Childbirth by Choice Trust fonds
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- Childbirth by Choice Trust
16.5 m textual records
6 audio cassettes
12 photographs : col., slides
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The Childbirth by Choice Trust, founded in 1982, was the research arm of CARAL, the Canadian Abortion Rights Action League (founded in 1973 as the Canadian Association for the Repeal of the Abortion Law and renamed in 1980) and disbanded in 2005. The purpose of the organization was to educate the public on the issues of birth control, abortion and, family planning, and to advocate for legal and easily available abortion services in Canada.
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Consists of research and reference material in the form of subject files, reports, briefs, clippings, drafts, notes and correspondence relating to the activities of the Childbirth by Choice Trust including letters from supporters and adversaries, legal documentation pertaining to cases about abortion law, publications by government offices, support groups, etc.
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Donated by the Childbirth by Choice Trust in 2008.
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The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2007-012. No further accruals are expected.
Records were well-organized by the donating body and arranged primarily by subject.
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2010/05/03 julia holland:. (Creation)
2010/05/03 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2012/10/30 Dubeau. Update Admin History.
2014/07/22 Migrated to Atom.
2018/07/04 KCP. Added GMD, fixed extent and dates, published description, and generated finding aid.
2020/03/26 KCP, N. Somerset. Added subject access point.
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