March for Life

2017 National March for Life

On May 11, more than 15,000 Canadian pro-lifers participated in the National March for Life in Ottawa, and thousands more took part in regional marches in various provincial capitals including Victoria, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, and Halifax. Fredericton was the site of a pro-life march a week later. The theme of the 2017 March was “Life, We stand on guard for Thee,” tying [...]

History made as two leadership contenders endorse National March for Life

Last month Campaign Life Coalition announced the theme for the National March for Life in Ottawa as well that two Conservative Party of Canada leadership contenders have endorsed the event and said they will address the 20,000-strong crowd. The theme for the May 11 National March for Life ties into the 150th anniversary of Confederation: “Life: We stand on guard for thee.” [...]

2017 National March for Life

The National March for Life (NMfL) will be held in Ottawa on Thursday May 11th, 2017. This year marks the 20th National March for Life in Ottawa as well as the 150th anniversary of Canada's confederation. In honour of these historic, milestone events, we are very excited to announce this year’s March for Life theme: Life - we stand on guard for thee. Please see [...]

2017-05-18T11:41:23-04:00February 21, 2017|Announcements, Events, Features, March for Life|

Pro-abortion protesters disrupt candlelight vigil

Members of a group calling themselves the “Proletarian Feminist Front” were arrested after they disrupted the peaceful Candlelight Virgil and clashed with the police. Every year the evening before the National March for Life, there is a Candlelight Vigil at the Canadian Human Rights Monument to remember the victims of abortion, and every year there are a handful of feminist and gay [...]

2016-07-02T07:04:46-04:00June 29, 2016|Abortion, March for Life|

Canadians march for life from sea to sea

Uniting with the estimated 22,000 pro-life advocates who marched in Campaign Life Coalition’s Ottawa March for Life on May 12 – to mark May 14, 1969, the day Pierre Trudeau’s Liberal government legalized abortion – pro-life Canadians held similar marches in provinces across the nation. Newfoundland and Labrador The March for Life “is truly a national event from sea to sea,” noted [...]

2016-06-27T11:48:40-04:00June 27, 2016|March for Life, Pro-Life, Society & Culture|

‘Uju’ rallies pro-lifers on the Hill

Obianuju Ekeocha, founder and president of Culture of Life Africa, tells the crowd to stand up for universal truth. African pro-life leader Obianuju Ekeocha urged Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government not to “export abortion” to developing countries and she told the throng of pro-lifers on Parliament Hill that she stood with them in their fight to protect the unborn. Speaking before [...]

2016-06-23T05:13:15-04:00June 23, 2016|Announcements, Features, March for Life, Pro-Life|

22,000 take part in National March for Life

Media downplayed the massive annual pro-life demonstration in the nation’s capital, counter-protesters attempted to “end the March for Life,” and police re-routed the march through the streets of Ottawa to prevent a clash with a small group of pro-abortion activists , but organizers and 22,000 participants are pleased with the National March for Life, inspired by the messages of hope from religious [...]

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 [...]

2016-04-11T07:34:38-04:00April 10, 2016|Activism, March for Life, Pro-Life, Society & Culture|

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 [...]

2016-02-25T08:39:10-05:00February 25, 2016|March for Life, Pro-Life|

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 [...]

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 [...]

2015-06-18T07:42:40-04:00June 18, 2015|March for Life|

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 [...]

2015-06-18T07:28:15-04:00June 18, 2015|March for Life, Pro-Life|

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 [...]

2015-06-18T07:18:15-04:00June 17, 2015|Issues, March for Life|
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