March for Life, 2017


When: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Where: Centennial Square to the BC Legislature
Time: 1:45 PM to 3:15PM (Regardless of the Weather Conditions)

Want to make a difference and send a message to the world about how important and precious life is at all stages and under all conditions? Then join thousands of others from throughout B.C. and Washington State on Thursday, May 11, 2017 for the Tenth Annual March for Life, Victoria, BC.

All are welcome to start the day in prayer by joining us in Mass:

  • 12:00 PM St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Cathedral (740 View St.)
  • 12:00 PM St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church (2060 Haultain St.)

Guest speakers include Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, Archbishop of Vancouver, Irene De Souza, of the Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform, Stan Leyenhorst, living life to the full, in spite of his disability, and Dr. Paul Chamberlain, a professor of ethics and philosophy of religion at Trinity Western University.

Marchers should be at Centennial Square by 1:45. The March will leave at 1:45, and head down Government Street to the B.C. Legislature. In the interest of unifying our message and Pro Life solidarity, common signage will be made available at Centennial Square.

Marchers will arrive at the Legislature front lawn at approximately 2:15 PM for the Rally for Life, which will have inspirational speakers and lively music until 3:15 PM.

For additional information, please refer to the official March for Life website: http://www.m4lvictoria.ca/ Posters to put up in your areas can be downloaded by clicking on this link.

The Knights of Columbus, BC and Yukon State, participate in the Annual March which is organized by a March for Life Joint Committee, a non profit group. The mandate of the Joint Committee is to promote Culture of Life awareness for all people in British Columbia. The Knights of Columbus are members of the Joint Committee. The participating organizations on the Joint Committee are drawn from many pro-life and denominational and non denominational organizations in the province who volunteer to work on the Joint Committee.