Canadian Positive People Network (CPPN)

Réseau canadien des personnes séropositives (RCPS)

The CPPN acknowledges that its corporate office in Peterborough (ON) sits on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe Missis​sauga adjacent to Haudenosaunee Territory and in the Territory covered by the Williams Treaty, and that its operations and management office sits on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg people.  We recognize and deeply appreciate the contributions that Métis, Inuit, and other Indigenous Peoples have made to shape and strengthen our local communities, our provinces and territories, and our country as a whole.

Le RCPS reconnaît que son bureau principal à Peterborough (ON) est situé sur le territoire traditionnel de la Anishinaabe Mississauga adjacent au territoire de Haudenosaunee et sur le territoire couvert par le traité Williams, et que son bureau des opérations et de gestion se trouve sur le territoire traditionnel non cédé du Peuple Algonquin Anishnaabeg. Nous reconnaissons et apprécions profondément les contributions des Métis, des Inuits et des autres peuples autochtones à la formation et au renforcement de nos communautés locales, de nos provinces et territoires et de notre pays dans son ensemble.

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Call for Nominations: CPPN Board of Directors (September 2020)

Pursuant to its By-Laws and to Part 9 of the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, the nominations process for the CPPN Board of Directors’ elections at this year’s Annual General Meeting of Members is open and the deadline is EXTENDED.


This year’s nomination form is electronic and a link is included below. CPPN members are welcome to nominate themselves, and multiple nominations will be accepted.


Please note the following important information:

  • Directors must be at least 18 years old.
  • Directors must not have been declared incapable by a Court in Canada or in another country
  • A Director must be an individual (a corporation cannot be a director).
  • Directors must not be in bankruptcy status.
  • Individual nominations must be supported by two (2) CPPN members.

The CPPN commits to making equity, diversity, and inclusion a priority by proactively engaging communities that are most-impacted by HIV and HIV co-infections. Nominations for election to the CPPN’s Board of Directors are especially encouraged for/from those who identify with key "priority populations", including (but not necessarily limited to):

    • People who use or used drugs​
    • People with different abilities/people with disabilities
    • Indigenous Peoples
    • Ethnocultural communities, including immigrants, migrants and refugees, and foreign-born, non-status persons who reside in Canada
    • Gay men and other men who have sex with men
    • People engaged in the sale, trade or purchase of sex


  • Indigenous Peoples
  • People with different abilities/people with disabilities
  • People living in or recently released from correctional facilities
  • Transgender people
  • Youth
  • "Consumer-survivors" of mental health and wellness issues
  • People who identify as Women and girls

The following Board of Director positions (seats) are vacant and open for nominations:

  • Regional Director, British Columbia (3-year term)
  • Regional Director, Ontario (1-year term)
  • Regional Director, Quebec (2-year term)
  • Regional Director, Atlantic Canada (3-year term)
  • Director for Northern, Rural, and/or Remote Communities (1-year term)
  • Designated Communities Director, Aboriginal/Indigenous communities (3-year term)
  • Designated Communities Director, Ethnocultural/Migrant communities (2-year term)
  • Designated Communities Director, Youth - under 30 years of age (1-year term)
  • At-Large Director (3-year term)
  • At-Large Director (1-year term)

Click here to complete and submit your nomination(s). 


The deadline for nominations is 11:59 PM (Eastern time) on 

Sunday, October 18, 2020.


If you have questions or concerns, please send an email to: [email protected] and a member of the Governance Committee will respond as soon as possible.