In Memoriam: Elisse Zack The Legal Network is deeply saddened by the death of our friend and colleague Elisse Zack, founding Executive Director of the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR). Elisse passed away peacefully in Toronto on the evening of Thursday, July 31. Read the Statement from the National Partners in Canada’s HIV Response and the official obituary.
New Resources: Criminalization of HIV non-disclosure Access our new suite of multimedia resources on the criminalization of HIV non-disclosure — an updated set of info sheets, two short videos breaking down the current problematic state of the criminal law in Canada, and a webinar series explaining an individual’s rights and responsibilities with respect to HIV disclosure.
Sex Work on Parliament Hill When Bill C-36, the federal government’s potentially lethal sex work bill, went before a special parliamentary committee, the Legal Network presented our arguments on the health and human rights implications of the bill. We also joined hundreds of legal experts calling on the government to reconsider its seeming disregard for the Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling. Get informed on the dangers of Bill C-36 by reading this Q&A.