BRANCHING OUT

BRANCHING OUT

Through a series of grant funding, PIS expands its services into other areas of health education, advocacy and referral. Four years later, PIS becomes incorporated, gains charitable status and elects its first board of directors.
PREGNANCY INFORMATION SERVICE

PREGNANCY INFORMATION SERVICE

Klinic Community Health establishes permanent funding and forms Pregnancy Information Service, Inc. (PIS). Solely staffed and coordinated by volunteers, PIS offers limited services on weekday evenings and weekend afternoons.

RECONCILIATION AND A NEW NAME

WHC establishes its Dragonfly Support Program, offering counselling, resources, and volunteer training to support Manitobans experiencing pregnancy and infant loss.   In an Indigenous naming ceremony, the Birth Centre receives the gift of a new Spirit name:...

PIVOTING WITH THE PANDEMIC

Controlling our own reproductive health is a basic human right (World Health Organization). The global Covid-19 pandemic prompts responsive collaboration among Manitoba’s health care providers to ensure timely access to sexual and reproductive health services,...

UNIVERSAL COVERAGE / UNEQUAL ACCESS

The Province of Manitoba begins to provide universal coverage for Mifegymiso. However, access to the medication remains uneven across many communities due to geographic challenges in care provider training.