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PC leadership hopeful joins condemnation of contraception-refusing Calgary doctor

PC leadership hopeful joins condemnation of contraception-refusing Calgary doctor

Dr. Chantal Barry, a physician at Westglen Medical Centre in Calgary, is refusing to prescribe the birth control pill to patients. On June 24, while attending an appointment with her gynecologist, Joan Chand’oiseau saw a sign at the front desk of the walk-in clinic stating that “the physician on duty today will not prescribe the birth control pill.” The sign is put up when Dr. Barry is the only physician at the clinic. Patients who want contraception are given a ... (Continue reading)

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Christian Heritage Party seeks new members and a new leader

Christian Heritage Party seeks new members and a new leader

On Jan. 28, the national board of the Christian Heritage Party accepted the resignation of its leader, Jim Hnatiuk, who led the CHP since 2008. The board ratified the appointment of David J. Reimer, a member of the party since 1987 and a six-time CHP candidate, as interim leader and scheduled the leadership convention to be held in November. When Reimer was approved interim leader, CHP national president Louis Kwantes said in a communique that the “changes are significant” but “be ... (Continue reading)

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Please support The Interim

Please support The Interim

Taylor Hyatt The Interim is a voice for those without one. The unborn babies killed by abortion. The aged, disabled, and others vulnerable to euthanasia. The voter who holds traditional, Christian values to be true but has no outlet for these views. We stand with you who dearly love life and want moral normalcy defended in the public arena of political and cultural debate. We cannot do it alone. We ... (Continue reading)

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Mary Wagner found guilty, but released

Mary Wagner found guilty, but released

Mary Wagner stands with supporters outside the courthouse after her release June 12th. After almost two years, Mary Wagner’s trial on charges of mischief and failure to comply with probation orders came to an end in a north Toronto courtroom June 12, with her stepping out to freedom amid hugs and congratulations from about three dozen supporters. ... (Continue reading)

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The pro-life World Cup: how pro-life is each World Cup country?

The pro-life World Cup: how pro-life is each World Cup country?

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A profile in cowardice

A profile in cowardice

What the muse of history will sing of our age has never been in doubt. Ours is the story of how a great nation temporarily lost its way: how, for a time, it succumbed to an ancient vice, an iniquity common enough in antiquity, but rare in the modern world until now – the brutal practice of infanticide.The spectacle of our sophistry will amaze later ages, just as the ... (Continue reading)

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Is Justin Trudeau’s abortion hard-line working?

Is Justin Trudeau’s abortion hard-line working?

The Liberal goes all in with his dictatorial position Justin Trudeau On May 7, Justin Trudeau told reporters that pro-lifers literally need not apply to become Liberal Party candidates in future elections. He said he was imposing a new rule on the party that would ban individuals who hold pro-life views from seeking the party’s nomination for MP, but his dictate would exempt sitting pro-life MPs ... (Continue reading)

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Liberal no longer

Liberal no longer

An American poet once defined a “liberal” as a man too “altruistically moral” to “take (his) own side in a quarrel.” Justin Trudeau recently decided that Canadian Liberals, in contrast, are not free to do the same. Trudeau decreed that all future candidates in his party must be unambiguously, categorically, and unapologetically pro-abortion: they may not take the unborn’s side in our country’s current quarrel. Trudeau’s shocking declaration, made in ... (Continue reading)

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Justin Trudeau to make Liberals speak with ‘one voice’ on abortion

Justin Trudeau to make Liberals speak with ‘one voice’ on abortion

Justin Trudeau On March 7, the day before the National March for Life, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau said during a scrum in the halls of Parliament that future candidates for the Liberal Party must support a woman’s right to choose to kill her unborn baby. He said candidates will be screened in the party’s “open nominations” process to ensure they support Liberal policy on abortion and same-sex “marriage,” as ... (Continue reading)

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Pro-lifers have slim pickings in Ontario election

Pro-lifers have slim pickings  in Ontario election

Kathleen Wynne Ontarians will head to the voting booth on June 12, but pro-lifers are looking at the candidates, leaders, and parties, and finding very little they like. None of the party leaders are pro-life according to Campaign Life Coalition and no party platform features anything remotely pro-life or pro-family. Tim Hudak was once deemed supportable by CLC back in the late 1990s when as a member of the Mike Harris ... (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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Bishop Lacey, RIP

Bishop Lacey, RIP

Bishop Pearce Lacey The Most Reverend Pearse Lacey, auxiliary bishop emeritus of Toronto, died on April 2 at the age of 97. Campaign Life Coalition national president Jim Hughes remembered Lacey as a late-comer to leadership in the pro-life movement, but said once he came on board he was a staunch friend to the cause. Born in Toronto on November 26, 1916, he was ordained a priest on May ... (Continue reading)

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Economics and relationships

Economics and relationships

The Love Market: What You Need To Know About How We Date, Mate and Marry by Marina Adshade (Harper Collins, $18.99, 272 pages)  The paperback edition of Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love by Marina Adshade, a UBC economics professor, comes with a new title but it’s still the same book providing the same insights and the same shortcomings. Overall I recommend the book, including to social ... (Continue reading)

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Joseph Cassar, RIP

Joseph Cassar, RIP

Joseph Cassar On April 19, Joseph Cassar passed from this earthly life, succumbing to heart disease. His inscrutable but faithful approach to promoting the pro-life cause will be sadly missed by his friends at Campaign Life Coalition in Toronto. Cassar, born in Malta in 1919, arrived in Canada in the early 1950s. He had served in the British merchant marines, and worked in the postal service among other jobs in ... (Continue reading)

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A thoroughly modern Noah

A thoroughly modern Noah

We are apparently in the middle of another surge of religious films, which is a sure way of telling that Hollywood is losing money and running scared and desperate to pull in the audience they do their best to ignore when times aren’t so lean. Forgive me for sounding cynical, but if you think I’m being bleak, I dare you to name one masterpiece of religious filmmaking made since ... (Continue reading)

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