Government of Canada to announce funding to strengthen access to abortion services (May 11, 2022)

Media advisory

May 10, 2022, OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, will make an important funding announcement to strengthen access to abortion.

There will be a media availability immediately following the announcement.


May 11, 2022


12:30 PM (EDT)


The event will be held in person at:

Sir John A. MacDonald Building, Room 200
144 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario

Participation in the question and answer portion of this event is for accredited members of the Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact for temporary access.

A teleconference line is also available for listening to the event:

Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US):

Local dial-in number:

Participant passcode: 8042897#

NOTE: To help ensure optimal simultaneous interpretation sound quality, journalists are encouraged to use a microphone (headphones/headset) or, when possible, a landline, and to avoid using speaker mode if queuing up for questions.

Twitter: @GovCanHealth
Facebook: Healthy Canadians

Media Inquiries:

Marie-France Proulx
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos
Minister of Health

Media Relations
Health Canada

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