Category: Community News

  Thursday, January 18, 2018 – 5:30 pm Chateau Granville Best Western – 1100 Granville Street (at Helmcken)   Join us at the Chateau Granville Best Western conference level to meet community members living with HIV, share a delicious meal and discuss topics that are important to Members of Positive Living BC, their friends and… Read more »

Job Posting: Pivot Legal Seeks Executive Director

  Just weeks ago, Pivot Legal Society’s Executive Director Katrina Pacey announced that she will be leaving Pivot after 17 years. Pivot has posted the position and is welcoming applications until February 16. This excerpt is taken from the job posting. Pivot works in partnership with communities affected by poverty and social exclusion to identify priorities… Read more »

Interior Health Peer Program Community Grants

Interior Health is pleased to announce that the Interior Health STOP HIV program is now accepting applications for the IH Peer Program Community Grants Program. This program is designed to fund projects and initiatives focused on supporting/hosting/implementing peer support programs or activities to reduce isolation and provide support to individuals who live with HIV and/or… Read more »

Job Posting: Community Case Manager, AIDS Vancouver

AIDS Vancouver seeks a Community Case Manager   Community Case Managers, working within a harm reduction model, will provide a low barrier service to people living with HIV (PLHIV) clients by offering community intake and assessment, referrals, liaison, and advocacy to address health needs to maximize their quality of life and clinical outcomes. Community Case… Read more »

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Hep C Resources in BC Survey

Submitted by Pacific Hepatitis C Network Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN)  has launched a survey to assess Hep C information needs and advocacy interests in BC.  This needs assessment will help our organization and our partners better understand the needs of people throughout BC in terms of information about hepatitis C. The survey is open to… Read more »

  PRICK! is a private and confidential on-the-spot STI testing event for all ‘guys who like guys.’  Tests included are for chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis (A,B &C), HIV and syphilis. Nurses can also provide education, resources and referals for other sexual health concerns (ie. herpes, HPV/genital warts, sores/rashes, etc,)   Two dates are coming up in… Read more »

CAHR 2018 Red Ribbon Award

from CAHR CAHR is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Red Ribbon Award. Nomination deadline is January 2, 2018. For information, visit our information page. Established in 2001, the Red Ribbon Award is presented annually by CAHR for outstanding service to the cause of research in a way that… Read more »

AIDS Vancouver Island AGM

AIDS Vancouver Island’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday November 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Victoria City Hall Antechamber (doors at 5:30 PM).   Please RSVP if you are able to join in.  

These pieces come directly from the latest CAHR 2018 Conference Secretariat Enews. At their request, we’re passing the information on!        Have you submitted your abstract for the 27th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2018)? A reminder that the deadline to submit is December 15, 2017.   In other program news, CAHR is… Read more »

Canadian Webinar Series: Supporting Safe HIV Disclosure

The Canadian Webinar Series on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights would like to invite you to ‘Save the Date’ for the second of a multi-phase series of webinars focused on key aspects regarding the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women living with HIV in Canada: Supporting Safe HIV Disclosure: Canadian Webinar Series on Implementing the WHO Consolidated Guideline on… Read more »

Still Here Project Seeks Research Participants

    Participate in research! If you are a gay, bisexual or queer man living with HIV and have experienced thoughts of killing yourself after your HIV diagnosis, we would like to invite you to participate in the Still Here project. The Still Here project is a photo based project that aims to dispel the… Read more »