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The Case for Decriminalization: Recorded May 4, 2023

Are you ready to dive into one of Canada’s most highly debated topics? Drug decriminalization is shaking up the traditional stance on drug regulation, and the evidence is mounting that the current approach is doing more harm than good. Join us on an exciting journey as we explore Canada’s history of drug prohibition, uncover different models implemented locally and internationally, and discuss what advocates are fighting for in Canada.

This Knowledge Thirsty Thursday will contextualize what decriminalization means and how it could not only improve public health outcomes, but also save lives This is a conversation you won’t want to miss – grab a seat and get ready to challenge your assumptions about drug policy!



The Case for Decriminalization


HIV Non-Disclosure: Recorded April 20, 2023

Don't miss out on this crucial conversation with the Canadian Legal AIDS Network on Thursday, April 20th for SafeLink Alberta’s Knowledge Thirsty Thursdays!

Together, we'll explore the pressing issue of HIV and non-disclosure law, including the criminalization of PWLHA, upcoming legal changes, and most importantly, how YOU can join the fight for justice.

With so much at stake, this is an event you won't want to miss.

Host: Chris McBain, Education Coordinator

Guest: André Capretti

André is a dynamic human rights lawyer with a passion for advocating for the rights of marginalized communities affected by HIV. With a diverse background in litigation, public interest work, and international human rights, André brings a wealth of experience to his role at the HIV Legal Network. His impressive credentials include a joint law degree (civil, common, and human rights law) and a master’s degree in human rights and democratization; his expertise spans strategic litigation, Indigenous rights, harm reduction in prisons, and more, making him a formidable force in the fight for HIV-related human rights.


HIV Non-Disclosure


Safer Barebacking: Recorded March 9, 2023

Despite decades of condom campaigns targeted toward the Queer Community, the numbers still show that more than half of people opt out of using them. And with new prevention methods like PreP on the rise, condom use is declining even further. That's why this Knowledge Thirsty Thursday is all about exploring the raw facts around the trend of barebacking (aka condomless sex) looking at the politics of pleasure and learning essential harm-reduction techniques to keep people safe. Don't miss out on this eye-opening session!

Host: Christopher McBain, Education Coordinator



Safer Barebacking