Thank you to everyone who participated in national HIV Testing Day in 2018. Stay tuned for more information about national HIV Testing Day 2019!
CAS has changed offices as of this week! We are now located at: 170 Laurier Ave W, Suite 602 Ottawa, ON K1P 5V5 Our phone number is still the same: 613-230-3580
This post is to update you on some of the latest activities by the Canadian AIDS Society (CAS). Unfortunately, Federal government funding has been significantly cut to community-based HIV organizations across the country. While CAS was not successful in securing a contribution agreement from PHAC, we continue to advocate and lobby quite heavily to secure… Read More »
The Canadian AIDS Society is looking for nominations for multiple positions on its Board of Directors: 1. Atlantic Regional Director (full 2 yr term) 2. PLWHIV Director (1 yr replacement term) 3. Québec Regional Director (1 yr replacement term) 4. Québec PLWHIV Director (full 2 yr term) 5. Ontario Regional Director, outgoing Gerry Croteau (full 2 yr… Read More »
Bad news in the HIV world today. The decision to apply excise tax to medical cannabis affects Canadians living in pain, including people living with HIV. This decision is inappropriate and is an unfair burden on patients who suffer from chronic pain said Gary Lacasse. CAS is in alignment with the Arthritis Society‘s position to strongly… Read More »
Digital quilt launched as Canadian AIDS Society fights to stay open FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, April 16, 2018 – Today, The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) launched quilt.ca, a website reflecting our nation’s historical losses to HIV/AIDS and serving as a living memory of the almost 25,000 Canadians who have died of AIDS and related causes.… Read More »
For more information on the ongoing Cannabis Guidelines Project, please go to our Research page.
We would like to congratulate the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS on receiving the inaugural CIHR Gold Leaf Prize for Impact. [New release originally posted on Canada.ca] News Release From Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR announces the winners of its Gold Leaf Prizes for excellence in health research April 24, 2017 – Ottawa,… Read More »
Job Title: STBBI Programming Assistant – Canada Summer Student Job Wage Rate: $13/hr Number of Weeks: 8 Hours per Week: 37.5 Anticipated Start Date: Monday June 26, 2017 Anticipated End Date: Friday August 18, 2017 Application submission deadline: Sunday May 21, 2017 Purpose: In this placement, the student will be asked to assist in the… Read More »
We were profoundly saddened today to hear of the sudden passing of Mark Wainberg while swimming in Florida. Mark was well known in Canada and internationally as a leader in the fight against AIDS and as a true ally of the HIV community movement. Among several accomplishments throughout his career, Mark has been especially recognized… Read More »