Tag Archives: Criminalization

The Conservative Party of Canada is bad for our health!

The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) continues to use scare tactics and NIMBY-ism (Not In My Back Yard) to campaign against life-saving, evidence-based health services for people who use drugs. Yesterday the party circulated an email and petition to their … Continue reading

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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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A Spectacle of Stigma: A First-hand Account of a Canadian Criminal HIV Exposure Trial

By Carl W. Rush Image original by Gran Fury & remixed by Visual AIDS. Download the Spectacle of Stigma Booklet! “Even I am surprised by the verdict.” Andre Rajna, Crown Prosecutor, December 19, 2012 I recently attended the criminal HIV exposure trial … Continue reading

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Think Twice Campaign Phase Two: Calling all men who fuck men

Last night AIDS ACTION NOW! launched phase 2 of our Think Twice Campaign against the criminalization of people living with HIV.   We were at the Art Gallery of Ontario for the launch of poster/VIRUS 2012, to celebrate and commemorate … Continue reading

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Taking the fight against HIV criminalization to Crown Prosecutors

As the next phase of AAN!’s ongoing Think Twice campaign, today we sent letters to the Ontario Crown Prosecutors who have brought forward HIV non-disclosure prosecutions, and to their bosses. Crown Prosecutors, a.k.a. Crown Attorneys, play a pivotal role in … Continue reading

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