One on one: Premier Doug Ford on women’s rights, being booed and municipal funding

May 22 2019 6:07pm Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks with Queen’s Park Bureau Chief Travis Dhanraj about getting rid of the $12 billion deficit, municipal funding and his thoughts on abortion. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

‘Give this arrogant little twerp the boot’: OPSEU says Sam Oosterhoff should be kicked out of PC caucus

The union that represents over 155,000 public service employees across Ontario is demanding Premier Doug Ford kick Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff out of PC caucus after remarks he made in regards to abortion. In a release issued Tuesday morning,  OPSEU…

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…

Court says doctors have to give referrals for services they personally oppose

Ontario’s highest court says doctors in the province must give referrals for medical services that clash with their moral or religious beliefs. In a unanimous ruling released today, a three-judge panel dismissed an appeal seeking to overturn a divisional court…

Court to rule on if doctors have to give referrals for services they morally oppose

TORONTO – Ontario’s highest court is expected to rule today on whether doctors in the province are obligated to give referrals for medical services that clash with their moral or religious beliefs. A group of doctors has asked the Court…

PC MPP Sam Oosterhoff says he wants to make abortion ‘unthinkable in our lifetime’

Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff pledged on Thursday to make abortion “unthinkable in our lifetime.” The comment was made after Oosterhoff left question period to attend an anti-abortion rally on the front lawn of Queen’s Park. Oosterhoff attended the rally…

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…

Mifegymiso cost analysis to be considered in Sask. universal coverage review

A recent business case for universal coverage of Mifegymiso will be considered in a Saskatchewan government decision, according to Health Minister Jim Reiter. Story continues below Some Saskatchewan pharmacies currently stock the two-pill abortion medication, but the drug – which…