Joyce Arthur

Columnists
May 1, 2015

The backwater of P.E.I. abortion politics

How is it possible that in the year 2015, some Canadians still can't access abortion in their own province and are being forced to risk their health and safety? It's anti-choice politics all the way.
Columnists
Mar 6, 2015

Time to repeal Canada's blasphemy law

We must defend and exercise the right to blasphemy, not criminalize it, or silence ourselves out of fear. One small start would be to repeal Canada's blasphemy law as an unconstitutional anachronism.
Columnists
Oct 3, 2014

Coming soon: A brave new pro-choice world

Reproductive rights campaigners are getting stronger and more numerous and more optimistic about the future. The tide is inexorably turning in their favour. Welcome to our brave new pro-choice world.
Columnists
Sep 9, 2014

A paean to polyglots

Becoming fluent in another language is a huge and challenging accomplishment. I salute the world's polyglots. Really, how do you do it?! You have my profound admiration and respect.
Columnists
May 30, 2014

Moving forward with the abortion debate

Abortion is a constitutional right that must not be infringed, and indeed must be protected and enhanced, both here and around the world. Let the "forwards abortion debate" begin!
Columnists
Dec 23, 2013

A bittersweet victory for sex workers

Sex workers believe that the criminal laws just struck down were a major contributing factor in the known murders of at least 200 of their colleagues and friends since the 1970’s.
Columnists
Nov 1, 2013

Defunding abortion: A non-starter

The anti-choice movement has launched a national campaign to try to convince provinces to defund abortion. This campaign is the latest of numerous attempts over the years.
Columnists
Aug 2, 2013

The audacity of sex workers

Organized by Desiree Alliance (a coalition of sex workers, health professionals, social scientists, educators and allies), the 5th national sex workers' conference took place July 14-19.

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