Supporters

The following individuals and organizations are founding supporters of the call for the Attorney General of Ontario to develop prosecutorial guidelines for criminal cases involving HIV non-disclosure. Over 1,000 more individuals have sent messages of support for the campaign to the Ministry of the Attorney General.

Individuals (founding supporters)

  • Barry Adam, University Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology, University of Windsor; Senior Scientist and Director of Prevention Research, Ontario HIV Treatment Network
  • Frank Addario, Lawyer
  • Steven Andrews, Artist
  • Jonathan Angel, MD
  • Pat Armstrong, Professor, Department of Sociology, York University
  • Gloria R. Aykroyd, MSW, RSW, Program Coordinator/Social Worker, St. Joseph’s Health Care London, Infectious Diseases Care Program
  • Louise Binder, Lawyer
  • Philip B. Berger, MD, Chief, Department of Family & Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital; Medical Director, Inner City Health Program
  • Peter Bochove, President of the Board of Directors, Hassle Free Clinic (Toronto)
  • Liviana Calzavarra, Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • John Campey, Executive Director, Social Planning Toronto
  • Evan Collins, MD, FRCPC, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; President, Board of Directors, Ontario HIV Treatment Network
  • Paul Copeland, Lawyer
  • Brian M. Cornelson, MD, CCFP, Assistant Professor, Famiy and Community Medicine, University of Toronto; Director, HIV Family Practice Services, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto
  • Marlys Edwardh, Lawyer, Marlys Edwardh Barristers Professional Corporation
  • R. Douglas Elliott, LSM (Lawyer)
  • Cynthia Fromstein, Lawyer
  • Richard Fung, Filmmaker and author
  • Sky Gilbert, Author and playwright
  • Norbert Gilmore, PhD, MD, Professor Emeritus, McGill University; Chair, Scientific Review Committee, Ontario HIV Treatment Network
  • Avvy Go, Director, Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
  • Dr. John Goodhew, Co-Chair, Toronto HIV Primary Care Physicians Group
  • Robin Gorna, Executive Director, International AIDS Society
  • Sturla Gunnarsson, Filmmaker; National President, Directors’ Guild of Canada
  • Fred Hahn, President, Canadian Union of Public Employees (Ontario)
  • Mark Halman, MD, FRCPC, Director, HIV Psychiatry Program, St. Michael’s Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Toronto
  • Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, CM, Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto
  • Bob Kellerman, Lawyer
  • Alison Kemper
  • Rick Kennedy, Executive Director, Ontario AIDS Network
  • Gary Kinsman, Professor, Laurentian University
  • Katherine Laird, Lawyer
  • Alan Li, MD
  • S. Lawrence Librach, MD, CCFP, FCFP, W. Gifford-Jones Professor, Pain Control & Palliative Care; Head, Division of Palliative Care, University of Toronto, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care
  • Craig McClure, Former Chief Executive Officer, International AIDS Society
  • Paul MacPherson, PhD, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa; Division of Infectious Diseases, Ottawa Hospital
  • Irshad Manji, Canadian author; Director, Moral Courage Project, New York University
  • Morris Manning, QC, CS, JD
  • Tim McCaskell, AIDS ACTION NOW!
  • Khaled Mouammar, National President, Canadian Arab Federation
  • LaVerne Monette, Executive Director, Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy
  • Julio S.G. Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, FACP, FRSC, Professor, Chair in AIDS Research and Head of Division of AIDS, UBC-Faculty of Medicine; Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Providence Health Care
  • Alok Mukherjee, PhD, Acting Chief Commissioner and Vice Chair, Ontario Human Rights Commission
  • Nick MulĂ©, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Social Work, York University; Founder, Queer Ontario
  • Ted Myers, Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health and HIV Social, Behavioural and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Toronto
  • Rev. Shawn Newton, First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
  • Charles Pachter, artist
  • Gary Rubin, MD, Co-Chair, Toronto HIV Primary Care Physicians Group; Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Judy Rebick, CAW Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy, Ryerson University
  • Gregory Robinson, MD, MHSc, CCFP, FCFP, FRCPC, Retired Public Health Physician; Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Ron Rosenes, Person Living with HIV, Vice-Chair, Canadian Treatment Action Council
  • Sean B. Rourke, PhD, Scientific and Executive Director, Ontario HIV Treatment Network; Associate Professor, University of Toronto
  • Clayton Ruby, Lawyer
  • Irving E. Salit, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Director, Immunodeficiency Clinic, Division of Infectious Diseases, Toronto General Hospital
  • Lindy Samson, MD, FRCPC, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Medical Director of HIV Program, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario; Associate Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine
  • P. Andras Schreck, BA, MA, LLB
  • Jonathan Shime, Lawyer
  • Darien Taylor, Director of Program Delivery, Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE)
  • Ross Upshur, Director, Joint Centre for Bioethics; Director, Primary Care Research Unit; Canada Research Chair in Primary Care Research; Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Mariana Valverde, Professor and Director, Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto
  • Mark Wainberg, Professor and Director, McGill University AIDS Centre, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
  • Rinaldo Walcott, Professor, OISE/University of Toronto, Canada Research Chair on Social Justice and Cultural Studies
  • Anna Willats, Professor, Assaulted Women’s and Children’s Counsellor/Advocate Program, George Brown College
  • Jessica Yee, Executive Director, Native Youth Sexual Health Network
  • Richard Elliott, Executive Director, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
  • Ryan Peck, Barrister & Solicitor, Executive Director, HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario

Organizations (founding supporters)

  • AIDS ACTION NOW!
  • AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo & Area
  • AIDS Committee of Guelph & Wellington County
  • AIDS Committee of London
  • AIDS Committee of Ottawa / Le comitĂ© du sida d’Ottawa
  • AIDS Committee of Toronto
  • AIDS Durham
  • AIDS Thunder Bay
  • Action Positive
  • African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario
  • African Canadian Legal Clinic
  • Africans in Partnership Against AIDS
  • Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention
  • Anglican Diocese of Toronto, HIV/AIDS Working Group
  • Asian Community AIDS Services
  • Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention
  • Bruce House (Ottawa)
  • Canadian AIDS Society
  • Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE)
  • Canadian Auto Workers
  • Canadian Civil Liberties Association
  • Canadian Hemophilia Society
  • Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
  • Canadian Treatment Action Council
  • Casey House
  • Committee for Accessible AIDS Treatment
  • Criminal Lawyers’ Association
  • CUPE Local 3697
  • Egale Canada
  • Fife House Foundation, Inc.
  • Hassle Free Clinic
  • Hemophilia Ontario
  • HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic (Ontario)
  • HIV/AIDS Regional Services (Kingston, Ontario)
  • Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development
  • International Council of AIDS Service Organizations
  • John Gordon Home (London Regional AIDS Hospice)
  • Law Union of Ontario
  • Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC)
  • Native Youth Sexual Health Network
  • Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy
  • Ontario AIDS Network
  • Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
  • Ontario Federation of Labour
  • Ontario HIV Treatment Network
  • Ontario Women’s Justice Network
  • Peterborough AIDS Resource Network
  • Prisoners’ HIV/AIDS Support Action Network
  • Queer Ontario
  • Regent Park Community Health Centre
  • Social Planning Toronto
  • Toronto People With AIDS Foundation

*(organizational affiliations are for identification purposes and do not necessarily imply endorsement)