April 21, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
The people who’ve fought for years to legalize assisted death in Canada are now hoping a law governing its use doesn’t pass.
April 5, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
The abortion pill Mifegymiso comes to Canada this spring, and prescribers will be trained in its use this month. But it may not make abortions accessible to Canadians who can’t access them now – at least not at first.
March 31, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Prince Edward Island will no longer be the only province in Canada where you can’t get an abortion.
February 23, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Health Minister Jane Philpott says she’ll be following up on conversations she’s had with P.E.I.’s health minister, among others, to ensure they’re improving access to abortion.
February 18, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
All refugees and refugee claimants will get extended health care as of April 1 — six months after the Liberals came to office and five months after they made a special provision allowing Syrian refugees to access care.
February 17, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Nunavut’s a dangerous place to be a baby: Its youngest residents are more than four times more likely to die before their first birthday than babies elsewhere in Canada.
January 5, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
An abortion access advocacy group is suing Prince Edward Island over its lack of abortion access — it’s the only province in Canada with no abortions at all.
But as Global News has written, women across Canada face barriers to getting reproductive health care. Here are some of their stories, responding to our series on abortion access.
September 29, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Look out, Canada: Old people are taking over.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 – Globe and Mail
ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY
It took a photo of two boys sleeping on the pavement in Iqaluit to show Canada the face of a young population in crisis.
But the problems behind that crisis, and the steps needed to remedy them, were painstakingly laid out in a 92-page document released in 2006.
Three years later, little has changed. The problems the report outlines as urgent concerns are still prevalent. The steps it recommends to address them are in the early stages, if they exist at all.