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The Backbench
#35 What Do Women Want? Sexual Healthcare
The abortion debate is back in Canadian politics. Our panel discusses the state of reproductive rights in Canada and what else the Government can do. Plus, a new report suggests civil servants are afraid to speak up and offer expert advice. Panelists: Leena Minifie, Emilie Nicolas and Raisa Patel
“We felt like we were in The Handmaid’s Tale”
Canadian abortion advocates react to the impending reversal of Roe v. Wade
CANADALAND
#778 Abortion Rights In Canada Didn’t Come Easy
With the seemingly imminent repeal of Roe v. Wade in the United States, it's time to refamiliarize ourselves with Canada's long-fought history for abortion access.
Short Cuts
#777 Tragedy To Our South, Unfinished Business At Home
With the imminent upheaval of abortion rights to the south, Canada’s media reflects on the state of things here at home. And going by headlines, you’d think Canada’s ban on gay men giving blood was repealed - but you’d be only somewhat correct.
OPPO
#32 You Have No Constitutional Right To An Abortion
Who better than a pregnant woman and a gay man to walk you through access to abortion in Canada? Then, Courtney Skye, research fellow at Yellowhead Institute, explains what most people missed in the recent MMIWG report. Finally, Justin yells at Trudeau for failing the queer community.
OPPO
#5 Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sussex Street
Guns! Abortion! Now more OPPO than ever! Jen and Justin take on firearm legislation and the summer jobs funding attestation before asking Ontario NDP candidate Marit Stiles how her party plans on not losing in this election.