City officials in Grande Prairie, in northwest Alberta province, rejected a confrontational advertisement for the side of the city’s municipal buses, which led to a two-year court battle between the anti-abortion group claiming the right to freedom of expression against the city’s authority to decide what is appropriate and what is not appropriate for putting on the side of their municipal buses.
According to Dr Wendy Thomas, a family doctor, and Prof Judith A Soon, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Colombia, the federal government must allow pharmacists to prescribe the abortion pill to ensure safe and equitable access for women across Canada.
Assessing abortion coverage in nurse practitioner programs in Canada, abortion training in Canadian obstetrics and gynecology residency programs and “They made me go through like weeks of appointments and everything”: Documenting women’s experiences seeking abortion care in Yukon territory, Canada.
Celopharma Inc, the company that is bringing the combined abortion pill package of mifepristone+misoprostol to Canada is going ahead with a crucial cost-effectiveness review by the Common Drug Review (CDR) that could clear the way for provincial drug plans to cover the CAN $300 cost of the medication, according to Health Canada.
Anti-abortion protesters are staying the required 40 metres away from a St. John’s clinic in Newfoundland, two weeks after a court order banned protests closer to the building. Rolanda Ryan, owner of the Athena Health Centre, says a lot of tension has disappeared from her building since the ruling in June.