Entries by Emma Keevill

Team Captain for the Evolve Fitness team has been facing the fight against breast cancer amid COVID-19 – now leading her team of over 150 Riders

Local gym, Evolve Fitness has joined the fight against cancer and entered a team in this year’s Ride taking place on October 3, 2020. Evolve has recruited the largest team in Ride for Cancer’s history with over 150 Riders registered to their team. Leading this group as Team Captain is Michelle Mackintosh. Michelle works as […]

Remembering dad and riding in his honour

Andrew Herygers is a Halifax-based designer, photographer, writer, artist and Rider in this year’s Ride for Cancer powered by BMO Bank of Montreal. Hosted by the QEII Foundation, this signature event will take place on October 3. Andrew will join over 800 others taking part in the event and ride an impressive 75-kilometres on the […]

Dr. Jean-Philippe Pignol explains breast seed technology

Learn more about this year’s reason to Ride.  CTV Morning Live featured Dr. Jean-Philippe Pignol, Head of Radiation Oncology at the QEII Health Sciences Centre and inventor of Permanent Breast Seed Brachytherapy. Dr. Pignol explains how this innovative and game changing technology will impact some early stage breast cancer patients in Nova Scotia. 2020 Riders will help […]

Life beyond cancer

Mike Parsons has experienced first-hand both the impact of cancer and the difference advanced research and state-of-the-art medical care can make in a patient’s care journey. Mike first heard about Ride for Cancer in 2016 through his wife, Fiona. Having recently lost two family members to cancer and with a passion for cycling, he joined her workplace team […]