Publication Topics Archives: Immigration and travel

Submission to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on Medical Inadmissibility

In Canada, people seeking permanent resident status or temporary residence as students or workers can be rejected on the basis of their HIV status due to the “excessive demand” provision of Canada’s laws governing medical inadmissibility. Relying on the purportedly neutral criteria of the cost of health services, this law renders any applicant who would […]

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HIV Disclosure to Sexual Partners: Questions and answers for newcomers

This brochure — in five languages — will help newcomers to Canada make informed decisions about disclosing to sexual partners. 

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Submission to House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration re: ss. 172 and 173 of Budget Bill C-43 (period of residence)

“On behalf of the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (Legal Network), please accept this brief recommending that sections 172 and 173 of Budget Bill C-43 be withdrawn.”

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Annual Report 2011-2012

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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network Marks 20 Years, Presents Canadian and International Human Rights Awards

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HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16 – May 2012

FEATURES – TREATMENT AS PREVENTION: ASSESSING THE HUMAN RIGHTS AND ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS Human rights in an era of treatment as prevention The ethical implications of “treatment as prevention” in the United States British Columbia’s “seek and treat” strategy: a cautionary tale on privacy rights and informed consent for HIV testing CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS Federal government’s omnibus […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 15(3) October 2011

FEATURE Bedford v. Canada: a paradigmatic case toward ensuring the human and health rights of sex workers A tale of two cases: urging caution in the prosecution of HIV non-disclosure CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS Senate stalling derails bill to fix Canada’s law on affordable generic medicines for developing countries Ontario: study documents access and quality of care […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 15(2) April 2011

FEATURE Legislative and policy analysis of HIV prevention, treatment and care for people who use drugs and incarcerated people in Central Asia and Azerbaijan CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS Supervised injection sites in Quebec: one step closer to reality Correctional Investigator highlights pending adverse impacts of the government’s “tough on crime” agenda In brief Ottawa police changes policy […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 15(1) October 2010

FEATURE Redoubling global efforts to support HIV/AIDS and human rights CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS HIV prevalence in prison is 15 times greater than in the community as a whole New study puts forth HIV treatment as prevention Keeping a common bawdy house becomes a “serious offence” under Criminal Code Vaccine initiative money reallocated; emphasis placed on research […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 14(3) June 2010

FEATURES Criminalizing HIV transmission or exposure: the context of francophone West and Central Africa MSM law in francophone Africa and the fight against AIDS: the hypocrisy of certain countries CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS British Columbia project seeks to improve access to HIV treatment and care among hard-to-reach populations Multi-million dollar AIDS vaccine project cancelled Surveys in Quebec […]

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