March for Life

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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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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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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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National March for Life 2014

National March for Life 2014

The main event, the March itself starting at Parliament Hill and continuing through downtown Ottawa, occurs on Thursday May 8th. However, we have events occuring throughout the day and also the day before (Wednesday May 7th) and the day after (Friday May 9th). SEE SCHEDULE HERE (Continue reading)

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Cardinal Dolan: It’s abortion advocates who are ‘obsessed’

New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan has come out saying that it’s the “other side” that is “obsessed” with abortion, not pro-life advocates. “They’re so obsessed with it that they want to expand it even more!” Dolan told National Review in advance of the national March for Life in Washington. Speaking about his opposition to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Women’s Equality Act,” which will expand abortion, Dolan said it is not pro-lifers who will block the bill on this year’s agenda ... (Continue reading)

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CLC delegation participates in U.S. March

CLC delegation participates in U.S. March

A Canadian delegation organized by Campaign Life Coalition stood in front of the Canadian embassy at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 22. About two dozen youth from CLC Youth and the National Campus Life Network were joined by CLC national president Jim Hughes as tens of thousands of U.S. marches walked by their three banners: “Canadians stand with pro-life America,” “Abortion is a crime against humanity,” and ... (Continue reading)

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Regional marches for life increase turnout

Regional marches for life increase turnout

While 25,000 pro-lifers took part in the National March for Life in Ottawa on May 9, thousands more stood up for life in regional marches across the country. In Victoria, B.C., an estimated 2,000 people, including many high school and university students, walked from Centennial Square to the British Columbia legislature. Like the National March for Life, the B.C. March highlighted the issue of gendercide. Anastasia Pearse, media spokesperson for the ... (Continue reading)

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25,000 attend National March for Life

25,000 attend National March for Life

The 2013 National March for Life in Ottawa attracted a record-crowd of 25,000 pro-lifers to Parliament Hill, surpassing last year’s attendance by approximately 5000 people. The size of the march, combined with construction on Wellington Street in front of Parliament, led police to shut off the exits, which prevented an estimated 2000 people from leaving the Hill and marching through the streets of the nation’s capital. Jim Hughes, national president ... (Continue reading)

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Gearing up for National March for Life

Gearing up for National March for Life

With the start of a new year, pro-lifers can begin looking forward to the National March for Life on Parliament Hill on May 9. Wanda Hartlin, of Campaign Life Coalition Ottawa, told The Interim that people should go to the March for Life “because unborn children in Canada have no rights,” and “we have to remind our government that life begins at conception.” Hartlin explains, “everyone deserves the right to ... (Continue reading)

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