A resource-sharing community for Canadian HIV and hepatitis C service providers

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (www.aidslaw.ca) promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research and analysis, advocacy and litigation, public education and community mobilization. The Legal Network is Canada's leading advocacy organization working on the legal and human rights issues raised by HIV/AIDS.

Resources

Publication date: 2016

“We welcome the HRC acknowledgement that the full realization of human rights is an essential element in the global AIDS response. Today, more than 30 years into the AIDS epidemic, we have the...

Publication date: 2016

In Canada, people seeking permanent resident status or temporary residence as students or workers can be rejected on the basis of their HIV status due to the “excessive demand” provision of Canada...

Publication date: 2017

This guide is for youth between the ages of 15 and 29 and focuses on some of the factors at play when young people living with HIV or hepatitis C (Hep C) are thinking about telling others about...

Publication date: 2017

Canada is in urgent need of comprehensive harm reduction policy that jettisons the failed, costly model of drug prohibition that has ravaged so many lives, from fueling the spread of HIV and...

Publication date: 2017

Canada continues to engage in discussions about reviving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), even though the US has now withdrawn. The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network has joined with other civil...

Publication date: 2018

It is now well recognized, not just by sex workers but by a wide range of human rights organizations including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the Global Alliance Against Traffic in...

Publication date: 2018

In recent years, the Government of Canada has renewed a commitment to ongoing dialogue and constructive engagement with civil society in the response to HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and other...

Publication date: 2012

Meet Kathleen. Her husband is currently serving time in prison. She worries about his health while he is there, as well as the health of his fellow inmates. Part of a series on prison health...

Publication date: 2012

Meet William and Connie. William used drugs to cope with the death of his parents. His sister Connie worries about him in prison and is concerned for his health. Part of a series on prison...

Publication date: 2012

Meet Corrine. She works in prison support and understands the conditions many prisoners face inside and just why injection drug use is so rampant. Part of a series on prison health.

Organization Details

Service area:
Canada

Address:
1240 Bay Street
Suite 600
Toronto
Ontario
M5R 2A7

Website:
www.aidslaw.ca

Email:
tgould@aidslaw.ca

Phone:
1 416 595-1666