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“It Was the Lowest Point of My Life” Vulnerable, confused, and desperate, Mary did not know what to do next with her life.

 “When I came over, life took another direction.” Educated in Ethics and Human Rights Law, Mary sought to upgrade her education and build a new life in Canada. “I came to Canada from Uganda, as an international student. The friend who helped me come over was not willing to take me in, and there […]

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Financial Instability: What Options Do I Have?

Meet Alex and Jenny, a beautiful couple who are filled with joy and thanks for all the support they received during their pregnancy. Jenny was in Canada on a student visa without insurance while Alex was struggling to find employment. When they discovered that Jenny was pregnant they were overcome with worries and fears. What […]

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“My Parents Completely Turned Around” Simone’s Story She feared rejection if she chose life for baby-- she never expected this kind of embrace.

When Simone found out she was pregnant, she was terrified of how her family and friends would react. She feared the rejection she might experience if she chose to embrace her pregnancy. After listening to a still small voice telling her it would all be okay, Simone experienced an unexpected amount of support from those […]

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My son, my motivation Alanna's Story, Part II

“I didn’t realize what I would gain from being a parent.” In part one, Alanna described the aloneness and difficulty that surrounded her pregnancy. After her son Romario was born, she planned to return to university… but there were many roadblocks in the way. One thing kept her dedicated: Romario, and her deep desire to […]

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