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THN Update
Updates from the Toronto HIV/AIDS Network for the week of November 26 - December 2
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is Sunday, December 1st. To have your organisation’s event added to the list, kindly forward the information to This year’s events and notices include:
This year for World AIDS Day, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is pleased to share our Resource Toolkit that includes information and links to a variety of new awareness products, including new infographics on treatment as prevention, 2018 surveillance data on HIV, and social media messages.
  • CATIE has released World AIDS Day resources 
  • Women Empowering Positive Women (WEPW) Wear RED Scarfs handcrafted by HIV Positive Women
  • Join ACT in honour of World AIDS Day to acknowledge the people and organizations dedicated to preventing HIV, caring for and empowering people living with HIV, and the movement to end new HIV infections in Toronto at the Together Towards Zero Luncheon. on Friday November 29th   11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street. Tickets: $125.00 
  • Action Positive - Dr Jean-Philippe Julien viendra nous donner un aperçu de sa recherche scientifique dans le domaine du développement d’un vaccin contre le VIH, ainsi que des stratégies de recherche présentement en cours de développement dans le monde. Lors de cette soirée, nous prendrons aussi un moment pour commémorer les victimes de maladies liées au sida.  Le vendredi 29 novembre de 18h à 20h30 Où? Théâtre français de Toronto (21 College, 6e étage)
  •  Join ACAS in a Community United Dinner Friday, 29 November 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Bumpkins Restaurant and Lounge 21 Gloucester St., Toronto, ON M4Y 1L8
  • ASAAP - #CourageousConversations, join them to celebrate World AIDS Day and 30 years of Community Service, November 30th, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m at The Center for Social Innovation - Annex 720 Bathurst St
  • Join Toronto People with AIDS Foundation (PWA)'s Annual Community Carnation Memorial. Sunday, December 1st from 1:30 p.m. at The 519.
  • Casey House  - Voice for World AIDS Day, Monday, December 2nd at 7:30 p.m. Glenn Gould Studio, CBC 250 Front St. W.
THN's (ASOs) Calendar of  Upcoming Events
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Community News & Information 

   Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) provided a Social Assistance Update
 Rapid Response: Burnout among service providers addressing substance use disorders
Rapid Response: Unmet needs of Indigenous peoples living with HIV
 The Poverty Reduction Strategy Office is excited to share that applications for the second cohort of the Lived Experience Advisory Group are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is November 29th, 2019
Council approves new funding model for Toronto Community Housing.
  TUHF - 2020 Toronto Urban Health Fund Review PanelComplete an application form All submissions must be received by Friday, December 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy makes a strong impact. Be part of the Lived Experience Advisory Group. Applications will be accepted until November 29, 2019
 Launches Free Routine Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors

Community Events
Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 29th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR 2020) until December 20th.
Toronto Public Health's Mental Health Promotion Team is offering a one-day Suicide Prevention Workshop using the gatekeeping model Recognize. Connect. Keep Safe. Refer (developed by TPH) to support knowledge and skill development related to suicide prevention.
Episode 9: Laughing Matters
Is laughter the best medicine? In this episode, we explore the power of stand-up comedy to fight stigma, and its potential as a therapeutic tool?

Opportunities for Engagement


Is seeking a Staff Lawyer (contract). Application deadline: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. 

Is seeking a Community Legal Worker. Application deadline: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m

Is seeking a Program Manager. Application deadline: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Is seeking a Program Coordinator, Women’s Health (Contract). Application deadline: Saturday, November 30, 2019

Volunteer & Board Opportunities

Call for Members - OHTN Cohort Study Governance Committee
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