NATIONAL – Pro-choice people across the country are in deep mourning after the announcement of the death of Dr. Henry Morgentaler. The 90-year old retired doctor died peacefully at his Toronto home earlier this morning after a short illness. “We are extremely saddened to hear of Henry’s passing and wish to express our deepest sympathies.. read more →

Media Release, January 28, 2013 A woman’s right to choose must be protected New Democrats celebrate Dr. Morgentaler’s legacy OTTAWA  –  On the 25th anniversary of the landmark R. v. Morgentaler Supreme Court decision, New Democrats are reaffirming a deep commitment to protect women’s right to choose. “Twenty-five years ago the Supreme Court decision defended.. read more →

This article is cross-posted from By Joyce Arthur | February 4, 2013 On January 28, 2013, Canada celebrated 25 years of no abortion law. The Supreme Court of Canada threw out our criminal law in its entirety in 1988 because it violated women’s constitutional rights to bodily security, life, liberty, autonomy and conscience. I’ve.. read more →

04 Feb 2013
February 4, 2013

R v. Morgentaler, 25 Years Later

by Todd Aalgard, Torontoist, January 30, 2013 Key figures in the trial of Henry Morgentaler reflect on the evolution of social justice in Canada. Read the full article here. read more →

wmtc, February 1, 2013 This week I attended an inspiring event co-sponsored by Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics and University of Toronto Medical Students for Choice: a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Morgentaler decision, which legalized abortion in Canada. Innis Hall was packed to the rafters, with people listening in the hallway, unable.. read more →

Rebel Youth, February 1, 2013 In the same week as women and men celebrate the 25th anniversary of the historic Morgentaler decision which decriminalized abortion in Canada, a group of right-wing Harper Conservative MPs want to push women’s reproductive rights back into the dark ages. Read the full article here. read more →

30 Jan 2013
January 30, 2013

Pro-Choice Group Marches to Premier’s Office

by Teresa Wright, The Guardian (PEI), January 28, 2013 A small group of women marched to the premier’s office in Charlottetown this morning to mark the 25th anniversary of the decriminalization of abortion and to call for abortions to be made available in P.E.I. Read the full article here. read more →

CBC News, January 28, 2013 Monday marks 25 years since the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the country’s abortion law, but in Saskatchewan access to the procedure remains uneven. Read the full article here. read more →

29 Jan 2013
January 29, 2013

The Morgentaler decision is 25 years old

by Laura Wershler, Troy News, January 29, 2013 Canada is the first country in the world to prove that abortion care can be ethically and effectively managed as part of standard healthcare practice, without being controlled by any civil or criminal law. Read the full article here. read more →

29 Jan 2013
January 29, 2013

Media Mornings Interview with Joyce Arthur

Host Jane Bouey interviews Joyce Arthur on Vancouver Co-op Radio show Media Mornings, January 28, 2013. Podcast link here. read more →