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News mash-up: April 12.

I’ve missed a lot of things recently, including, but not limited to the federal election (get informed and vote).  In other news, Bill C-393 died on the table (again). Australia has introduced their version of Bill C-393 and is poised to be the first jurisdiction to actually do something productive on the issue.  New targets … Continue reading

News mash-up: February 3

So…January is over, and February has begun. And somewhere over the course of that time period, some big things happened that I didn’t mention: CDC discusses using HIV medication as prevention: Back in November, a study showed promising (though preliminary) results regarding the use of HIV medication to prevent the infection in the first place. … Continue reading

News mash-up: sexual health edition.

Lots of big news over the last week on the sexual health front that I was too excited about to write cohesively. They are too important to be overlooked altogether. Good news on HIV: new HIV infections and deaths from AIDS-related causes are falling says UNAIDS’ latest Global Report.  The bad news in gay men … Continue reading

News mash-up: November 14

Here are some of the things I would have, could have, should have written about recently: New Westminster, British Columbia enacted a living wage by-law requiring that all employees who work on city property be paid at least $18.74.  Hopefully other Canadian cities join the movement towards paying people a wage that allows them to … Continue reading

News mash-up: November 1.

Here are some of the things I would have, could have, should have written about recently: The House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology voted down the revisions to the Canada Access to Medicines Regime today despite efforts from Medecins sans Frontieres and many other NGOs to increase access to life-saving medication for … Continue reading

News mash-up: October 23.

I’m passionate about a lot of issues, but you probably already know that.  Here are some of the things I would have, could have, should have written about this week… no apologies for the very feminist bent presented here. This week was International Access to Safe Abortion week to help ensure women who want or … Continue reading