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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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poster/VIRUS 2012 launch!

In honour of the Day With(out) Art 2012, AIDS ACTION NOW! is launching 8 new collaborative activist art works as part of the poster/VIRUS project. The posters were developed collectively with artists and activists working to respond to HIV. They … Continue reading

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“Henry Comes Knocking”: Video discloses absurdity of Court’s HIV non-disclosure rulings

So our AAN! posts about the recent Supreme Court of Canada HIV non-dislcosure decisions have been wordy–as we try to think through, unpack, and “reason with” the (il)logic of the decisions. Forms of creation other than the written word can … Continue reading

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More criminalization, further marginalization: Supreme Court’s HIV non-disclosure decisions create viral underclass

This is the second in a series of blog posts about the recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions about the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure.  See the first post here, in which we wrote about the perverse, negative impacts of the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court decisions increase risk of violence, coercion & criminalization against women with HIV

Today the Supreme Court of Canada cemented Canada’s position as the world-leader in the criminalization of people living with HIV.  We want to focus our first post on the negative impact of the decision on women living with HIV. “If … Continue reading

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