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News from Food Allergy Canada

Happy Fall, everyone! Here’s some of what’s new with us at Food Allergy Canada. The anaphylaxis guidelines for schools have been updated The Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings, Third Edition Revised resource has recently been released by the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, in collaboration with Food Allergy Canada and other allergy organizations. This edition reflects…  Read More

Congratulations to the 2016 Recipients of the Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award

Food Allergy Canada would like to congratulate the recipients of the seventh annual Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award: Emily Rose Belbin (Georgetown, ON) and Whitney Walls (Quispamsis, NB). Whitney and Emily Rose were selected from a large number of applicants for their demonstrated commitment to raising awareness and educating others about severe allergies. Whitney is 19…  Read More

Guest Post: Young actors receive scholarships in honour of Sabrina Shannon

By Young People’s Theatre, Toronto Thanks to Food Allergy Canada, two students have been awarded Drama School Bursaries for the 50th Anniversary Season of Young People’s Theatre! Food Allergy Canada donated this wonderful gift in honour of Sabrina Shannon. Sabrina, who passed away due to an allergic reaction at the age of 13 in 2003,…  Read More

What’s New at Food Allergy Canada

Celebrating Sabrina Shannon’s Spirit In celebration of the 10th year anniversary for Sabrina’s Law, Food Allergy Canada provided funding for the Young People’s Theatre to give two young actors scholarships for YPT programs in the 2015-16 season. Sabrina, a creative soul, was a great fan of the YPT. Her parents Mike and Sarah, as well…  Read More

Congratulations to the 2015 Recipients of the Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award

Food Allergy Canada would like to congratulate the recipients of the sixth annual Sabrina Shannon Memorial Award: Katherine Lorette (Rothesay, NB) and Shayna Rak (Vaughan, ON). Shayna and Katherine were selected from a large number of applicants for their demonstrated commitment to raising awareness and educating others about severe allergies. Katherine is 18 years old…  Read More

Sabrina’s Law

In May 2005, the Ontario government passed Bill 3: An Act to Protect Anaphylactic Pupils, which applies to all publicly funded schools in Ontario. Named “Sabrina’s Law,” it was signed into effect on January 1, 2006. Sabrina’s Law requires that every school board in Ontario establish and maintain an anaphylaxis policy to help students with serious…  Read More

Community Awards

Our Grants and Awards Pryde Family Travel Grant The Pryde Family Travel Grant is open to graduate students, medical students, and health care professionals with an interest in food allergy/anaphylaxis. Two travel grants valued at $500 each will be awarded for attendance at an academic program or event related to food allergies. Recipients are selected…  Read More