Category: PLDI Blog

Positive Living BC is hosting Healing Retreats for HIV-positive men and women.  Retreats take place June 24 – 27 and September 2 – 7, 2016, and are supported by volunteer peer leaders.  When you go on retreat, you will spend three nights and four days at beautiful Loon lake Forest Camp. This experience can help reduce… Read more »

AVI – Women & HIV Forum and Training

Friday, April 22 10am-4pm Begbie Hall, 2199 Richmond Road, Victoria Register here AIDS Vancouver Island is pleased to invite you to this free, all day forum and training on HIV as it relates to women and their unique experiences with the virus.  The day will include presentations by Dr. Mary Kestler, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network,… Read more »

**There will be an information session about the job on Wednesday March 30th 2016 from 2-4pm at McLaren Housing’s Helmcken House at 649 Helmcken Street. Buzz “lounge” and take the elevator to level B.** The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and McLaren Housing Society of BC are undertaking a two-year, mixed-method evaluation of McLaren’s… Read more »

The Public Health Agency of Canada’s HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund supports the community-based response to HIV, hepatitis C and related sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI). The approach to the Community Action Fund includes a commitment to the greater and meaningful engagement of people living with HIV and/or hepatitis C. We… Read more »

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 »