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Spill The Tea

Spill the Tea is MAX Ottawa's harm reduction program addressing the Party and Play Scene in Ottawa. Learn more about this innovative approach... Keep Reading

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Winter Health & Wellness

Find resources and support to stay healthy all winter long including mental health, substance use, sexual health, and more!
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OHTN and Shoppers Drug Mart HIV testing pilot project

Local Pharmacy Expanding HIV Testing Options

February 12, 2020

More ways to take control of your health As of January 2020, guys into guys and other community members can receive free HIV testing at a local pharmacy on a walk-in basis, OHIP card optional. Where: Shoppers Drug Mart (455 Bank Street, Bank Street/Gladstone Avenue)When: Every Monday night, between 5 […]

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Tyler Boyc'e blog piece from CBRC Summit

My Presentation at the CBRC Summit

January 16, 2020

Hi there! My name is Tyler Boyce. I use he/him pronouns and have been volunteering with MAX Ottawa since 2017 as a Board Member. My professional background is in qualitative research as it relates to HIV prevalence in the queer community, with a focus on determinants for African, Caribbean, and […]

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2SLGBTQ Community Consultation blog piece

2SLGBTQ+ Public Consultation Held in Ottawa

January 15, 2020

Over 150 individuals attend the first of its kind event in over 20 years Wisdom2Action, in partnership with seven Ottawa 2SLGBTQ+ organizations and the City of Ottawa, held a public consultation at Ottawa City Hall on Monday, January 13th. The event was open to all members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, […]

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