While the province may not want to talk about abortion, for federal politicians, this should be a priority. These issues affect not only New Brunswickers, but people across the country. In larger Canadian cities, abortions are generally available. But in smaller cities and towns, and in rural areas, access can be all but impossible
. In Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, abortions are only offered in cities
, but 35 to 40% of people live outside of urban areas. The Yukon and Northwest Territories have one provider each
, and in the Atlantic provinces, many people live far away from the few hospitals and clinics that provide the service.