Our Annual Events

These are the events that happen year in and year out. Learn more about why these events are so important, and see when they’re happening next.

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

This year, CAAN’s Annual General Meeting will take place on September 15, 2021. Please stay tuned for more information!

Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week

Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week

CAAN continues to support World AIDS Day on December 1st of each year and launches a week-long national public awareness campaign across the land called Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week (AAAW).

Wise Practices

Wise Practices

The Wise Practices Gathering is hosted by CAAN and the AHA Centre in support of Community-Based HIV Research (CBR) by and with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples in Canada.


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We Want you to Want us! (Indigenous Research on HIV/AIDS)

CAAN’s Research Unit brings together staff from diverse cultural, geographic and academic backgrounds to guide and conduct community-based research by, with and for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples living […]

Register for We Want you to Want us! (Indigenous Research on HIV/AIDS)

A Place at the Home Fire (Traditional Roles, and 9 Genders Research)

Every person within our community has space at the home fire, and a role within our respected communities.During this event, CAAN will highlight some of the work that our Indigenous […]

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Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Doing is Harm Reduction

CAAN collaborates with Dr. Peter Centre to discuss HarmReduction through an Indigenous perspective withspeakers; Harlan Pruden and Clint Barton. Highlightinghow service providers and services users navigate throughintersecting pandemics. Virtual Event […]

Location: ZOOM - registration required

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Think Global – Act Local: Indigenous Responses to Intersecting Pandemics

Virtually, on Monday, December 6, 2021 – to honour Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week in Canada, our Co-hosts come together to invite Indigenous organizations, AIDS service organizations, human rights advocates, Indigenous […]

Location: ZOOM - registration required

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