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Please note, the Conference is Friday, May 10, 2019.

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.

Pre-registration is required. 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.

Adult Tickets: $50 (includes working lunch)
Student Tickets: $50 (includes working lunch)

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

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Laura Klassen

Laura Klassen is a bold Canadian pro-life activist working to promote a culture of life. She has a background in theatre and now stars in the popular pro-life #JustSaying videos, which have gone viral worldwide.

Klassen is the founder and director of CHOICE42, an organization that challenges the abortion status quo while reaching out to abortion-minded women. Their website contains Canada’s largest database of pregnancy support services and has intercepted thousands of abortion-minded women since it launched three years ago.

Trent Horn

Trent Horn is an apologist at Catholic Answers. After college, Trent traveled the country training pro-life advocates on college campuses to engage opponents in compassionate and persuasive dialogue. With insight from this experience, he wrote the book “Persuasive Pro-Life: How to Talk About Our Culture’s Toughest Issue”. Afterward, Trent earned a master’s degree in theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, a master’s degree in philosophy from Holy Apostles College, and is pursuing a master’s degree in bioethics from the University of Mary. Trent is a frequent guest on a radio show called Catholic Answers Live, is an adjunct professor of apologetics at Holy Apostles College and is the author of seven books.

Breakout Sessions:

With Dr. Maria Wolfs from St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto, Emily Price and Josie Luetke of CLC Youth and a Student Panel moderated by National Campus Life Network (NCLN).

Student Leader Panel:

Valerie Luetke, President of McMaster Lifeline

James Schadenberg, VP of Finance of Western Lifeline

Maria Tzoganakis, President of UW Students for Life

Jonny Lanteigne, Club member and incoming President of UW Students for Life

Robert Van Ryswyck, Club member of Laurier Lifelink, and former Vice President of the club

Monitored by National Campus Life Network’s (NCLN) Florence Lavergne

Curious to see what’s it’s like to run a pro-life group on campus? Want to know how to get involved at your school? Ask all your questions directly to student leaders!

Dr. Maria Wolfs

Dr. Maria Wolfs is a staff endocrinologist at St. Michael’s Hospital and an assistant professor at the University of Toronto. Her clinical and research interests are in Medical Education and Endocrine Disorders in Pregnancy. She has spoken to local and international audiences in the areas of bioethics, women’s health, and endocrinology.

Resources:

Post Card (English)

Post Card (French)

Poster (English)

Poster (French)