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  • NB asked to fund clinical abortion services
    December 3, 2015, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton – Members of Reproductive Justice NB and the Fredericton Youth Feminists came to the return of the sitting of the NB Legislature on Dec. 1st hoping to give MLAs […]

  • Reproductive Justice NB marks one year of political inertia
    November 26, 2015, by Reproductive Justice NB

    Fredericton – Reproductive Justice NB (RJNB) will be holding a “Naught-Aversary” on Nov. 26 to mark one year of community action and political inertia. All supporters are welcome to attend […]

  • Take Back the Night marks 30 years in Fredericton
    September 30, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    A crowd of 400 very enthusiastic people gathered at Fredericton City Hall, summoned by the Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre (FSACC) to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the city’s Take […]

  • No place for discrimination in NB health care: RJNB
    July 24, 2015, by Reproductive Justice NB

    As the Minister of Health, Victor Boudreau is responsible for ensuring that the plans, priorities and actions of New Brunswick health care providers are consistent, inclusive and equitable. His statements […]

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    Exotic dancers welcome here: Reproductive Justice NB
    July 3, 2015, by Tracy Glynn, Reproductive Justice NB

    On June 22, 2015, Fredericton City Council announced that they would lease the iRock location in Fredericton’s downtown to the tune of $150,000 so that an exotic dancing license would […]

  • Participants at Inclusive Language Panel speak out
    April 23, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Held at Fredericton High School’s Theatre on April 22nd, the Inclusive Language Panel brought together 50 people to learn about and discuss the issue. FHS student Megan Hill organized this […]

  • Abortion access in New Brunswick: one year later
    April 19, 2015, by Sorcha Beirne

    The Morgentaler Clinic was the only abortion clinic in the Maritimes. It performed 60% of the abortions in the province of New Brunswick. It was one of the only abortion […]

  • Trailblazing: Women in Film & Television in New Brunswick
    March 30, 2015, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Five Fredericton-area women filmmakers were invited by organizer Dr. Matt Rogers, to participate in a panel discussion on Thursday, March 27, 2015, at the University of New Brunswick. The talk […]

  • #ShutDownCanada in Fredericton
    February 14, 2015, by NB Media Co-op

    Over a dozen people in Fredericton participated in the #ShutDownCanada event on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. The group met at 5:00pm at King’s Place and marched down to the N.B. […]

  • Clinical abortion services return to Fredericton [Updated]
    January 16, 2015, by Tracy Glynn

    Fredericton – Clinical abortion services are returning to Fredericton. Clinic 554 announced its opening today, Jan. 16, 2015, as a family practice providing integrated abortion care services as well as […]

  • Pro-gas fracking government turfed in NB election
    October 3, 2014, by Roger Annis

    The incumbent Conservative Party that made natural gas fracking a centrepiece of its election platform has lost the Sept 22 election in New Brunswick. The new premier is Brian Gallant […]

  • My positive abortion experience
    September 5, 2014, by Jaden Fitzherbert

    I’ve been following letters to the editor that have been submitted in recent weeks, all discussing how terrible abortion is and how so many women regret their decisions and suffer […]

  • Survey shows candidates’ position on abortion access in NB
    September 5, 2014, by Tracy Glynn (French translation by Janelle LeBlanc)

    Reproductive Justice NB has posted a map of responses to a survey sent on August 22 to all parties in the upcoming NB provincial elections. The survey asked the candidates […]

  • Abortion services in New Brunswick
    July 29, 2014, by Reproductive Justice NB

    The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton is closed but arrangements have been made by Reproductive Justice NB to ensure that people are able to get reliable information about accessing abortion services in […]

  • #SavetheClinic [Video]
    July 17, 2014, by Emily St. Pierre

    The Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton, the only free-standing clinic in the Maritimes, has operated for 20 years and performs more than half the approximately 1,000 abortions done in New Brunswick […]

  • New Brunswick invites the return of unsafe abortions
    June 15, 2014, by Joyce Arthur

    The government of New Brunswick has embarked upon a perilous political path in recent weeks. It has decided to directly endanger the health and lives of New Brunswick women on […]

  • Reproductive rights group forms in New Brunswick
    May 14, 2014, by Reproductive Justice NB

    A new reproductive rights group demanding improved abortion access in New Brunswick announced its formation today, in front of the provincial legislature. Reproductive Justice NB is a collective of women […]

  • Canada’s war on women: the battle of New Brunswick
    April 11, 2014, by Kathleen Pye

    As a self-proclaimed Maritimer, I’ve lived in New Brunswick off and on throughout my undergraduate and graduate student life. Although small in population, New Brunswick is a province with boundless […]

  • In honour of Loretta Saunders
    March 22, 2014, by Darryl Leroux

    Trigger warning: this article deals with the death of Loretta Saunders, an Inuk woman who was found murdered on February 26th in Salisbury, New Brunswick. Darryl Leroux wrote this commentary […]

  • More women living in poverty in New Brunswick
    March 7, 2014, by Linda McCaustlin

    The feminization of poverty is seen in New Brunswick. The Common Front for Social Justice is marking International Women’s Day, Saturday, March 8, by revealing how New Brunswickers in the […]