Abortion Law Canada

These Little Pills Are Poised To Fire Up The Abortion Debate Again

CBC | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Living

The abortion debate on Parliament Hill isn't likely to fade in 2014 as Health Canada is expected to decide whether to approve a drug that termin...

Group Of Tory MPs Want Some Abortions Investigated As Homicides

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says while some of his Conservative MPs may not agree, abortion is legal in Canada.Harper made the comments while under ...

25 Years Later, The Debate Still Rages

CP | Gerrit De Vynck, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - Canadians don't want to revisit the age-old abortion debate, Canada's minister for the status of women said Monday as activists on both sides...

Say Hello To Canada's New Debate On Abortion

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - If Canadians thought the last House of Commons debate around abortion was contentious, the next one is shaping up to be even more complicated...

Spike In Canadian Support For Unrestricted Abortion

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Politics

Support for unrestricted abortion is up significantly in the wake of a renewed debate over the issue in Canada and the United States, according to a n...

WATCH: Mysterious Uterus Video Mocks Tories

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Politics

The political debate over abortion in Canada has been serious business over the last few months, but a new video is giving a lighter take on Conservat...

Tory MPs Clash With Opposition Over Definition Of Life

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A handful of Conservatives rallied behind MP Stephen Woodworth's final bid Friday to have Parliament study the definition of a human being, a...

LOOK: Anti-Abortion Postcards Flood MP Mailroom

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Politics

A flood of postcards supporting MP Stephen Woodworth's Motion 312 to study the definition of life has slowed Parliament's mailroom to a crawl, accordi...

MP Makes Final Push For Debate On When Life Begins

CBC | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Politics

The question of whether to have a debate on when human life begins will face the House of Commons again Friday as Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth's ...

Why Canada Needs an Abortion Law Now

Mary Ellen Douglas | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada Politics
Mary Ellen Douglas

The most recent Ipsos Reid/Postmedia poll finds that most respondents favour maintaining some form of abortion license, but dig a little further and it's clear that there is a lack of understanding about the legal reality in Canada.

A Woman's Right To Choose Must Apply To All Women

Valerie Keefe | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Valerie Keefe

Much of the Canadian feminist movement as one can reasonably refer to en masse have been as milquetoast on the right of trans women to access transition medicine on demand as one could imagine.

Anti-Abortion Rally Shuts Down Ottawa Streets

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Thousands of people marched through the streets of Ottawa on Thursday in an annual protest to end legalized abortions.Throngs of teenagers, g...

Where The Parties Stand On Abortion

CBC | Posted 06.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Despite Stephen Harper's determination not to reopen the abortion debate, the issue is back in the parliamentary spotlight as MPs consider whether to ...

Harper Says He'll Vote Against Abortion-Related Motion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday he'll vote against a motion introduced by one of his MPs that has reignited the national abortion...