Crisis pregnancy centres outnumber abortion care clinics on Vancouver Island

A Nanaimo abortion provider says the centres confuse and misinform patients.

Tegwyn Hughes
August 11, 2022

On June 24, 2022, The House of Grace pregnancy centre opened its doors in central Duncan. Within days, a group of concerned citizens mobilized to publicly raise concerns about the new organization and other crisis pregnancy centres like it.

Unlike a women’s clinic or other medical clinic providing reproductive health care, crisis pregnancy centres are nonmedical organizations that offer counselling and support to pregnant people. They typically operate from a religiously informed view that life begins at conception and that preventing abortions is morally good.

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