Three Stories of Coming Out

By Chantelle Archambault, October 11th, 2018 in

“Remember what it felt like when you saw a queer person owning it, and it gave you permission to be yourself? You’re that person to someone.” @jpbrammer, New York, USA In October 1988, National Coming Out Day (NCOD) was founded to celebrate individuals who publicly identify as 2SLGBTQ+ and/or queer. This October 11th—which marks the […]

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COMMUNITY NOTICE: CHANGE OF LOCATION OF PROPOSED OVERDOSE PREVENTION SITE IN BRAMPTON

By Chantelle Archambault, March 22nd, 2018 in

Brampton, ON – On March 13, Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) announced receipt of short-term funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) to open and operate an overdose prevention site in Brampton. Initially, a Main St location was proposed for the temporary overdose prevention site as it met many of the […]

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NEWS RELEASE: OVERDOSE PREVENTION SITE TO OPEN IN BRAMPTON

By Chantelle Archambault, March 13th, 2018 in

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brampton, ON – Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) has received short-term funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to open and operate an overdose prevention site in Brampton. This site is among the first four sites announced by the province that will receive funding to expand life-saving overdose prevention […]

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Reflecting on Healthcare Obstacles that HIV Positive Black Canadians face.

By Alex, February 11th, 2016 in

For people living with HIV from the Black communities who experience stigma and discrimination from their service providers, the theme guiding the observance of this year’s Sexual Health and Reproductive Health Week couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Sex Workers: Access & Barriers to Health Care & Social Services

By Natalie, February 10th, 2016 in

Sex workers comprise part of the Canadian population who have very different health care needs and risks. Access to services is important but may be prevented by various barriers such as stigma, fear of judgement, and criminalization. We provide a list of resources of safe spaces in teh GTA that sex workers in Peel can access.

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HIV and Mental Health

By Adam, January 27th, 2016 in

“Mental health” refers to your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It is estimated that 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from Mental Health issues. This ratio is much higher when we look at just population of people living with HIV in the country.

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No more excuses. We can end the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

By Adam, January 14th, 2016 in

It is not that we lack the medical advances and interventions to end the pandemic. It is that our proven tools have not been implemented adequately or uniformly.

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‘Put A Ribbon On It’ for World AIDS Day

By Adam, November 27th, 2015 in

Wearing that little red ribbon can still make a difference. It’s provocative. A potent reminder that HIV still affects people in our community.

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What is the Impact of Community AIDS Service Organisation Programs?

By Adam, September 21st, 2015 in

Do HIV prevention investments in Ontario avert thousands of new infections and saved nearly billions of dollars in costs to the healthcare system? A team of researchers spent time to crunch the numbers and have just released a report.

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Why You Should Walk on Sept 13th at AIDS Walk for Life Peel

By Adam, September 1st, 2015 in

The Scotiabank AIDS Walk Peel is taking place on Sept 13th. We need your support. Learn how the FUNDS raised at the WALK are used and why YOU should get involved and make a difference to the lives of people living with HIV in your community

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