HIV continues to be an important issue in Canada.
There are over 75,500 people in Canada are living with HIV.
This number continues to rise with over 2,570 new infections each year, 21% of Canadians living with HIV are unaware of their status.
Of the new HIV diagnoses in Canada:
Attributed gay men
Attributed to youth under 29
Attributed to women
Attributed to injecting drug users
PHAC, 2015. “HIV and AIDS in Canada: Surveillance Report to December 31, 2014.”