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A long-awaited expert committee report on the abortion pill is recommending that provincial and territorial governments cover the $300 cost of the medication, The Globe and Mail has learned.
Pill will be given to women with a valid healthcare card, a big step for region that previously had some of Canada’s tightest restrictions on reproductive rights
New Brunswick, once home to one of the most restrictive abortion regimes in Canada, has become the first province to say that it will offer the abortion pill for free.
The abortion pill is available in less than half of all Canadian provinces and territories three months after it first went on sale in Canada.