Fonds comprises records documenting Françoise Baylis's work as a bioethics scholar, educator and public intellectual, including her teaching, research, publishing and professional activities. Records include lecture and presentation notes and slides, manuscripts, publishing contracts, editorial correspondence and reviews, committee notes, agendas and correspondence.
Fonds contains materials related to Janet Conners' advocacy work for recipients of tainted blood products and other persons with HIV/AIDS. Janet's and her husband, Randy Conners, contracted HIV when Randy, a hemophiliac, was treated with infected blood. After publicly announcing Randy's diagnosis in 1991, the Conners provided testimony to the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada [the Krever Inquiry], and became advocates for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Janet revealed her HIV positive status upon Randy's death in 1994. Materials in fonds include legal documents, correspondence, speaking notes, press releases, day planners, awards and honorary degrees, and photographs.
Series contains materials related to Janet Conners' involvement in the Royal Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada [the Krever inquiry], related legal cases, and Conners' subsequent advocacy work for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Materials include legal documents, correspondence, speaking notes, press releases, and medical records.
File contains one copy of the oral submission made by Janet Conners' lawyer, Dawna J. Ring, to the Supreme Court of Canada requesting the public release of the results of the Krever Inquiry, and one press release from Ring announcing Conners' reaction to the release of the Justice Krever's findings.