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Attorney General of Canada to issue Directive Regarding Prosecutions of HIV Non-Disclosure Cases

On December 1, 2018, the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, federal Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould and the Department of Justice announced a new directive regarding prosecution of HIV non-disclosure cases. The Government of Canada is committed to a fair, responsive and effective criminal justice system that protects Canadians, holds offenders to account, supports vulnerable people, and respects the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Today, on the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister […]

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VICTORIA TO MARK WORLD HEPATITIS DAY

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 VICTORIA TO MARK WORLD HEPATITIS DAY VICTORIA, BC — On Thursday, July 28th, Victorians will join millions of people around the world in observing World Hepatitis Day, an international event focused on raising awareness of viral hepatitis and advocating for change in disease prevention and access to testing and treatment. Approximately 140,000 British Columbians suffer from chronic hepatitis B and C which scar the liver and can go undetected for years, even decades, before damage results […]

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Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life announces the launch of the HIV Anonymous campaign in anticipation of Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life taking place this September

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON – July 14, 2015 – Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life announces the launch of the HIV Anonymous campaign in anticipation of Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life taking place this September. Members of the Canadian AIDS services community, which includes The Canadian AIDS Society, Positive Living Society of BC, and the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT), today announced the launch of the first ever HIV Anonymous campaign in anticipation of the annual 2015 Scotiabank AIDS Walk […]

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