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[Brief on Abortion]

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official5360
Date
1967 December 14
Source
Anglican News Service
Record Type
Press Release
Date
1967 December 14
Source
Anglican News Service
Record Type
Press Release
Text
Ottawa, Ontario - Abortion can be justified only when there is serious threat to the mother's life or health, the Anglican Church of Canada says in a brief presented to the standing committee on health and welfare today.
The church, while stating that it cannot agree with either the "abortion on demand" or "absolute prohibition" camps, makes proposals which depart from its long-standing tradition in opposition to abortion.
The brief states that termination of pregnancy may be a justifiable consideration when circumstances contribute to the impairment of a mother's health, reducing her ability to care for her family. It does not recognize overcrowding, insanitary housing and malnutrition as justifiable causes for abortion.
"We assert the general inviolability of the foetus and defend its right to live and develop," it states. "We lay the burden of proof to the contrary on those who wish to extinguish that right on the ground that it is in conflict with another right having a greater claim to recognition.
The brief says there is urgent need to amend Criminal Code clauses dealing with the dispensing of means and information of family planning methods and urges the government to give priority to these sections of the Code.
The brief states that prevention of unwanted pregnancies by contraceptive means is to be preferred to other alternatives. A widespread program of family life education, including family planning, must accompany any change in the Criminal Code dealing with contraception, it says.
In cases of alleged rape or incest, it should be the effect upon the mother's total health rather than the circumstances of the conception which provides a valid ground for ending the pregnancy, the brief says. It also suggests therapeutic abortions be considered by a hospital committee when diagnosis can indicate there is substantial risk of foetal abnormality. Abortion in such cases would be directed toward prevention of breakdown of the mother's health.
The brief was prepared by a team of 24 persons, composed of bishops, clergy, laymen and women, both married and unmarried. The committee, appointed by Most Rev. Howard H. Clark, primate of the church, represented a wide range of professions.
Subjects
Abortion - Law and legislation - Canada
Abortion - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Bioethics - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Birth control - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Contraception - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Ruskell, George Arnold, Rev. (Lake Harbour; Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1945-1952

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34487
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 1-1 Clergy files. -- 1927-1972.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
13
File No
2
Subject
Ruskell, George Arnold, 1919-
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
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Wenham, Ronald Walter, Rev. (Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1936-1947

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34504
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 1-1 Clergy files. -- 1927-1972.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
21
File No
2
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Fort Chimo (Québec). - 1927-1956

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34533
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 1 ARCHIBALD LANG FLEMING RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 1-3 Mission station files. -- 1924-1958.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
26
File No
7
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Bishop, Peter Charles, Rev. (Coppermine; Fort Chimo, Québec) (2 files). - 1963-1972

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34595
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-1 Clergy files. -- 1947-1981.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
36
File No
6a
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Burningham, Frederick George, Rev. (Fort Chimo, Québec; Southampton Island). - 1963-1974

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34603
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-1 Clergy files. -- 1947-1981.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
38
File No
4
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Clarke, James Charles MacLeod, Rev. (Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1958-1971

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34610
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-1 Clergy files. -- 1947-1981.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
40
File No
1
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Moore, Terry (Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1967-1970

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34658
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-1 Clergy files. -- 1947-1981.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
50
File No
2
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Moore, Terry (Cambridge Bay; Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1968-1975

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34660
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-1 Clergy files. -- 1947-1981.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
50
File No
4
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Stanley, Douglas Arnold Bruce (Tuktoyaktuk; Fort Chimo, Québec) (2 files). - 1962-1968

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34677
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-1 Clergy files. -- 1947-1981.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
53
File No
1
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Tuktoyaktuk (N.W.T.)
Less detail

Catechist school - Fort Chimo (Québec). - 1962-1971

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34762
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-3 Catechists and lay workers files. -- 1958-1984.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
62
File No
2
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Fort Chimo (Québec). - 1960-1979

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34786
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-4 Mission station files. -- 1948-1979.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
65
File No
4
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Clergy conferences (Pangnirtung, N.W.T.; Fort Chimo, Québec). - 1962-1965

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions34910
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-6 Diocesan files. -- 1938-1983.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
80
File No
1
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

2-7b St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec- Accounts. - 1933-1943

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36126
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
13
File No
2
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

2-7c St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec- Vestry book. - 1948-1958

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36127
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
13
File No
3
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

Bishop, Peter Charles, Rev. (Coppermine; Fort Chimo, Quebéc) (2 files). - 1963-1972

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36389
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 DONALD BEN MARSH RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-1 Clergy files. -- 1947-1981.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Restricted
Accession Number
M96-7
Box Number
36
File No
6b
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Coppermine (N.W.T.)
Kugluktuk (Nunavut)
Less detail

Flossie and George Nicholson - Fort Chimo. - 1942-1943

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36485
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Material Type
Graphic material
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of an envelope of 31 photos of Florence and George Nicholson while in Fort Chimo.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
P9901
Box Number
5
File No
7
Subject
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Less detail

Bessie Quirt - Fort George, Fort Chimo, Herschel Island. - 1947-1960

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36486
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Material Type
Graphic material
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of 44 photos mostly from Fort George, but also includes Moose Factory, Fort Chimo and Herschel Island. Includes some Indian Residential School photos.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
P9901
Box Number
5
File No
8
Subject
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Herschel Island (N.W.T.)
Moose Factory (Ont.)
Fort George (Québec)
Chisasibi (Québec)
Less detail

Bishop Jamie Clarke slides. - 1959-1967

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36495
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 9 PHOTOGRAPHS
Material Type
Graphic material
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
File consists of slides of Jamie Clarke's ministry in Ungava region of the Arctic. Includes Fort Chimo, Inuvik, 1967 Synod, etc.
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
P2010-13
Box Number
1
File No
4
Subject
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Less detail

2-7a St. Stephen's, Fort Chimo, Québec - Correspondence. - 1933-1943

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/archivaldescriptions36559
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Description Level
File
Fonds Number
100
Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Record Group
Diocese of the Arctic
Series
SERIES 2 MISSION STATION RECORDS
Sub-series
Sub-series 2-7 St. Stephen's Mission, Fort Chimo (Que.). -- 1902-1970.
Material Type
Textual record
Description Level
File
Restrictions
Open
Accession Number
M71-4
Box Number
13
File No
1
Subject
Fort Chimo (Québec)
Kuujjuaq (Québec)
Less detail

28 records – page 1 of 2.