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Roe v. After Wade's decision, Canada faces a struggle to become a safe haven for abortion: Experts

Canada still faces its own disparities inabortionaccess and is "safe" for Americans affected by the overthrow of the Roe v. Wade case. It can be difficult to function as a "shelter", says supporters north of the border.

Canadian officials have promised to secure access to abortion and have invested some money in that effort, but experts have reduced the stigma surrounding the procedure and the state. He says more needs to be done to encourage the provision of care to Canada and the territories.

"What happened in the United States is very scary, and that's certainly something we have to be wary of," said a spokeswoman for Canada's sexual health and rights. One Insiya Mankani said.

"At the same time, we need to continue to make sure that access to abortion is improving across the country, and I think the federal government can certainly play that role."

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On Friday, Prime Minister Justinto Rudow aborted in Canada and around the world after the US Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Law vs. Wade case. I promised to defend my rights. abortion.

He called the court's decision a "catastrophic setback" for American women. American women will have greater access gaps depending on the state in which they live.Some states immediately moved to banabortions. Time after the judgment.

"Frankly, it's an attack on the freedoms and rights of all," Trudeau said at the Federal Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.

"It shows how important it is to stand up and fight for the right every day that we can't think of anything of course."

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1988 A Supreme Court ruling has made abortion non-criminal in Canada, but has been handed over to enshrine access to a law that has no bill.

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Still,Access varies widely from country to countryOntario, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Women in rural areas of some states, such as Manitoba, are forced to travel to urban areas due to surgical abortions.

Abortion medications can be difficult to obtain because they are not prescribed by your doctor or walk-in clinic

US decisions are everywhere Despite sending a "shock wave," Joyce Arthur, Managing Director of the Canadian Abortion Union, said the legal capacity to carry out abortions in Canada has not been threatened.

However, her organization is concerned about Americans coming north for abortion treatment, and as Arthur says, "even a few Americans can overwhelm our system. Because of this, the federal and state governments are advocating more funding to support clinics. ”

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Mancani couldn't cross borders for care Say you are expecting.

Public Security Minister Marco Mendicino said last month that he would talk to the Canada Border Services Agency to inform staff that Americans seeking an abortion could come to Canada.

Dr. Martha Painter, a registered nurse in abortion care and a postdoctoral fellow at the UBC Contraceptive and Abortion Research Team, told Global News thatNational practice. Demand may increase in places.

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"And of course I We care for them, "she said.

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, the clinic was able to see more US patients, but she was "significantly costly" for Americans as a result. Warned that he would face.

"They don't have state health insurance and if they come to Canada and seek insurance, they have to pay for medical care," Paynter said.

Not all regions of Canada have seen a surge from the United States.

Western states such as Washington, Oregon, and California are working to protect their rights to abortion and promote themselves as safe havens. However, the abandonment rights bill was passed in states like New York, in and around York, northeast.

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That is, British Colombia, Ontario, Quebec, and maritime affairs could see "significant" ripple effects. Low, associate professor Dr. Dustin Costesque, a professor at McMaster University and an expert in family planning and sexual health,previously told Global News.

Still, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Prairie in Manitoba are already struggling to access, but Idaho and North Dakota have banned abortion by the "trigger law." You can see Americans coming from states such as South Dakota. It came into effect after the Supreme Court's decision.

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Domestic in Canada No law required

Canada does not have the right to have an abortion, but just as it was once enshrined in the Roe v. Wade case,experts saydomestic law. Or it states that similar cases are likely to backfire.

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"It's outside the scope of the criminal law, which the subsequent government couldn't overturn any ruling, and suddenly it was very Is limited to, "said Mankani.

"Because it is health care, it is within the scope of the Canada Health Act as part of health care."

Instead, Mr. Mancani said that the free government is sexual and He states that the focus should be on fulfilling the election promise to create regulations on the Canada Health Act that impose penalties on the state for failing to provide access to reproductive health services.

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Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos told reporters in May that such a mechanism already existed, but his officials said: Was considering strengthening them in the coming months.

Last year, the Liberal Government confirmed that it had withheld about $ 140,000 in its share of federal health care transfer in New Brunswick because it did not fund the abortion offered at Fredericton's clinic. did.

Another priority, according to Mankani, is to create a government-run web portal that can guide women seeking abortion with the right information, the closest provider, or how to access an abortion drug. ..

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Action Canada and other advocatesoffer similar services, butshe has these The group survives through donations and is "temporary" for a more lasting solution.

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"Inaccessibility of accurate information in Canada is a major barrier for those seeking abortion treatment," she said. Said.

Ottawa has donated $ 3.5 million to Action Canada and the National Abortion Federation to improve its efforts to provide information and support to women seeking care.

Mankani said news from the United States is "catastrophic" while her organizations and supporters are strengthening to prevent rights from being diminished elsewhere. I am.

"There is that devastation, but there is certainly hope for change," she said.

— Using Global's AmyJudd, Amanda Connolly, Canadian Press files

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