George Floyd was one of the many Black people that have endured violence and death at the hands of police, who regularly abuse their power in the name of “law enforcement”. The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) condemns this anti-Black racism and fully supports those in Canada and around the world who are fighting against it.
This page commemorates those who have led in their field in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The listing is not exhaustive – it is based on In-Memoriam notices posted on the CAS web site since 2002 (please see the obituary posting policy).
One of our past Executive Directors has passed. It is with great sadness that we learned that David Garmaise passed away on April 19th in Pattaya, Thailand, with his devoted partner Wat Khantaraphan lovingly by his side. David’s activism is highlighted in downtown Ottawa where his silhouetted banner flies, naming him a Community Hero by Ottawa’s
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.