Category: Community News

Positive Living BC seeks an Executive Director Reporting to: The Board of Directors Start Date: July 1, 2018 Closing Date: March 29, 2018 Salary: $81,499 – $101,874 annual salary Generous benefits package, including defined benefit pension plan   Position Summary: The Executive Director is responsible for the successful management of the organization according to the… Read more »

Connect with Friends for Life!

The Vancouver Friends for Life Society (VFFL) has updated their website. Please visit to view the new look. VFFL runs various wellness services for people with life challenging illnesses. They are located at the Diamond Centre for Living, a beautifully converted heritage home 1459 Barclay Street in Vancouver’s West End, . The home is available for… Read more »

Nominations Open for Positive Living BC’s AccolAIDS

Positive Living BC’s AccolAIDS  Awards Gala is approaching! Positive Living BC invites you to nominate your hero in the BC HIV/AIDS movement for an AccolAIDS Award. Deadline to nominate is 5pm on Friday March 9th. Think of an individual, group or organization you know who has demonstrated extraordinary dedication, determination and compassion in responding to… Read more »

The Value of an Integrated Approach to Frontline Care

  This is the second in a series of monthly blog posts representing perspectives on potential governance changes at PAN. These posts represent voices across the network – staff, Board members, people living with HIV, and community members – sharing their thoughts on these changes. This month we hear from Kira Haug. Kira is the… Read more »

Job Posting: The New Face of HIV Project, AIDS Vancouver

‘The New Face of HIV’, represents a community initiative to better reflect the realities of living with HIV today. In British Columbia, people living with HIV have access to the best treatments at the earliest stages of infection. Advancements in HIV treatment make treated HIV a manageable condition. Individuals with access to modern treatment interventions… Read more »

The Director of Programs and Practice and is responsible for oversight and management of a number of support, education and harm reduction programs. This role also provides clinical leadership within the organization for all staff providing direct client service and oversees the case management system for the agency. As a key member of the senior… Read more »

PLBC/CATIE Webinar: Peer health navigation in HIV services

          Peer health navigation is a person-centred approach to guide, connect, refer, educate and accompany people living with HIV through systems of care. This webinar will unpack diverse peer health navigation models and introduce participants to the new CATIE resource Practice Guidelines in Peer Health Navigation for People Living with HIV…. Read more »

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS has announced the Spring HIV/Antiretroviral Update: Date: Monday, May 7, 2018 Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Location: Grand Ballroom – North Tower, Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel, 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC This is an open educational event sponsored by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and accredited by… Read more »

  Positive Living BC Lunch & Learn The BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index Project Presented by Antonio Marante, Stigma Index Project, Knowledge Translator Pacific AIDS Network Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM Location: Positive Living BC – 2nd floor Multi-purpose Meeting Room 1101 Seymour Street, Vancouver Seating is LIMITED…. Read more »

Cheque Day Study Community Impact Survey

    Share your experience and enter to win a $100 gift card   In British Columbia income assistance is paid once a month to all recipients on the same day, generally the last Wednesday of the month. This day is often known as ‘Cheque Day’. There has been a lot of research, and acknowledgement from… Read more »

In follow-up to the December announcement of the establishment of a Provincial Overdose Emergency Response Centre (OERC), an update and funding announcement was provided today (February 1st, 2018) by Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions (MMHA). Minister Darcy made the announcement made the announcement in Abbotsford, at The King Haven Treatment Centre. Also, consistent… Read more »