Within the next year, our Supreme Court may very well strike down Canada's prostitution laws. This article will attempt to explain what sex workers want and need in a post-decrim world.
Joyce Arthur is the founder and Executive Director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada, a national pro-choice group in Canada.
The integrity of the Conservative government's newly minted Office of Religious Freedom is already in grave doubt after 10 days of pointed criticism.
On January 28, 2013, Canada celebrated 25 years of no abortion law. I've put together a selection of key works on the history of the pro-choice campaign and the Supreme Court decision.
Canada is the first country in the world to prove that abortion care can be ethically and effectively managed as part of standard healthcare practice.
With several female MPs at his side, Conservative MP Mark Warawa held a press conference Wednesday on Parliament Hill to promote his Motion 408, which would "condemn discrimination against females."
On a chilly October day, people listened somberly as words were read out loud from a 102-page report by Jason Gratl, Independent Counsel to the Commissioner of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry.
The reaction of Canada's pro-choice movement to the vote on M-312 does not reflect short-sighted ingratitude -- it reflects an understanding of the relentless risks to women's human rights.
The Canadian women's movement can't afford to look the other way. We must fight right-wing attempts to erase women's gains, even if those attempts have little chance of success.
While there's much to celebrate in the outcome of the London Family Planning Summit, some concerns need to be addressed if the global community truly hopes to cut the high death toll from pregnancy.
On June 6, Canadians lost a valuable tool in the fight against discrimination and hate. Through a backdoor private member's bill, the government repealed Section 13 of the Human Rights Act.