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Bloomberg Manulife Prize launches Ideas that Move You eDigest.

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2014 Winner Announced
Nutrition expert Dr. David J.A. Jenkins wins the 2014 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

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Meet Lawrence Bloomberg

Lawrence Bloomberg talks about why he chose to support the field of active health.

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Building an active community

2012 Bloomberg Manulife Prizewinner Dr. James Sallis reminds us why the neighbourhoods we live in are so critical to our health and well being.

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5 Tips to Reach your Health Goals - Why are we successful in attaining certain goals but not others? Dr. Milyavskaya, expert in goal pursuit at McGill University, offers a few tips to put the odds in your favour. Read more >>

New Active Health eDigest Launched


The Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health is pleased to launch Ideas that Move You, an eDigest delivered quarterly, with the latest news around the issues of active health. We hope that the innovative ideas and practices offered in Ideas that Move You will inspire and empower you to lead a healthier, more active life. Read the articles >>

About the Bloomberg Manulife Prize

  • The Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health exists as a concrete, practical step in the battle against some of the most common public health issues of the 21st century.

  • The aim of this prize is to address problematic health trends, such as obesity, inactivity, and poor nutrition, with practical active health information to bring real and lasting change to the lives of North Americans. Learn more >>

  • Valued at $50,000 CAD, the prize is offered each year by McGill University to an academic whose research has had, or has the potential to have, a significant impact on the health and well-being of a wide spectrum of people.

  • The prize money is offered as a stipend to support further research and to promote important work that could change lives. Apply now >>

  • The recipient will be invited to participate in a series of moderated discussions in Toronto and at McGill University in Montreal. Learn more >>

  • The Bloomberg Manulife website and social media platforms exist to support the prize, promote news and research findings in the field, and to open up debate and discussion on issues related to active health today Join the conversation >>