Positive Living BC volunteer wins Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
May McQueen, a longtime Positive Living BC volunteer and an instrumental part of the Society's Prison Outreach Program (POP), was
one of 30 Canadians awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal at the Canadian AIDS Society World AIDS Day gala on
Tuesday, November 27, held at the Chateau Cartier, Gatineau, Quebec.
Awarded by the Governor General of Canada through one of its partner organizations, the Canadian AIDS Society, the Medal
recognizes exemplary work and service in the field of HIV/AIDS in Canada.
Congratulations May! On behalf of those who nominated you, we thank-you for your outstanding contribution to the health
and wellbeing of all Positive Living BC members.
Other winners who deserve our special thanks include:
Dr. Brian Conway
Louis Marie Gagnon
Maria Mac Intosh
Dr. Julio Montaner
Dr. Ted Myers
Mary Elizabeth Paul
John Plater (posthumous)
Colleen Elizabeth Price
Source: POSITIVE LIVING BC
About POSITIVE LIVING BC
POSITIVE LIVING BC is dedicated to empowering persons living with HIV/AIDS through mutual support and collective action.
We are a Registered Non-profit Society (#11928-2085) and an established leader in the HIV/AIDS movement . Uniquely
among major agencies in Canada, the POSITIVE LIVING BC Board of Directors is composed entirely of HIV+ members.
Formerly known as the British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society (BCPWA) and with a membership of more than 4,800 HIV+ members,
we are Western Canada's largest AIDS service organization and a proud history spanning three decades. For more information
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