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Community-Based HIV Legal Groups Oppose Ontario Crown Position in HIV Non-Dislcosure Cases

This post is a follow-up to yesterday’s posting, “Ontario Crown Prosecutors on Witch-Hunt”. The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic (Ontario), better known as HALCO, and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, are intervening in the two HIV non-disclosure cases at the … Continue reading

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Ontario Crown Prosecutors on Witch-Hunt: PHAs Must Always Disclose HIV Status before Sex or Face Imprisonment

This is a long posting … but we urge you to read it.  The Ontario government wants to turn back the clock to the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, when people living with HIV were openly and publicly vilified, … Continue reading

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Feds cutting healthcare for refugees: Health of HIV+ put at risk

The Federal government is making major changes to the Interim Federal Health Program, which refugee claimants have historically relied upon for healthcare.  Not surprisingly, the Feds are slashing health coverage for refugees.  The changes will take effect June 30, 2012. … Continue reading

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HIV Criminalization - Five New Video Workshops for Advocates

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has recently completed a series of  five video workshops … 1. Introduction 2. HIV non-disclosure and criminal law 3. “Significant risk of serious bodily harm” 4. Criminalization of HIV non-disclosure: why it is the wrong approach … Continue reading

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AIDS docs in town at Inside Out

If you’ve never watched Vito Russo’s inspirational speech - you’ve missed out on something important in the response to HIV. We’ve been excited for this documentary about him to come out, and are happy to see it playing at Inside … Continue reading

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