Category Archives: Health

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Member’s Statement: Youth Roundtable

Mr. Speaker, last night I held the first meeting of the youth roundtable I have established in my riding as another means to ensure that youth have a voice in this Legislature. Students from middle schools, high schools, our universities and colleges are participating. The number one priority that emerged from last night’s discussions was the pressing need for a […]

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Health Centre to Offer Abortions in Former Morgentaler Clinic

Clinic 554

Health centre to offer abortions in former Morgentaler Clinic  FREDERICTON • Private abortion services will soon be offered in the province again.   On Friday morning, Reproductive Justice New Brunswick held a news conference at the new Clinic 554 in downtown Fredericton, in the same building where the old Morgentaler Clinic shut its doors in July due to a lack of […]

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Debate on Proposed Amendment: Regulation 84-20 (Abortion Services), Dec. 18, 2014

Mr. Coon: While the rates of abortion are declining nationally, abortion remains a personal reality for women in New Brunswick. Abortion access has been legal in Canada since 1969, and it has been recognized by the Supreme Court of Canada as a crucial component of public health care since that time. Reproductive choice is a fundamental right that successive New […]

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