Your stories: Navigating Canada’s abortion provider patchwork

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.

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In Nunavut, the problems are familiar – and so are the solutions

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 – Globe and Mail

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.

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