National Programs and Communications Update

By Merv Thomas, National Programs/Communications Manager This has been once again a very busy summer and we have much to update our members and our readers. International Indigenous Pre-Conference The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) co-hosted the International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS Pre-conference which was held at the Four Points Sheraton, Washington, […]

Highlights of CAAN’s Research Initiative

By Renee Masching, Research and Policy Manager Introducing the AHA Centre! CAAN is very excited to announce that we were successful in our research funding application for the Aboriginal HIV & AIDS Community-Based Research Collaborative Centre (AHA Centre) for a five year grant of $1.5 million! This funding will support community-based research development across the […]

Assessing Community Readiness Update

By Monique Fong, National Toolkit and Assessing Community Readiness Coordinator Tansi, We are well on our way to promoting the Assessing Community Readiness & Implementing Risk Reduction Strategies with the National Association of Friendship Centres. CAAN has developed a strong partnership with NAFC and MaryAnn Notarianni has been an amazing resource to me when coordinating […]

International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS (IIWGHA)

By Trevor Stratton, Consultant and Coordinator of the IIWGHA Indigenous Circle: Decolonizing HIV & AIDS on Earth at AIDS 2012 You better believe Indigenous People were seen and heard at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, USA this past July. And how….. PISCATAWAY TERRITORY Washington, DC is the traditional territory of the Piscataway people […]

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