Bubble Zones Tag

06 Jun 2017 Bubble zone legislation in Ontario

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="1824" img_size="medium" add_caption="yes" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]The Ontario government has signaled that it plans to introduce a new law later this year to specifically ban protests outside all abortion clinics in the province. A so-called "bubble zone" is already in effect for the Morgentaler abortion clinic in Toronto due to a special court injunction, but there have been complaints about the actions of some protestors outside a clinic in Ottawa, so the government is moving to make the ban province-wide. ARPA's Director of Law...

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24 Nov 2010 Young Canadian pro-lifer arrested outside Toronto abortion facility

(Note: This is an eyewitness account of Mary Wagner’s arrest by friend of Mary and pro-life activist, John Bulsza.) November 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Yesterday, November 21, 2010, Mary Wagner, a citizen from British Columbia, was arrested at Women’s Care Abortion Clinic at 960 Lawrence Street, West in Toronto.  Her court appearance is scheduled for today, Tuesday, Nov. 23, at College Park courts, at 10:00 am. Mary was acquitted in July of a previous arrest in April of this year at a different abortion clinic in Toronto. She was incarcerated for nearly four months at the Milton Vanier Centre for Women.
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19 May 2010 An Open Letter to the Attorney General of Ontario from Gordon Truscott

CHP Communiqué Vol 17, No 20 May 18, 2010: In 2000, I self-published a book entitled, Alone: a grandmother's struggle for life, about the childhood, passion and dedication of Linda Gibbons who for many years has valiantly, yet peacefully, opposed abortion. Today, Linda is in jail in Ontario again for her peaceful protest. Linda speaks from experience. Her second pregnancy was terminated with an abortion. Today, she has three adult children, several grandchildren and now, a great grandson whom she has yet to see as he was born during her present incarceration.
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19 Jun 2009 Pictures and Details of Two Arrested in Vancouver “Bubble Zone”

By Malin Jordan - The BC Catholic Two people were arrested on Friday outside the Everywoman’s Health Clinic in East Vancouver. Despite the inclusive moniker the Vancouver abortion clinic carries, that didn’t include 72-year-old grandmother Sissy von Dehn. Von Dehn was protesting a small zone that, in essence, suspends the Charter of Rights and Freedoms for any Canadian who walks through one. These zones only occur in a 50-metre area around abortion clinics in B.C. [Continue reading this article here.]...

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13 Jan 2009 Gibbons freed from custody after judge quashes charge

By Tony Gosgnach TORONTO, January 12, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Pro-life demonstrator Linda Gibbons walked out of court a free woman to the hugs of supporters after a criminal court judge quashed a charge of disobeying a court order against her this afternoon. She had been held in prison since her arrest last Oct. 8 outside the Scott "Clinic" abortion site in downtown Toronto, which is shielded by a legal bubble zone established as part of a "temporary" court injunction implemented in 1994.
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05 Sep 2008 BC Court of Appeal Dismisses Appeal Regarding Bubble Zones

For Immediate Release from the CHRISTIAN LEGAL FELLOWSHIP - September 5, 2008 DECISION RELEASED IN BC BUBBLE ZONE FREEDOM OF SPEECH CASE The British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision yesterday in the Spratt case, finding that freedom of expression can be suspended within the “bubble zone” around abortion clinics without violating the Charter.
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