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Erin O’Toole is still not pro-choice

NATIONAL – The abortion issue is still the “stinking albatross” around the neck of the Conservative Party leader, because about 81% of Conservative incumbents running in the federal election have...

Revoke Pandemic Wage Subsidies from Anti-Abortion Groups

In two petitions sent today to the Liberal government, the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) is demanding that the Finance Minister revoke funding given under the Canada Emergency Wage...

National Abortion Rights Group Intervenes in Legal Case on Anti-choice Advertising

(NATIONAL) – On Wednesday, the Ontario Divisional Court granted intervenor status to the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada in a legal case between Guelph and Area Right to Life, and...

Safe access zones at abortion clinics are constitutional and ensure privacy and safety

Statement by Joyce Arthur and Paige Mason, Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada* (PDF version) Bill 207, the proposed safe access zone law[i] to protect Manitobans’ access to abortion care, is constitutional....

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...