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HALCO news Spring 2013 edition is now here!

Our HALCO news Spring 2013 newsletter is jam-packed with information and articles include: Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure HALCO Update and Fundraising news Right to Housing Charter Challenge Medical Cannabis/Marihuana (marijuana)  Immigration Law Updates Special Diet Allowance Updates and more! You can … Continue reading

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Recommendations for Police: Criminalization of HIV Non-disclosure

HALCO and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network made submissions to the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Diversity Committee in February 2013. Our submissions were informed by our shared experience in working on the issue of the criminalization of HIV … Continue reading

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HALCO endorses CAS submissions on proposed Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations

From the Canadian AIDS Society (endorsed by HALCO): On December 15th, 2012, Health Canada announced amendments to the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations and put forward the proposed Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) in the Canada Gazette, Volume 146, No. … Continue reading

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Free workshop: “Problems with your Landlord?” on Thursday March 14, 2013, at HALCO

Some space is still available for our free “Problems with your Landlord? Dealing with repairs, harassment, etc.” workshop taking place next Thursday March 14, 2013, from 1:30 pm. to 4 p.m. in person in our HALCO Boardroom (65 Wellesley Street East, 4th … Continue reading

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Street Sex Workers and Allies Stand for Full Decriminalization

HALCO is very pleased to endorse the statement from Maggie’s: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project. The statement can also be found on Maggie’s website, at: http://maggiestoronto.ca/press-releases?news_id=99. The Supreme Court of Canada is preparing to hear the Bedford matter.  HALCO supports … Continue reading

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Space still available for free workshops at HALCO in February and March

Some space is still available – register now for our free public legal education workshops taking place in February and March 2013! These free workshops are held in person in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario: Criminalization … Continue reading

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AIDS Groups Critical of Court Decision on Medical Cannabis (Marihuana)

Ontario’s Court of Appeal overturned a lower court decision that had ruled the federal government’s current laws on access to cannabis for medicinal purposes violate Charter rights. As interveners before the Court in R. v. Mernagh, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal … Continue reading

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HALCO Debriefed – a huge success!

Our HALCO Debriefed: A Musical Cabaret!  was a huge success.  Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who attended our first-ever fundraising musical cabaret on Saturday, January 26, 2013!  Special thanks to the very talented performers who volunteered their time and made it … Continue reading

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Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO in February and March 2013

Register now for our free public legal education workshops taking place in February and March 2013! Our free workshops are held in person in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario: Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure, Tuesday February … Continue reading

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SOLD OUT! HALCO Debriefed: A Musical Cabaret

All tickets for HALCO Debriefed have been sold. Support the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario at a Cabaret Night of Fabulous Show Tunes! Saturday January 26th, 2013, at 9:00 pm Flying Beaver Pubaret 488 Parliament Street, Toronto http://pubaret.com/ Featuring: Donavon … Continue reading

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