Researcher of the Month


Joannie Halas is a Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at the University of Manitoba. Joannie’s integrated research, teaching and service addresses issues of access to quality and culturally relevant physical education, particularly for Indigenous youth. A seminal feature of Joannie’s research has been the development of the Rec and Read/Aboriginal Youth Mentorship Program for All Nations, which was awarded the international MacJannet Prize for exceptional student community engagement initiatives in 2014.

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