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Community Information Session Tomorrow about the Supreme Court Ruling on HIV Disclosure

Community Information Session for community members, people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, and service providers Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the 519 Community Centre Ballroom, 519 Church Street, Toronto. This community information session will provide a … Continue reading

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Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO in November 2012

Register now for our free public legal education workshops taking place in November 2012! Our free workshops are held in our HALCO Boardroom at 65 Wellesley Street East, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario: Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure: Thursday November 1 – … Continue reading

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Unjust Supreme Court of Canada ruling on criminalization of HIV non-disclosure

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada released its new approach to the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure.  The R. v. M. decision is on the Court’s website:  https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/10008/index.do. The decision is extremely disappointing and will have serious implications not only for people … Continue reading

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Just released: HALCO’s Annual Report 2011-2012

Our Annual Report 2011-2012 was released at our Annual General Meeting last night.  It includes highlights of our casework, law reform and public legal education activities, some statistics, our financial report, our Board and staff, and more!  You can access … Continue reading

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HALCO’s 4th Annual Fundraising Bowl-a-thon – Saturday November 3, 2012!

Please join us at our 4th annual Fundraising Bowl-a-thon on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 8:00 pm at Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 2788 Bathurst Street (at Glencairn), Toronto. We are asking that each bowler raise a minimum of $125 in pledges, and … Continue reading

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Remember: our HALCO Annual General Meeting and Film Screening is this Thursday September 27, 2012!

The documentary film “Positive Women: Exposing Injustice” will be screened at our 2012 Annual General Meeting and a panel discussion will follow. Panellists include a woman who appeared in the film and one of the film’s producers (www.positivewomenthemovie.org). Everyone is … Continue reading

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Simply People – 9th Annual Disability Celebration in Toronto

Join us at the Simply People celebration on Thursday October 4th, 2012, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto (rain or shine). The event includes: live performances (bands, singers, dancers, comedians) guest speakers … Continue reading

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Urgent: Tell Ontario’s AG to stop unjust HIV non-disclosure prosecutions

On behalf of the Ontario Working Group on Criminal Law and HIV Exposure (CLHE), we ask you (individuals and organizations) to tell John Gerretsen, Ontario’s Attorney General, to stop illegal and unjust criminal prosecutions against people living with HIV in … Continue reading

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New HIV Disclosure and the Law Resource Kit for Service Providers

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has a new Resource Kit for service providers: www.aidslaw.ca/site/hiv-disclosure-and-the-law-a-resource-kit-for-service-providers/. The Resource Kit is intended to provide both PHAs and service providers with useful information and tools to make informed and empowered choices about how to respond … Continue reading

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HALCO Annual General Meeting – Thursday September 27, 2012

The documentary film “Positive Women: Exposing Injustice” will be screened at our 2012 Annual General Meeting and a panel discussion will follow. Panellists include a woman who appeared in the film and one of the film’s producers (www.positivewomenthemovie.org). Everyone is … Continue reading

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