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Stella Corbett, pro-life to the end

Stella Corbett, pro-life to the end

Toronto Pro-life activist Stella Corbett passed away at the age of 95. On Dec. 1, long-time pro-life activist Stella Corbett passed away peacefully at the Amica Retirement Residence in Thornhill, at the age of 95. The Interim wrote about Corbett in 1991, reporting that she picketed at several downtown Toronto abortuaries as one of the “shepherds of The Way Inn.” ... (Continue reading)

Mary Wagner, abortion staff testify

Mary Wagner, abortion staff testify

At her trial for mischief and failing to comply with probation order, Mary Wagner (pictured above) testified that she felt justified approaching women ... (Continue reading)

Interview with former Liberal MP Garnet Bloomfield

Interview with former Liberal MP Garnet Bloomfield

Campaign Life Coalition interviewed former Liberal MP Garnet Bloomfield (London-Middlesex)by telephone on October 31. Bloomfield was one of two Liberals to vote against the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982.  CLC: You were one of two Liberal MPs who opposed the charter in 1982. By voting against it, you voted against your party and against Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Why did vote against it? Garnet Bloomfield, 2013 Garnet Bloomfield: ... (Continue reading)

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Linda Gibbons and Mary Wagner: Befriending the unborn no matter the cost

Linda Gibbons and Mary Wagner: Befriending the unborn no matter the cost

  Editor’s note: Bill Whatcott interviewed Mary Wagner and Linda Gibbons in August when both were still incarcerated at the Vanier Centre for Women. Gibbons has since been released but Wagner remains behind bars. When I drove into the Vanier Centre for Women in Milton to interview pro-life prisoners Linda Gibbons and Mary Wagner, I was struck by the contrast between the gentle and Christ like demeanors of the two women, versus the harsh prison environment in which these two women are ... (Continue reading)

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Interview with Tom Wappel

Interview with Tom Wappel

Campaign Life Coalition interviewed Tom Wappel, former Liberal MP and current political advisor to CLC, Oct. 10.   Tom Wappel receives the prestigious Joseph P. Borowski Award from Campaign Life Coalition's Karen Murawsky in 1998 for his dedication to the unborn ... (Continue reading)

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Cardinal on Pope’s advisory board fully supports Mary Wagner

An influential Indian Cardinal says he “fully” support the efforts of a Canadian pro-lifer who is serving time in jail for entering abortion facilities to rescue unborn babies. Cardinal Oswald Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, was recently tapped by Pope Francis to join an eight-cardinal advisory board charged with assisting the Pope in reforming the Roman Curia. He also serves as president of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences. ... (Continue reading)

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Trustee Michael Doyle fought against UNICEF in Catholic schools

Trustee Michael Doyle fought against UNICEF in Catholic schools

Michael Doyle fought to uphold pro-life principles in Toronto Catholic schools. The oldest of seven brothers, Michael Doyle passed away peacefully on July 27, 2013, after losing a battle with cancer. Born and raised in Dundrum, Ireland, Michael, and his wife Anita, immigrated to Toronto in 1968. In addition to being a husband, father of four and grand-father of six, ... (Continue reading)

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Bette Hamon, founder of Halton Pro-Life, RIP

Bette Hamon, founder of  Halton Pro-Life, RIP

Bette Hamon Elizabeth “Bette” Hamon, a long-time, stalwart pro-lifer, passed away at the age of 89 on Mother’s Day, in Brantford, Ont. Hamon was the founderess of Halton Pro-Life in 1974, and the organization met in the basement of her home for many years. She spoke in schools and other venues, initiated a Mother’s Day walk at the local hospital, organized rallies and other pro-life events, and trained volunteers. She was ... (Continue reading)

Letters4Life activist still encouraged, busy a year after campaign

Letters4Life activist still encouraged, busy a year after campaign

Aleandra Jezierski (second left) organized the Letters4Life campaign Youth make up a significant portion of Canada’s pro-life movement. An entire generation can now call themselves survivors of a form of genocide, since the infamous R. v. Morgentaler decision was made 25 years ago this past January. There are probably many more who would like to get involved, but feel their age will prevent ... (Continue reading)

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Pro-life protester Linda Gibbons arrested

Pro-life protester Linda Gibbons arrested

Linda Gibbons Linda Gibbons, who has spent years in jail for peacefully protesting Toronto abortion clinic “bubble zone” laws, was arrested outside the “Morgentaler Clinic” abortion site in Toronto around 11:30 a.m. June 11. The arrest took place some two and a half hours after she appeared there to begin pacing back and forth on a sidewalk with her usual placard reading, “Why mom? When I have so much ... (Continue reading)

Campaign Life: 35 years of pro-life activism

Campaign Life: 35 years of pro-life activism

Jim Hughes, Paul Formby and Earl Amyotte at the founding of the Pro-Life Party of Canada. On May 25, 1978, a group of pro-lifers, upset with the compromise mentality of the Coalition for the Protection of Human Life, met in Winnipeg to form a new national political pro-life organization. The Coalition had presented a paper ... (Continue reading)

Borowski Award winner

Borowski Award winner

Stephen Woodworth The Interim has learned that Stephen Woodworth will be presented with Campaign Life Coalition’s Joseph P. Borowski Award, which is presented to a politician who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the cause of protecting innocent human life. Woodworth will be presented with the Borowski Award at the Rose Dinner on May 9 following the National March for Life and he is being recognized for his work on ... (Continue reading)

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Founder of Canadian pro-life pharmacists group passes

Founder of Canadian pro-life pharmacists group passes

Michael Izzotti On March 21, Mike Izzotti, a former vice president Pharmacists For Life International and a founder of its Canadian branch, passed away at Hamilton General Hospital at the age of 55. He had multiple sclerosis, but a cause of death has not been released. Izzotti founded Pharmacists For Life International (Canada) in 1992, and served as coordinator for central Canada before becoming the organization’s president until 2011. He ... (Continue reading)

Barbara Willke, RIP

Barbara Willke, RIP

Barbara Willke Barbara Willke, the wife of Dr. Jack Willke, passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinatti at the age of 90 after sustaining a head injury in a fall. The Willkes, who would have been married for 65 years in June, were pro-life leaders even before the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. He was an obstetrician and she was a nurse. As a couple in Cincinnati they taught ... (Continue reading)

Linda Gibbons released after nearly five months in jail

Linda Gibbons Linda Gibbons was released from custody March 14 at the Vanier Centre for Women prison facility in Milton after being sentenced to time served plus one day at a sentencing hearing in the Ontario Court of Justice at College Park in Toronto earlier that day. Justice William R. Wolski had found her guilty two days earlier of disobeying a court order after her arrest outside the Morgentaler Clinic ... (Continue reading)

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