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March for Life anti-abortion rally in pictures

About 4,000 people crowded onto Parliament Hill, waving placards with slogans such as 'Choose Love, Choose Life,' during the annual March for Life anti-abortion rally.
People attending the March for Life anti-abortion rally hold signs and placards in front of the steps of Parliament Hill on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)

About 4,000 people crowded onto Parliament Hill and waved placards with slogans such as "Choose Love, Choose Life" during the annual March for Life anti-abortion rally.

Streets were closed throughout the city's downtown as marchers made their way to the Hill for the demonstration.

Here's what it looked like.

The March for Life anti-abortion rally took place on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
Hundreds of people showed up on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 11, 2017, for the March for Life anti-abortion rally. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
A child kicks a soccer ball on Parliament Hill during the March for Life anti-abortion rally on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
A woman holds an anti-abortion sign as musicians play on Parliament Hill during the March for Life rally on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
Anti-abortion signs and placards rest on a tarp on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 11, 2017, during the March for Life rally. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
A woman holding an 'Atheist Against Abortion' sign has her photo taken during the March for Life rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
People hold anti-abortion signs on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 11, 2017, at the March for Life rally. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
A group of pro-choice protesters hold signs on Parliament Hill in Ottawa during the March for Life anti-abortion rally on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
Pro-choice protesters argue with anti-abortion advocates at the March for Life rally in Ottawa on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)
A man and a woman argue with pro-choice protesters at the March for Life anti-abortion rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on May 11, 2017. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)

Clarifications

  • A previous version of this story said hundreds of people were on the Hill. On Friday May 12, RCMP told CBC News there were 3,500 to 4,000 people on the Hill participating in the event.
    May 12, 2017 11:55 AM ET