PRRO | Media Coverage
Original story here. Jan. 4, 2012 The pro-choice group lobbying for changes to abortion access on P.E.I. is now actively exploring legal options after Premier Robert Ghiz stated recently he intends to keep the Island’s lack of abortion services at status quo. The P.E.I. Reproductive Rights Association (PRRO) formed last November in an effort [...]
Last week, Shane Ross added his voice to the recent public conversation around PEI women’s lack of access to abortion services (find the full article reproduced below). His contribution begins with promise: he avows without qualification (at first) that he is pro-choice. From there, though, things quickly unravel. Let’s count t [...]
Original story here. Jan. 19, 2012 P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz is hypocritical to be co-chairing a national committee on health-care innovation when he refuses to provide abortions on P.E.I., says the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. Ghiz was named co-chair of a premiers health innovation working group at a premiers’ conference earli [...]
Thank you to the CBC for publishing this great analysis of abortion law in our province! There have been many problems with recent coverage, and we are happy to see that fellow Islanders are taking it upon themselves to do some accurate research. Original story here. Jan. 13, 2012 Abortion law Q & A A full-page ad in the Charlottetown G [...]
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.
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!