Schedule of Events

The main event, the March itself starting at Parliament Hill and continuing through downtown Ottawa, occurs on Thursday May 11. However, we have events occurring throughout the day and also the day before (Wed) and the day after (Fri).

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Wednesday May 10, 2017


St Theresa Parish - Catholic mass
95 Somerset Street West 

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church - Pro-life Prayer Service
721 Somerset St. W.


Candle Light Vigil9:00 PM  CANDLELIGHT VIGIL
      The Canadian Tribute to Human Rights monument, Elgin and Lisgar Streets (view map)

      All-night Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, ending with 7:00 am Mass.  LOCATION:  St. Patrick's Basilica, 220 Kent Street, in basement Scavi, enter by side door on either Gloucester or Nepean Streets.


Thursday May 11, 2017

10:00 AM  

Notre Dame Cathedral - Catholic mass - (Bilingual) 
95 Sussex Drive, Ottawa

St. Patrick’s Basilica - Catholic mass - (English)
220 Kent Street, Ottawa

St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish - Catholic mass - (Bilingual)
95 Somerset St. West, Ottawa

Cathédrale Saint-Joseph Cathedral -  Messe pro-vie Catholique - (Francais)
245 St.  Joseph Boulevard, Gatineau (Hull Sector)

St. Peter & St. Paul’s Anglican Church - Ecumenical Prayer and Worship Service  - (English)
152 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa

Lutheran Worship Service - (English)
Location to be announced

Reformed Christian Prayer Service - (English)
First Baptist Church, 140 Laurier St, Ottawa, ON (at Elgin St)
Co-hosted by ARPA Canada and Jubiliee Church



            Speeches (start at 12:30) by:
                 -Pro-life Members of Parliament
                 -Special keynote speaker (to be announced)
                 -Religious leaders including several Catholic Bishops
                 -Jim Hughes, National President, Campaign Life Coalition
                 -Uplifting music by pro-life musicians


3:00 pm 
      Silent No More Awareness Campaign, hear testimonies from post-abortive women and men (again at Parliament Hill steps)
4:00 pm         
      Closing Prayer Service by Eastern Catholic Chaplaincy of Ottawa, Parliament Hill 
6:00 pm Rose Dinner     
      Following the rally on the Hill and the march through the streets, join us for the The Rose Dinner. This is an opportunity to relax and celebrate LIFE with many other pro-lifers who will attend, including Canadian and U.S. pro-life leaders, along with Campaign Life Coalition staff. Meet un-sung heroes, mingle with other pro-lifers from across Canada, and listen to inspiring talks and enjoy an outstanding three-course meal.

      Keynote Speaker:  Jim Hughes, President, Campaign Life Coalition
      Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn Ottawa) 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON (view map)
      Ticket price:  $80 until April 30; or $90 after April 30
      Call in advance for tickets 613-729-0379 or 1-800-730-5358 (toll free). To order tickets online, email us here.

6:00 pm Youth Banquet / Dinner (for youth and chaperones only)     
      This event is only for youth (30 and under) and their chaperones. It takes place in the evening after the big march and is co-sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life.

      Keynote Speaker: Steve Karlen, Director of North American Campaigns, 40 Days for Life
      Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn) 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON (view map)
      Ticket prices:  $50 for students    $75 for teachers and chaperones
      Order tickets online from the event's host, Niagara Region Right to Life, here, or call 905-481-0510 or 1-800-730-5358 (toll free).


Friday May 12, 2017 - Youth Conference
7:30 am Catholic Mass for those Youth Conference attendees who are interested
Celebrant to be announced.

8:00 am to 3:00 pm Youth Conference & Workshops:  Youth who are able to stay over in Ottawa for an extra day are encouraged to join our Youth Conference, which features dynamic speakers and intensive workshops designed to arm young people with expert knowledge, and the necessary communications strategies to go back into their communities, tackling the culture of death head on, and transforming it into a culture of life, one person at a time. This is event is co-sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life.

        Keynote Speakers: Transform DJs / Dr. Christina Francis, OB-GYN, Life Training Institute / Saira Blair, House Representative in the State of West Virginia
        Location: Ottawa Conference & Event Centre (formerly known as The Hampton Inn), 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON (view map)

        Pre-registration required : $45 for youth and $45 for teachers & chaperone
                Cost includes a "working" lunch
            Tickets must be purchased through Niagara Region Right to Life.
                                                Click here to purchase your ticket or you can call 905-481-0510 or 1-800-730-5358 (toll free) to register.

       Join us and learn from great speakers how to take the pro-life message back to your school, home and community!