Manulife Prize 2019

2019 Winner

McGill University, in association with Manulife and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE), is pleased to announce that Dr. Kerry S. Courneya, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Cancer at the University of Alberta and pioneer in the field of physical activity (PA) and cancer survivorship, is the winner of the 2019 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

Dr. Kerry S. Courneya

2018 Manulife Prize

Learn more about Professor Jean-Pierre Després, research pioneer on visceral obesity and winner of the 2018 Manulife Prize.

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Travel provides you with a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a different environment, meet people from other cultures, and possibly even learn a new language. Simply put, it’s an opportunity to grow.

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Fun, fitness, and skill development are probably the top three reasons for putting your children in organized sports. But there are skills a child can gain from participating in sports that have nothing to do with the sport itself...



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