Category: Community News

Register for CATIE’s eduCATIE+ virtual courses

CATIE is offering a series of eduCATIE+ virtual courses tailored for the Pacific region (British Columbia and the Yukon). Each course combines online education with a virtual session led by a CATIE educator, and course content is tailored to the issues and context specific to your region.   Courses available: HIV Basics: October 22 to… Read more »

CAHR 2019: Key Dates to Note

  Mark your calendars for the Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research Saskatoon, May 9-12th, 2019 Join us for the 28th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2019), from May 9 – 12, 2019 in Saskatoon. Organized annually by the Canadian Association for HIV Research, the Conference is the premier gathering in Canada for those associated in… Read more »

Summit 2018 Keynote; Register Now!

From the Community-Based Research Centre A familiar face at Summit 2018 We are pleased to announce Dr. Olivier Ferlatte, a post-doctoral research fellow at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use as one of our keynote speakers at Community-Based Research Centre’s national event being held November 8 to 10, 2018 in Vancouver. He will join previously… Read more »

LHIVE Healthy Study is Still Looking for Recruits

Submitted by LHIVE Healthy  The LHIVE Healthy Study is still looking to recruit participants until March 2019. We wish to recruit a total of 375 participants across Canada. Would you like to  … Exercise more? Eat better? Smoke less?   A web-based study is currently looking for someone like you!   LHIVE Healthy is a… Read more »

Job Posting: Case Manager/ Outreach

Job Type: Case Manager/Outreach Location: Richmond BC Date Posted: Sept 1, 2018 Closing: Sept 21, 2018 Hours: (Mon – Fri, Flexible hours, $23-25/hr) Location: Richmond, B.C.   Job Summary Reporting to the Board, this position provides support and outreach to clients who have or are at risk for HIV/AIDS, their care givers and families. Job… Read more »

By Scott Elliott, executive director of the Dr. Peter Centre   Stigma is described as a mark of disgrace. Despite the advances in treatment that can make HIV virtually undetectable, Dr. Peter Centre clients still face persistent and ongoing stigma that affect them nearly every moment of their lives. And it’s not only due to their… Read more »

CTAC Annual Meeting

Submitted by CTAC   Notice of Annual Meeting We are pleased to invite you to CTAC’s Annual Meeting (AM), which will be convened at 1:00 PM EDT on Thursday September 27, 2018 via live interactive webcast. All Full Members and Supporters are welcome to attend. The AM will include reports from the Chair, Directors and… Read more »

Via the Smart Sex Resource, BC Centre for Disease Control       The BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Clinical Prevention Services (CPS) is hosting an all-day webinar series on September 17th 2018. Topics will span each of CPS’s respective program areas including: Hepatitis Tuberculosis (TB) Harm Reduction Sexually transmitted infections (STI) Human immunodeficiency… Read more »

From Positive Living BC Heterosexual Male Peer Navigator (Part Time, On-going, contract) Date Posted: September 4, 2018 Closing Date: until position is filled Employment Type: Contract Part-Time (approximately 10 Hours/Week) Location(s): Outreach – Operating within the area covered under the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Employer: Positive Living Society of British Columbia Salary Range: $20.86/hr Send… Read more »

Improve Access to Naloxone in Prisons

From the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network   September 6, 2018 (excerpt): There is an opioid overdose crisis in Canada. In 2017, a record 3,987 people in Canada died of apparent opioid overdoses, an increase of nearly 34% from 2,978 in 2016. As in the community as a whole, an increasing number of prisoners are overdosing… Read more »