Category: PLDI Blog

CPPN / RCPS is going to the UNAIDS High Level Meeting #HLM Civil Society Hearing in April 2016! Have your say! Please take time to complete and share with your networks the Canadian Civil Society Survey for the upcoming UNAIDS HLM Meeting by March 16, 2016. (The survey has been developed by ICAD and the… Read more »

This report summarizes the results of a national survey of programs and services which address the needs of older people living with HIV in Canada. It is accompanied by a companion document which provides brief descriptions of each of the 21 unique HIV and aging-related programs and services identified by the scan. To access the… Read more »

BCCfE – Participate in the SHAPE Study

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is excited to let you know about the SHAPE study that has been launched. SHAPE is led by Dr. Rolando Barrios, Assistant Director of the BC-CfE, as the Principal Investigator. This study will examine the impact of BC’s STOP HIV/AIDS Program by surveying HIV-positive individuals on their experiences… Read more »

This brochure — in five languages — will help newcomers to Canada make informed decisions about disclosing to sexual partners. It provides important information about the criminal law in Canada, public health, and specific implications for newcomers, including permanent residents, students, temporary workers, visitors, refugees, and people without immigration status. Click here to download the guide…. Read more »

In a television interview this week, actor Charlie Sheen revealed he is living with HIV, claiming that part of his reason for doing so is to put an end to years of rumours as well as extortion through threats of revealing his status. His revelation has prompted a flurry of media attention and many questions… Read more »

To: Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice The Positive Living Society of British Columbia calls on the Justice Minister to take what steps are necessary to bring a halt to prosecutions for sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault based on HIV-non-disclosure. Click here to sign the petition. Why is this important? Canadians living with HIV are… Read more »

The AIDS Commitee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Area has created a petition to the Honourable Dr. Jane Philpott, PC MC, and is looking for support to help it reach 500 signatures. Please click here to read and sign the petition. Canada needs a renewed national HIV/AIDS strategy. We need to engage in a national… Read more »

Tuesday, December 1st @ 2:00 PM EST “What’s Hot with Peer Research Associates (PRAs)?” is an online talk show about community-based research that has people living with HIV as the main protagonists. 10th Edition, World AIDS Day special, “Peer Power”: Celebrating the work of HIV Peer Researchers Hosted by James Watson and Francisco Ibanez-Carrasco On… Read more »

CBRC Stigma Bash: A night to make your mark!

Date: Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Location: Studio 126, 126 East Pender Street Vancouver, BC on unceded Coast Salish Territories of the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh peoples Cost: Free, with wine by donation Stigma: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality or person. (Oxford English Dictionary, 2015). Come join us for… Read more »

Positive Women’s Network Welcomes New Executive Director

October 15, 2015 – The Board of Directors of Positive Women’s Network (PWN) is pleased to announce they have chosen Donna Tennant to be PWN’s new Executive Director. Donna has worked as Positive Women’s Network’s Director of Fund Development for ten years, building partnerships to enhance programs and funding support. She is familiar to many… Read more »