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
October 4, 2016: Our
Activist is back! Check out new
stories on NB and PEI, Mifegymiso, our CPC
website study, and more.
September 29, 2016:
and Health Minister Should Intervene Now to
Ensure Coverage of Abortion Drugs — ARCC
is dismayed that Canadian women (except in
Quebec) will have to pay $300 out-of-pocket to
use the abortion pill, Mifegymiso. ARCC has
asked the Prime Minister’s Office to expedite
a solution to the crisis.
May 24, 2016 - Paper
Petition against Bill C-225: Please
print out and sign this official petition for
Parliament, and collect more signatures if you
can. You can print double-sided or just page
May 18, 2016 - Review of "Crisis
Pregnancy Centre" Websites in Canada
- A new study by ARCC examined all of
the websites of "crisis pregnancy centres" in
Canada. Most websites either present
misinformation on abortion or sexual health
issues, and/or fail to disclose their
anti-abortion or religious agenda or that they
are not medical clinics.
May 2, 2016 - Groups Opposed to Bill C-225 - A list of organizations opposed to the bill. To add your group's name, please email email@example.com.
April 24, 2016 - Send
a letter to your Member of Parliament asking
them to oppose Bill C-225 - Here's a
sample letter you can use or adapt, or write
March 4, 2016 - ARCC
Cannot Support Bill C-225 - A new Private Member's
bill would make it a separate offence to injure or kill a
fetus during a crime against a pregnant woman. This would
in effect give a fetus some legal rights and thereby
threaten women's rights and abortion rights. Here's our
statement, and a comparison
of Bill C-225 with previous Bill C-484.
Updated Oct 4, 2016