This is a partial listing of resources available from Action Life. New materials are added to the “Resource Centre” as they become available. There is also an extensive collection of newspaper and magazine clippings.

The office staff are always willing to provide information to students and researchers on life issues. All the resources are available for loan free of charge. If you are searching for information not listed here, please contact the office.

For many years, “Action Life” has provided the people of the Ottawa area with information on abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, stem cell research and reproductive technologies. While Action Life does not provide counselling or support services, it does make referrals to those organizations which offer help to anyone experiencing a prenatal, postnatal or post-abortion crisis.

You are welcome to visit the Action Life office to obtain any item listed herein or to browse the extensive “Resource Library”. The office is open, Monday to Friday,  from 9:30 am to 3:00 p.m.  Further information may be obtained by calling the office.

Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide:

  • Fatal Flaws (DVD) : Legalizing Assisted Death (80 min) – A thought-provoking journey through Europe and North America to ask one of the most fundamental philosophical questions of our time:  should we be giving doctors the right in law to end the life of others by euthanasia or assisted suicide?

  • The Euthanasia Deception (DVD) (60 min): Belgiums 15 year experiment with euthanasia has gone terribly wrong.  This film is a dire warning for the rest of the world. A documentary featuring powerful testimonies from Belgium and beyond of lives devastated by the false ideology of “mercy killing.

  • Compassionate End of Life Care for Adults with Development Disabilities. (DVD)

  • Death as a Salesman:  What’s wrong with assisted suicide. (DVD)

  • Second International Symposium on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide. (DVD)

  • The Terri Schiavo Story (DVD)

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Prenatal Development:

  • Window to the WOMB-The Next Generation 2 (DVD’s) Disc 1 – Ian Donald – “The Pioneer of Clinical Ultrasound” and Disc 2 “A Journey from death to life” – Testimonies of men and women who share their personal stories of the tragic grief and pain of abortion.

  • Baby Steps…Live From the Womb (DVD): 16 Stages of Pre-Birth Development

  • A Baby’s First Months…Infinite Possibilities (DVD – 6 minutes)

  • In the Womb (DVD):  From the moment of conception, every human embryo embarks on a incredible nine-month journey of development.  Now, cutting-edge technology makes it possible for National Geographic’s “In the Womb” to open a window into the hidden world of the fetus and explore each trimester in amazing new detail.

  • The Biology of Prenatal Development (DVD) -“The combination of exquisite images and a clear, carefully researched text makes this video an unparalleled resource….” (42 minutes)

  • Ultrasound; Eyewitness to the Earliest Days of Life (DVD) An updated edition showing the fascinating journey through the womb, adding the newest digital ultrasound technology of 3-D and 4-D imaging.

  • Preview of A Birth.  (DVD) An award winning chronicle of human development from conception to birth. This fast paced presentation creates a dynamic learning experience for any audience. (15 minutes.)

  • A Medical Detective Story..What You Felt Before You Were Born (DVD)…A Neurologist reveals surprising facts about prenatal development that have only recently come to light.


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Post-Abortion Effects:

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Action Life has copies of the following resources available from our office or you can click the image to download a pdf. Please contact us for more information.





Our Euthanasia Advertisement is available for download in English here and in French here.