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MPs, senators, leaders at the National March for Life or Rose Dinner

Rod Taylor, leader of the Christian Heritage Party Senator Betty Unger, Alberta Senator Don Plett, Manitoba Senator Tobias Enverga, Ontario Senator Norman Doyle, Newfoundland LaVar Payne, Medicine Hat Leon Benoit, Vegreville-Wainwright Ron Cannan, Kelowna-Lake Country Mark Warawa, Langley Collin Mayes, Okanagan-Shuswap Bob Zimmer, Prince George-Peace River John Williamson, New Brunswick Southwest Kyle Seeback, Brampton West Dave Van Kesteren, Chatham-Kent-Essex Pierre Lemieux, Glengarry-Prescott-Russell Stephen Woodworth, Kitchener Centre Harold Albrecht, Kitchener-Conestoga Bev Shipley, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Jim Hillyer, Lethbridge Wladyslaw Lizon, Mississauga East-Cooksville  Stella Ambler, Mississauga South Royal Galipeau, Ottawa-Orléans Guy Lauzon, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Pat Perkins, Whitby-Oshawa David Anderson, Cypress Hills-Grasslands Brad Trost, Saskatoon-Humboldt Maurice Vellacott, Saskatoon-Wanuskewin Ed Komarnicki, Souris-Moose Mountain Gary ... (Continue reading)

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Open letter from Mary Wagner to National March for Life

Editor’s Note: Mary Wagner is currently serving a 10-month prison sentence for attempting to counsel women seeking abortions at Toronto’s Bloor West Village Women’s Clinic. This letter is addressed to the National March for Life in Ottawa, an excerpt of which was read on Parliament Hill on May 14.   Mary Wagner Dear Jim Hughes and friends, organizers of the National March for Life, and all who have come ... (Continue reading)

Provincial Marches for Life across the country

Provincial Marches for Life across the country

On or around May 14, there were eight marches for life in each of the provincial capitals except Toronto and Quebec City, drawing many thousands of pro-lifers to join the call to “let life win,” the theme of this year’s National March for Life in Ottawa. B.C. Catholic reported that there were more than 2000 demonstrators, including 500 high school students, in Victoria for the eighth annual March ... (Continue reading)

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March for Life 2015 photos in Ottawa

March for Life 2015 photos in Ottawa

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25,000 at 18th annual National March for Life

25,000 at 18th annual National March for Life

Photo Anna Dzieciol In what was the largest National March for Life marking the 46th anniversary of the Omnibus Bill that legalized abortion-on-demand in Canada, more than 25,000 pro-lifers demanded “let life win.” Campaign Life Coalition national president Jim Hughes told The Interim that he personally counted more than 25,000 marchers. CLC organizes the annual event in the nation’s capital, in what was originally a witness to mark the ... (Continue reading)

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Fathers of aborted children need to be acknowledged, too

Fathers of aborted children need  to be acknowledged, too

Pro-life advocates are all too aware of the damage abortion can do. Besides killing preborn children, their mothers often face unimaginable physical and emotional consequences. These complications may not be traced back to their abortion experience until years later. Yet Alliance for Life Ontario (AFLO) knows there is another demographic whose pain is often unacknowledged: the fathers of aborted children. AFLO executive director Jakki Jeffs told The Interim, “for ... (Continue reading)

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May 13 – May 15, 2015 – National March for Life

May 13 - May 15, 2015 - National March for Life

On May 14th, 2015 march like someone's life depends on it!   Each year at the National March For Life, tens of thousands gather to demand protection for children before and after birth. Last year, an estimated 23,000 pro-lifers assembled on Parliament Hill and marched through downtown Ottawa to inform Canadians that we are the only western nation with no protection for the unborn. Provincial Marches For Life also take place simultaneously across ... (Continue reading)

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Massive U.S. March for Life

Massive U.S. March for Life

The 42 annual March for Life was held Jan. 22 in Washington D.C., with at least a half million people participating. Roman Catholic Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky led off the pre-March rally with a prayer, and he was followed by a short speech by March for Life chairman Patrick Kelly who said, “when I look out on this enormous crowd, I see a tide turning in ... (Continue reading)

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Lifechain 2014 Photos

Lifechain 2014 Photos

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40 Days for Life in 15 Canadian cities

40 Days for Life in 15 Canadian cities

The fall 2014 40 Days for Life campaign kicked off Sept. 24 in 297 locations in 13 countries, including 15 in Canada, and continues until Nov. 2. 40 Days for Life describes its mission on its website: “to bring together the body of Christ in a spirit of unity during a focused 40 day campaign of prayer, fasting, and peaceful activism, with the purpose of repentance, to seek God’s favor ... (Continue reading)

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Annual LifeChain demonstration bears fruit

Annual LifeChain demonstration bears fruit

Lifechain locations Across Canada HERE   Every year, when the beginning of October arrives, pro-life advocates of all ages look forward to LifeChain. The demonstration is typically held on the first Sunday of the month. Participants stand along sidewalks at designated public intersections, holding signs bearing messages such as “Abortion Kills Children,” “Abortion Hurts Women,” or “Adoption – the Loving Option.” LifeChain was launched by an ... (Continue reading)

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Regional marches for life

Regional marches for life

  In all the provinces except Ontario and Quebec, local pro-life and church groups organized regional marches for life, joining in solidarity the huge crowd of 23,000 people in the nation’s capital. In Victoria, B.C., the 6th annual March for Life was held on May 8 at Centennial Square before proceeding to the B.C. legislature. The theme was “Life: The Only Choice”  and an estimated 2000 people gathered to ... (Continue reading)

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Massive National March for Life

Massive National March for Life

Positive messages, upbeat crowd, papal message, and more More than 23,000 pro-lifers were on Parliament Hill to participate in the National March for Life on May 8 – a March that garnered widespread media attention and featured a notable first, a greeting from the Pope. On May 7, Campaign Life Coalition held a press conference in the Parliamentary Press Gallery in which three of their representatives, Johanne ... (Continue reading)

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CLC National Convention stresses message of no exceptions

CLC National Convention stresses message of no exceptions

Rebecca Kiessling talked about the personhood movement in the United States and what difference personhood laws could make in the abortion debate. About 200 people attended the Campaign Life Coalition banquet dinner and national convention, entitled, “Every human being deserves equal protection,” at the Woodbine Banquet and Convention Hall ... (Continue reading)

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Dinner for Mary Wagner defence fund

Dinner for Mary Wagner defence fund

   Mary Wagner has been in jail since her August 2012 arrest at a Toronto abortion mill and as part of her defense she is claiming a constitutional right to protect unborn children by counselling abortion-minded women to not kill their unborn babies. Wagner’s lawyer Charles Lugosi argues that her actions are protected under Section 27 of the Criminal Code, which justifies use of force to prevent an assault upon another ... (Continue reading)

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