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National March for Life prayer

Don Hutchinson Activate blog HERE Editor’s Note: Don Hutchinson is vice president and general legal counsel for the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada. This is the prayer he offered on May 10 at the National March for Life on Parliament Hill. Father, we stand together in awe and wonder at the miracle of life. Science may speculate about the origins of life, but only You can create. We gather together on this day to express our wonder at the miracle of all ... (Continue reading)

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CLC speaker defends boxer embattled over SSM comments

CLC speaker defends boxer embattled over SSM comments

WBO welterweight boxing champion and member of the Philippines House of Representatives Manny Pacquiao caused a storm of controversy when he said he opposed same-sex “marriage” and Examiner.com reporter Granville Ampong added a quote from Leviticus 20:13 (“If a man lies with a man… they must be put to death”) which the boxer did not utter. Immediately there were petitions calling for boycotts of Pacquiano’s sponsors and The Grove, an outdoor ... (Continue reading)

Record 19,500 at National March for Life

Record 19,500 at National March for Life

Every year since it started in 1997, the National March for Life has grown. In the past three years, it has nearly doubled, from just over 10,000 to 19,500. Organizers say next year, for the first time, they could smash through the 20,000 ceiling and some youth said afterward they want to see 25,000 people on the Hill next year. Yet, Campaign Life Coalition national president Jim Hughes said it is ... (Continue reading)

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40 Days for Life returns

After a year-long absence from the streets of Toronto, 40 Days for Life returned to Canada’s largest city, home to more abortion facilities than any other municipality in the country. Once again, 40 Days was set up across from a medical offices building where the Women’s Care Clinic is located. Christina Alaimo, a University of Toronto languages student, was co-organizer for 40 Days for Life Toronto, and she describes the campaign as “an enormous success.” She told The Interim that “all the ... (Continue reading)

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Thousands brave rain in D.C. March for Life

Thousands brave rain in D.C. March for Life

Despite forecasts of rain, the U.S. pro-life movement came out in force on Jan. 23, the day after the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, to protest the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion-on-demand and urge politicians to enact protection for the unborn. While the media generally reported that “thousands” took part in the March for Life in downtown Washington D.C., online reports by people who have attended in the past estimate that ... (Continue reading)

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Artists to raise money for Aid to Women

Artists to raise money for Aid to Women

Aid to Women is the only pro-life crisis pregnancy counseling center located directly beside an abortion facility in Canada. Located beside the Cabbagetown Women’s Clinic on Gerrard Street in downtown Toronto, more than two decades Aid to Women has saved babies and mothers from the horrors of abortion by providing life-affirming counseling and material support to expectant mothers considering abortion. The staff and volunteers first job is to convince women to change ... (Continue reading)

LifeChain 2011

Here is a photo of a few of the LifeChains in Ontario and other parts of Canada. (Continue reading)

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CLC to host two Ontario conferences

Two regional pro-life conferences will be held in Ontario in late October and early November. The first one will be in Kingston on Oct. 29. The eastern Ontario conference will feature speakers such as Jim Hughes, national president of the Campaign Life Coalition; Steve Jalsevac, managing director of LifeSiteNews; John-Henry Westen, editor of LifeSiteNews; Paul Tuns, editor of The Interim; Alissa Golob, director of Campaign Life Coalition Youth. The conference will include a special tribute to the late pro-life hero Father ... (Continue reading)

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New $1500 grant for campus pro-life groups to be awarded at NCLN symposium

New $1500 grant for campus pro-life groups to be awarded at NCLN symposium

      Though student pro-life leaders have many great ideas to impact their campus, oftentimes they lack the funds to do an event or campaign effectively. While balancing the club with their classes, jobs and other commitments, it can be difficult to fundraise. Thanks to collaboration among three pro-life organizations, a new grant of $1,500 is now being offered to campus pro-life groups to support their pro-life efforts on campus. The Interim ... (Continue reading)

Elections and our production schedule

The people in charge of setting the dates for elections for provincial elections do not seem to be considering the publishing schedule of monthly publications such as The Interim. With five provincial or territorial elections within an eight-day period near the beginning of October, starting with Prince Edward Island and Northwest Territories on Oct. 3 and ending Oct. 11 in Newfoundland and Labrador, there should be a lot of provincial election coverage in The Interim. Unfortunately, you can only cover ... (Continue reading)

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40 Days for Life comes to London

A fall 40 Days for Life campaign will be held in London, Ont., the first time the city will host the event. 40 Days for Life is a prayerful, peaceful campaign with the purpose of showing people the evils of abortion. It originated in the United States and has been already held in 337 cities around the world and was brought to Canada in October 2009. For 40 days, witnesses pray and fast, keep vigil outside of an abortion facility, ... (Continue reading)

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LifeChain Locations October 2nd, 2011

Participation in LifeChain is a blessing for those we are praying for and for all who partake in the event.  Remember, people all over the world will be participating on October 2nd at the same time. View the locations for Canada HERE (Continue reading)

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Abortion defunding rally Oct. 22

There will be a ‘Defund Abortion Rally’ in Toronto at Queens Park on Saturday, Oct. 22. The purpose of the rally is “to make defunding abortion an issue in the newly elected provincial government,” organizer and head of Campaign Life Coalition Youth Alissa Golob told The Interim. The rally will be just the beginning of a nationwide movement to defund abortion, as the group will “move on to making this an issue in each province.” Golob described the defunding strategy as ... (Continue reading)

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‘Positive’ conference promotes Culture of Life

‘Positive’ conference promotes Culture of Life

It has been 20 years since Campaign Life Coalition held a conference in Toronto (not including national and international conferences they co-sponsored), and by all accounts the June 24-25 Toronto Pro-Life Forum was a resounding success.   Over 220 people attended the Friday evening banquet that featured Sun News media personality Brian Lilley as the keynote speaker, while more than 170 took part in the Saturday program featuring nearly a dozen speakers and panels. Organizers ... (Continue reading)

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Seven provinces hold regional marches for life

Seven provinces hold regional marches for life

    In addition to more than 15,000 Canadians who took part in the National March for Life in Ottawa on May 12, over 3000 more participated in provincial marches for life held across the country on the same day, in solidarity with the one taking place in the nation’s capital. Local marches were held in the provincial capitals. LifeSiteNews.com reported that many provinces set attendance records and that organizers saw an increase in the number ... (Continue reading)

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