Documenting that Canada has no abortion laws

By We Need a Law Repeatedly, we are asked for non-pro-life sources that confirm our claim that Canada has no abortion laws. Given the polarized nature of the debate on abortion, I understand and appreciate the desire to find support from multiple voices. And so, this request became the inspiration for a position paper titled …

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Canadian Assisted-death Bill C-7 “gives licence to do away with disabled people like me”

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition David Shannon, who is a lawyer and a well known disability rights leader, wrote an article that was published on December 3, 2020. Shannon is opposed to euthanasia Bill C-7 because it specifically focuses on death for people with disabilities, as Shannon wrote. Bill C-7 goes beyond a good …

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People with disabilities oppose Bill C-7 expansion of euthanasia in Canada

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Parliamentary Committee on Justice and Human Rights had its third hearing on Bill C-7, the bill to expand Canada’s euthanasia law, on November 10. Tuesday’s hearing heard testimony from several advocates and people with disabilities concerning the effect of Bill C-7 upon their community Kathleen Harris, …

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Judge rules Alberta city wronged pro-life group by rejecting life-affirming ads

The Court judgment said the city’s decision to ban the ads was unreasonable and openly suspected the city’s reasoning. By LifeSite News Staff Justice Gates of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta has issued a ruling for Lethbridge Pro-Life (LPL) on LPL’s court claim against the City of Lethbridge on the City’s rejection of …

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The speech of Canadian MP Cathay Wagantall in parliament opposing euthanasia Bill C-7

The following is the Hansard [official record] of the speech given by Cathay Wagantall on October 19. Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today, but I find it difficult to be speaking to another attempt by the Liberal government to endanger the most vulnerable in our society. After just four years, when the original euthanasia and …

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There have been approximately 19,000 euthanasia deaths in Canada

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared today. Reposted with permission. I estimate that there have been approximately 19,000 deaths by euthanasia and assisted suicide [Medical Assistance in Death—MAID] in Canada since legalization. Here is how I come to that number. The Ontario Office …

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Members of Canadian Parliament visit display commemorating the victims of sex selective abortion

By We Need a Law Ottawa, ON – On September 24, Members of Parliament visited a pink flag display near Parliament commemorating the victims of sex selective abortion. The pink flags surrounded the Human Rights Monument in downtown Ottawa and volunteers stood with signs that said, “Sex Selective Abortion is Wrong,” pointing people to the website …

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Flag display near Canadian Parliament to commemorate victims of sex selective abortion

By We Need a Law  On September 24, the Human Rights Monument will be surrounded by pink flags commemorating the victims of sex selective abortion. Despite our commitment to gender equality, the practice of sex selective abortion is legal and happens in Canada.  MP Cathay Wagantall and other Members of Parliament will be attending the …

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New Brunswick decided private abortion clinic’s bottom line is not a priority for Canadian province

By We Need a Law The Progressive Conservatives’ majority win is good news for the health needs of the citizens of New Brunswick. During the election, abortion activists drew a lot of attention to Clinic 554, which is seeking government funding for privately done abortions.  This push was led by the owner of Clinic 554, a …

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Canadian Man Sentenced for Death of Pre-born Child

By We Need a Law For anyone in the pro-life movement, the headline “Montreal man who killed unborn child must spend 15 years in prison before parole eligibility” is going to catch our eye. Do pre-born lives matter after all? The Montreal man, Sofiane Ghazi, stabbed his 36-week pregnant girl friend 19 times – the …

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Erin O’Toole, the new leader of Conservative Party in Canada, has opportunity to allow pro-life debate

By We Need a Law On August 23, Erin O’Toole was elected as the new leader of the Conservative party. While O’Toole has made it clear that he does not intend to introduce abortion legislation, his victory gives a lot of room for the pro-life movement to work thanks to his commitment not to squash …

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Health Canada report: 26% increase in 2019 euthanasia deaths

The hidden story of abuse By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared here. Health Canada released the first annual report on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)–euthanasia and assisted suicide. The data was gathered from the reports submitted by the medical or nurse practitioners who …

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