Nova Scotia Advisory Commission on AIDS

Nova Scotia Advisory Commission on AIDS


Champions for strong, informed government and public action on HIV/AIDS in Nova Scotia.

Issue Backgrounders

Backgrounders have been developed on 5 inter-related strategic areas that are the focus of a stakeholder engagement strategy the Commission is implementing to address fundamental questions in the Review of Nova Scotia’s Strategy on HIV/AIDS: Looking Back and Moving Forward – questions related to HIV/STBBI integration, accountability, stakeholder engagement, resources, and funding.

Review of Nova Scotia’s Strategy on HIV/AIDS: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Download the Full Report in PDF format

Download the Executive Summary in PDF format


Photo: AIDS flag at Province House
AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day

Join 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 must submit a cover letter and resume to the Executive Council office. In your letter, explain that you are applying to the NS Advisory Commission on AIDS and if you are interested in a particular position on the board (i.e., Chair). You can then send your application to the Executive Council Office:

    Executive Council Office
    One Government Place
    6th Floor
    1700 Granville Street
    P.O. Box 2125
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    B3J 3B7
    Fax: (902) 424-0667
    E – mail:

For more information on the application and appointment process, you can contact the Commission online, or phone the Executive Council at (902) 424-5970; toll free: 1-866-206-6844.