Speakers

 

We are very thrilled to have an amazing roster of speakers at this year's 2015 National March for Life in Ottawa. The diversity of speakers will be sharing their personal experiences, offering expert advice, and encouraging the audience to build a culture of life across Canada. This will be an inspiring few days you don't want to miss!

Eric Metaxis

Author, speaker, and creator of the Veggie Tales series of cartoons

Rose Dinner Speaker, May 14th, 2015

Topic: to be announced 

Eric Metaxas is an American author, speaker, and TV host. He is best known for two biographies, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery about William Wilberforce and Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy about Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He has also written humor and children's books including Veggie Tales. Metaxas is the founder and host of the NYC-based event series, "Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life" and the co-host of the nationally syndicated weekly Sunday morning program, 100 Huntley Street.

 


Matt Fradd

Sexuality speaker

Youth Banquet Speaker, May 14th, 2015

Topic: to be announced

Matt Fradd is a popular speaker whose travels in 2015 alone will see him speak to upwards of 100,000 teens and young adults. He speaks on a wide variety of topics including chastity, pornography and the proper understanding of human sexuality. 

After experiencing a profound conversion to Christianity at World Youth Day in Rome in 2000, Matt committed began a journey which culminated with becoming a full-time apologetics speaker. He has been married to his wife, Cameron for almost 8 years. They have four children and live in North Georgia.

In his free time, he enjoys surfing, studying philosophy, going out on date nights with his beautiful wife and wrestling his kids on the bed (still undefeated, according to Matt).

 


Jim Hughes

National President of Campaign Life Coalition

Jim has served in the pro-life movement for over 30 years, and through CLC, founded the National March For Life plus many other Canadian pro-life campaigns.

 


 

Federal Members of Parliament

Numerous Members of Parliament and Senators will address the crowd and share their desire to enshrine legal protection in Canadian law for children in the womb.

 


 

Religious leaders

Numerous Catholic bishops as well as Protestant and Evangelical leaders will speak from the steps of Parliament

 


Youth Conference Workshop speakers to be confirmed.