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Supreme Court of Canada decision strikes down unjust sex work laws

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (Legal Network), the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) applaud the landmark decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Canada v Bedford to … Continue reading

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New Resource: I owe money / Je dois de l’argent

HALCO is very pleased to announce our new consumer debt guide for people in Ontario. The guide includes information about debt, collection agencies, bankruptcy, being sued in court, resources, getting legal help, and more. The guide is available in pdf … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Policing and LGBTQ Communities in Ontario

As we reported in our post on March 8, 2013, HALCO and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network made submissions to the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Diversity Committee in February 2013. We are very pleased to report that the Ontario … Continue reading

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Space still available for free public legal education workshops at HALCO

Register now to attend any of the final three free public legal education workshops in this series.  These workshops are held in person in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario (one block east of Yonge Street/Wellesley subway … Continue reading

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Updated “HIV disclosure: a legal guide for gay men in Canada” now available!

HALCO and CATIE are pleased to announce that our updated HIV disclosure:  a legal guide for gay men in Canada is now available.  The guide is also available in French: Dévoilement du VIH : guide d’information sur le droit pour les hommes … Continue reading

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2013 HALCO Kreppner Awards Recipients: Cynthia Fromstein and Jonathan Shime!

Board member Peter Gross was delighted to present our 2013 Kreppner Awards to Cynthia Fromstein and Jonathan Shime at our Annual General Meeting on September 23, 2013. Before the award presentation, HALCO Board Chair Michael Capp explained that the awards … Continue reading

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HALCO Board Member Mark Blans is retiring…sort of

Mark Blans has been with the HALCO board since 1998, and has been at one time or another on every committee and has held every position on the Board, most recently as Secretary/Treasurer.  Mark’s dedication is renowned, as is his … Continue reading

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FREE Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO in November and December 2013

Our free workshops are held in person in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario (one block east of Yonge Street/Wellesley subway station).   Workshops: Canada’s Medical Marihuana/Cannabis Laws Are Changing, on Wednesday November 6, … Continue reading

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HALCO’s Fifth Annual Fabulous Fundraising Bowl-a-thon Saturday November 2, 2013

Our fifth annual fundraising bowl-a-thon is taking place on Saturday November 2, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. at Bathurst Bowlerama (2788 Bathurst Street, at Glencairn Avenue, Toronto – www.bathurstbowlerama.com). There will be individual and team prizes for those who raise the most … Continue reading

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Just released: HALCO Annual Report 2012-2013

Our Annual Report 2012-2013 was released at our Annual General Meeting on September 23, 2013. The report includes: highlights of our casework, law reform and public legal education activities a variety of statistics about our work our financial report our … Continue reading

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