Archive for September, 2017

Community Voices

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

On September 17, our community of participants, amazing volunteers, performers, and government representatives gathered together at Eau Claire Plaza to raise funds for HIV programming and to reduce the stigma surrounding the illness. The Scotiabank AIDS Walk & Run created an opportunity to talk about HIV and to remember those who have been lost. We […]

Mark Campbell has been with the Backlot for more than 16 years, half of them as one of the bar’s owners. The previous owner offered him the business along with the “safe space for everybody” philosophy that he continues to cultivate. It’s a place where gay, bi, trans and everybody is welcomed and where a […]

Interested In Peer Support Programs? Join Us!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Over the past year, HIV Community Link has been laying the groundwork to implement an HIV Peer Support Program, researching the most promising practices and outcomes of peer run programs across Canada and the United States. Currently, peer programs are being highlighted and leading the way in most promising best practices, client-centred trauma informed care […]

Interested In Peer Support? Join Us!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Over the past year, HIV Community Link has been laying the groundwork to implement an HIV Peer Support Program, researching the most promising practices and outcomes of peer run programs across Canada and the United States. Currently, peer programs are being highlighted and leading the way in most promising best practices, client-centred trauma informed care […]

Dr. Petty has been providing compassionate dental care since 1984. The 80’s AIDS epidemic found him working in New York, where he received additional training for dealing with medically complex patients. “I happen to be American, but still a nice guy,” he jokes. “Our hospital in NY was actually the first hospital on the East […]

Keon Brown became the General Manager of Twisted Element seven months ago and has been supporting three important initiatives of HIV Community Link since. The downtown club has been a supporter of the Scotiabank AIDS Walk in different capacities over the years and has joined on as a sponsor in 2017. The day of the […]