Abortion

The Board of Directors of the University of Ottawa Students’ Union met on Sunday, where they passed a motion to take a pro-choice stance on abortion. The motion comes in the wake of controversy after an anti-abortion group regained the official club status they had lost under the school’s former student government.

Story downplays Winter’s graphic images, negative impact on civilians Last weekend, the Ottawa Citizen ran a story about a man who spent much of his time protesting outside the Morgentaler Clinic on Bank Street. The piece is somewhat framed as an obituary for the man who recently died of cardiac arrest, and shows far too …

Protests are an inherent part of social change and activism. Women’s right to vote, the civil rights movement, and many other important social movements throughout history could not have progressed and amassed the support necessary for things to change without the power of peaceful dissent.

How to help a friend through an abortion WHEN MY FRIEND told me she was getting an abortion I felt it my duty to be as open and available as possible. I mean, this person just trusted me with one of the heaviest things someone can deal with; I had to make sure she didn’t …

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