, or who work with community in Fraser Health. During this interactive gathering, Valerie Nicholson and the Wise Women from… Read more »

PAN received this information from the BC government – As follow-up to the August 3rd  announcement that the Province will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 as a day of commemoration, this will provide further clarity as to how the service delivery impacts of that announcement will be supported by… Read more »

The Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization (CCRHC) has previously called for changes to the federal Criminal Code that would limit HIV criminalization. This call was in the Coalition’s Community Consensus Statement released in 2017. Since then, Coalition members have continued to press the federal government for action and have been developing some options for amendments to the Criminal Code. To inform… Read more »