Vancouver Women’s Caucus Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau


This is a letter sent by the Vancouver Women’s Caucus to Prime Minister Trudeau and the Ministers of Health and Justice in March 1970. The letter accuses the government of being responsible for the murder of Canadian women who die from illegal abortions. Demands include the removal of abortion from the Criminal Code and declares the week of May 9th as Abortion Week in Canada. The letter also announces plans for a Cavalcade from Vancouver to Ottawa, stopping in cities and towns across the country along the way.