Category: PAN News and Events

PAN’s Research and Evaluation Department Changes

We wanted to reach out and share some changes happening within PAN’s Research and Evaluation Department.   First of all, Janice Duddy is leaving PAN. She has been working with us since 2013 and in the Director of Evaluation and Research role since 2016. With the important partnerships that Janice has helped build over the last… Read more »

Substance Use News November 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. Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. Visit our Substance Use and Harm Reduction page for more resources.    In… Read more »

Courtney is Research Trainee with the Making it Work Community Based Research Study. What Sparked your Interest in Working in the HIV or hepatitis C community? I have always been motivated to work in an advocacy role. Through my experiences with addiction and healing, I understand how harmful stigma can be. I hope I can… Read more »

  As we look to honor World AIDS Day on December 1st and the start of Canada’s Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week, one way we can all take action is by renewing our calls for an end to the ongoing criminalization of people living with HIV (PLHIV). The Government of Canada is now in the process of… Read more »

December 1st will mark the 35th World AIDS Day (WAD) and the start of Communities, Allies, and Networks (CAAN)’s Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week (IAAW). PAN stands with people living with HIV (PLHIV) across the world to mark this milestone, to remember those we have lost, as well as the work still to be done.  The… Read more »

PLDI Online Leadership Trainings are now offered nationally

  “Transformative, uplifting, empowering, inspiring and fun!” Whether in French or in English, people living with HIV (PLHIV) from everywhere in Canada are invited to embark on their PLDI leadership journey through a dynamic combination of online self-paced and real-time facilitated group sessions. The mixed format allows participants flexibility to learn at their own pace… Read more »

PAN’s Letter to new BC Premier David Eby

  November 21, 2022 The Honourable David Eby, KC Premier of British Columbia Sent via email to: [email protected] Dear Premier Eby: Many congratulations on becoming BC’s 37th premier. With your rich history and engagement with civil society and your leadership roles at key ministries, we look forward to working together again. To that end, we… Read more »

PAN’s Research Team at CAHR 2022

The Canadian Association of HIV Research (CAHR) conference was held virtually from April 27 – 29, 2022. PAN staff were on hand to take in the virtual conference and to share about two of our exciting projects – Making it Work and the BC People Living with HIV Stigma Index – in the poster presentations!… Read more »

  Unfortunately this webinar needs to be rescheduled. We will update this post with a date once it has been determined.  Join us for a webinar with the Canadian HIV and Disability Project (CaNHDis) of Realize: A National Environmental Scan of HIV and Disability Resources       Summary: Systemic ableism is increasingly being identified… Read more »

2022 World AIDS Day and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week

  World AIDS Day is (December 1) and Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week is December 1-7. You and your communities can share resources and attend events to remember the people who have died, and their unique places within HIV/AIDS communities honour the experiences of people living with HIV and AIDS share knowledge about HIV remember historical… Read more »

  On Tuesday November 1, BC’s Select Standing Committee on Health released the report Closing Gaps, Reducing Barriers: Expanding the response to the toxic drug and overdose crisis. The report notes that the Select Standing Committee on Health (SSCH) gathered input from government ministries, health authorities, and other relevant agencies (PAN presented with CSUN), through written… Read more »

Substance Use News, October 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. Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. Visit our Substance Use and Harm Reduction page for more resources.   … Read more »