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2013

November 27th, 2013, Project Manager, Anastasia Bowles speaks to Shelley McLean on CFRA Radio.  Listen to the podcast of the interview here.

November 27th, 2013, Run With Life Blogger discusses the LifeCanada National Adoption Awareness Campaign here.

November 13th, 2013, Project Manager, Anastasia Bowles responds to an article in the Spectator. See the letter here.

November 7, 2013, Executive Director, Natalie Sonnen was interviewed on the Barry Morgan Show. The interview begins at 47:00.

November 1, 2013, Radio Ad leading up the 2013 Convervative convention in Calgary, AB.
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October 31, 2013, LifeCanada's Mother Teresa award winner, Marilyn Begeron, is featured in this article along with items from the National Conference.

October 29th 2013 - The new LifeCanada Poll conducted by Abiingdon Research citing responses from Quebec residents about Bill 52 was discussed in this artile.  In French, here.

See the LifeSite News coverage (October 29th, 2013) of the Abingdon Research Poll on euthanasia here.

The LifeCanada 2013 National Pro-life Conference attracted some media attention.  The following are links to articles and a CBC TV interview about the conference:
The Guardian had a front page article on the Conference.
CBC Television had this report beginning at the 6:45 minute mark.
CBC print news had this article on the Conference.

An October 10th, 2013 breaking news article quotes Natalie Sonnen, Executive Director of LifeCanada, on the BC Court of Appeals which upheld Section 241 of the Criminal Code, prohibiting euthanasia.  See the article here.

Natalie Sonnen, Executive Director of LifeCanada is interviewed on The Friendly Fire. The interview begins at 19:50 and ends at about the 37:00 minute mark.

 

October 1st, 2013, LifeCanada is featured in an opinion piece by Natalie Sonnen regarding their latest 2013 National Campaign success, AbortioninCanada.ca.  See the piece here.

A September 30th, 2013 article reports on the LifeCanada commissioned Joint Statement signed by 15 national organizations to urge Quebec to withdraw Bill 52.  See the article here.  A LifesiteNews article features the same Joint Statement issue here.

A September 5th, 2013 opinion piece by Natalie Sonnen discusses the We Need A Law Campaign's contribution to the Canadian pro-life movement.  See the article here.

A September 5th, 2013 article features LifeCanada's call for a National Day of Prayer and Fasting in light of Quebec's Bill 52, a bill to legalize euthanasia.  See the article here.

June 14th, 2013, Mark Sutcliffe interviewed Natalie Sonnen on 580 CFRA News Talk Radio about the Quebec Bill to legalize euthanasia.  Listen to the interview here.

June 14th, 2013, Peter Baklinski of LifeSiteNews covers the euthanasia issue in Quebec, quoting LifeCanada's stance on the issue.

May 30th, 2013, Natalie Sonnen speaks to Matt Galloway on the death of Henry Morgentaler. Listen to the podcast here.

May 9th, 2013, Natalie Sonnen addresses a crowd of 2,000 on the steps in front of the Legislature in Victoria, BC. See the video here.

April 18, 2013, Natalie Hudson Sonnen speaks to Rick Gibbons about the recent Environics Poll on euthanasia and physician assisted suicide, commissioned by LifeCanada.  Listen to the Podcast here.

A LifeSiteNews story covers the Environics Poll commissioned by LifeCanada that shows more Canadians are opposed to Euthanasia, April 18th, 2013.  See the article here.

A March 21st, 2013 story covers the groups that decried the decision to deem Motion 408 non-votable.  LifeCanada's press release is quoted.  See the article here.

The 2013 Environics poll commissioned by LifeCanada on abortion shows that a majority of youth want legal restriction on abortion.  LifeStiteNews covers the story here.

2012

Margaret Somerville’s article for The Globe and Mail (June 16, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Legalized euthanasia only a breath away”, can be read here.

Fr. Tom Lynch and Fr. John Lemire interviewed Natalie Hudson Sonnen, the executive director of LifeCanada, for the Priests for Life Canada radio program The Pro-Life Hour (June 3, 2012) on “the various efforts, tasks, and plans of Life Canada in furthering the pro-life cause.” Click here to hear the interview (then scroll down to the June 2012 episode).

Natalie Hudson Sonnen, the executive director of LifeCanada, was interviewed for Salt and Light Radio (June 3, 2012) on “what the new personhood bill [Motion 312] would mean for Canadians.” Click here to hear the podcast (Sonnen’s interview begins at 29:26).

Vanessa Sproule’s article for GuelphMercury (May 17, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “A growing youth-movement story being missed by the media”, can be read here.

Harold Jantz’s article for the Winnipeg Free Press (May 5, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Abortion's new debate generational”, can be read here.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews (April 26, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Abortion advocates stage ‘huge’ protest with ‘over 50’ ppl against pro-life motion”, can be read here.

Natalie Hudson Sonnen, the executive director of LifeCanada, was interviewed by Don Martin on CTV’s Power Play (April 26, 2012) on “why a debate on when life begins needs to occurs in the House among MPs.” Click here to view the interview (then click on the link to the right of the main video entitled “Power Play: Debating Motion on Abortion”).

 

Natalie Hudson Sonnen, the executive director of LifeCanada, wrote in the National Post (April 26, 2012) “Canada hides from its embarrassing abortion statistics”. Click here to read the article.

Colin Mayes, MP for Okanagan-Shuswap, wrote an article in the Kelowna Buzz (March 17, 2012) that mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “MP report: Definition of human being at the heart of issue”. Click here to read the article.

The National Post (March 16, 2012) published a letter by Emile Therien that mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Today’s letters: If you kill a little girl with a hammer, you should swing from a rope”. Click here to read the article (then scroll down).

Tasha Kheiriddin’s article for the National Post (March 15, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Sometimes justice must exact the ultimate price”. Click here to read the article.

The B.C. Catholic Paper wrote an article (March 8, 2012) that mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Winds of change offer opportunity for life”, can be read here.

Thaddeus Baklinski’s article for LifeSiteNews (February 24, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Evangelical group releases compilation of Canadian abortion polling statistics since 2007”, can be read here.

Hayden Starczala’s article for The Cord (February 12, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Pro-choice philosophy inconsistent with outrage towards sex-selective abortion”, can be read here.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews (February 6, 2012) mentions LifeCanada’s support of a “motion in the House of Commons […] calling for Parliament to establish a special committee to consider when human life begins.” The article, “BREAKING: Canadian MP files historic motion to debate personhood of unborn in Parliament”, can be read here.

The National Post (February 1, 2012) published a letter by Natalie Hudson Sonnen, executive director of LifeCanada; “Abortion, by the numbers”. Click here to read the letter (then scroll down).

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews (January 26, 2012) mentions a LifeCanada commissioned poll. The article, “60% of Canadians want law on sex-selective abortion: poll”, can be read here.

Kathryn Blaze Carlson’s article for the National Post (January 20, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Sex-based abortion divides pro-choicers on rights”. Click here to read the article.

Natalie Hudson Sonnen, the executive director of LifeCanada, wrote in the National Post’s Holy Post (January 18, 2012) “Wrong to condemn gender abortions and not others”. Click here to read the article.

Charles Lewis’s article for the National Post’s Holy Post (January 7, 2012) mentions Natalie Hudson Sonnen, executive director of LifeCanada. The article, “Attempts to fire up abortion debate in Canada fizzle”, can be read here.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews (January 5, 2012) features Natalie Hudson Sonnen, executive director of LifeCanada. The article, “Pro-life groups unite behind politician’s call to reopen Canadian abortion debate”, can be read here.

Mercedes Allen’s article in rabble.ca (January 2, 2012) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Abortion: The debate in 2011”, can be read here.

 

2011

Natalie Hudson Sonnen, the executive director of LifeCanada, wrote in National Post’s Holy Post (November 11, 2011) “Moral dictatorship over abortion debate obscures range of Canadian opinion”. Click here to read the article.

Steven Ertelt’s article for LifeNews.com (November 8, 2011) addresses a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Poll: Canadians Want Palliative Care, Hospice, Not Euthanasia”. Click here to read the article.

National Right to Life News wrote an article (November 1, 2011) about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Canadians Want Legal Protection before Birth”. Click here to read the article.

Steve Mertl’s article for Yahoo’s Daily Brew (November 1, 2012) addresses a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Does a new poll suggest the abortion debate is about to be rekindled?” Click here to read the article.

Steven Ertelt’s article for LifeNews.com (October 31, 2011) addresses a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Canada: Poll Shows 72% Want Pro-Life Protections for Unborn”. Click here to read the article.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews.com (October 28, 2011) addresses a LifeCanada commissioned poll; “72% of Canadians want legal protections for the unborn: poll”. Click here to read the article.

The Record (June 18, 2011) published a letter by Jane Richard, Kitchener-Waterloo Right to Life President, that mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “It’s a double crime”. Click here to read the article.

Rebecca Millette’s article for LifeSiteNews.com (April12, 2011) mentions a LifeCanada adoption ad; “Toronto Right to Life sponsors huge pro-adoption ad campaign on subway system”. Click here to read the article.

Ruth Croxford, Sheila Dunn, and Lorraine E. Ferris’ article for the National Post’s Holy Post (March 10, 2011) is a response to Anastasia Bowles Holy Post article (March 7, 2011 – link below). The article, “Counterpoint: Ontario abortion statistics show less dire situation than reported”, can be read here.

Anastasia Bowles, the acting executive director of LifeCanada, wrote in the National Post’s Holy Post (March 7, 2011) “Opinion: Abortion statistics show reality of a land without restrictions”. Click here to read the article.

Brian Lilly’s article for the London Free Press (January 21, 2011) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Inconsistent killers: Politicians on both sides willing to see lives end in different settings”, can be read here.

 

2010

LifeSiteNews (November 4, 2010) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada that features LifeCanada’s president, Monica Roddi; “Canadians Worry about Vulnerable People if Euthanasia is Legalized: Poll”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (October 28, 2010) wrote an article about an international pro-life conference that features Monica Roddis, president of LifeCanada; “UK Pro-Life Leader Tells International Conference: ‘We Will See the Culture of Life Take Root’”. Click here to read the article.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews (October 18, 2010) addresses a featured speaker at an upcoming international pro-life conference sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition, LifeSiteNews, the International Right to Life Federation, and LifeCanada. The article, “Author Michael O’Brien to LSN Staff: Intelligence, Money not Enough to Win Pro-Life War”, can be read here.

Catholic Online (October 8, 2010) wrote an article about the 2010 International Pro-life Conference that mentions LifeCanada as a sponsor. The article, “International Pro-Life Conference 2010”, can be read here.

Paul Fontaine’s article for the Abbotsford Mission Times (July 20, 2010) features LifeCanada board member Monica Roddis; “Papal awards for Abbotsford parishioners: Four among 21 recognized for their exceptional service to Catholic Church”. Click here to read the article.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews (February 23, 2010) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Canadian Poll Finds Two Thirds Support Legalization of Euthanasia”, can be read here.

Claire Hoy’s article for the Orangeville Citizen (February 12, 2010) entitled “MIgnatieff’s [sic] the one playing politics, ideology with abortion” mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. Click here to read the article.

Neil Reynolds’ article for The Globe and Mail (February 12, 2010) mentions polling by LifeCanada; “Michael Ignatieff is playing politics with women's lives”. Click here to read the article.

 

2009

Deborah Gyapong’s article for Canadian Catholic News (December 9, 2009) features LifeCanada president Delores Doherty; “Most Canadians oppose public funding of abortion”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (November 26, 2009) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada that features Delores Doherty, president of LifeCanada; “Poll: Large Majority of Canadians Favor Abortion Limits”. Click here to read the article.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews.com (November 4, 2009) mentions a LifeCanada commissioned poll. The article, “‘Is the Quebec College of Physicians Deliberately Confusing Canadians on Euthanasia?’ Asks Anti-Euth’ [sic]”, can be read here.

Les Perreaux’s article for The Globe and Mail (November 3, 2009) features Delores Doherty, president of LifeCanada; “Quebec doctors cautiously endorse euthanasia”. Click here to read the article.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews.com (November 3, 2009) mentions a LifeCanada commissioned poll. The article, “New Poll Reveals that Canadians are Conflicted About Legal Euthanasia”, can be read here.

Patrick B. Craine’s article for LifeSiteNews (July 10, 2009) addresses LifeCanada’s bus advertising campaign. The article, “Buses Cannot Refuse Political Ads, Supreme Court of Canada Rules in B.C. Case”, can be read here.

Don Hutchinson’s article for Christianity.ca (2009) mentions LifeCanada’s advertising campaign. The article, “Atheist Bus Ads – Religion in the Public Square: It appears atheists are welcoming a discussion of religion in the public square. That’s really good news!” can be read here.

 

2008

LifeSiteNews (November 21, 2008) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada that features Delores Doherty, president of LifeCanada; “Poll Shows a Solid Majority of Canadians Want Legal Protection for Unborn Children”. Click here to read the article.

Thaddeus M. Baklinski’s article for LifeSiteNews (September 24, 2008) addresses the international pro-life conference “Creating a Culture of Life Around the Globe,” which is sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition, the International Right to Life Federation, and LifeCanada. The article, “Time Is Running Out to Register for the International Pro-Life Conference, Oct. 2-4”, can be read here.

The Vancouver Province (July 3, 2008) wrote an article that features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada. The article, “Abortion crusader says he deserves honour: […] Henry Morgentaler says he is proud to be receiving Canada's highest civilian award, an honour condemned by anti-abortion advocates and hailed by his supporters”, can be read here.

Tim Waggoner’s article for LifeSiteNews (July 3, 2008) features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada. The article, “More Prominent Pro-Life Groups Join Those who Oppose Morgentaler’s Order of Canada”, can be read here.

CTV NewsCanada AM (July 2, 2008) wrote an article that features LifeCanada President Joanne Byfield. The article, “Morgentaler proud to be 'finally' recognized”, can be read here.

Claire Sibonney’s article for Reuters US Edition (July 2, 2008) features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada. The article, “Canadian abortion crusader says he deserves award”, can be read here.

The Vancouver Sun (June 26, 2008) wrote an article that mentions LifeCanada’s billboard advertising campaign. The article, “Anti-abortion ads contain misleading information”, can be read here.

The Edmonton Sun (Jun 25, 2008) wrote an article that mentions the LifeCanada billboard advertising campaign. The article, “Ruling means anti-abortion ads in LRT stations must come down”, can be read here.

Mindelle Jacobs’ article for The Edmonton Sun (May 28, 2008) addresses LifeCanada’s billboard campaign. The article, “Tempest in a teacup over pro-life ad”, can be read here.

LifeSiteNews (May 26, 2008) wrote an article about LifeCanada’s billboard advertising campaign that features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada. The article, “Pro-Life Ads Pointing Out Fact that in Canada Abortion is Permitted Until Birth are Ruled ‘Deceptive’”, can be read here.

The Calgary Herald (January 28, 2008) wrote an article about LifeCanada’s advertising campaign. The article, “A Canadian controversy: Three cities in Canada, to date, have refused to allow abortion ads to be shown on city-owned transit shelters”, can be read here.

John Jalsevac’s article for LifeSiteNews (January 17, 2008) addresses the LifeCanada advertising campaign and features Gudrun Schultz, the executive director of LifeCanada, and Joanne Byfield, the president of LifeCanada. The article, “Canadian City Pulls Pro-Life Bus Shelter Ads Citing “Offensiveness”, can be read here.

 

2007

Ann Marie McQueen’s article for Sun Media (December 15, 2007) features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada; “From shock treatment to prayer... The anti-abortion lobby has many ways of trying to get its message across”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (October 31, 2007) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Sixth Annual Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Consistently Support Legal Protection for Unborn Children”. Click here to read the article.

Lauren Pelley’s article for the Gazette, Western’s Daily Student Newspaper (October 18, 2007) features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada. The article, “Pro-life group not ratified at Memorial U ”, can be read here.

LifeSiteNews (June 29, 2007) wrote an article that mentions polling by LifeCanada; “‘Abolish Abortion’, the Number One Wish for Canada”. Click here to read the article.

 

2006

Jennifer Davidson’s article for the Gazette, Western’s Daily Student Newspaper (November 29, 2006) features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada. The article, “Carleton student council motions to deny pro-life groups club status”, can be read here.

LifeSiteNews (November 9, 2006) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanadathat features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada; “New Poll: Two Thirds of Canadians Want Abortion Restrictions”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (October 6, 2005) wrote an article about the LifeCanada billboard advertising campaign that features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada; “Abortion/Breast Cancer Link to be Publicized on Billboards across Canada”. Click here to read the article.

John-Henry Westen’s article for LifeSiteNews (June 21, 2006) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “First Bill Restricting Abortion Tabled in Canada Under Conservative Government”, can be read here.

Terry Vanderheyden’s article for LifeSiteNews.com (January 16, 2006) mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada and features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada. The article, “Family of Slain Canadian Teen and Unborn Child Petitions for Unborn Victims of Violence Act”, can be read here.

 

2005

Tony Gosgnach’s article for LifeSiteNews (November 22, 2005) addresses a national pro-life conference sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition and LifeCanada.;“National Pro-Life Conference in Montreal A Rousing Success Despite Setbacks”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (November 15, 2005) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada that features Joanne Byfield, president of LifeCanada; “Abortion Poll Reveals Nearly Two-Thirds of Canadian Women Support Legal Protection for Unborn”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (October 28, 2005) wrote an article about an upcoming national pro-life conference sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition and LifeCanada; “Canadian National pro-Life Conference in Montreal”. Click here to read the article.

The National Post (November 18, 2005) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Canada's silent majority”, can be read here.

LifeSiteNews (September 1, 2005) wrote an article about an upcoming conference co-sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition and LifeCanada; “Canadian National Pro-Life Conference in Montreal November 17-19”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (June 14, 2005) wrote an article on Saskatchewan MP Maurice Vellacott’s call “for a boycott of the Bank of Montreal (BMO) after the bank announced a decision not to renew an Affinity MasterCard fundraising program for LifeCanada.” The article, “MP Calls For Bank of Montreal Boycott Over Discrimination against Pro-Life Group”, can be read here.

LifeSiteNews (April 12, 2005) wrote an article that features an interview with LifeCanada President Joanne Byfield on the Bank of Montreal’s decision to cancel the LifeCanada affinity MasterCard. The article, “Bank of Montreal Caves to Media Pressure and Cancels 15 Year Old MasterCard Affinity Program With Pr [sic]”, can be read here.

 

2004

LifeSiteNews (November 1, 2004) wrote an article that features LifeCanada Vice President Joanne Byfield. The article, “Canadian Pro-Life Leaders Urge Prayers for American Election - Bush Victory”, can be read here.

LifeSiteNews (October 26, 2004) wrote an article about a poll commissioned by LifeCanada; “Two-Thirds of Canadians Support Legal Protection for the Unborn”. Click here to read the article.

LifeSiteNews (September 28, 2004) wrote an article that features Joanne Byfield, President-Elect of LifeCanada. The article, “Ontario’s Tab for Late-Term Abortions: $400,000 for One Year ”, can be read here.

 

2002

CTV News British Columbia (December 4, 2002) wrote an article that mentions a poll commissioned by LifeCanada. The article, “Hospitals should cut religious ties: Morgentaler”, can be read here.