Category: Peer Leadership

  From Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction:  The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the Issues of Substance 2023 conference. [CCSA] acknowledges the principle that all voices should have a platform to share knowledge and experience. With this in mind, we welcome submissions for… Read more »

Substance Use News, January 2023

  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 »

Job Posting: Peer Research Associate for HERE Study at BC CfE

  Peer Research Associate BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Epidemiology and Population Health Hope to Health Engagement and Retention Evaluation (HERE) Study   Status:  This is a part-time (up to 15 hours/week) one-year contract with the possibility of extension. Job Start Date:  ASAP Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Location:  BC Centre for Excellence… Read more »

  Date: Friday January 27, 2023 Time: 6:30 AM Pacific time The International Coalition of Older People with HIV (iCOPe HIV) is pleased to invite you to join us for our inaugural  meeting.  This virtual interactive dialogue will provide participants with an introduction to the Glasgow Manifesto and its authors and endorsers, plus a brief… Read more »

AVI Board Member Recruitment

  Via PAN member AVI Health and Community Services: Board of Directors Recruitment  Are you looking for a meaningful place to volunteer? Would you like to use your lived experience, professional, or educational expertise to help shape the future of an organization? Then AVI Health and Community Services (AVI) is looking for you. AVI has… Read more »

Job posting: Research and Evaluation Specialist, PAN

Position: Research and Evaluation Specialist Status: 1.0 FTE Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2024 with a possibility of an extension Remuneration: $55,000 – $62,500 based on experience Location: Virtual position, work from home office Posting: Posting will remain active until the position is filled, we will begin… Read more »

Funding: Fierté Canada Pride Micro Grants

  via Fierté Canada Pride As part of their “Strengthening Relationships and Connections Between Rural Prides” project funded by WAGE, Fierté Canada Pride is opening applications for the first round of the 2023-2024 FCP Micro-Grants. There will be 2 rounds of applications and a total amount of $100,000 will be distributed through 2 streams to… Read more »

  January 12, 2023 Honourable David Lametti Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Sent via email: [email protected]   Dear Minister Lametti: On behalf of PAN and our members, we write to thank you for following through on the commitment made at the July 2022 International AIDS Conference, to undertake a public consultation on… Read more »

  The Provincial Mental Health and Substance Use Network is inviting people with lived/ living experience (PWLLE, including families) to participate in a Zoom focus group in mid-January. Please see the following details.   Background In 2016, the Office of the Auditor General’s (OAG) Report, indicated that there are long standing system level gaps that… Read more »

Substance Use News: December 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 »