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Feminists are woefully misguided

REAL Women of Canada recently uncovered that research into women’s and gender issues is receiving considerable funding via the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Industry Canada. Since 1998, SSHRC gave out funding for 1,792 research projects on women’s issues and 1,494 on gender issues. As a female university student, I am all too aware of the oppression we sisters face at the hands of men. Many of my female comrades are unable to pursue an education, as they are ... (Continue reading)

Feds funding feminists

REAL Women of Canada has reported that “feminist research is still thriving in Canada and on the taxpayer’s dollar.” The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council under Industry Canada is the source of numerous grants for feminist and gender studies, says REAL Women, reporting that “since 1998 SSHRC has funded 1,494 research projects in the area of gender issues and 1,792 on women’s issues.” Beneficiaries of the grants include the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, the National ... (Continue reading)

Saskatchewan doctors’ regulator releases abortion guidelines

Saskatchewan doctors’ regulator releases abortion guidelines

Media gets story wrong about conscience, misses need for informed consent On Feb. 4, the Saskatchewan College of Physicians and Surgeons released revised guidelines for dealing with patients who face an unplanned pregnancy. The early media reports erroneously stated that doctors who refused to carry out an abortion had to refer them to one who would. The Saskatoon Star-Phoenix reported that the preamble to the new protocol says ... (Continue reading)

Stripped of club status, Carleton Lifeline sues student union

Stripped of club status, Carleton Lifeline sues student union

Carleton Lifeline has been a certified campus club since 2006. That all changed on Nov. 15 when the club announced via press release that the Carleton University Student Association had decided to not give Lifeline status this year. CUSA has taken issue with section 3.2 in the club’s constitution, which states: “Carleton Lifeline believes in the equal rights of the unborn and firmly believes that abortion is a moral and legal wrong, ... (Continue reading)

Rita Burnie, pro-life nurse, RIP

Rita Burnie, pro-life nurse, RIP

Rita Burnie, who with her sisters Helen (deceased) and Mary, long served in the frontlines of the Canadian pro-life movement. She passed away last Dec. 13th. Burnie, a nurse, had been active in the pro-life movement since 1984 when she first picketed Morgentaler’s newly opened Toronto abortuary. “I went in to nursing to save lives,” Burnie is quoted as saying Grace Petrasek’s book in Silhouette’s Against the Snow: Profiles of Canadian Defenders ... (Continue reading)

Being pro-life at the University of Calgary

Being pro-life at the University of Calgary

Pro-life has ‘invaded’ my life: UC’s Alanna Campbell As the school year begins, many pro-lifers might be wondering what will happen next at the University of Calgary and the campus pro-life club, Campus Pro-Life. Alanna Campbell is the president of the club and ready to take on whatever the year brings. She is only 21 years old and starting her fourth and final year completing a double degree program to earn ... (Continue reading)

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Manual for pro-life clubs in high schools

Pro-life activism in high schools in Canada is essential. According to Statistics Canada just over 16 per cent of abortions were performed on girls aged 15-19 in 2006. That works out to be 15,217 abortions for girls in their teens. Meanwhile, 15,731 girls in the same age group became pregnant and either had their baby or suffered a miscarriage. Most of these girls are in our high schools and need to know there is support for both them and their ... (Continue reading)

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Attacks on CPCs

Attacks on CPCs

A silent war on abortion The campaign against CPCs Crisis pregnancy centres (CPCs) in North America continue to face new attacks from the abortion industry, including a recently released NARAL Pro-Choice California Foundation report titled “Unmasking Fake Clinics: The Truth About Crisis Pregnancy Centres in California” and a brand new documentary by the directors of the controversial documentary Jesus Camp, not to mention a Toronto Star hit piece on Toronto-area CPCs. Toronto Star ... (Continue reading)

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Toronto Star attacks crisis pregnancy centres

As part of what appears to be a campaign against crisis pregnancy centres by abortion advocates and their supporters, the Toronto Star ran a hit piece on centres in the Toronto area, charging them of employing “misleading” information to get women to choose life rather than abortion. On July 22, Joanna Smith, a reporter from the Toronto Star’s Ottawa bureau, showed up at Aid to Women, a downtown Toronto crisis pregnancy centre, claiming ... (Continue reading)

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The campaign against CPCs

Crisis pregnancy centres (CPCs) in North America continue to face new attacks from the abortion industry, including a recently released NARAL Pro-Choice California Foundation report titled “Unmasking Fake Clinics: The Truth About Crisis Pregnancy Centres in California” and a brand new documentary by the directors of the controversial documentary Jesus Camp, not to mention a Toronto Star hit piece on Toronto-area CPCs (See article below). The 20-page NARAL report “discusses research done by nonprofits, think tanks, and lawmakers on how CPCs ... (Continue reading)

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Important notice to readers

Dear Readers, The Interim thanks you for your understanding and unwavering support for our pro-life publication. As we explained last August and again in March, the revamping of Heritage Canada’s policy for assistance to the Canadian publishing industry resulted in a huge challenge for The Interim. Your response to our initial appeal to rally round The Interim ensured its survival in the short term. You helped it to qualify for the modest subsidy that Heritage Canada makes possible through its new Canadian ... (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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Aid to Women saving babies every week

In the fight against abortion, there is a need to go beyond the legal dimensions and help those who are most vulnerable. Aid to Women, a pro-life crisis pregnancy centre in downtown Toronto, is an example of a successful organization that reaches out to individual women who are considering having abortions. Opened in the late 1980s, the organization has saved over 2,000 babies from abortion and continues to rescue an average of two to three babies per week. Aid to Women ... (Continue reading)

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Youth walk across Canada for life

Youth walk across Canada for life

At least a dozen Canadian youth have been scheduled to take part in at least a portion of the Crossroads walk from Vancouver to Ottawa, the third time since 2007 the pro-life youth group has provided the travelling pro-life witness in Canada. Crossroads was founded in 1994 by Steve Sanborn, a student at Franciscan University of Steubenville, as a response to Pope John Paul II’s call for all to take a more ... (Continue reading)

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We shall not abandon the unborn

Editor’s Note: Cameron Wilson, a student at the University of Calgary, gave this speech to the media on April 19, read on behalf of the team of pro-life students who were charged with non-academic misconduct for displaying the Genocide Awareness Project on campus. We of Campus Pro-Life have been told countless upon countless occasions that the Genocide Awareness Project, and the pictures contained therein, are offensive and hurtful to look at. But if an action is too terrible to look at, ... (Continue reading)

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