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Free Public Legal Education workshops at HALCO in May and June 2012 (y compris un atelier en français)

Our next series of free workshops (y compris un atelier en français*/including a workshop in French*) is starting in May 2012. The workshops are free and everyone is welcome, but space is limited so Registration is required. Our workshops are from … Continue reading

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“Positive Spaces Healthy Places” may be looking for you!

If you were part of the Positive Spaces Healthy Places study, but you have not participated recently, then the study organizers would like to hear from you! For more information, you can click on the image below to visit the … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations for HALCO’s 2012 Kreppner Awards

The Kreppner Awards were established by the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) in 2010 to honour the late James Kreppner. Nominations for the 2012 Kreppner Awards will be accepted until June 30, 2012. The awards were created to … Continue reading

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Sex Work Decision from Ontario Court of Appeal

We welcome the Sex Work Decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal but caution that some of our most vulnerable remain targeted by current laws. The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and the HIV & AIDS Clinic Ontario (HALCO) welcome the … Continue reading

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Join HALCO’s Game Night FUNdraiser on April 3!

HALCO hosts a Game Night FUNdraiser! Tuesday April 3, 2012     7:30 – 10:30 pm at Factory Girl Restaurant & Bar 193 Danforth Avenue, Toronto (just east of Broadview Ave./Broadview subway station) HALCO is hosting a night of games at Factory … Continue reading

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HALCO is 2012 Pride & Remembrance Run Beneficiary!

HALCO is delighted to have been chosen as one of two beneficiaries for the 2012 Pride & Remembrance Run taking place on June 30, 2012. Proceeds from the 2012 Run will support our full-time articling (law) student program, allowing us … Continue reading

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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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