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Our webinars give you the chance to learn more about anaphylaxis and have your questions answered by experts. Sign up to participate in the next live event, and make sure to watch and share our past webinars listed below.

For parents/caregivers

Foodservice and stock epinephrine

Research and science

For kids aged 7-11 years old


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New guidelines for the introduction of peanut to babies

For parents:

In March 2017, we hosted a webinar for parents with the Canadian Society of Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) on the new guidelines for the introduction of peanut to babies.

The webinar was presented by Canadian Allergist Dr. Julia Upton who is on staff at Toronto’s SickKids Hospital in the Immunology and Allergy Department. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and is the Section Chair of Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis with the CSACI.

For healthcare professionals: 

We hosted a webinar tailored to healthcare professionals in June 2017 with the Canadian Society of Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) on the new guidelines for the introduction of peanut to babies.

This webinar was presented by Canadian Pediatric Allergist Dr. Edmond S. Chan who is the Head of the Division of Allergy & Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics, and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. He sees patients in the Allergy Clinic at B.C. Children’s Hospital. He is also a Clinical Investigator at the B.C. Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and runs a large research program dedicated to multiple aspects of pediatric food allergy and eosinophilic esophagitis. He is on the Board of Directors at the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI) and he is on the Executive of the Allergy Section within the Canadian Paediatric Society. He is also the co-author for the U.S. NIAID (NIH) Food Allergy Guidelines on Prevention of Peanut Allergy recently published in January 2017.


Food allergy, anaphylaxis, and stock epinephrine in foodservice settings

In May 2017, we hosted a webinar that focused on the benefits and consideration for having stock epinephrine in public settings, particularly in foodservice settings. Stock epinephrine is an epinephrine auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen®) that is not prescribed to a specific person and can be used in an emergency.

The webinar was presented by Dr. Susan Waserman, Allergist & Clinical Immunologist, McMaster University and Bethan Dinning, Lawyer, Labour & Employment and Insurance & Tort Liability, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.


Allergy Management in School

For Parents:

Watch our back to school webinar that provides an overview of how to manage food allergy in school settings and reviews the many resources available to you.

For Students Entering Post-secondary School:

Watch our webinar on how to navigate post-secondary school, and live safely on campus with food allergies. The webinar is hosted by a panel of youth with food allergies who are currently attending post-secondary school. They share their experiences, insight, and provide strategies on how youth can identify food allergy risks on campus and how to prepare accordingly.


Milk webinar – learn how to manage this complex allergy

In July 2017, we hosted a webinar that provides fundamental information for managing milk allergy. Find how to read labels and learn where milk can be found in prepackaged and prepared foods. Practical advice will be shared on how to communicate with others, how to manage this allergen in the home, and how to prepare your child for school and other social situations.


The science of food allergy – Understanding the research

In November 2017, we hosted a webinar where Dr. Manel Jordana presented the basic science behind food allergy with a focus on the research for allergy prevention, allergy therapies, and what could potentially lead to a cure.


Nourishing children who have food allergy

In November 2017, we hosted a webinar where registered dietitian Linda Kirste discussed how your child can get the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. She covered topics such as alternate food sources that contain key nutrients, menu/recipe strategies, and how to support healthy eating behaviours.


Allergy Pals Monthly

Beginning in July 2017, we launched monthly webinars just for kids as a part of our Allergy Pals program. Every month, kids with food allergies that are between the ages of 7-11 participate in webinars that will cover key educational information on managing food allergies.

Each webinar is led by a trained peer mentor with food allergies where they will highlight a different topic each month, such as birthday parties, friends, school, and bullying. There are also be plenty of interactive games and activities that will have your child glued to the presentation!

Watch the past webinars below or register today for an upcoming session!

July 30th – Theme: Birthday Parties

August 27th – Theme: Back to School

September 24th – Theme: Sports and Activities

October 29th  – Theme: Halloween.

November 26th – Theme: Reading Ingredient Lists.

December 17th – Theme: Holidays with Allergies. Register


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