1,800 Canadians, 921 of whom were women, were surveyed in August
two in five Canadian women say they know a close friend or family member who has had an abortion
majority of both women who have had an abortion and women who carried an unwanted pregnancy to term feel they made the right decision and stand by their choice — although the rate of regret was slightly lower among those who got an abortion.
Abortion is legal in Canada, but it isn’t protected federally
Women who voted Conservative were the most likely to have gotten an abortion, at 18 per cent, compared to 14 per cent of women who voted Liberal and 16 per cent of women who voted NDP.