Category: Community News

Show Your Support for Prison Needle and Syringe Programs

PAN has endorsed the statement below, and we share this so others may consider doing so as well. From the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network: Three years ago, PAN signed a petition urging governments in Canada to immediately implement needle and syringe programs in prison. The petition acknowledged the overwhelming evidence supporting prison-based needle and syringe… Read more »

Know Your Rights Handbook

Pivot Legal Society has launched Know Your Rights: A guide for people who rely on public space. This guide is a toolkit designed for people who rely on public space and regularly interact with law enforcement figures, including police, bylaw officers, and private security guards, due to their living conditions. Download the guide In tandem… Read more »

Work Location:  713 Johnson Street Hours of Work:  37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday End Date: January 10, 2020 or the return of the incumbent   Job Summary: Reporting to the Director of Programs and Practice and the Executive Director, as required, the Harm Reduction Services Manager is responsible for the management, supervision and administration of all… Read more »

With the federal election approaching, a series of LGBTQ2 organizations and national networks have developed a pre-election statement for all the political parties. The link to the the statement provides more information, including the entire statement, the context, who developed it and why. Statement (excerpt): We call on all political parties running in the Canadian Federal… Read more »

New resource from YouthCO: Reclaiming our Health

YouthCO has released a new booklet (available on their website) called Reclaiming Our Health. This booklet was developed with funding from the PHSA Innovation Fund. This booklet, developed by and for Trans, Two Spirit, and non-binary (T2SNB) youth, helps to provide information about HIV and hepatitis C that is both accurate and useful for these… Read more »

The Government of Canada Five-Year Action Plan on STBBI

The Government of Canada has released Accelerating Our Response: Government Of Canada Five-Year Action Plan On Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBI). Accelerating our response: Government of Canada five-year action plan on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections In-brief: Accelerating our response: Government of Canada five-year action plan on sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections The Action… Read more »

Two New Anticipatory Calls for Proposals

Updated August 26, 2019 PAN has received a document called Pathways to Care- Additional Questions and Answers. To ensure you don’t miss any details, please download it for your reference. On July 17, 2019, the Government of Canada launched two new anticipatory Calls for Proposals that may be of interest to you. These calls are… Read more »

From: Canadian Institutes of Health Research News release July 18, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Over the past decades, research has played an important role in the prevention, care and treatment of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI). Despite advances, an increasing number of people are living with, at risk of,… Read more »

  Position Type: Full-Time, Contract until March 31st, 2020. Compensation: The salary for this position is based on $60,000 per year, prorated for the duration of this contract (8 months). Possibility for renewal after March 31st, 2020. Deadline for Applications: July 31st, 2019 Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of gay men through research and intervention development. We… Read more »