Category: Peer Leadership

  The British Columbia CARMA-CHIWOS Collaboration (BCC3) Study on women’s healthy aging is recruiting people who identify as women to participate! The study is led by Dr. Helene Cote, Dr. Angela Kaida, Dr. Melanie Murray, and Ms. Valerie Nicholson, in a community-based, women-centered approach. The goal of this study is to better understand the complex… Read more »

  To improve accessibility to our program, we have decided to allow for rolling enrolment into the program. Thus, women interested in participating in dance classes can enrol in the dance program anytime until September 19, 2022. Classes are held every Wednesday from 4:00-5:15pm and Sundays from 1:00-2:15pm at the Scotiabank Dance Center and will… Read more »

  Canada Pavilion at AIDS 2022: resource hub and virtual sessions (pre-recorded videos)   The 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) will be held (in person and virtually) in Montreal, Canada, from July 29 to August 2, 2022. Each conference is an opportunity to strengthen policies and programs that ensure an evidence-based response to the… Read more »

  Canada Pavilion at AIDS 2022: In-person engagement via live sessions at the physical exhibit   The 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) will take place in person and virtually in Montreal, Canada, from July 29 to August 2, 2022. The Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH) is coordinating the Canada Pavilion at AIDS 2022… Read more »

Job posting: Indigenous Programming Coordinator

Hours: Part time – 22.5 hrs per week (0.6 FTE) Time Period: July 1, 2022 – March 31, 2024 with possibility of extension Remuneration: $33,000, plus a competitive benefits package Location: Flexible, working virtually (This position requires travel to in-person events from time to time. Travel expenses will be covered/reimbursed.)   PAN acknowledges and is… Read more »

  Presenter/Facilitator: Jenn Cusick, Luminate Wellness Webinars on: September 15, 22, 29 and October 6 10-12 noon Pacific time In April, PAN released the Peer Engagement Needs Assessment Survey, targeted towards comunity-based organizations(CBOs) who are either members of PAN or part of the PHSA’s Collective Impact Network (CIN). The results  have been used to help… Read more »

The Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise (CanCURE) is a research collaborative focused on studying HIV persistence during antiretroviral therapy and developing strategies towards a sustainable HIV remission. Our innovative scientific program is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). With partnership and engagement as some of the policy directions guiding the Federal Initiative to… Read more »

Exciting PLDI recruitment update

After a very extensive and considerate recruitment process in April and May from within our Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) Grad leadership ranks we are happy to share the news below with you. We received a good deal of interest in the PLDI Trainer-in-Training positions and had the true opportunity to interview 10 awesome candidates… Read more »

UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board North American Regional Consultation for Indigenous Peoples living with and affected by HIV/AIDS   Aanii! Atelihai! Edlánat’e! Kwe! Sekoh! Tansi! Tawnshi Kiya! Cama-i! Halito! Hau!! Keshhi om a kuwaye! Osiyo! Ṣ ʼap kaij! Sangeriho! Ya’at’eeh!   Please share this widely with Indigenous peoples living with HIV, members of Indigenous key/priority populations… Read more »

  It was big news on May 31st when federal Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Carolyn Bennett, and her provincial counterpart Minister Sheila Malcolmson, announced that BC’s application for an exemption to Section s. 56 (1) of Canada’s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act had been approved by Health Canada. The exemption will take effect… Read more »

MEDIA STATEMENT Health Canada’s landmark approval of “decriminalization” for BC raises concerns that many people who use drugs remain criminalized   June 1, 2022 – A growing group of drug policy and human rights organizations across Canada — comprising people who use drugs, health professionals, legal experts, academics, and others — say the Government of… Read more »