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Weekend day program at Dr. Peter Centre faces uncertain future

November 15, 2012

As the Dr. Peter Centre marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Dr. Peter today, the centre faces the possibility that a program that has played a key role in reducing the spread of HIV and AIDS in the province may be severely reduced. Maxine Davis, executive director of the Dr. Peter Foundation, said [...]

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BC Rail legal fee details deal sought by auditor general

September 11, 2012
BC Rail legal fee details deal sought by auditor general

B.C.’s Auditor General is in court this week demanding the government release the details of its deal to pay $ 6 million in legal fees for two Liberal government aids convicted in the BC Rail sale. CBC | British Columbia News

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It’s easy to buy illegal drugs, even the hard stuff: study

August 14, 2012

The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS study found it takes drug users between the ages of 14 and 26 only 10 minutes to find a fix, whether it’s marijuana, cocaine, heroin or crystal meth. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Easier to score crack in Vancouver than buy bottle of wine, local AIDS group says

August 14, 2012

It’s easier and quicker to buy hard drugs in Vancouver than it is to purchase a bottle of wine.That’s the finding of a new study by the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV-AIDS.It says a survey of young people conducted in 2007 found they spent less than 10 minutes scoring heroin, cocaine or crack.Experts say [...]

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Unique Vancouver clinic provides comfort to HIV/AIDS patients

August 4, 2012
Unique Vancouver clinic provides comfort to HIV/AIDS patients

Tucked away in a corner of St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver is a one of a kind clinic for HIV/AIDS patients. Global TV BC News

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