Richard Elliott - CDPC Steering Committee

Richard Elliott

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

Steering Committee

Richard Elliott joined the Legal Network staff in January 1999 as Director of Policy and Research, following an 18-month term on its board of directors. He became Deputy Director in 2005 and Executive Director in 2007.

At the Legal Network, Richard is responsible for the Legal Network’s effective overall operation and implementing the organization’s mandate. He advises and supports the Board of Directors, especially in formulating strategic directions and organizational plans, and developing policy. He has also helped guide the Legal Network’s litigation in key HIV-related court cases in Canada and internationally. He has authored numerous reports, papers and articles on a range of legal and human rights issues in the context of HIV, and appears regularly in the media as an expert in the field.

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STIMULUS 2018: DRUGS, POLICY AND PRACTICE IN CANADA September 14, 2018

From October 3 – 5, 2018, advocates and those inspired to create new approaches to drugs will be together in Edmonton, AB. This has been a CDPC vision for a long time….

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This is a guest blog provided by Nazlee Maghsoudi. The Canadian Drug Policy attended HR17 and we are pleased to share this account of the conference. INCREASING INTERNATIONAL INTEREST IN DRUG…

insite vigil poem by the late Bud Osborn March 1, 2017

Last week, for the National Day of Action for the Overdose Crisis, we marched with 922 feathers, one for every life lost in BC in 2016. Our Executive Director, Donald MacPherson,…