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HALCO news Winter 2012 edition is now here!

Our HALCO news Winter 2012 edition includes: HALCO is beneficiary of 2012 Pride & Remembrance Run Supreme Court “Criminalization of HIV” Appeals Ontario Court of Appeal Privacy Law decision Trillium Drug Program and Private Insurance Serious Refugee Law Changes proposed … Continue reading

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HALCO & Coalition intervene at Supreme Court in “Public Interest Standing” Case

HALCO, in a coalition with the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and Positive Living BC, recently intervened in the Supreme Court of Canada matter of Attorney General of Canada v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, et al. This … Continue reading

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Supreme Court “Criminalization” Appeal Cases heard on February 8, 2012

HALCO, as part of a coalition of HIV organizations, intervened in the recent Supreme Court Appeal cases that were heard on February 8, 2012. The coalition included: the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, the Coalition des organismes communautaires québécois de lutte … Continue reading

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HALCO makes submissions to Ontario Human Rights Review

On March 1, 2012, we made written submissions to the Ontario Human Rights Review 2011-12. Our submissions focus on our experience with human rights issues for people living with HIV in Ontario.  We also discuss the Human Rights Tribunal of … Continue reading

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Register now for our free legal education workshops

Our next series of free public legal education workshops is taking place in March and April 2012. The workshops are free and everyone is welcome, but space is limited so registration is required. The workshops are from 1:30 to 4:00 … Continue reading

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Register now for our free RDSP workshop on Wednesday February 29!

There are still a few spaces left for our free workshop about Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs). This free workshop will be held this Wednesday February 29, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in our HALCO Boardroom. Space is … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Toronto Day of Action Against the Criminalization of HIV is Monday February 6!

Join the Toronto Day of Action Against the Criminalization of HIV: – Monday February 6 2012, at 5:30 p.m. – At Church of the Holy Trinity, 483 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario The event will include:  Calls to Action, March to … Continue reading

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Free Public Legal Education Workshops at HALCO in March and April 2012

Our next series of free Public Legal Education Workshops is taking place in March and April 2012 in our HALCO Boardroom. The workshops are free and everyone is welcome, but space is limited so registration is required. Please see our … Continue reading

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Free RDSP Workshop at HALCO on February 29, 2012

HALCO is very pleased to host this second free workshop about Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs). This free workshop will be held on Wednesday February 29, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in our HALCO Boardroom. Everyone is welcome, … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to hear landmark ‘Criminalization of HIV’ Appeals on February 8 2012

On February 8, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear two appeals regarding the criminal law obligation of people living with HIV to disclose their HIV status to sexual partners. In the last ten years there has been a … Continue reading

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