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Webinar on Immigration Policies and their effects on PHAs

november 13, 2013

HALCO   ICAD  CTAC  CHABAC

The HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO), Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD), The Canadian HIV/AIDS Black, African & Caribbean Network and the Canadian Treatment Action Council (CTAC) invite you to a national webinar on how recent changes to immigration and refugee policy are impacting people living with HIV in Canada. 

“Recent Changes to Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Policies:  Impact on People Living with HIV”

Presenter: John Norquay, Staff Lawyer, HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO)

Thursday, November 21, 2013

2:00-3:30PM (EST)

John will discuss recent changes to Canada’s refugee determination system and associated immigration entitlements and how they are impacting the ability of newcomers living with HIV to obtain legal status in Canada.  He will also address the changes to the Interim Federal Health Program and how refugees living with HIV have been affected with a focus on strategies to minimize hardship.

 

Please register by Monday, November 18 by e-mailing Jessica Lyon, Senior Program Officer at ICAD: jlyon@icad-cisd.com.