Tag: PWN

Announcement from Positive Women’s Network

Like many HIV and hepatitis C service agencies across the country, Positive Women’s Network (PWN) has been affected by a changing landscape of service delivery models and funding. In December 2016, the PWN Board of Directors announced that it would be pausing services to reflect on the possibility of a way forward given these shifts…. Read more »

A message from PWN to current Positive Women’s Members

A message for our current Positive Women’s Members There have been some changes at PWN. Here’s a snapshot of what we have to offer: One-on-one support Weekly lunches Food bank Lunch’n’Learns Peer support groups Cultural support Drop-in space Tuesday – Thursday …and more to come in the Fall Also, click here for a brochure on… Read more »

Announcement from Red Road & PWN

Red Road HIV/AIDS Network (RRHAN) and Positive Women’s Network (PWN) are thrilled to announce that the Indigenous Women’s Support position for their joint Holistic Health Awareness Program for Indigenous Women has been filled. Judy Mitchell from North Vancouver, BC will commence with the duties of her new role at PWN’s drop-in centre located at 614–1033… Read more »

PWN & YouthCO present: Love Positive Women

        YouthCO and Positive Women’s Network are excited to present, Love Positive Women, a global holiday to surround positive women with gestures of love. This year’s event will feature refreshments, an opportunity to make and receive valentines, crafty activities, and most importantly, community. All are welcome to join this event; kid-friendly activities will… Read more »

PWN – Staff-written articles posted on Huffington Post

The Huffington Post has recently published articles written by two staff members from Positive Women’s Network: “Is There Power for the End of AIDS?“, written by Janet Madsen, Communications Coordinator, and “Canadian Law Amplifies Gender-Based Violence and HIV Stigma” by Erin Seatter, Resource Coordinator. You can find other articles written by PWN staff and contributors… 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 »

When it comes to HIV disclosure, the law is complicated. In 2012, the Canadian Supreme Court issued a regressive ruling that made the law stricter for people living with HIV, in opposition to scientific assessments of risk and medical advancements that reduce the likelihood of transmission. Legally, people living with HIV must use a condom… Read more »

PRA Support: Boundaries and Self Care Workshop

Tuesday, June 30th, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Location:     Positive Women’s Network, 1033 Davie Street, Suite #103 Peer Research Associates (PRAs) are invited to attend a training co-facilitated by Positive Living BC and the Positive Women’s Network geared to PRAs currently working on community based research projects. The training will focus on setting healthy boundaries… Read more »