• Red For Change

    Red For Change

    It’s about awareness; It’s about advocacy; It’s about acceptance; It’s about change; We need to change our outlook and ideas. The AIDS Committee of York Region holds an annual #RedforChange campaign to promote awareness and fight the […]

     
  • An “HIV status neutral” paradigm shift

    An “HIV status neutral” paradigm shift

    HIV is not what it used to be. Many people with HIV describe it as a chronic condition and a manageable part of their life. HIV prevention is not what it used to be, either. […]

     
  • Meeting people where they are is about much more than location: Delivering hepatitis C care and treatment to people who use drugs

    Meeting people where they are is about much more than location: Delivering hepatitis C care and treatment to people who use drugs

    Poverty, stigma and criminalization are chronic problems among people who use and inject drugs. But hepatitis C virus (HCV) is no longer such a problem, since it is usually cured by eight to 12 weeks […]

     
  • Work Life Balance

    Work Life Balance

    So it has been reported by CMHA that fifty-eight percent of Canadians report “overload” associated with their many roles that they take on. It isn’t that surprising to read this, what with financial burdens, family […]

     
  • Workplace Health & Safety

    Workplace Health & Safety

    Is workplace Health and Safety being taken as seriously as it should be? I think everyone is concerned about it to some degree, and it definitely varies depending on the type of work being done […]

     
  • My Experience Growing Up HIV Positive

    My Experience Growing Up HIV Positive

    HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is simply a virus that attempts to take over the immune system, and in doing so, if left untreated can lead to AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), an umbrella term used […]