Federal Election: Woman discusses abortion rights, funding with NB premier

October 18 2019 1:20pm During a Conservative rally in New Brunswick on Friday, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs engaged in a discussion with a female constituent about private versus publicly funded abortions. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

Fate of N.B. clinic speaks to unfinished fight for abortion access in region

The announcement last week that the only private abortion clinic in New Brunswick would close its doors has made abortion a tangible issue in the federal election and highlighted regional barriers Canadians face accessing the procedure. More than 30 years…

Trudeau promises re-elected Liberal government would stand up for abortion rights in New Brunswick

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 15, 2019 9:13 am Updated October 15, 2019 9:14 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Justin Trudeau is promising that a re-elected Liberal government…

New Brunswick’s only private abortion clinic set to close

The only private abortion clinic in New Brunswick has announced it is closing due to financial instability. Dr. Adrian Edgar, medical director of Clinic 554 in Fredericton, announced the closure in a statement on Thursday. “What this means for our…

Trudeau says he’s now totally pro-choice, personal abortion views evolved

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he is no longer opposed in any way to abortion. He says he has come to realize there’s a contradiction between being opposed to abortion itself but supporting a woman’s right to choose. 2:57Federal Election…

Abortion rights group slams ‘Unplanned’ movie screening at Saint John High School

A New Brunswick school board is facing criticism for allowing the controversial anti-abortion film Unplanned to be shown in a high school auditorium. Unplanned is based on the true story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood director in Texas…