Kandace Hagen and the PEI Abortion Debate
It's the not the kind of story that usually makes headlines.
A group of young people in Atlantic Canada in friendly competition for a leadership award.
But one of those young people was Kandace Hagen, a staunch pro-choice activist who pledged to use her award to help more Prince Edward Island women get access to abortions.
PEI is the only Canadian province that does not perform abortions...women have to go off-Island to either Halifax or Frederiction.
A member of the Island's Right to Life association urged people to vote against Hagen, and instead vote for her nearest competitor, who is from New Brunswick.
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Kandace Hagen and Dr Colleen McQuarrie