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Record numbers, media turnout for National March for Life

Record numbers, media turnout for National March for Life

More than 15,000 Canadian pro-lifers took part in the National March for Life in Ottawa, addressed by MPs and numerous pro-life and religious leaders addressed the crowd. And this year, something different happened: the media covered it. Campaign Life Coalition organizes the annual march to mark the day in 1969 when Pierre Trudeau’s Omnibus bill broadened the abortion law and effectively legalized abortion-on-demand. The theme of the first march in 1998 was ... (Continue reading)

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2011 National March for Life

Halton Pro-life is arranging an overnight bus trip to Ottawa leaving Burlington at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday May 12, and returning to Burlington May 13th - For details Click HERE Please click HERE for the bus schedule for May 12 and the March for Life page We look forward to seeing everyone at the National March for May 12th, 2011 (Continue reading)

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Candlelight vigil kicks off National March for Life

Candlelight vigil kicks off  National March for Life

Everyone urged to get involved, even if they are not in Ottawa The National March for Life candlelight vigil will occur this year on Wednesday, May 11, the day before the annual march in the nation’s capital. “It initiates the March for Life with a gathering in Ottawa at the Human Rights Monument,” Wanda Hartlin, secretary for the National March for Life, told The Interim. The purpose of the ... (Continue reading)

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Saskatoon hosts national conference

Saskatoon hosts national conference

From October 29-31, 2009, the Hilton Garden Inn in Saskatoon was the setting for “Building Bridges: Making Choices for Life,” this year’s National Pro-life Conference. The gathering was hosted by the Saskatchewan Pro-Life Association and co-sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition and Life Canada. An impressive line-up of speakers inspired the more than 200 registrants in attendance. Friday’s schedule began with Rev. Dr. James Lamb, executive ... (Continue reading)

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LifeChain across Canada

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More than 200 lives saved as 40 Days For Life campaign reaches midpoint

More than 200 lives saved as 40 Days For Life campaign reaches midpoint

A Halifax counsellor wants out of the abortion business On Oct. 15, about 400 participants in the Toronto 40 Days for Life campaign gathered together for a Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church with Toronto Auxiliary Bishop Peter J. Hundt and at least 10 other concelebrating priests. In his homily, Hundt quoted Karl Rahner, a 20th-century German theologian who predicted that “tomorrow’s Christians will be mystics or they will not be Christians at all.” He further qualified ... (Continue reading)

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40 Days for Life kicks off across Canada

40 Days for Life kicks off across Canada

Sept. 23 marked the official kick-off of the Fall 2009 40 Days for Life Campaign. Because of the success of the Canada-wide debut of the campaign this past Spring, seven Canadian cities have joined the roster for 40 Days for Life this Fall along with some new locations. Not only will Toronto host 2 locations this time around, but Kitchener, Ont., will also join the efforts along with Ottawa, Fredericton, Halifax, Montreal and Winnipeg. Kick-off rallies were held in each ... (Continue reading)

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Internationally renowned speakers address SPUC conference

Internationally renowned speakers address SPUC conference

In September, the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children held its national conference in conjunction with the annual meeting of the International Right to Life Federation. Conference participants were thus treated to international experts from all corners of the globe who spoke about the challenges to defend human life at all stages. SPUC, which describes itself as the world’s first pro-life pressure group, held its conference at the Hayes Conference Centre in Derbyshire, England, several hours north of London. Jim ... (Continue reading)

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Pure Exposure

Pure Exposure

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Skin no longer in – dressing modestly at school

In the wake of the launching of the first-ever Campaign Life Coalition student-run fashion show benefit, it seems that mainstream media and grassroots pro-life, pro-family groups may be on the same page. And, with back-to-school shopping season upon us, the timing couldn’t be better. In August, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, an award-winning American radio talk show host whose weekly program boasts over 8.5 million listeners, threw her name behind Colleen Hammond’s book, ... (Continue reading)

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40 Days for Life expands in Canada

40 Days for Life expands in Canada

This fall begins the fifth annual campaign of what organizers are calling “the largest and longest co-ordinated pro-life mobilization in history” – 40 Days for Life. The campaign consists of a three-point program: prayer and fasting, constant vigil outside select abortuaries and community outreach aimed at educating the public and raising awareness. 40 Days for Life began five years ago as an isolated event in Texas, ... (Continue reading)

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Youth plan modesty fashion show

Youth plan modesty fashion show

At a time when the affronts to life at every stage are enough to leave one’s head spinning, a group of summer interns at Campaign Life Coalition, the political arm of the Canadian pro-life movement, has decided to put its energies into hosting an uplifting charity event for all ages: a fashion show celebrating the dignity of each human life. All ... (Continue reading)

Provincial marches for life

Provincial marches for life

There were marches for life from coast to coast the week of May 14 to help mark the 40th anniversary of the passing of the Omnibus Bill that legalized abortion in 1969. 2000 people walk through the streets of Victoria during the second B.C. March for Life The largest was in Victoria, B.C., where at least 2000 people took part in the second B.C. March for Life, doubling the ... (Continue reading)

International Mother’s Day Walk for Life

On Mother's Day, 70 Canadian and American pro-lifers gathered at Mather's park at the base of the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie, Ont., for the 31st International Mother's Day Walk for Life. They gathered to remember children who are victims of abortion, witness to the fact that human life is a gift from God, and to demand action from legislators to fully protect the unborn.  It is organized by Francis James McManamy of Niagara Region Right to Life, its Canadian ... (Continue reading)

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Record-breaking National March for Life

Largest March for Life The 12th annual National March for Life in Ottawa saw record-breaking crowds mark 40 years of legalized abortion in Canada. Organizers and participants both said the demonstration is an important ... (Continue reading)

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