Positively Positive - Living with HIV/AIDS:
HIV/AIDS News Archive - September 2007
AIDS WALK For LIFE 2007 Photo Gallery
Photographs by Bradford McIntyre
Vancouver, Stanley Park - September 28th 2007 - A,crowd of over 2000 gathered and marched in the AIDS Walk for Life in Stanley Park, raising $350,00.
The Walk Did Us Good: Communities Across Canada Celebrate the Success of AIDS Walk for Life 2007
September 24nd, 2007 - This year, approximately 20,000 walkers representing some
50 walk sites across Canada participated in the AIDS Walk for Life, showing their support and solidarity for people living with HIV/AIDS.
AIDS Walk Petition Demands Government Accountability
Vancouver BC - While the purpose of the AIDS Walk for Life, on September 23rd in Stanley Park, is to
support people living with HIV/AIDS, this year's Walk will also draw attention to the fact that the federal
government is breaking its promise to people with HIV/AIDS, and the community organizations that serve
them. The British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society (BCPWA), which hosts the Walk, plans to circulate a
petition at the event calling on the government to fulfill promises outlined in the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS.
BIOLYTICAL COMMENDS MANITOBA'S INVESTMENT IN HIV TESTING AND PROMOTION OF IMPROVED SEXUAL HEALTH
VANCOUVER, BC, September 20, 2007 - British Columbia-based bioLytical Laboratories (bioLytical), the manufacturer's of the only
Health Canada approved rapid HIV test for point-of-care testing, issued a statement today in support of the Manitoba government announcing more than $1.3 million in new spending on
anonymous testing, prevention and treatment initiatives for HIV and STIs (sexually transmitted infections).
Alarming Rate of New Syphilis Infections
VANCOUVER, BC - Syphilis, a disease that was once nearly eradicated in North America, is on the rise
again, and an alarming portion of new infections are among gay men.
HIVictorious receives a $6500 grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation
September 2007 - [Madison, WI] - HIVictorious, Inc., a local non-profit whose mission is to prevent
the spread of HIV/AIDS in Wisconsin and throughout the nation, recently received a $6500 grant
from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation to continue its successful "What If It Were You?" poster project.
AIDS Awareness on the Decline?
September 17, 2007 - VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - Statistics and public opinion suggest AIDS awareness is declining. The 22nd
AIDS Walk for Life, hosted by the British Columbia Persons With AIDS Society (BCPWA) on September 23rd
in Stanley Park, reminds us that for 15,000 British Columbians, HIV/AIDS remains a fact of life.
Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge Benefit
NEW YORK - Every year, Visual AIDS, New York's premiere non-profit organization working between art and AIDS hosts its largest fundraiser, Postcards from the Edge.
LifeStyles® Condoms Love Fest Tour Begins in September
Presented by MTV's Staying Alive
- Celebrity DJs Danny Masterson & Steve Aoki to headline AIDS/HIV awareness campaign -
Toronto , ON (September 13, 2007) - LifeStyles® Condoms and MTV in Canada announced today that DJ Momjeans (a.k.a. Danny Masterson, from That 70's Show), and Steve Aoki will
headline the fourth annual Love FestT sexual awareness concert tour.
AIDS Walk for Life 2007: The Walk Will Do Us Good
OTTAWA, September 12, 2007 - Beginning September 16, communities across Canada are called to show their solidarity for
people living with HIV/AIDS by participating in the 2007 AIDS Walk for Life to be held from September 16 - 23.
Support HIV/AIDS and the AIDS Walk for Life: The Walk will do us good.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
A year after the XVI International AIDS Conference, Canada's HIV/AIDS movement has been confronted with
numerous challenges. In recent months, we've seen significant cuts to harm reduction programs, with little
commitment to maintaining services which have proven successful in preventing new cases of HIV/AIDS in
communities across Canada.
AIDS Calgary Presents the 2007 AIDS Walk for Life
The Walk Will do us Good
Calgary, Alberta - AIDS Calgary will be kicking off the 2007 AIDS Walk for Life at Eau Claire Plaza next week.