The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) is the only
nation-wide political pro-choice group devoted to ensuring
abortion rights and access for women. We formed in October
2005 to carry out political and educational work to support
reproductive rights and health.
Our diverse coalition consists of pro-choice groups and
individuals across Canada working to represent all Canadian
April 16, 2014 - Cities Rally in Solidarity with New Brunswick Women - National outrage builds as the NB Dept. of Health abandons women and creates health crisis, in response to upcoming closure of NB’s only abortion clinic. Rallies in Fredericton, Toronto, St. John’s, Charlottetown, Montreal!
2014 - Take
Action for New Brunswick Women! - Use this page
to send letters to government officials, sign a
petition, attend an event, and spread the word,
regarding the upcoming closure of the Fredericton
Morgentaler Clinic, and the urgency of repealing the NB
payment regulation that illlegally restricts access.
2014 - New
Brunswick Gambles with Women’s Lives - The closure
of New Brunswick’s only abortion clinic will have
devastating and potentially tragic consequences for
women in that province, warns ARCC.
2014 - Morgentaler
Clinic in Fredericton to Close - It's a
dark day for New Brunswick women. For over 25
years, the Province has shown callous disregard for
women's health and rights.
March 2014 - The Injustice and Harms of Parental Consent Laws for Abortion - Evidence shows that if a parental consent law for abortion was passed by any province or territory, it would contravene medical policies and ethics around the consent of minors to healthcare, violate their constitutional rights to bodily security and privacy, and increase risks to their health and safety. (ARCC has also sent this letter to all Saskatchewan MLAs.)
January 2013 - The
Benefits of Decriminalizing Abortion - Canada is the first
country in the world to prove that abortion care
can be ethically and effectively managed as part of standard healthcare practice, without being controlled by any civil or criminal law. Canada’s success is a role model to the world.
Updated April 16, 2014