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Canadian Leadership

We welcome everyone to our Coalition Cocktails! Fill your prettiest wine glass or best beer stein with your favourite fizzy cordial, wine, soda, beer or adjacent bevvie! Whether you are choosing to join with wine or beer, or one of your best teetotaler tipples, we encourage fancy glassware to make YOU feel special!
This is an informal- but facilitated- happy hour chat with our dear friend Trevor Stratton.

Trevor is an inspirational 55-year-old 2 spirit citizen of the Missassaugas of the Credit First Nation near Toronto, Canada with mixed English and Ojibwe heritage. He is a well-respected leader within the HIV community in Canada and around the world. As a long-standing supporter and champion of ICAD, we can’t wait to hear what he’s got to say about what’s happening in the world today and your thoughts on it!

Please RSVP to the link to reserve your spot at our Coalition Cocktails in the “Membership Lounge” aka Zoom Room! … Read more 


 

The Right Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON  K1A 0A2 CC: Honourable Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development Honourable Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs Honourable Jane Philpott, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government Honourable Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health February 14, 2019 Dear Canada, In 2016, you pledged CDN $804 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria (The Global Fund). We, the undersigned advocates, activists and representatives of communities living with, affected by and vulnerable to the three diseases in Canada have welcomed your contributions and leadership … Read more 


 

This blog first appeared in the Huffington Post Canada here .

By Daniel Townsend

As many see the world making a shift to the right, there has been a groundswell of liberal praise for Canada. For many, Canada is viewed as a stable democracy with an educated multicultural population that seemingly all co-exist well. While many societies grapple with an emergence of right-leaning nationalism and cultural exclusivity, we, Canadians, harbor no outward illusions of greatness but are united on a common understanding that inclusiveness, tolerance, sound social and economic policies are the backbone of our strength — and this does not include the Trudeau factor.

Sensing a rise in our … Read more