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THN Update
Updates from the Toronto HIV/AIDS Network for the weeks of December 17 - January 6
Things to do in TO this week

THN would like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season. This will be the last newsletter for 2019. 
The next newsletter will be published on January 7, 2020.
Holiday Hours for contributing Member Agencies.
THN's (ASOs) Calendar of  Upcoming Events
Monthly recurring ASOs programming is available on the calendar of events
 
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Community News & Information 

 AIDS Committee of York Region Announces: Effective December 16, 2019, the AIDS Committee of York Region will be known as CAYR COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
   Motion by Councillors Brad Bradford, and Councillor Paul Ainslie requesting that the Toronto City Council ask the Ontario Minister of Children, Community and Social Services to maintain the definition of disability for recipients of the Ontario Disability Support Program.
 Prison Needle Exchange Program (PNEP).” The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, along with a former prisoner and three other HIV organizations, is suing the federal government over its failure to provide prisoners with easy, confidential, and effective access to needle and syringe programs.
  Sherbourne Health: Mosaic News - Fall/Winter 2020 Edition 

Community Events







The 29th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research – to be held April 30 – May 3, 2020 at the Quebec City Convention Centre – will be an opportunity for you learn about HIV, recent scientific advances, treatment and prevention options, and a chance to meet and learn from other community members from across the country.  To attend the Conference, the registration link is noted below and those eligible can apply for a Community Registration Scholarships which will allow up to 80 community members to attend the event for free
 
For more information about CAHR 2020 and to sign up for the Conference update emails, visit www.cahr-acrv.ca/conference.
Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 29th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2020) until December 20th.
SKETCH's Winter Season starts on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 1 p.m.. Orientation on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 1-4 p.m.
Canada’s Forum for LGBT2SQ Health on April 21-23, 2020, at the Sheraton on the Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario  for LGBT2SQ health. Register today at www.rho2020.ca

Opportunities for Engagement

Employment

Is seeking an Interim Trans and MSM Harm Reduction Coordinator. Application deadline is Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Is seeking a Harm Reduction Peer Educator. Application deadline is Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Is seeking a MSM Harm Reduction Peer Educator. Application deadline is Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

Volunteer & Board Opportunities

 
Call for Members - OHTN Cohort Study Governance Committee

Surveys

The CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity (CIHR-III) and the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative are both in the process of developing new strategic plans for the next five years.  As part of the engagement efforts for these strategic planning processes, online surveys have been launched to seek your advice on research priorities.  To ensure your input is heard, please visit the following links:  2021-2025 III Strategic Planning survey as well as the CIHR HIV/AIDS and STBBI survey.
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