The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) seeks a National Harm Reduction Manager at our national office in Ottawa. Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the National Harm Reduction Manager will be to plan and facilitate community development, capacity building and research initiatives in the areas of drug policy, harm reduction, and the use of cannabis for medical purposes. The… Read More »
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ottawa, December 19th, 2018 December 1st, 2018, marked the thirtieth anniversary of World AIDS Day. These years have been marked by loss and tragedy as HIV/AIDS devastated communities in Canada and the rest of the world, but we have hope and unity as we work together to eradicate HIV. Some significant… Read More »
December 1, 2018 marks the 30th annual World AIDS Day. Community-based organizations across Canada will be holding events leading up to and on World AIDS Day. Check out if there is an event in your community below! More resources can be found here. World AIDS Day 2018: Local events Saskatchewan: Regina 1. Movie Night: Dallas… Read More »
Today, August 31st, is International Overdose Awareness Day. Canada is in the middle of an opioid epidemic and the federal government has failed to take action on addressing and finding solutions to this health crisis, exacerbating the situation even more. In Ontario, their Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Christine Elliott have put a… Read More »
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
U = U (Undetectable Equals Untransmittable) Not since the introduction of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in 1996 has there been as significant a milestone as U=U (Undetectable Equals Untransmittable). Ever since Swiss HIV experts produced the first-ever consensus statement in 2008 to say that HIV-positive individuals on effective antiretroviral therapy are sexually non-infectious, CAS has been noting… Read More »
Thank you to everyone who participated in national HIV Testing Day in 2018. Stay tuned for more information about national HIV Testing Day 2019!
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 »