Announcing Our New Name!

By Chantelle Archambault, April 23rd, 2019 in

For over two decades, our agency has provided a growing array of health promotion, education, social and support services for people living with, affected by, and at systemic risk of HIV. Through collaborative efforts and effective service delivery, we have become the leading HIV/AIDS service provider for Peel’s communities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon. We […]

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Fight HIV Stigma with the Red Scarf Project

By Chantelle Archambault, March 26th, 2019 in

In honour of World AIDS Day this December, PHAN is partnering up with OASIS Centre des femmes to bring you the Red Scarf Project! We will be selling handmade red scarves—a scaled-up version of the red HIV awareness ribbon—to raise awareness about HIV, fight stigma, and support vital health and community service programming. While the […]

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Our Year In Review

By Chantelle Archambault, December 19th, 2018 in

2018 has been a big year for PHAN! We’ve had a lot of milestones this year, including the launch of important movements, the introduction of a new Executive Director & new Board members, and exciting updates in our programming. We are so lucky to have spent the year growing with our community and appreciate all […]

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Spread the Word! Undetectable = Untransmittable

By Chantelle Archambault, December 14th, 2018 in

World AIDS Day has come to a close, but the movement has not! We’d like to thank everyone who helped us spread the word about Undetectable = Untransmittable in the month leading up to the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on December 1st, participated in our World AIDS Day social media party, and have […]

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Undetectable = Untransmittable is a Game Changer for HIV Stigma

By Chantelle Archambault, November 5th, 2018 in

The science is in. HIV stigma is out. Science has proven that an HIV-positive person who is taking their medication as prescribed and maintaining an undetectable viral load cannot pass on the HIV virus to their sexual partners. In other words, Undetectable = Untransmittable. The undetectable = untransmittable message is a game changer. Keep reading […]

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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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Celebrating Bi Visibility Day: 5 Bi Folks Who Rock Representation

By Chantelle Archambault, September 21st, 2018 in

This Sunday is Bi Visibility Day, an annual celebration that began in 1993 to celebrate bisexual folks’ accomplishments, histories, and our unique positions within 2SLGBTQ+ communities. There is space in Bi Visibility Day to celebrate all identities that fall outside of the binary on the spectrum of sexuality, including pansexual folks, fluid folks, and two-spirit […]

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Fall Newsletter

By Julie Schultz, August 28th, 2018 in


Artists & Artisans AGM & Vendor Showcase

By Julie Schultz, August 15th, 2018 in

    Calling all connoisseurs! Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) invites you to join us for our Annual General Meeting on October 11th, 2018, at the Council Chambers of PAMA (Peel Art Gallery, Museum + Archives) in  Brampton. This year’s theme, Artists and Artisans, invites guests to take part in a feast for the senses that […]

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Britney & AJ Talk International Youth Day

By Chantelle Archambault, August 12th, 2018 in

Every year on August 11th, we celebrate International Youth Day to recognize the contributions of youth in our communities and around the world, and to address the issues that affect them. The theme of this year’s International Youth Day is “Safe Spaces for Youth”. Safer spaces are spaces that ensure the dignity, equity, and freedom […]

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