Monthly archives for November, 2011
Original story here. Nov. 22, 2011 The P.E.I. government needs to consider all the costs when making arguments about not providing abortion services in the province, says the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. ‘There are plenty of girls and women who have tried to self-induce, and that has its own cost.’— Noa Mendelsohn Aviv, C [...]
Original story here. Nov. 23, 2011 It’s been 23 years since the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the law that made most abortions illegal in Canada, and nearly 30 years since the last legal abortion was performed on Prince Edward Island. While in the past there were obstacles set up to prevent doctors from performing the procedure on [...]
Health PEI’s First Annual General Meeting. PRRO brings the issue of accessibility to the table.
Hey folks, Make sure you come out for this! We need to remind our elected officials that access to reproductive health services is still an important issue for Islanders. 12-3 outside Province House on Saturday. PRRO is organizing a reproductive rights rally in support of equitable access to reproductive health services in Prince Edward Islan [...]
The November 9th edition of national CBC Radio program The Current broadcast a piece on PRRO, and women’s heavily restricted access to abortion services on PEI. Have a listen!
Thanks to Julia for this coverage. Nov. 8, 2011 A group of Island women is banding together to advocate for more abortion information and services on P.E.I. P.E.I. is the only province where legal abortions are not performed. Anyone looking to get an abortion has to travel to Fredericton or Halifax. Kandace Hagen is with the newly-launched P. [...]