In April 2012, Maude l'Écuyer-Lafleur was crowned North-American Karate champion (-68kg Kumite) for the fourth consecutive year. The nutritionist and public speaker has also played an important role in defending the rights of Francophone athletes in her federation. She now holds the title of Radio-Canada/Le Droit personality of the year in the Sports and Recreation category.
It's the last issue for 2012! Read about the many accomplishments of FHS students, faculty members and support staff, which provide many other good reasons to celebrate the past year and look towards 2013 with enthusiasm.
According to the World Health Organization, each year more than 100 million people are plunged into poverty because of catastrophic health care expenses. Professor Sanni Yaya says it is imperative for governments to show creativity in order to protect citizens from financial disaster and impoverishment as a result of accessing care and using health services.