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HALCO Annual General Meeting is on October 17, 2017

HALCO Annual General Meeting Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 6 p.m.  55 University Avenue, 14th Floor Room H2, Toronto (just south of King Street West and the St. Andrew subway station) – Physically accessible – Scent-free environment – Light refreshments … Continue reading

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End unjust HIV criminalization / Cesser la criminalisation injuste du VIH

HALCO is a member of the Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization / Coalition canadienne pour réformer la criminalisation du VIH, and we share the following message with you: (Voir plus bas pour la version française.) Federal, provincial and territorial … Continue reading

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Over-criminalization of HIV disclosure – some recent media coverage

Many people and organizations, including HALCO, have been working tirelessly to address the overcriminalization of HIV by raising the issues and providing accurate information for both politicians and the general public. Below are some examples of recent media coverage on … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual General Meeting: Tuesday evening October 17, 2017

The Annual General Meeting of the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) will be held on Tuesday evening October 17, 2017, at 55 University Avenue, 14th floor room H2, Toronto, Ontario. Please mark the date in your calendar now … Continue reading

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HIV Viral Load testing in Ontario

In July 2017, we learned that Public Health Ontario had made a decision to compel laboratories to report detectable HIV viral load tests to public health units, beginning as early as September or by the end of 2017. HALCO, for … Continue reading

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Have your say about HIV criminalization: complete online survey by August 31 / Exprimez-vous sur la criminalisation du VIH : sondage en ligne jusqu’au 31 août

HALCO is a member of the Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization, and we share the following message with you: (La version française se trouve ci-dessous.) Have your say about HIV criminalization: complete online survey by August 31, 2017 The … Continue reading

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Legal Aid Ontario refugee and immigration law services will continue after July 1, 2017

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) announced that they will not be making the previously proposed cuts that were to have taken effect on July 1, 2017.  You can find more information in the announcement on the LAO website: www.legalaid.on.ca/en/news/newsarchive/2017-06-26_refugee-services-will-continue.asp. However, we … Continue reading

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HALCO is seeking a staff lawyer

HALCO is seeking a staff lawyer.  Applications must be submitted by Friday, July 14, 2017,  5 p.m. (E.S.T.) For more information, please see the posting (pdf): www.halco.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/HALCO_staff_lawyer_position_2017.pdf.

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HALCO marks National Indigenous Day and commits to Reconciliation

In solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and in support of Reconciliation, the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) celebrates June as National Indigenous Month and June 21 as National Indigenous Day.  Our office will be closed on June 21 to … Continue reading

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HALCO is seeking an immigration lawyer

HALCO is seeking a lawyer to provide immigration law services. This is a one-year contract position, commencing on September 11, 2017, to cover a parental leave. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, June 22, 2017, 5 p.m. For more information, … Continue reading

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