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CLC launches National March for Life video and theme

CLC launches National March for Life video and theme

A screen capture from the new National March for Life promotional video. On March 14, Campaign Life Coalition unveiled a new promotional video for the National March for life and announced the theme for the 2016 march would be #EndTheKilling. The march is Canada’s largest annual pro-life event, attracting 25,000 participants last year in Ottawa, and more than 10,000 others ... (Continue reading)

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Walk for Life West Coast

Walk for Life West Coast

On Saturday, January 23, tens of thousands of San Franciscans, joined by young pro-lifers from as far away as Arizona, Colorado, Oklahoma and Alaska filled the city’s Civic Center Plaza and Market Street at the 12th Annual Walk for Life West Coast. Organizers would not give a firm number of attendees, saying only “tens of thousands” but crowd size was consistent with recent years, where local mainstream ... (Continue reading)

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Despite blizzard, Washington March for Life a success

Despite blizzard, Washington  March for Life a success

A pro-life snowman! On Jan. 22, with businesses in the city closing in anticipation of a winter storm hammering the east coast with up to three feet of snow, pro-lifers took part in the 43rd annual March for Life in Washington D.C. The March’s keynote speaker was former businesswoman and current candidate for the Republican presidential nomination Carly Fiorina, who said, “it’s inspiring to see you all out here ... (Continue reading)

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MPs, senators, leaders at the National March for Life or Rose Dinner

Rod Taylor, leader of the Christian Heritage Party Senator Betty Unger, Alberta Senator Don Plett, Manitoba Senator Tobias Enverga, Ontario Senator Norman Doyle, Newfoundland LaVar Payne, Medicine Hat Leon Benoit, Vegreville-Wainwright Ron Cannan, Kelowna-Lake Country Mark Warawa, Langley Collin Mayes, Okanagan-Shuswap Bob Zimmer, Prince George-Peace River John Williamson, New Brunswick Southwest Kyle Seeback, Brampton West Dave Van Kesteren, Chatham-Kent-Essex Pierre Lemieux, Glengarry-Prescott-Russell Stephen Woodworth, Kitchener Centre Harold Albrecht, Kitchener-Conestoga Bev Shipley, Lambton-Kent-Middlesex Jim Hillyer, Lethbridge Wladyslaw Lizon, Mississauga East-Cooksville  Stella Ambler, Mississauga South Royal Galipeau, Ottawa-Orléans Guy Lauzon, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry Pat Perkins, Whitby-Oshawa David Anderson, Cypress Hills-Grasslands Brad Trost, Saskatoon-Humboldt Maurice Vellacott, Saskatoon-Wanuskewin Ed Komarnicki, Souris-Moose Mountain Gary ... (Continue reading)

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Open letter from Mary Wagner to National March for Life

Editor’s Note: Mary Wagner is currently serving a 10-month prison sentence for attempting to counsel women seeking abortions at Toronto’s Bloor West Village Women’s Clinic. This letter is addressed to the National March for Life in Ottawa, an excerpt of which was read on Parliament Hill on May 14.   Mary Wagner Dear Jim Hughes and friends, organizers of the National March for Life, and all who have come ... (Continue reading)

Provincial Marches for Life across the country

Provincial Marches for Life across the country

On or around May 14, there were eight marches for life in each of the provincial capitals except Toronto and Quebec City, drawing many thousands of pro-lifers to join the call to “let life win,” the theme of this year’s National March for Life in Ottawa. B.C. Catholic reported that there were more than 2000 demonstrators, including 500 high school students, in Victoria for the eighth annual March ... (Continue reading)

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March for Life 2015 photos in Ottawa

March for Life 2015 photos in Ottawa

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25,000 at 18th annual National March for Life

25,000 at 18th annual National March for Life

Photo Anna Dzieciol In what was the largest National March for Life marking the 46th anniversary of the Omnibus Bill that legalized abortion-on-demand in Canada, more than 25,000 pro-lifers demanded “let life win.” Campaign Life Coalition national president Jim Hughes told The Interim that he personally counted more than 25,000 marchers. CLC organizes the annual event in the nation’s capital, in what was originally a witness to mark the ... (Continue reading)

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Massive U.S. March for Life

Massive U.S. March for Life

The 42 annual March for Life was held Jan. 22 in Washington D.C., with at least a half million people participating. Roman Catholic Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky led off the pre-March rally with a prayer, and he was followed by a short speech by March for Life chairman Patrick Kelly who said, “when I look out on this enormous crowd, I see a tide turning in ... (Continue reading)

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100 days until National March for Life

The National March for Life in Ottawa is 100 days from today. Please make plans to attend. See you there. All of the provinces except Ontario, Quebec, and Prince Edward Island have their March for Life on the same day. Here is our coverage of last year's National March for Life. (Continue reading)

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Best comment about the March for Life

Check out Alissa Golob's tweet of March for Life in Washington this week. A picture is worth a thousand words, and the <140 characters that go with a photo can multiply it many times. (Continue reading)

Regional marches for life

Regional marches for life

  In all the provinces except Ontario and Quebec, local pro-life and church groups organized regional marches for life, joining in solidarity the huge crowd of 23,000 people in the nation’s capital. In Victoria, B.C., the 6th annual March for Life was held on May 8 at Centennial Square before proceeding to the B.C. legislature. The theme was “Life: The Only Choice”  and an estimated 2000 people gathered to ... (Continue reading)

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Our coverage of Canada’s National March for Life

One of our two cover stories from the June edition of the paper is now online: "Massive National March for Life." There are also plenty of photos. The Interim thanks and congratulates everyone who participated in the National March for Life organized by Campaign Life Coalition, as well as the many thousands who took part in eight regional marches across the country (Victoria, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Fredericton, Charlottetown, Halifax, and St. John's). The other cover story is our coverage and ... (Continue reading)

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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Cardinal Dolan: It’s abortion advocates who are ‘obsessed’

New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan has come out saying that it’s the “other side” that is “obsessed” with abortion, not pro-life advocates. “They’re so obsessed with it that they want to expand it even more!” Dolan told National Review in advance of the national March for Life in Washington. Speaking about his opposition to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “Women’s Equality Act,” which will expand abortion, Dolan said it is not pro-lifers who will block the bill on this year’s agenda ... (Continue reading)

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