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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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Final Budget Showdown! January 17th @ City Hall

On January 17th-19th, City Council will vote on the 2012 budget. Ford and his buddies want to cut nearly $90 million in services, even though the city has a surplus of at least $140 million. They plan to slash services, … Continue reading

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AIDS ACTION NOW! with Toronto Stop The Cuts Network at Ford’s 2012 Budget Launch

Monday, Nov 28, Toronto: A crowd of residents from across Toronto organizing in neighbourhood committees of Stop The Cuts Network gathered at 9am under the banner Stop the Cuts at City Hall to protest the launch of the 2012 budget. AIDS … Continue reading

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Notes from Occupy Toronto: We are the queer and poz 10% of the 99%!

At this moment, in Toronto’s St. James Park, sits nestled a tent city, one of many in cities worldwide making up the “Occupy” movement. Occupy Toronto, a camp of well over 150 tents, has been my home away from home … Continue reading

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AAN Deputation to the Board of Health

On September 13th, Nicole Greenspan made a deputation to the Board of Health on behalf of AIDS ACTION NOW, calling for a strong and vocal opposition to any cuts to social services proposed by Ford that affect the health and … Continue reading

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