Category: Community News

Proud to Vote: LGBTQ2 Issues in the Federal Election

Updated October 4, 2019 Moving Forward for LGBTQ2 Canadians: a pre-election statement was released publicly on September 30. This is the first time in Canadian history that so many organizations (216!) have come together with such a statement in support of LGBTQ2 issues. Feel free to share the statement on your organization’s social media feeds,… Read more »

Sign the Solidarity Statement for Sex Workers’ Rights

PAN has added our name to the list of organizations signing this solidarity statement, that is being circulated by Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights (a progressive, pro-choice charitable organization committed to advancing and upholding sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada and globally) and the Canadian Alliance for Sex Work Law Reform…. Read more »

Substance Use News September 2019

  Substance Use News provides a snapshot of news and resources for those working to support folks who use substances. We share pieces on the social, medical and political responses to the opioid crisis, from advocacy to welcome change. See our Drug Use and Overdose Response page for resources on overdose services, team resilience, governmental reports,… Read more »

PAN is pleased to welcome (back) Marc Seguin, who recently joined the Training and Leadership department as the Positive Leadership Development Institute Manager. Marc was one of the original trainers for PLDI when PAN introduced the program ten years ago. Read about other members of our team in the Meet the People at PAN series.  … Read more »

Updated October 25, 2019 with link to recording. A new webinar from CATIE, in partnership with the International Network on Hepatitis in Substance Users (INHSU), is now available on demand. Date Recorded: Monday October 21, 2019 Hepatitis C prevention, testing and treatment is a critical part of drug user health education and service delivery. Join… Read more »

CATIE and AVI Hepatitis C Treatment Training

You’re invited to take part in an upcoming Hepatitis C Treatment training! CATIE, Canada’s source for HIV and Hepatitis C information, is partnering with AIDS Vancouver Island to deliver a training course for you and your colleagues on Hepatitis C Treatment.  This is a blended learning opportunity (online, and face-to-face). Target Audience This course is geared… Read more »

Via Smart Sex   Please join the BC Centre for Disease Control education team for a Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) webinar to review this new Decision Support Tool (DST) for Registered Nurse assessment and management of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Title: Registered Nurse Assessment and Management of HIV Pre Exposure Prophylaxis: HIV PrEP DST Date:… Read more »

Job Posting: Indigenous Wellness Educator, FNHA

The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) seeks an Indigenous Wellness Educator. This posting will remain open until it is filled. Position Summary Are you a relationship builder who works effectively at collaborating with diverse groups and organizations using exceptional communication skills? If you want to join a passionate team who is dedicated to making a… Read more »

Reimagining our provincial events, and building for the future

PAN EVENTS: Virtual AGM on October 24; PLHIV & PWLEs event on March 11, 2020; Ongoing Webinar Series with Health Authorities & Other Government Stakeholders We are pleased to share that this year PAN will be doing some of our work a little differently, introducing ways for more people to connect. This fall, we will… Read more »

WHEN:  Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 12 pm to 1 pm Pacific Time WHERE: CESBC webinars take place online using Zoom platform. You can check your computer’s requirements here COST: Free (long distance charges may apply if you dial in rather than use Zoom app) LANGUAGE: English REGISTRATION: Register on Zoom (Please join the webinar at 12:00 pm. And the webinar… Read more »