Articles Tagged ‘Pro-Life’

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Saskatchewan works together for life

The World Federation for the Right to Die Societies and the Association pour le Droit de Mourrir Dignement (France's Association for the Right to Die with Dignity) co-sponsored an international  From Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, the town of Macklin hosted the annual Saskatchwan Pro-life Association's "Working Together For Life" provincial conference. Macklin, whose population of 1,400 doubles each summer during the Annual World Bunnock Championship (a game ... (Continue reading)

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Day of reflection in Newfoundland draws ‘rock’-solid crowd

Many of Newfoundland's pro-lifers rallied together on Oct. 25 for "Red Sky at Night" -- an annual day of reflection, inspiration and strategizing. The event, sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition Newfoundland and Newfoundland Right to Life, brought together many front-line workers in the pro-life movement and boasted several stirring talks and presentations by some of the country's most prominent pro-life leaders.... (Continue reading)

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Q&A with: Tyranny of Nice authors

Editor's Note: On Sept. 22, Interim Publishing released The Tyranny of Nice: How Canada Crushes Freedom in the Name of Human Rights (and Why It Matters to Americans) as an e-book (electronic book) and two weeks later as a paperback (see advertisement on page 7). Internationally reknowned columnist Mark Steyn wrote the introduction. Interim editor Paul Tuns interviewed the ... (Continue reading)

Tasha made the right choice

Athlete missed '04 Olympics to have child The Beijing Olympiad has passed and left the world images of glory that will last for many years: Michael Phelps' eight gold medals, Jamaica's Usain Bolt setting records in the 100- and 200-metre dashes, the American basketball team gaining "redemption," the dazzling spectacle and gracious hospitality the Chinese provided.... (Continue reading)

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Summer Student Interns 2008

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Student experiences ‘Pro-Life 101’ at The Interim

Nineteen-year-old Cassie Farrell has spent the summer interning at The Interim. “It’s been Pro-Life 101,” she says. “I have learned how the pro-life movement functions overall and it’s given me new ideas for when I go back to school.” Yet, Cassie was no stranger to the pro-life movement prior to her internship. She ... (Continue reading)

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North Bay Right to Life turns 25

The North Bay Right to Life/Pro Vie group has been bringing the pro-life message to the northern Ontario city for a quarter-century. Nancy Tremblay, the secretary of the executive, talked with The Interim, sharing stories and recollections about 25 years of pro-life activism. The group notes that in the early 1970s, there ... (Continue reading)

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City relents on pro-life ads

The squeaky wheel gets the grease, as the maxim goes. There is perhaps no better example of the truth of that statement than the news that the city of Hamilton has backpedalled on its decision to ban pro-life advertising in bus shelters. Hamilton’s director of transit, Don Hull, told city councillors June 2 that ... (Continue reading)

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Truth is the way of life

I learned long ago that truth-telling is fundamental to being pro-life. And I’m forever learning how abortion advocacy is disconnected from the truth. I was nine when I became pro-life, 10 when I realized that meant without exceptions, 11 when I became an activist and 15 when Michele Landsberg penned something I’d rather not have read. In her Globe and Mail article, “‘Fake ... (Continue reading)

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Lakehead becomes latest school to discriminate against pro-life

The Lakehead University Student Union (LUSU) voted 20-3 on Jan. 10 to deny the pro-life club, Lakehead University Life Support, club status. This is another example of discrimination against pro-life students on Canadian campuses. The club was given four conditions on Dec. ... (Continue reading)

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Personal miracle spawns Aid to Women benefit

The Ben Navaee Gallery will be hosting a show in support of Toronto’s Aid to Women from June 1-11. The story at the source of the inspiration behind this show involves the gallery’s curator, Ben Navaee, and his partner, Lenka. Like so many stories involving Aid to Women, Ben and Lenka’s is one of love, understanding, compassion and most of all, serendipity. Initially, Ben was prepared ... (Continue reading)

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Students host Dance for Life fundraiser

There’s a great initiative underway that involves students, raising money, the National March For Life and dancing! In December, Kerriann Miller and Robin Mendonca were the head organizers for the second annual Dance for Life in southwestern Ontario. They were helped by their committee of Mitch Gunnarson, Stephanie Hoffbauer, Tracey Mendonca and Karynn Scott. It is estimated that this year’s dance was ... (Continue reading)

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A turn for the better at Carleton U

On Jan. 9, the Carleton University Students Association voted in favour of granting the campus pro-life group, Carleton LifeLine, club status. This came after much controversy and concern from a motion put forward and accepted by CUSA in December, that seemed to make it impossible for any group opposed to abortion to attain official club status. LifeLine threatened legal action and both the university and students ... (Continue reading)

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Pro-life can save a dying civilization

Our civilization is in serious decline. This is an unprecedented tragedy, but also a great opportunity for right to life to provide leadership in saving us from self-destruction. To be specific, in every major developed country, the birthrate is way below replacement (with just two exceptions: Israel and the U.S., the latter of which hovers around replacement level). In Canada ... (Continue reading)

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Vancouver event marks new beginning

Many of the more than 300 attendees from across Canada, and even the U.S., hailed it as the best conference of any kind they had ever been to, following the completion of Healing the Culture: A New Beginning, the Canadian national pro-life conference in Vancouver Nov. 16-18. The event revolved around the Healing ... (Continue reading)

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