Tag Archives: access to abortion

Abortions: Coming soon to PEI

Nasha Nijhawan and Kelly McMillan explain why the PEI government has finally elected to provide abortion services on the Island.

Zika, Ableism, and Reproductive Healthcare

Celeste Orr critiques the ableism underpinning arguments for women’s access to contraception and abortion in response to the Zika virus.

What Health Canada’s Approval of the Abortion Pill Means for Women

Beth Palmer discusses the potential for improved access to abortion with Mifepristone

The New Brunswick Abortion Law Repeal: Only Half the Story

Joanna Erdman celebrates the New Brunswick decision to eliminate barriers to abortion access.

Improve Access to Abortion

Joanna Erdman at the “National Day of Action: Improve Access to Abortion” – a rally organized by Halifax LEAF: Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund  Thursday May 29, 2014 on the first anniversary of Dr. Morgentaler’s death – calls for public funding of the Morgentaler clinic in Fredericton, N.B., and the repeal of Section 84-20 […]

#AbortionPEI

On May 28, 2014, the National Abortion Federation held a press conference in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island in an effort to bring abortion services to the island (here and here). The following letter was delivered to the government.

When is an Abortion “Medically Necessary”?

Shannon Stettner, an historian of abortion, argues that pregnant women should be the ones to determine whether an abortion is “medically necessary” for them.