Category: Community News

Positive Living BC Annual General Meeting & Community Forum

  HIV Criminalization Updates Thursday, August 9, 2018 – 7:00 PM Positive Living BC – 2nd floor meeting room Join us at the Positive Living BC 2nd floor meeting room immediately following our Annual General Meeting. The Positive Living BC, Annual General Meeting is a Members only event but the Community Forum presentation will be… Read more »

Live and Love with HIV 

Live and Love with HIV is a new blog and online community where women, partners, and couples living with HIV, and the people who love them, can come together to talk about sex, love, relationships, and pleasure. We believe it’s time to de-medicalize our sex lives, and reclaim our right to enjoy sexuality and intimacy. At Life… Read more »

The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) has offered leadership programming to people living with HIV in BC since 2009. We wanted to learn what is working for participants and where the program might be fine-tuned to improve the experience. To evaluate the program’s effect, we used a participatory evaluation process, where peers themselves plan, develop… Read more »

CHIWOS Update July 2018

This update comes via Rebecca Gormley, the BC Provinical Coordinator of CHIWOS I’m pleased to share the CHIWOS July Newsletter. CHIWOS is nearing the end of Wave 3, our 36-month follow up surveys, we are excited to share some team highlights over the past 18 months and what you can expect to see over the next coming year. To… Read more »

Webinar: Stigma Reduction Training Tools and Resources

Join us for a webinar on STBBI-related stigma reduction. The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is working in partnership with the Centre for Sexuality to develop knowledge translation and training resources that support frontline service professionals in the provision of safer, more inclusive and less stigmatizing sexual health, harm reduction and STBBI services. Webinar attendees… Read more »

This is the seventh 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 again from J. Evin Jones, PAN’s Executive… Read more »

The ‘TASA’ Cheque Day Study Summer 2018 Update

Update from the TASA Study team TASA is a study called “The Impact of Alternative Social Assistance Disbursement on Drug-Related Harm – a Randomised Control Trial.” The Cheque Day Study is looking at whether changing payment timing and frequency would decrease drug-use and related harm. After almost three years, the Cheque Day Study has finished… Read more »

CATIE Survey of People Working in HIV or Hepatitis C

Please complete  CATIE’s survey of people working in HIV or hepatitis C and share among your colleagues who may be familiar with CATIE. This survey will help CATIE to improve the resources and services we offer as Canada’s knowledge broker for HIV and hepatitis C. CATIE is Canada’s source for up-to-date, unbiased information about HIV and… Read more »

Picnic for Women Living with HIV

Please share and spread the word to bring awareness to Oak Tree Clinic groups, and connecting HIV+ women at fun picnic event. All HIV+ women welcome. (Women don’t need to have attended the Oak Tree Clinic groups)   Yoga, Arts & Crafts, Frisbee, & Elder Singing. Relax & Enjoy Yummy food !! Date: Thursday, August 9th Location:… Read more »

Vancouver Foundation LEVEL Grant Applications Now Open

  Supporting Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee youth in staff leadership and board governance   Vancouver Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of 2018 Youth Granting under our new LEVEL initiative. This initiative seeks to LEVEL the playing field by empowering young Indigenous and racialized immigrant and refugee leaders to amplify their voices in matters… Read more »