What’s Current: Liberal MP approved over $50,000 in grants to anti-abortion group


An “oversight” by a Canadian MP resulted in The Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform, an aggressively anti-abortion group, receiving over $50,000 in grants from the “resolutely pro-choice” Trudeau Liberals.

Police in Quebec make tentative moves toward the Philadelphia Model of police oversight, in which women’s advocates participate in the review of “unfounded” sexual assault files.

Detroit doctor criminally charged for allegedly performing female genital mutilation on seven-year-old girls.

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women postpones scheduled regional meetings so that strategy for engaging survivors and communities can be “reformulated.”

It’s Good Friday. Just a reminder: Pope Francis is not a feminist.

Lisa Steacy

Lisa Steacy is an Assistant Editor at Feminist Current. She has a B.A. in Women & Gender Studies from the University of Toronto. However, the women she met in her five years as a frontline worker and collective member with Vancouver Rape Relief & Women’s Shelter deserve almost all of the credit for her feminist education. She lives in Vancouver with her partner and their cats.