B.C. becomes first Canadian province to provide free prescription contraceptives
As of April 1, 2023, free prescription contraceptives will be available over the counter
By Nils Rummler
Janice Abbott, CEO of Atira Women’s Resource Society shares her excitement about the decision of the B.C. government to make prescription contraceptives free of charge as of April 1, 2023. British Columbia will be the first province in Canada to make this change.
Karina Stachowczyk, a Vancouver resident, applauds the province’s decision as it is a step towards equality.