Dr. Candice Lys


Yellowknife, NWT

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Candice Lys grew up in Fort Smith in a very large Métis family, and has lived all over the world, including a brief stint on a ship in the Pacific Ocean. Candice has a Masters degree in Health Promotion and holds a PhD in Public Health. Candice is the co-founder and Executive Director of FOXY, an innovative arts-based program is helping combat extremely high rates of sexually transmitted infections, adolescent pregnancy, and sexual violence across Canada’s North. She is an Ashoka Canada Fellow, a mom to Luca and dog mom to Maple, and an avid almost-gardener.