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The Interim Plus

The Interim Plus

Fr. Ted Colleton Hi educator friends,   The excitement of a new school year is still fresh, and here is another edition of The Interim Plus, a curriculum resource for interested teachers. With all the turmoil in the world, a lot of people are being forced to leave their normal habitat or are consciously choosing to seek better opportunities elsewhere. This is the theme of this ... (Continue reading)

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The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

The co-sponsors of the Father Ted Colleton Scholarship program, The Interim newspaper and Niagara Region Right to Life, are proud to announce the theme for the essay portion of the contest for the upcoming academic year 2014-2015. This edition will be the 13th year of the scholarship and it continues to grow and draw young people into the pro-life movement as learners. More than 800 students have participated since its founding. It is hoped that this challenging ... (Continue reading)

12th annual edition of The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

12th annual edition of The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship

Students can learn and earn through writing!         Now in its 12th annual edition The Father Ted Colleton Scholarship presents a unique opportunity to senior (16-18 yrs) secondary school students. They are challenged to express their views on life and family issues by writing an essay on a stated theme. Co-sponsored by Canada’s pro-life newspaper The Interim and Niagara Region Right to Life, the program ... (Continue reading)

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Advertorial on the founding of Campaign Life

Advertorial on the founding of Campaign Life

One of the first strategy meetings of Campaign Life in Sharon, ON, in 1979. Over the years, many have often asked how Campaign Life started. It started at a pro-life national conference on May 25 1978 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The following pro-lifers were present for the founding. ... (Continue reading)

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Labels used to shut down debate

Pauline KosalkaCommentary In the days leading up to the Euro 2012 soccer tournament in June, the focus of headlines was not so much on which team would win, but on what was deemed to be intense racism on the part of the fans from Poland and Ukraine, the hosts of the tournament. Both countries have a predominantly Christian and ethnically homogenous population. “Racism is not so much the elephant in the soccer room as an insidious, lurking menace,” James Lawton ... (Continue reading)

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The search for meaning: Work, holidays, leisure, and recreation in late modernity

The search for meaning: Work, holidays, leisure, and recreation in late modernity

Let us begin by looking at holidays as they existed in earlier societies, and trying to distinguish between a few main types of holidays as they exist today. In the English language, the word “holiday” is derived from the word “holy day.” In earlier European societies, traditional holidays were usually bound up with the Christian religion – or what could be considered a social-cultural-religious-political complex called Christendom. Like with many other ... (Continue reading)

Discussing campus free speech with John Carpay

Discussing campus free speech with John Carpay

  Editor’s Note: Paul Tuns, editor of The Interim, interviewed John Carpay, former executive director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation and who continues to represent the students involved with Campus Pro-life at the University of Calgary, about the case and freedom of speech on campus  for pro-life groups in general.  The Interim: How did you get involved with the Campus Pro-life students at the University of Calgary? Why is it important for them ... (Continue reading)

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March for Life media coverage – thank Harper

Some critics have called Harper’s decision not to include abortion in the G8 maternal health plan inconsistent, considering Canada is one of the only countries in the world to have absolutely no legal restrictions on abortion. Why refuse abortions to third world nations, yet put up no opposition to the practice in your own country? Perhaps the critics are right, but in Harper’s eyes, he is being perfectly consistent. After all, by leaving out abortion in the maternal health plan ... (Continue reading)

Obama’s SC choice raises serious concerns

The pro-life community should be wary of Obama’s nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court say pro-life groups, as Kagan’s past record indicates that she supports abortion and perhaps same-sex marriage. In 1997, after the Republican Congress passed a ban on partial birth abortion and before Clinton vetoed the measure, Kagan, the associate White House counsel, recommended that Clinton endorse the Daschle amendment “to prevent Congress from overriding (Clinton’s) veto.” The exceptions hidden in the amendment meant that ... (Continue reading)

Hang out with some REAL Women

REAL Women of Canada will be hosting its 2010 national conference on Saturday, April 17 in North Bay, Ont., at Clarion Resort Pinewood Park. REAL (“Realistic, Active, Equal, for Life”) Women of Canada is a pro-woman and pro-family organization that was federally incorporated in 1983 and is an NGO with special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Its purpose is to promote the traditional family. REAL Women was created by a group of people concerned ... (Continue reading)

Pro-lifers recommend books for Christmas

We invited regular contributors to, and friends of The Interim to suggest a book or books that would make a great Christmas gift. Oswald Clark If you like Sarah Palin, you'll love her memoir Going Rogue: An  American Life (HarperCollins, 2009). Even if you aren't a fan, everyone should open their hearts and read the sections on her Down Syndrome son, Trig. To understand anti-Palinism, read Matthew Continetti's The Persecution of Sarah ... (Continue reading)

Articles Exclusive to The Interim website

The Interim will be introducing Web Exclusive Articles in the upcoming months.  These articles will be linked from online Pro-Life Groups across Canada. (Continue reading)