By Kelly Skjerven Global News
Posted July 22, 2021
The University of Saskatchewan college of medicine will no longer offer a placement at the Saskatoon Pregnancy Options Centre (SPOC) after a group of students raised concerns almost a year ago.
Pro-choice advocates refer to SPOC as a crisis pregnancy centre — a type of clinic that advocates say are not transparent about their beliefs around abortion and that spread false medical information.
U of S says placement options are 'not an endorsement of any organization'
Yasmine Ghania · CBC News
Posted: Jul 06, 2021
The University of Saskatchewan college of medicine is receiving backlash for offering medical students the choice to do a placement at the Saskatoon Pregnancy Options Centre (SPOC) — an organization that says it hopes "clients will choose the gift of life."
The non-medical placement is part of the community and workplace centred
learning experience module in a second-year class titled "Medicine in