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Stephen Lewis headlines Legal Network’s 20th anniversary celebration in style

published: December, 07, 2012 Written by // Bob Leahy - Publisher Categories // Activism, Events, Legal, Bob Leahy - Publisher

It’s been a difficult year for the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network whose work supports the rights of people living with HIV. But they came out swinging with fighting words and star power at their 20th anniversary gala celebration in Toronto this week.

Stephen Lewis headlines Legal Network’s 20th anniversary celebration in style

Executive Director Richard Elliott said it best. “This year has had more challenges than achievements” he confessed to an attentive crowd at the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network’s 20th anniversary gala in Toronto this past week. Here’s what the Legal Network has faced in the space of a few short months.  Funding cuts, courtesy of the Federal Government who will no longer fund anything even smelling slightly of advocacy. A stinging defeat at the Supreme Court where two high profile a