Canadian Seniors will Outnumber Children in 10 Years

By Gudrun Schultz Canada is aging, and fast. Five years ago the median age in our society was 37.6. Now it’s 39.5, and the gap is widening quickly. According to the 2006 Census report released last month by Statistics Canada, children will likely be outnumbered by those over 65 in about 10 years. The number of people aged 65 and older grew by more than 446,700 since 2001, an increase of 11.5...
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Around the World

Most European countries have legal restrictions on abortions. Here are some examples. Britain 24 weeks France 12 weeks Germany 12 weeks Belgium 12 weeks Denmark 12 weeks Sweden 18 weeks Norway 18 weeks Italy 13 weeks Greece 12 weeks Hungary 12 weeks   Compiled and first published by The Rose. Reprinted with...
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Welcome to AbortioninCanada.ca

LifeCanada created this site in 2008 to mark the 20th anniversary  of unrestricted legal abortion in Canada. On January  28, 1988, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down all legal restrictions on abortion. That means that abortion is allowed throughout all nine months of pregnancy. There are provincial guidelines throughout the  country on how and when abortions may be performed, but they do...
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Darby’s Story

Being pregnant at any age can be an overwhelming and scary experience. However, our fears should not change or give us a different view on the little miracle that is growing inside of us. Everyone has a purpose in this world and I believe that all babies enrich the world with their presence. I cannot imagine life without my son.  The timing was not perfect, but the thought that he might have...
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Lara’s Story

Finding out I was pregnant at 17 was hard, scary and intimidating. I felt embarrassed, anxious and wrapped up in a whirl wind of emotions and concerns, not knowing what the future was going to look like. Realizing I was now in control of someone else’s life was scary because I felt like I was no longer in control of my own life. I was really struck by the knowledge I was given about abortion and...
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