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Backgrounder AIDS Vancouver Island's Current Funding Crisis

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Author(s): 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Pages: 
1
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Summary: 
An info sheet about funding cuts the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) has made to HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C services. The document includes an overview of the programs and services offered by AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI).
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS

The Update - April 2004

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
2004-04
Pages: 
4
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Summary: 
A letter to supporters of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) updating them about changes and opportunities at AVI. The letter includes: info about the North Island AIDS Society; info about the benefit fundraiser "Opera Erotique"; info about the safe injection site public forum; update on the Men's Wellness Program; a public health alert about syphilis in B.C.; a media release about funding to the Canadian Strategy on HIV/AIDS.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

VOX: The Voice of the Victoria HIV/AIDS Centre - July/ August/ September 2000

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Shelley Motz (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
2000-07
Pages: 
8
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Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue focuses on complimentary therapies and includes: an article about the Body, Mind & Spirit: Taking Care of the Whole You with Complementary Therapies workshop; a good-bye to Executive Director, Ruthann Tucker; a letter to the editor about prisoner rights; an article about complimentary therapies; articles about naturopathy, acupuncture, feng shui, meditation, art therapy; a list of internet resources; a list of event for July, August and September.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

VOX: The Voice of the Victoria HIV/AIDS Centre - January/ February 2000

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Shelley Motz (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
2000-01
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A bi-monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: a message from the Chair of the Board about changes to the board committee structure; update on the Women's Health Information Project (WHIP) and the Men's Wellness Project (MWP); info about Education Services like the AIDS Infoline, the Resource Centre, and Speakers' Bureau; news from the Nanaimo office of AVI; an article by the Executive Director about strategic planning at AVI; an article about goals and objectives of the Communications and Resource Development department; volunteer news; updates from the Client Services Drop-in; an article by Street Outreach Worker, Kate Thwaites, about working at "the Noodle".
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

VOX: The Voice of the Victoria HIV/AIDS Centre - April/ May/ June 2000

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Shelley Motz (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
2000-04
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A quarterly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue focuses on HIV/AIDS & Prisons and includes: an article about prisoner rights; info about the Victoria AIDS Walk; a note about changes to the VOX newsletter including a move to quarterly publication; news from Client Services; info about adjustments to the Financial AID Program; an article about health risks increasing in prison; a list of resource books at AVI about prisons and HIV/AIDS; contact info for AVI; info about harm reduction; calendar of events for May and June; an insert of the VOX 2000 Survey.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; prisons; volunteers

VOX: The Voice of the Victoria HIV/AIDS Centre - September/ October 1999

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Shelley Motz (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1999-10
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A bi-monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue focuses on Men's Outreach and includes: an article about community outreach; an introduction to the 1999/2000 Board of Directors; update on the Women's Health Information Project (WHIP); calendar of events for September and October; Men's Brief the newsletter of the Men's Wellness Program at AVI which includes articles about rubberless sex, relationships, and the Queerly Incorrect event staged for Pride week; a calendar of events for the Men's Wellness Program.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

VOX: The Voice of the Victoria HIV/AIDS Centre - July/ August 1999

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Shelley Motz (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1999-07
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A bi-monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue focuses on HIV/AIDS in remote areas and includes: an article about the regionalization of HIV/AIDS funding by the Executive Director of AVI; an article about the Cowichan Valley needle exchange; an article about homophobia in rural areas; a history of AIDS Service Organizations in Nanaimo; an article about networking and HIV/AIDS work in rural areas by ANKORS Executive Director, Karen Muirhead; an interview with Karen Turner, Executive Director of North Island AIDS Coalition; report on the West Coast HIV/AIDS Planning Group; calendar of events for July and August.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; rural communities; volunteers

VOX: The Voice of the Victoria HIV/AIDS Centre - May/ June 1999

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Shelley Motz (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1999-05
Pages: 
8
Collections: 
Summary: 
A bi-monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue focuses on Youth and HIV/AIDS and includes: an interview with Jordana Duffy about the Check Your Booty: Holistic Health Conference for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, 2-spirited or questioning youth; info about AVI's 1999/2000 budget; a report on the MARS Project (Men's Attitudes about Relationships and Sexuality); an article about talking to youth about HIV/AIDS; an article about youth and sex written by a Mill Bay high school student; an article about the global AIDS crisis written by a Mill Bay high school student; calendar of events for May and June; contact info for HIV/AIDS support services.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers; youth

VOX: The Voice of the Victoria HIV/AIDS Centre - April 1999

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Shelley Motz (Ed.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1999-04
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A bi-monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: an article about the Dancers for Life fundraiser (includes photos); info about the AIDS Walk '98 fundraiser; update from Nanaimo; a list of the staff and resources available at the HIV/AIDS Centre; calendar of events for April; info about changes to the VOX newsletter including news that the Victoria Persons with AIDS Society (VPWAS) and Victoria AIDS and Respite Care Society (VARCS) have chosen to leave the centre; introduction to new acting Chair of the Board, David Swan; update from Education Services; article about a food store to provide PWAs with the essentials of a well-balanced diet; info about new programs for HIV+ people.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

Volunteer Update Newsletter - April 1998

Publication type: 
Newsletter
Author(s): 
Ruthann Tucker and Stacy Leblanc (Eds.)
Agency: 
AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI)
Date: 
1998-04
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
A monthly newsletter produced by the Victoria chapter of AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI). This issue includes: info about volunteer appreciation bowling event; updates about Speakers' Bureau presentations and Men's Outreach Project; the Board report is about the 1998/99 AVI budget; ad for the AVI Board information session; ad for EGALE fundraiser; book review of Lessons from the Damned: Queers, Whores, and Junkies Respond to AIDS; news from AVI's Nanaimo office; info about a new combined newsletter of the three agencies at the centre; calendar of events for April.
Keywords: 
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; volunteers

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