Nova Scotia Advisory Commission on AIDS
The Nova Scotia Advisory Commission on AIDS members come from across Nova Scotia and are selected for their interest and knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues.
|Commission member||First appointment||Current term|
|Chairperson – Denise Rooney||
3 March 2015
4 July 2016 (Chair)
|6 March 2026|
|William Hart||November 1989||6 March 2026|
|Rosanne LeBlanc||3 March 2015||6 March 2026|
|Kaothar Bello||7 March 2023||6 March 2026|
|William Hatfield||7 March 2023||6 March 2026|
Joining the Commission
The selection of new Commissioners, including that of the Chairperson, is made by the Executive Council through an Order-in-Council. Commissioners and the Chairperson serve a 3-year term and may re-apply to renew their appointment.
If you want to become a member of the Commission, you can apply online.
World AIDS Day
HIV/AIDS Awareness Week (24 November to 1 December) and World AIDS Day (1 December), which also launches Indigenous AIDS Awareness Week (1 to 7 December) in Canada, is a time to honour all who are affected by and the millions of people who have lost their lives to HIV infection.
View the video of the Honourable Michelle Thompson, Minister of the Department of Health and Wellness, raising the red ribbon flag and reading the proclamation.
Photo: AIDS flag at Province House
1894 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2L4