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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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HALCO AGM is tonight!

Everyone is welcome to attend HALCO’s 2013 Annual General Meeting TONIGHT, Monday September 23, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. (light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.), in the First Floor Meeting Room at 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Our guest speaker Paul Lewin … Continue reading

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Visit us at the Toronto AIDS Walk for Life Community Fair on Sunday

The annual Toronto AIDS Walk for Life is this Sunday September 22, 2013.  Drop by and visit our HALCO booth at the Toronto AIDS Walk for Life Community Fair.  The Community Fair starts at 11:00 a.m. and takes place on Church Street … Continue reading

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Social Assistance Changes – new Fact Sheets from ISAC

The Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) has created several fact sheets about some of the Ontario Social Assistance Program changes that began in September 2013.  The ISAC fact sheets provide information to people receiving support from Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual General Meeting – Monday September 23, 2013

Everyone is welcome to attend HALCO’s 2013 Annual General Meeting: Monday September 23, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. (light refreshments at 6:30 p.m.), First Floor Meeting Room at 490 Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Our guest speaker Paul Lewin will talk about … Continue reading

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