Author Archives: AAN

Minster of Health Continues Attack on People Who Use Drugs

                                In 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the Minster of Health Leona Aglukkaq actively violated the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms … Continue reading

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DRUGS: A Community Dialogue with Dr. Gabor Maté

Everybody uses drugs. Whether alcohol, antihistamines, or heroin, all of us put substances into our bodies to make us feel better sometimes. Join us for a community dialogue with Dr. Gabor Maté, members of the Downtown East community who have … Continue reading

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Toronto Needs Supervised Consumption Sites! Blue Jays Baseball Banner Drop!

Sunday, May 26th, 2013 – At Sunday’s Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles baseball game at the Roger’s Sports Centre, AIDS ACTION NOW! (AAN!) led people living with HIV, and their allies in a banner drop action. The AAN! banners … Continue reading

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Ontario A-G to develop prosecutorial guidelines… tell him to consult with community

Community advocates and activists in Ontario have been campaigning for years to get the Ontario government to develop prosecutorial guidelines for criminal cases of alleged HIV non-disclosure.  We need these guidelines to rein in Crown Prosecutors (and by extension police and the … Continue reading

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No Pants No Problem: PASAN & AAN! Edition

  The premise is easy: you come, you drop your pants, you dance in your underwear, kiss a few cuties, then dance some more. If you’re lucky you won’t be going home alone. And for that there will be a … Continue reading

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