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Category: Pregnancy Care Centres

Understanding the sanctity of life

A Sanctity of Life Testimony (7 min) As a family physician, I hadn’t done a very good job at really listening [to my patients], specifically regarding unexpected pregnancies. I hadn’t asked a lot of questions and had defaulted to a method of care that was perhaps standardized in the medical field but wasn’t humanized in the way that we can really show up for…

Focus on the Family Canada interview

For many years, Focus on the Family Canada has supported local pregnancy centres across the country by providing printed resources, program development, financial support and assistance in establishing local centres. After working for 22 years as a family physician, Dr. Laura Lewis now serves as the executive director of Pregnancy Care Canada, a best-practice Christian national association of over 80 pregnancy care centres. The organization is committed to helping…

The Courage Needed to Lead with lawyer Carol Crosson

  The Courage Needed To Lead – Interview with Director of Pregnancy Care Canada – Laura Lewis  Carol Crosson from Rights and Freedoms Advocate discusses the challenges that Canadian crisis pregnancy centres are facing due to the Liberal Government removing their charitable tax status in a recent mandate…

Why Should You Care?

Why Should You Care? November 2022 by Laura Lewis MD, CCFP Most of us do not pay attention to concerns or risks unless we feel they may directly affect us or someone we care about. Whether a tragedy far from us or a crisis we read about in the news – if we are unaffected by it, we often do not care.  Yet sometimes, the ignored threat expands, the risk draws…

What do Pregnancy Care Centres do?

  What do pregnancy care centres do? Nicole Scheidl of the Canadian Physicians for Life speaks with Dr. Laura Lewis of Pregnancy Care Canada to learn about the vital role of pregnancy care centres in supporting women and families…

A Threat to the Canadian Charitable Backbone

March 2022 by Laura Lewis MD, CCFP Every year in Canada, not-for-profit goods and services are exchanged in the currency of goodwill and compassion. This economy of kindness is the charitable backbone of our nation. Canadians are proud to highlight how we all pitch in, do our part, and come alongside the downtrodden in times of crisis. It is difficult to put a price tag on the care…