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Original story here. Jan. 16, 2012 The Liberal Party wants to financially penalize provinces like P.E.I. that limit funding for abortions. Members voted in favour of a resolution put forward as a priority by the National Women’s Liberal Commission during the party’s policy convention in Ottawa over the weekend. The resolution stat [...]
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 [...]
Jan. 20, 2012 For Immediate Release GHIZ REVERSES STANCE ON UPHOLDING RIGHTS OF ISLANDERS Charlottetown — Premier Robert Ghiz has abandoned his earlier commitment to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in his decision to adhere to the status quo with respect to abortion services on Prince Edward Island. In May of 2006, Ghiz presented a m [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]