Articles tagged Statscan

StatsCan confirms again: 491 babies who died after failed abortions were *born alive*

February 1, 2013 ( — Pro-life media reported in the fall on shocking data from StatsCan suggesting 491 babies had died after they were born alive following failed abortions between 2000 and 2009. After three months of silence from Canada’s major media outlets, the story exploded into the mainstream on Thursday after three MPs called for an RCMP investigation into possible homicides. And, of course, along with the greater attention comes greater scrutiny. Since first reported the StatsCan data in November some have suggested these 491 deaths include stillbirths, because the medical code indicating their cause of death (P96.4) does […]