‘There is a problem here’: advocates sound alarm over abortion access in Canada

It’s been a few years since a woman — whom we’ll call Joanna — made a 450 km journey across Canada for an abortion.  Joanna asked to remain anonymous because she doesn’t feel safe speaking publicly about her abortion, but…

Pro-choice protesters converge on pro-life event at Edmonton community centre

A number of pro-choice protesters gathered outside Edmonton’s Blue Quill Community League on Wednesday night to voice their opposition to a pro-life event being held at the community centre. Story continues below Demonstrators arrived dressed as “handmaids” from the Margaret…

Alberta abortion doula offers confidential kindness – for free

When women contact Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson, they are usually desperate. “They find out they’re pregnant, they really don’t want to be pregnant and there is this urgency — ‘I need information, I need it now,’” Reinhardt-Simpson said. The abortion doula, believed…

Pro-life rally attracts hundreds of protesters to Alberta legislature grounds

Hundreds of pro-life demonstrators converged at the grounds of the Alberta legislature on Thursday to voice their opinion on an issue that has increasingly come up in Alberta politics of late, whether during the recent election campaign or in legislative…

Alberta government looks to include schools in abortion protest buffer zones

The Alberta government said it is looking at expanding abortion protest buffer zones to include schools. READ MORE: Alberta passes bill creating no-protest zones around abortion clinics This comes on the heels of a protest outside Queen Elizabeth School in…