Category: Community News

Creating Trans-Inclusive Reproductive and Sexual Health Care

CGSHE Speaker Series Date: February 20, 2020 Time: 12:00–1:00 PM Location: Hurlburt Auditorium, Rm 2200, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver   Please click here to RSVP. A.J. Lowik is a CGSHE Academic Advisory Committee member and a SSHRC-funded PhD Candidate with the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at the University of British Columbia… Read more »

Webinar: CBRC Sex Now Survey

Date recorded: Wednesday February 26, 2020 Presenter: Ben Klassen, Research Manager, Community-Based Research Centre This webinar focused on CBRC’s Sex Now survey, Canada’s largest and longest-running survey of gay, bi, and queer men’s health (inclusive of trans and Two-Spirit people). Presenter Ben Klassen provided an overview of the survey’s history, questionnaire design and consultation process,… Read more »

  The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN), the Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development and CATIE will be presenting a two-part webinar series on Indigenous-centred and reconciliatory harm reduction approaches this February and March. The first webinar will provide an overview of what these approaches look like, the link between colonialism and substance use, HIV… Read more »

Job Posting: Lawyers, Pivot

Pivot is hiring in two positions. This information via their site. See site for complete information. Contract Staff Lawyer (6-12 months) Application deadline: Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 5 PM (PST)  Pivot is seeking a full-time contract staff lawyer to support our ongoing work. We are particularly looking for lawyers who have 1) strong legal… Read more »

Job Posting: Support Worker, PACE

About PACE: PACE is a peer-driven organization in Vancouver that seeks to reduce the harm and isolation associated with sex work through education, support, and advocacy. We work to increase the health, safety, and empowerment of our members, by respecting their right to self-determination and supporting their self-identified needs. About The Metro Vancouver Consortium’s Transitions… Read more »

Call for Nominations – CTN Community Advisory Committee

Are you interested in HIV research? The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) of the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network provides community input to the CTN regarding clinical research, and nominations are open. A scientific background is not required and training materials are provided.   CAC members also receive a small honorarium. Potential committee members should have:… Read more »

AHA Centre: Community Engagement Fund

Funding opportunity. Please share! The Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) is a national, Indigenous-led collaborative research centre housed at the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN).  The AHA Centre supports HIV and AIDS Community-Based research conducted in Aboriginal communities across Canada. Could $10 000 help you develop a research project? We are currently accepting applications for… Read more »

Date: Thursday January 23 Time: 12 PM – 1 PM Location: Hurlburt Auditorium, St. Paul’s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver A light lunch will be provided. Please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure sufficient food and space and to share with us any dietary or accessibility needs. Dr. John Oliffe is a Senior Research Advisor at CGSHE,… Read more »

Job Posting: CAAN IPHA Liaison and Policy Advisor

  The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) provides a National forum for Aboriginal Peoples to holistically address HIV and AIDS, HCV, STBBIs, TB, Mental Health and related co- morbidity issues; promotes a Social Determinants of Health framework through advocacy; and provides accurate and up to date resources on these issues in a culturally relevant manner… Read more »

Provincial Syphilis Action Plan – Community Consultation

  Date: Thursday January 23, 12-1 PM As you may know, rates of infectious syphilis continue to rise in BC.  Pacific AID Network (PAN) is hosting Dr. Jason Wong from the BC Centre for Disease Control to briefly talk on the current Syphilis Action Plan, and then lead into discussion that aims to help refresh… Read more »

Position Type: Full-time, 3 years (initial contract for 1 year, with possibility of renewal) Location: Flexible within Canada, ideally at one of CBRC’s offices Language: Bilingual skills are a required asset, but primary working language is English Status: Open until filled, but applications will be reviewed after January 19th Funding: CIHR Centre for REACH 3.0 Description Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes… Read more »