Article from the October edition is now online: “What is the government’s position on funding foreign abortion?” Here’s the bottom line from that article:
The government has failed to clearly articulate what it is up to: is there abortion funding through CIDA or third parties that is not included in its maternal health initiative? While the government has resisted pressure to include abortion in its G8 initiative, it has not been forthright in what other aid funding of organizations tied to abortion or local projects involved in abortion there might be. The government is trying to appease socially conservative voters on the one hand by implying that there is no funding of abortion while keeping a lid on any debate about abortion by refusing to acknowledge that there are a multitude of ways that Canada supports abortion abroad.
You can read the entire article here.