Date Reminder: Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week Dec 1-6


RSVP:              Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Launch Event Dec 1 in Winnipeg, please register here by November 28: 

What:               Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) presents official launch of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week 2012 and World AIDS Day, Dec 1, 2012 in Winnipeg, MB. Following the annual luncheon, Dec 2- 6 workshops across Canada (Halifax, Iqaluit, Regina, Toronto, Victoria) will address Aboriginal HIV/AIDS youth, women, prisoners, and international issues.

Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week unites national Aboriginal organizations, government partners, health care providers and community leaders to focus on how Aboriginal communities can work together to reach the goal of: Getting to Zero. Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths.

Expected Speakers Include:

  • Manitoba Minister of Healthy Living, Honourable Jim Rondeau
  • President of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, Rebecca Kudloo
  • President of Native Women’s Association of Canada, Michelle Audette
  • CEO of Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network, Ken Clement

Where:             Delta Winnipeg, 350 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, MB

When:              December 1, 2012, 10:00 am CST

More Info & Full Schedule:

Full Press Release: 


About CAAN. 
The Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN) is a not-for-profit coalition of individuals and organizations which provides leadership, support and advocacy for Aboriginal individuals living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, regardless of where they reside. Their philosophy is that all Aboriginal Peoples deserve the right to protect themselves against infectious disease and thrives on providing the Aboriginal community with accurate and current information about HIV including risks of contracting the virus, issues of care and treatment, and support for families and those living with the disease. 

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