Tag Archives: in vitro fertilization

Draft regulations won’t fix a broken Act

Art Leader critiques the Assisted Human Reproduction Act draft regulations and maintains that the Act fails to address societal challenges relating to emerging reproductive science.

IVF, Multiples, and Risk: Buyer Beware

Janet Farrell Leontiou reflects on her experience as an IVF patient who was misled into choosing several multiple embryo transfers.

Single Women’s Reproductive Rights in China

Qian Liu explains that single women in China who are contemplating pregnancy often care more about the attitudes of their parents towards single mothers, than about the laws on assisted reproduction.

Reflections on Egg Donation in Canada

Claire Burns recommends legal and practical changes for promoting the ethical treatment of egg donors within Canada.

Canada is a booming foreign surrogacy destination

Pamela M. White recounts the ways that Canada is described at a recent surrogacy conference in the United Kingdom.

Ontario’s New Policy for Safe Fertility Services

Vanessa Gruben identifies a number of issues that must be addressed in developing an equitable and effective policy for safe fertility services in Ontario.

Wishing Doesn’t Make It So

Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie comment on the first prosecution under the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and criticize Health Canada for its ongoing failure (since 2004) to draft the regulations on reimbursement of receipted expenses.