Tag Archives: Quebec

Op Ed: Compassion and support, not blame

By now, most of you will have heard about Simon-Pierre Canuel’s severe allergic reaction at a Quebec restaurant. This is a difficult situation for all involved, and our sympathies go out to M. Canuel. The man almost lost his life when he was served a meal containing salmon which he is allergic to – an…  Read More

Food Allergy Canada Responds to Arrest of Waiter in Quebec Allergy Case

According to a recent CBC report, a Quebec man with a fish allergy suffered a severe reaction after being mistakenly served his allergen at a restaurant. Simon-Pierre Canuel, a Gatineau resident, filed a formal complaint alleging that he had told the waiter about his severe allergy and that the information was not communicated to the kitchen. Police…  Read More

National School Policies

Anaphylaxis Law and Policies by Province and Territory In 2005 the Province of Ontario passed Sabrina’s Law. This landmark legislation — the first of its kind in the world — created specific, legally-required steps to help keep children at risk for anaphylaxis safe at school. Sabrina’s Law has made school safer for countless students with…  Read More