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About Us

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Alberta Life Issues Educational Society (ALIES) is a non-profit organization and a federally registered charity that operates in the province of Alberta. ALIES gathers, develops and distributes information on a broad range of life issues. These include abortion, euthanasia, reproduction technologies, pregnancy, birth control, and human sexuality.

ALIES is governed by a Board of Directors and operated by an Executive Director.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate Albertans on the sanctity and dignity of all human life from conception to natural death to create and promote a culture of life.

Statement of Faith


Faith - In all our programs and services, we share God's message of love for all people, which offers hope and transformation. 

Respect - We believe that each person is created in the image of God and must be treated with dignity and respect. 

Integrity - We are transparent and trustworthy, accountable to God and each other. We are committed to biblical, ethical, and professional accountability in all of our dealings.

Meet the Staff

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Gabrielle Johnson - Executive Director

Gabrielle Johnson acts as Executive Director on behalf of ALIES, directing the day-to-day operations of the The Back Porch and providing educational presentations. She has a background in philosophy, with a bachelor's degree from the University of Alberta and a masters from KU Leuven, in Belgium. She is passionate about social justice and caring for the most vulnerable members of society. Gabrielle is pleased to serve her community through her work at The Back Porch.

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Anita Monai-Brophy - The Back Porch Coordinator

Anita Monai-Brophy joined The Back Porch team as Back Porch Coordinator after finishing her Bachelors of Social Work at MacEwan University. Anita also has a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology. Anita has a wealth of experience in different fields, including working long-term in childcare –a position she thoroughly enjoyed. Anita has a passion for children and is honored to be a part of the pro-life ministry at The Back Porch. She is excited to learn and to serve the women who come to The Back Porch seeking information and assistance.

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Office Address: 
10958 124 St
Edmonton, AB

T5M 0H8



Mailing Address:

PO Box 16112 Rpo Lower Mt. Royal Calgary, AB T2T 5H7


p. (403).452.3950


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