The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network prepared this report as part of an effort to contribute to an informed public dialogue on the issue of HIV criminalization in Canada.
The report provides a snapshot of the temporal and demographic patterns of HIV criminalization in Canada from 1989 to 2016. It also updates information on the outcomes of HIV non-disclosure criminal cases. Authors are Colin Hastings, Cécile Kazatchkine and Eric Mykhalovskiy.
You can access the report on the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network website: www.aidslaw.ca/site/hiv-criminalization-in-canada-key-trends-and-patterns/?lang=en.
For more information about criminal law and HIV, please visit our website page: www.halco.org/areas-of-law/hiv-criminal-law.
If you are living with HIV in Ontario and have questions about this or any other legal issue, please contact us for free legal advice.