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Nov 03, 2017 to Nov 04, 2017 from Friday, 10:00 AM to Saturday, 10:30 PM (EDT)
Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Ottawa Airport 2400 Alert Rd. Ontario

About True North Strong for Life 2017

LifeCanada is excited to be sponsoring, along with our host group, Action Life Ottawa, the 2017 National Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa, Ontario. This year marks the 150th anniversary of Canada as a nation, and what better way to honour that date than to have a celebration of the value of human life in our Nation's Capital. Join us for this 2 day conference on November 3-4 in Canada's beautiful, historic capital city to be inspired and enlightened and to stand TRUE NORTH STRONG FOR LIFE.  

For ticket information: Order online (See Tickets Available on right) or contact 613.798.4494, 
Early Bird Conference Registration Deadline: Register before October 2, 2017 to get the discounted full conference package!

For those interested, a Guided Tour of Parliament Hill has also been arranged for $27.50. Limited space: Reserve by October 2 at 1-866-780-5433, ext.2 (See Guided Tour below for details.)

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Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Ottawa Airport

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Ottawa Airport 2400 Alert Rd. Ottawa Ontario Canada K1V 1S1

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ABOUT OUR Speakers (See conference schedule for a full list of our speakers)


Sean o'hare

Chairman of the Board for Students for Life of America, Entrepreneur
Sean O'Hare is a young, dynamic and influential speaker on the topics of pro-life, Christian apologetics, business and philanthropy. He has been founder and operator of multiple business ventures. He is proud to serve as Chairman of the Board for Students for Life of America, the largest pro-life organization dedicated to youth and students.


Senator Betty E. unger

Senate of Canada
A former registered nurse and business owner, Betty Unger was the first woman in Canadian history to be elected as a Senate Nominee and then appointed as a Senator by Prime Minister Stephen Harper in 2012. In 2016, Senator Unger spoke out strongly against Bill C-14, the Bill which has since legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada.


john carpay

President of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Reforms
John Carpay is the founder and president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms. His clients include university students across  Canada who are defending their campus free speech rights in the face of censorship from university. John co-authored the Campus Freedom Index, the first study of its kind in Canada, ranking universities and student unions on how well they carry out their mission of serving as a forum for free speech
and frank debate.


Dr. José pereira

Palliative Care Physician, Professor, Director of Research, Academic Family Medicine Division.

Dr. Pereira is currently a Professor with the Division of Palliative Care at the University of Ottawa, and Medical Chief, Department of Palliative Medicine with Bruyère Continuing Care in Ottawa. His work has been acknowledged with several awards. His expertise and leadership in research and academic portfolios have made significant contributions to palliative care, education and innovation across Canada and internationally. 

Conference Schedule

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HOTEL booking

Conference delegates are responsible for their own hotel bookings. For reservations, contact the Hilton Garden Inn Ottawa Airport; 2400 Alert Rd at 613-288-9001 or online at

A guaranteed rate of $139/night (double queen standard) applies to conference guests who book prior to October 2, 2017 using the promo code "LIFE". Rates after October 2 may increase or decrease at the hotel's discretion.

guided tour of parliament hill! Morning of Friday Nov 3. limited space. reserve by october 2!



Photo cred: © Library of Parliament

Limited space available. Reserve by October 2 at 1-866-780-5433. Cost: $27.50

The Guided Tour: Morning of Friday, November 3

Discover the history, functions and art of Canada’s Parliament with a guided tour of Parliament Hill's Centre Block. This iconic building is home to the Senate, House of Commons and Library of Parliament. Time permitting, the tour will also include a bird's eye view of the National Capital Region from the Peace Tower and a visit to the Memorial Chamber, which commemorates Canadians who have lost their lives in military service.

While on a guided tour, visitors may see an exhibit in the Library, entitled Foundations: The Words that Shaped Canada. This new exhibit, completed in partnership with Library and Archives Canada, celebrates 150 years of Confederation and showcases some of the most important documents in Canadian parliamentary history.

Time permitting, our guests will have opportunities to photograph the Parliament Buildings' exterior and to browse the Parliamentary Boutique.

A bus departs the hotel for the tour at 8:15 am sharp and returns with ample time for lunch prior to the conference start.

Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE except if organizers cancel due to insufficient numbers, in which case all fees will be fully refunded.

Our sponsors: LifeCanada And action life extend our thanks to the following for their generous support:

About the Organizer

LifeCanada and Action Life Ottawa

LifeCanada is a national association of right to life groups across Canada educating on the value of human life. Action Life Ottawa is a non-denominational, non-profit organization dedicated to creating a community of love and respect for human life from conception to natural death through public education. Action Life Ottawa is a member group of LifeCanada.

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