Couples struggling to conceive are about to get financial help from the Quebec government, as the province becomes the first jurisdiction in North America to pay for fertility treatments. Health Minister Yves Bolduc announced Tuesday the launch of a provincial plan that will cover up to three cycles of in-vitro fertilization, starting on Aug. 5. Bolduc anticipates 3,500 fertilization cycles will be administered this year at a cost of more than $25 million. That figure could reach $63 million by 2013-2014. “It’s good for Quebec because it will increase the birth rate,” Bolduc said.
I expect a defunding of abortion to follow very, very shortly. Don’t all jump at once, now.by