Presenting you the 2022 SNGS grantees

Canada, 2022
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Unique of its kind, the Scholarship for the Next Generation of Scientists (SNGS) offers bridge financing between postdoctoral work and an independent research position ($170,000 over three years). This opportunity is extremely valuable as it represents a launch pad for the most talented researchers to gradually and effectively establishing their independence in a recognized Canadian … Read more

Three of the 2022 grantees

Canada, 2022
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Since the Cancer Research Society was founded, thousands of researchers have received a grant or scholarship for their cancer-related research project.   For those researchers, these funds have huge impacts and generate positive repercussions for several years, both because of breakthroughs that are made over time and because of the careers that are propelled by them.   … Read more

Walking for Research and for Hope

Marche du rêve, Sainte-Angèle-de-Monnoir

The Journée de la Marche du Rêve brings together seasonal campers, travelling campers and even visitors who are passing through the Camping Domaine du Rêve campsite for an activity-filled and, most importantly, hope-filled day. Since 2014, the event has raised funds for the Cancer Research Society with the aim of outsmarting cancer. The name of … Read more

Honouring Our Loved Ones

Groupe Kaïn, Drummondville

On February 18, 2021, the Québécois band Kaïn released the video for Cœur d’homme, the latest song from their album Je viens d’ici, which marks the group’s 20th anniversary. During the creation of this double album, released in the summer of 2020, bassist Éric Maheu’s brother Steve received a cancer diagnosis. “In 2018, at 59, … Read more

The power of a single donation

Marie-Elise, Montreal

Marie-Élise Parent is a researcher from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), ranked the #1 University in Canada for research intensity in 2018-2019. She is one of the leading researchers in the world who studies the effects of the environment on prostate cancer. Her career path came to light in the 1980’s where … Read more

How to Build a Better Future

Nadine Renaud-Tinker, Montreal

Resilience and determination, alongside her business acumen and desire to create meaningful change, are all things that characterize Nadine Renaud-Tinker. The President of RBC Royal Bank in Quebec has been a long-time supporter of the Cancer Research Society, particularly since 2017 through her involvement as part of the direction of the Society’s signature Urban BBQ … Read more

Research is a collective responsibility

Tara Slone, Toronto

Juno award nominee and Hometown Hockey Co-Host Tara Slone lost her grandfather to cancer when she was only 7-years old. Some of her earliest memories are of cancer heroes like Terry Fox who did everything to defeat the disease, but in the end, succumbed all the same. “As a kid, cancer equalled death. I don’t … Read more

Outsmarting cancer through prevention

Reginald Godin, Brossard

As the Advisor of the Cancer Research Society’s Major Gifts and Planned Giving department, Réginald Godin is no stranger to cancer. Every day, he talks to some of our most generous donors who were affected by cancer or who’ve lost loved ones to the disease. Réginald’s story with cancer isn’t only professional. It’s also a … Read more