Welcome to the AIDS Committee of Ottawa

The AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO) provides support, prevention, education and outreach services from an integrated anti-racism anti-oppression social justice framework that promotes the holistic wellbeing of those living with, affected by, impacted by and at risk of HIV/AIDS in Ottawa. The AIDS Committee of Ottawa has been serving the community since 1985.




Remembering AIDS Activism in Ottawa: A Video Screening and Celebration

The AIDS Committee of Ottawa (ACO) and the AIDS Activist History Project (AAHP) are excited to kick off World AIDS Awareness Week on November 24, 2016. Join us at the ByTowne Cinema from 6:30 to 8:30pm for a collaborative showing of two videos by John Greyson (1989), documenting key moments in the history of AIDS activism in Canada. This event will also feature highlights from the ACOXXX legacy project and coffee table book, and will mark the launch of the AAHP’s first wave of interviews from their Ottawa collection.

More info: Our Facebook Event page
Purchase tickets (pay-what-you-can $0-$30): Our EventBrite box office


World AIDS Day on Parliament Hill

We welcome you to join us to commemorate World AIDS Day on Thu, Dec 1 between the Centennial Flame and the Centre Walkway.

10-11AM: Red Ribbon Flag Raising Ceremony, Rollout of the 2nd Annual Red Scarf Project and Special Guest Speakers

Noon: Lunch Reception at the ACO Office on 19 Main Street



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