Conservative judicial activism?

National Affairs Rory Leishman Should morally enlightened judges strike down any statute that sanctions pornography, abortion, or euthanasia? The late, great Antonin Scalia did not think so. As a devout Catholic, he clearly understood that pornography, abortion, and euthanasia are unmitigated evils, yet as one of the most learned judges ever to serve on the Supreme Court of the United [...]

Only Sloan and Lewis

Only Sloan and Lewis deserve pro-life support Leslyn Lewis and Derek Sloan true conservatives for life. The only debates of the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) leadership race took place last Wednesday in French and last Thursday in English. If you’re a Conservative Party member, you’ve likely been bombarded with emails from all four candidates’ campaigns over the past few [...]

Norma (‘Roe’) McCorvey

Norma McCorvey appearing in a new documentary, AKA Jane Roe, said her conversion to the pro-life movement was an act. A documentary by liberal activist Nick Sweeney and produced by Vice Media, AKA Jane Roe, claims that Norma McCorvey, the Jane Roe in the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, made a deathbed confession that her conversion to pro-life [...]

2020-06-10T04:35:10-04:00June 5, 2020|Announcements, Features, Pro-Life|

Virtual National March for Life

  Campaign Life Coalition vice president Matt Wojciechowski and CLC Youth coordinator Josie Luetke host the 2020 Virtual National March for Life. Forced to cancel the National March for Life scheduled for May 14 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Campaign Life Coalition hosted a Virtual National March for Life online, along with a full week of events including a film festival, a [...]

Dr. John Shea, RIP

Dr. John B. Shea A long-time pro-life activist and medical advisor, Dr. John Bernard Shea, passed away Feb. 11 at the age of 93. Shea was born in Gallway, Ireland, and like many in his family became a doctor and scholar. He emigrated to Canada in 1955 and met his wife to-be, Janet Casey, when he interned at St. Michael’s [...]

2020-05-19T16:56:38-04:00May 19, 2020|Pro-Life|

God’s choice

Chiara Fricano Editor’s Note: Chiara Fricano, of Cathedral High School in Hamilton, Ont., finished first in the 2019-2020 Fr. Ted Essay Scholarship. This is her winning essay. “It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish,” as society is reminded by St. Mother Teresa. How does one measure wealth? How [...]

Tory leadership race resumes

Derek Sloan The Conservative Party of Canada’s Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC) met April 29 to discuss how to resume the campaign that was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. LEOC was also reportedly considering whether or not to disqualify the pro-life leadership candidate MP Derek Sloan. The Hastings-Lennox and Addington MP had criticized federal chief health officer [...]

2020-05-05T10:56:54-04:00May 5, 2020|Announcements, Election, Features, Politics, Pro-Life|

May 10-15 Virtual March for Life

Campaign Life Coalition has scrambled to organize a virtual and truly national March for Life the second week of May after city and provincial officials closed down events and venues because of COVID-19, making the annual event in Ottawa an impossibility. Pro-lifers across Canada are asked to tune into the livestream at throughout the week for a number of events. [...]

The pro-life lessons of Horton Hears a Who

Gabrielle Vandergragt Editor’s Note:Gabrielle Vandergragt, attends Bishop Smith High School in Pembroke, Ont., finished second in the 2019-2020 Fr. Ted Essay Scholarship. This is her essay.  Did you hear he heard a Who? Who heard a Who, you ask? Well, Horton did! Horton heard a Who when the Whos of Whoville were wafting in the wind. Horton Hears a Whois [...]

Coronavirus-related pro-life stories

Canadian abortionists respond to covid-19 On March 18, Global Newsreported on how various work environments were impacted by the coronavirus; one was a Toronto abortuary. Jane Gerster reported on the “seemingly never-ending list of cancellations and closures,” noting that “The situation changes almost hourly.” She sought out human interest stories on how the widespread closure “is already changing people’s lives nationwide,” including [...]

Unplanned: the value of human life

Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship third place winner Nikole Wassenaar Nikole Wassenaar Editor’s Note:  Nikole Wassenaar who attends Smithville Christian High School in Smithville, Ont., finished third in the 2019-2020 Fr. Ted Essay Scholarship. This is her essay. Slaughter or solution? This question has been an ongoing controversy for decades. ln recent years there has been a growing divide on this topic [...]

Pro-life leadership contenders need our support

We have been stressing the need for every pro-lifer to take out a membership in the Conservative Party of Canada in order to vote for the pro-life and pro-family candidates running for its leadership. As we went to press, at least three Campaign Life Coalition-endorsed candidates were accepted by the party as approved candidates – Derek Sloan, Leslyn Lewis, and Jim Karahalios. [...]

University of Ottawa student union strips pro-life club of official status

Ruth Shaw executive director for the National Life Network. The campus pro-life group at the University of Ottawa vows to fight a recent decision that has stripped it of official club status. “So effectively as of right now, the club has lost status,” says pro-life champion Ruth Shaw, executive director for the National Campus Life Network, a group that trains [...]

2020-02-24T20:44:57-05:00February 24, 2020|Pro-Life, Pro-life Groups, Society & Culture|

44 professors at Catholic university oppose screening pro-life film Unplanned

Forty-four faculty members from a Catholic university in Canada have demanded the school apologize for allowing campus ministry to show the wildly successful pro-life film Unplanned. Unplanned, a movie about the life of former Texas Planned Parenthood centre manager Abby Johnson, recounts how she quit her job in 2009 after having a conversion and renouncing abortion. Its debut across Canada, as well [...]

2020-02-24T17:58:35-05:00February 24, 2020|Issues, Pro-Life, Society & Culture|
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