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Manitoba Government Guilty of Gender Discrimination and Endangering Health

Manitoba’s anti-choice government has removed reproductive health from the health minister’s portfolio, and transferred it to a minister with no authority over healthcare delivery or funding. This is discriminatory on...

Legal Challenge Launched Against New Brunswick for Limiting Abortion Access

January 7, 2021 New Brunswick’s illegal payment regulation, which restricts funded abortions to hospitals, was hastily enacted in 1994 when Dr. Henry Morgentaler first opened the clinic which we now...

London Transit Commission Caves to Anti-Choice Groups and Disrespects Human Rights

LONDON, Ontario:  The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) and pro-choice activists are deeply troubled by a recent court settlement between two anti-choice groups and the London Transit Commission, compelling...

Joint Statement: Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada and AccessBC Campaign support free prescription contraception

Media Advisory (PDF version) Access to contraception is a human right. Universal coverage for contraception empowers people, improves health outcomes, and leads to significant cost savings. For World Contraception Day,...

Stop Bill 207: “Abandoning Patients Act

Is Unconstitutional and Dangerous ALBERTA – A bill introduced on Nov 7 in the Alberta legislature is blatantly unconstitutional because it legalizes discrimination against vulnerable groups on the basis of...

First act of new Liberal government must be to save Clinic 554

The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada is relieved that the Liberals have emerged victorious over the Conservative Party in yesterday’s federal election. The Conservatives would have implemented huge cuts to...

Over 1,600 Sign Petition to Revoke Charitable Tax Status of Anti-choice Groups

NATIONAL – Over 70% of anti-abortion groups in Canada have charitable tax status, but their charity designation should be revoked because these groups challenge the Charter right of pregnant people...

Over 1,000 Canadians Sign Solidarity Statement Calling on Party Leaders to Pledge Action on Reproductive Healthcare

NATIONAL – With only a few days to go before the election, Canadians are calling on each party leader to affirm that the right to abortion is fundamental to the...

Scheer must promise to improve abortion access, not just refuse to “re-open this debate”

NATIONAL – Andrew Scheer needs to stop repeating that he won’t “re-open the abortion debate”, and instead start explaining how he’s going to support abortion rights and improve access, says...

Closure of Clinic 554 due to “illegal and heartless” tactics of anti-choice politicians in New Brunswick

NATIONAL – Clinic 554 in Fredericton New Brunswick, the only clinic providing abortions and LGBTQ2 care in the province, is being forced to close because of the provincial government’s deliberate...