Category: Community News

From the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network   Dear colleague, As you are aware, the next round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations is taking place next week in Montréal. The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has joined with Public Citizen, Oxfam America and HealthGap to send an open letter to American, Canadian and… Read more »

Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education

  Reconciliation through Indigenous Education: a free Massive Open Online Course January 30 – March 13, 2018 Engage with Indigenous knowledge keepers, educational leaders, and resources to enhance your understanding and knowledge of practices that advance reconciliation in the places where you live, learn, and work.   Course Description This course will help you envision… Read more »

New Year’s (Special) Resolutions

  Happy 2018 and best wishes to all PAN member organizations, as well as to our allies, partners and stakeholders…We hope that you are entering into the new year rested and recharged! The coming year will be an exciting one for PAN, the last in our current five-year strategic plan.  The board of directors will… Read more »

PrEP: What is it? What does it mean for Indigenous people?

Via Community Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health (CBRC)    The CBRC will be hosting a free webinar on PrEP: What Is It? What Does It Mean for BC’s Indigenous People? Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is one way to help prevent HIV. Prophylaxis simply means disease prevention. In this approach, people who do not have HIV… Read more »

  Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 5:30 pm Chateau Granville Best Western – 1100 Granville Street (at Helmcken)   Join us at the Chateau Granville Best Western conference level to meet community members living with HIV, share a delicious meal and discuss topics that are important to Members of Positive Living BC, their friends and… Read more »

Job Posting: Pivot Legal Seeks Executive Director

  Just weeks ago, Pivot Legal Society’s Executive Director Katrina Pacey announced that she will be leaving Pivot after 17 years. Pivot has posted the position and is welcoming applications until February 16. This excerpt is taken from the job posting. Pivot works in partnership with communities affected by poverty and social exclusion to identify priorities… Read more »

Interior Health Peer Program Community Grants

Interior Health is pleased to announce that the Interior Health STOP HIV program is now accepting applications for the IH Peer Program Community Grants Program. This program is designed to fund projects and initiatives focused on supporting/hosting/implementing peer support programs or activities to reduce isolation and provide support to individuals who live with HIV and/or… Read more »

Job Posting: Community Case Manager, AIDS Vancouver

AIDS Vancouver seeks a Community Case Manager   Community Case Managers, working within a harm reduction model, will provide a low barrier service to people living with HIV (PLHIV) clients by offering community intake and assessment, referrals, liaison, and advocacy to address health needs to maximize their quality of life and clinical outcomes. Community Case… Read more »

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Hep C Resources in BC Survey

Submitted by Pacific Hepatitis C Network Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN)  has launched a survey to assess Hep C information needs and advocacy interests in BC.  This needs assessment will help our organization and our partners better understand the needs of people throughout BC in terms of information about hepatitis C. The survey is open to… Read more »

  PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’  Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and syphilis. Nurses can also provide education, resources and referals for other sexual health concerns (ie. herpes, HPV/genital warts, sores/rashes, etc,)   Two dates are coming up in… Read more »