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Canadian Government Pledges $20 Million to Counter U.S. Gag Rule

March 6th, 2017. Population Institute Canada applauds the historic decision by the Canadian government to pledge up to $20 million to fund sexual health and abortion-related projects as part of the "She Decides" coalition, launched five weeks ago by Dutch Foreign Minister Liliane Ploumen. Canada's contribution will help counter the blow to global contraceptive and reproductive service providers, who will lose access [...]

Following President Trump’s Reinstatement of Gag Rule, Here’s Why and How to Support Reproductive Rights

  February 10th, 2017. Population Institute Canada was pleased and encouraged by Ottawa’s announced intention to increase funding for sexual and reproductive health rights globally in response to the reinstatement by President Trump of the “gag rule” denying aid to organizations that perform or provide advice about abortion. This move will result in a US $600 million overall reduction of support for family planning organizations. The Canadian government may now support [...]

World Vasectomy Day, November 18th, 2016

  World Vasectomy Day (#WVD), a global initiative now in its fourth year, has become the largest male oriented contraception event in history. It is creating conversations among men about the benefits of family planning, addressing their concerns and helping them to participate in a role that is too often borne solely by women.     This [...]

Despite Demographic Decline, the Sky Isn’t Falling in Japan

Population Institute Canada (PIC) is the voice of Canadians concerned with global overpopulation and its negative human and environmental consequences. Share Tweet Despite Demographic Decline, the Sky Isn't Falling in Japan An economist's refreshing perspective on the typically anxiety-inducing issue of Japan's falling population — and the detrimental effects often predicted for its economy as a result. (May 25, 2016, OTTAWA, ON.) [...]

Wildfires: Overpopulation and Consumption as Root Causes

Population Institute Canada (PIC) is the voice of Canadians concerned with global overpopulation and its negative human and environmental consequences. Contact: Madeline Weld, PhD President, Population Institute Canada Tel: (613)-833-3668 Email: mail@populationinstitutecanada.ca www.populationinstitutecanada.ca Share Tweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wildfires: Overpopulation and Consumption as Root Causes (May 9, 2016, OTTAWA, ON.) As the world watches the wildfires that are devastating Fort McMurray, Alberta, an increasing number of [...]

Significant Ottawa Backing for Third World Family Planning

Population Institute Canada (PIC) is the voice of Canadians concerned with global overpopulation and its negative human and environmental consequences. Contact: Madeline Weld, PhD President, Population Institute Canada Tel: (613)-833-3668 Email: mail@populationinstitutecanada.ca www.populationinstitutecanada.ca Share Tweet FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Significant Ottawa Backing for Third World Family Planning (April 20, 2016, OTTAWA, ON.) International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau's March 7 funding announcement to the [...]

Fewer Feet, Smaller Footprint – Birth Control May Offer a Climate Change ‘Solution’ says Senior Catholic Church Official

Population Institute Canada (PIC) is the voice of Canadians concerned with global overpopulation and its environmental consequences. Madeline Weld, Ph.D. President, Population Institute Canada www.populationinstitutecanada.ca Share Tweet PIC Newsroom Release Dec. 15th, 2015 Fewer Feet, Smaller Footprint - Birth Control May Offer a Climate Change ‘Solution,’ says Senior Catholic Church Official In a welcome recognition [...]

Male Birth Control Pill: One Step Closer

Drugs for organ transplant recipients hold promise as contraception for men. View this email in your browser About Us   Get Involved   Donate Male Birth Control Pill: One Step Closer Oct. 23rd, 2015 Two drugs used to treat organ transplant patients hold promise as viable birth control pill options for men. In a study published in [...]

Tipping Points: BC Sardine Collapse & Oceans Worsening Deterioration Report

BC's Sardine Fishery Collapse - Affecting the Economy & Ecology, along the entire Food Chain (By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun) A $32-million commercial fishery has inexplicably and completely collapsed this year on the B.C. coast. The sardine seine fleet has gone home after failing to catch a single fish. And the commercial disappearance of the [...]