Category: News

PAN-PLDI Core Leadership Training November 10-13, 2022

  Please share this leadership learning opportunity along to your PLW HIV clients / members and encourage at least One to apply. We are hoping to have representation from each agency from within the PAN membership- to celebrate our first “in-person” Core Training  being held in over two years!   Just one person can make a… Read more »

Fall 2022 PAN COVID update

  Last spring, we committed to providing our members and allies with an update in September on our workplace practices and policies, with a view to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.  Here then is that update! Communicable Disease Prevention Plan Our communicable disease prevention plan, designed to reduce the risk of workplace transmission of COVID-19 and… Read more »

Job Posting: Evaluation Specialist

  Position: Evaluation Specialist Status: 0.747 FTE (28 hours per week) Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2022 with a possibility of an extension Remuneration: $55,000 – $62,500 based on experience and prorated to 0.747 FTE (28 hours/week) Location: Anywhere in the province Posting: Posting will remain active… Read more »

Position: Project Coordinator; Small Urban, Rural, and Remote (SURR) Harm Reduction Status: Part time – 9 hrs per week (0.24 FTE) Time Period: October 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023 (with possibility of extension) Remuneration: $9,450 ($52,500 annual salary prorated to 0.24 FTE) Location: Flexible, working virtually. Preferably located in a Small Urban, Rural or… Read more »

New PHAC Funding Announcement re: HIV test kits

  via PHAC Dear colleagues, As you may be aware, on August 1, 2022 at the 24th International AIDS Conference, the Honourable Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, announced a new investment of $8 million (link to announcement). This funding will make HIV test kits available through community-based organizations to the populations they serve. HIV self-test… Read more »

Virtual – September 22-23 Each year, the Homelessness Services Association of BC’s provincial conference brings together over 200 homelessness service providers to engage in professional development and work collaboratively to develop promising practices. HSABC is committed to amplifying diverse perspectives from within the sector. This year’s conference program is centered around people with lived expertise… Read more »

  Via Canadian Drug Policy Coalition Job title: Executive Director Reports to: Governing Council The Opportunity: Canadian Drug Policy Coalition seeks a skilled organizational leader and advocate to lead our expanded team to meet this important moment in Canadian drug policy development. The Executive Director will bring insight and skills for strategic drug policy advocacy processes, organizational development and change leadership, fundraising,… Read more »

Substance Use News, May 2022

Substance Use News provides a monthly collection of news and resources on the social, medical and political responses to the toxic drug supply crisis. Visit our Substance Use and Overdose Response page for more information on advocacy and resources.  Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay… Read more »

AIDS 2022 Community Scholarships

The Canada Pavilion is pleased to offer scholarships to the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022), which will be hosted in Montreal and virtually. There are up to 75 scholarships for in-person participation at AIDS 2022. These scholarships will cover conference registration costs (valued at US$1,080) and offset expenses associated with attending AIDS 2022 (valued… Read more »

LGBTQ2 projects fund: Call for Proposals

  Women and Gender Equality Canada is inviting: Legally constituted not-for-profit Canadian organizations that work primarily or entirely with LGBTQ2 communities to submit proposals for projects. In exceptional circumstances, and where no such organization that works primarily or entirely with LGBTQ2 communities exist in a given region, community or population, an exception may be granted…. Read more »

Date: June 16, 2022 Time: 12 noon Pacific time Our Health Matters: Indian Trans Men and Transmasculine Health is a mixed-methods community-based participatory research project on the social determinants of transmasculine people’s mental health and access to care in India. In this talk, Dr. Ayden Scheim and Shaman Gupta discuss research gaps in transmasculine health,… Read more »

HIV Basics and Beyond workshop

HIV Basics and Beyond workshop with CATIE and Carrier Sekani Family Services Date: June 8, 2022 Time: 1- 3 PM Pacific time   Audience This course is geared towards frontline service providers who work with people who could benefit from HIV prevention, testing and treatment information (e.g. social workers, nurses, community health workers, peer educators,… Read more »