Category Canada

Canada can respond to U.S. bans by improving access to abortion care

Martha Paynter outlines the abortion access situation in Canada and shows how it can be improved.

Elective Egg Freezing: Should it Be Publicly Funded?

Zoë Walwyn and Katie Hammond evaluate the Ontario Liberal Party’s inclusion of funded elective egg freezing in their platform for the June 2022 election.

Turning Human Rights Upside Down with Advance Requests for MAID

Trudo Lemmens shows how proposals to expand advance requests for medical assistance in dying (MAID) ignore the Supreme Court’s restraint reflected in the Carter decision and reverse constitutional and human rights norms.

In a Nutshell: Correcting the record about medical assistance in dying

Jocelyn Downie clarifies what the Supreme Court of Canada’s Carter decision actually says (and doesn’t say) about advance requests for MAiD and MAiD for psychiatric illness.

Moral Superiority Doesn’t Help Protect Trans Kids

Lara Millman argues that preserving narratives of Canadian moral superiority and the comfort of privileged people inevitably harm our social justice pursuits.