In response to a rally to defund abortion services in Manitoba, WHC organizes a counter-protest at the Manitoba Legislature, recognizing that reproductive rights continue to be at threat.
After decades of community advocacy, WHC opens the first birth centre in Manitoba in partnership with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, offering midwifery-led alternatives to hospital and home birth.
WHC hosts Celebrate Choice, an evening of community advocates and speakers, acknowledging 25 years of reproductive choice in Canada.
Dr. Henry Morgentaler opens a private abortion clinic at 883 Corydon Ave. WHC now offers client information about hospital-based abortion services (covered by Manitoba Health) as well as referrals to Morgentaler’s fee-for-service clinic.
With the support of Klinic, the board of PIS puts forward the vision of a unique health clinic to provide pro-choice, women-centered medical care, health education, counselling, and advocacy. With a three-year, federal government community development grant,...