Clinic 554 was represented in Ottawa this week as one of two national recipients of the Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award recognising commitment to sexual and reproductive health and rights. As part of the award, we were flown to Parliament … Continued
Over the first year of mifepristone being available in Canada (2017-18), we conducted surveys and interviews with physicians and pharmacists and invited them to join a virtual Community of Practice. We explored their barriers to providing mifepristone – mandated physician-only dispensing and pharmacist training, inadequate coverage and payment, and confusion about changing regulations.
Previously, the Canadian product monograph for medical abortion pills (brand name Mifegymiso) indicated that an ultrasound was required before prescribing the pills to confirm the number of weeks of pregnancy and to rule out an ectopic pregnancy. “With the changes … Continued
On 14 March a candidate for provincial office in the upcoming May elections said she had been approached by constituents about anti-abortion demonstrations taking place outside a number of schools, including, it seems, a kindergarten. The protesters were filmed and … Continued
This timeline tallies pro-choice victories in Canada over 2018. Included are service-related progress, court decisions, Ad Standards decisions, failed anti-choice endeavours, and other successes. SOURCE: Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, by Zain Abdulla, 23 January 2019