Category Archives: Canada

Canada laying groundwork for child euthanasia

By Michael Cook Euthanasia, or “medical aid in dying”, was authorised by Canada’s Supreme Court in June 2016. It was a controversial decision and the controversy is far from over. Three issues were left hanging: euthanasia for

Canadian pro-life billboard campaign sticks to the basics

By We Need a Law This summer we are running a national billboard campaign that has garnered a lot of attention, both positive and negative. Funded by our grassroots supporters, the goal of our simple billboard message

Canada’s “Ad Standards” set to rule on “We Need a Law” billboard

Ottawa, Ontario– In August, pro-life advocacy group “We Need a Law” launched a nationwide billboard campaign with the message “Canada has no abortion laws.” These billboards sparked complaints to Ad Standards, a national self-regulatory body that ensures

Canada: why did 766 late-term livebirth abortions happen in a five year period?

By Patricia Maloney Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our  vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the

Canadian Conservatives delegates vote to delete abortion clause

Editor’s note. This encouraging update was just provided by We Need a Law, a Canadian-based pro-life organization. Halifax, NS – Delegates at the Conservative National Policy Convention happening now in Halifax, Nova Scotia have just voted in

Canadian Pro-life organizations to urge Conservative National Policy Convention to delete rather than modify abortion clause

Editor’s note. The following press release comes from the Canadian pro-life organization, “We Need a Law.” Ottawa, ON – The Conservative National Policy Convention is taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 23-25. We Need a

Abortion activists panic over pro-life billboard pointing out Canada has no abortion law

By James Risdon DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia, August 15, 2018 – Abortion activists and supporters are in a tizzy over billboards that state there is no abortion law in Canada, saying the billboards are misleading and disappointing. “If

Canadian Opinions on Abortion: Do Canadians support a law limiting abortion? Yes.

By WeNeedaLaw Editor’s note. WeNeedaLaw is a Canadian-based pro-life organization. In all but one of the opinion polls publicly available since 2010, a majority of Canadians support at least some law regulating abortion. Are Canadians pro-choice? If

Canada’s euthanasia law lacks effective oversight. Is “Dying with Dignity” circumventing the law?

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition I was contacted by a woman who wanted to know how her nephew was approved for, and died by euthanasia (Medical Assistance in Dying–MAiD). She explained that her

Thousands of Euthanasia Killings in Canada

By Wesley J. Smith Canadian doctors and nurse practitioners have reported that they have killed almost 4,000 (3,714) patients since euthanasia was legalized in Quebec in December 2015 — after which it was legalized throughout the country

Thousands respond to Cardinal’s call to write letters protesting Trudeau’s pro-abortion pledge

By Lianne Laurence Editor’s note. “Attestation” refers to the decision by Canada’s liberal Party to insert an “abortion clause” into the application process for the Canada Summer Jobs Program, which has resulted in a rising backlash. TORONTO,

Canadians Strongly Oppose Abortion Requirement in Summer Jobs Program, about two-thirds would also limit abortion to – at most – first 3 months of pregnancy

Editor’s note. For a number of years the Knights of Columbus have released an exceptionally useful survey of American opinion about abortion. The following post, sent by the KOC, brings the same careful overview to Canadian public