Written on 28 Oct, 2013 at 9:18 in Abortion, Crisis pregnancy centres
The Vancouver & Richmond Crisis Pregnancy Centre lost its defamation case against pro-abortion activist Joyce Arthur after she accused CPCs of resorting to terrorizing and deceiving pregnant women to convince them not to have abortions.
Two ... (Continue reading)
Written on 27 Feb, 2012 at 9:24 in Crisis pregnancy centres
On Dec. 15, CTV News in British Columbia launched a sting operation against the South Fraser Pregnancy Options Centre in Surrey, B.C., with what Option’s Centre executive director Laura Lansink said was “the hope that our peer-counsellor would give false or biased information.”
The Pregnancy Options centres are associated with the Canadian Association of Pregnancy Support Services (CAPSS), a national, non-political, registered Christian charity, committed to equipping pregnancy support services.
CTV sent a woman, named only as “Sheila,” to the Surrey Options ... (Continue reading)
Written on 1 Dec, 2009 at 6:06 in Crisis pregnancy centres
A groundbreaking report detailing the impact of thousands of pregnancy resource centres across America has been released by the Family Research Council.
Entitled “A Passion to Serve: A Vision for Life,” the report lays out in detail the manifold contributions of American pregnancy resource centres to their communities, particularly to women, children and families. The nature and scope of the pregnancy centres’ mission is outlined in statistical summaries, case studies and ... (Continue reading)
Written on 14 Oct, 2009 at 9:11 in Cover stories, Features, Issues, Pro-Life
For living in a great country in which pro-life activism, despite the obstacles and difficulties, still flourishes.
For the means to be actively pro-life – our health, our families, those in the background that make things happen.
For the unwed mothers who keep their babies despite feelings of hopelessness and vulnerability or in the face of challenging emotional or physical environments.
For those who work in crisis pregnancy centres, who help make the decision to carry a child to term a little easier.
For ... (Continue reading)
Written on 24 May, 2009 at 16:21 in Pro-Life
On April 5, the spring 2009 40 Days for Life campaign ended in 135 cities in Canada, the United States, Australia and Northern Ireland. The 24-hour around-the-clock vigil of prayer and fasting was expanded in Canada to include Montreal, Toronto ... (Continue reading)
Written on 31 Mar, 2009 at 6:53 in Marriage and Family, Pro-Life, Pro-life Groups, Resources
Archbishop Collins gives his support to Toronto’s crisis pregnancy centre. (Continue reading)
Written on 19 Jul, 2007 at 13:03 in Crisis pregnancy centres
Following up on the promotional piece in June’s issue, entitled, “Personal miracle spawns Aid to Women benefit,” I was able to attend the Ben Navaee Gallery’s show in support of Toronto’s Aid to Women, which ran June 1-11. To recap, Ben, the curator and artist whose work was on display, and his partner Lenka encountered Ann Wilson and Aid to ... (Continue reading)
Written on 8 Apr, 1998 at 9:36 in Crisis pregnancy centres
Edmonton Pregnancy Crisis Centre very successful
The Edmonton Pregnancy Crisis Centre, run by Co-Workers to Human Life has had a very successful first year of operation. The centre which opened in November of 1984, has had over 500 clients and believes to be responsible for changing the minds of 80 per cent of the people who came requesting help to obtain an abortion. January 1985, figures provide an indication of the Centre’s good work:
No. of clients 63
No. of positive ... (Continue reading)