Fewer Canadian women appear to be travelling to U.S. for abortions during COVID-19

Although the number of people travelling to the U.S. for abortion care has dropped due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, there were substantial pre-existing barriers even before the pandemic:⁠

“Even when borders are not closed, there’s challenges in terms of travel. Financially, people have to arrange their own travel, pay for their own travel and take several days off work to be able to move across provinces, across borders to access care.” – Frederique Chabot, our Director of Health Promotions

Posted on 2021-05-20
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