Category: Community News

Register Now for CBRC Summit 2018: How’s Your Head?

Summit 2018: How’s your Head? Sexual Identity, Mental Health and Substance Use Date: November 8 – 9 Location: SFU: Vancouver Campus, 515 West Hastings Vancouver, BC Don’t miss this opportunity for capacity building, training, and education initiatives designed to strengthen the network of those working and volunteering in GBT2Q men’s health. Local, national and international activists… Read more »

Community Innovation Grants Awarded to Address Overdose Crisis

The provincial government issued a news release October 12 announcing the recipients of Community Innovation grants through the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and Community Action Initiative (CAI). A number PAN members are in this group, including AIDS Vancouver Island, Central Interior Native Health Society, Positive Living North, and ANKORS. Twenty-seven communities and organizations in British Columbia were… Read more »

STI & HIV 2019 World Congress

The STI & HIV 2019 World Congress will be held July 14 – 17, 2019, in Vancouver, in the Vancouver Convention Centre. This Congress represents the joint meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research (ISSTDR) and the International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (IUSTI).  This biennial meeting is one of the largest… Read more »

Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program Call for Proposals

The Island Health STOP HIV/AIDS Program is excited to announce a call for proposals for our Community Grants Program. We will be awarding grants of up to $10,000 each to communities or groups who are interested in planning and delivering activities addressing HIV prevention, testing and engagement into care and treatment. Special focus will be… Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence HIV Care Rounds presents Effects of Stigma and Loneliness on Cognitive Function in People Living with HIV. Presenter: Dr. Marianne Harris Date: October 10, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Location: Conference Room 7, Providence Level 1, St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver Register   Learn More BC Centre for… Read more »

The BC Centre for Disease Control released the Overdose Action Exchange (ODAX) meeting report on Wednesday, October 3rd. The meeting, held in June, brought together more than 160 participants who are actively working to respond to the overdose crisis including people with lived experience. The report summarizes meeting discussions on six key themes and outlines… Read more »

Status: Full-time Location: Toronto Application deadline: October 22, 2018. We will review applications and schedule interviews on a rolling basis, so we encourage those interested to contact us as soon as possible. About the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network Protecting and promoting human rights is not only the right thing to do, it is essential to overcoming the HIV pandemic…. Read more »

YouthCO is hiring a Program Manager for the Yúusnewas program! This role supports and coordinates the Yúusnewa staff team (currently, three staff members), leads the implementation of the Yúusewas workplan, and works with amazing Indigenous youth on our team and across British Columbia. As an organization that strives to be anti-oppressive, we intentionally recruit youth who are… Read more »

Besties Getaway

This fall, youth living with HIV and their friends (siblings, partners, coworkers, teammates, roommate) are invited to a weekend of community building and challenging HIV stigma. During the weekend, we will be talking openly about HIV, and enjoying the camp facilities at Evans Lake Forest Education Society in Squamish, BC. This is a free getaway, and YouthCO… Read more »