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Food Allergy Awareness Month events

Discover the virtual events happening this month and register now!

Webinars and Instagram Live sessions

Dr. Manel JordanaWebinar: Preventing anaphylaxis in those with food allergy: is it possible?

May 4 from 12pm-1pm EDT

Dr. Manel Jordana discusses new research on preventing anaphylaxis and what this can mean for food allergy therapies.

You’ll learn about the science behind the allergic response, research developments on preventing anaphylaxis, and implications for the treatment of food allergy.

Dr. WatsonWebinar: Epinephrine first and the role of Benadryl® in anaphylaxis

May 19 from 12pm-1pm EDT

Dr. Wade Watson will discuss why epinephrine is the first-line treatment for anaphylaxis, and what role, if any, antihistamines have during a reaction.

Plus, build your confidence in learning how to recognize anaphylaxis and what to do in case you or someone you know experiences it. 

Kyle's KornerFor youth: Kyle’s Korner

Instagram Live sessions

Join Kyle Dine, food allergy educator and musician, on our Instagram Live throughout May. Live sessions will include youth sharing their #KnowItTreatIt reaction stories, and more!

Follow us on Instagram @food_allergy_canada, so you don’t miss it!

Parents With Baby Working In Office At Home Looking At Laptop SmilingSmall group webinars

90-minute interactive webinars

Designed for newly diagnosed families and individuals, these webinars provide the facts around food allergy and how to manage daily life.

Register now to save your spot!

Stay tuned for more webinars coming soon!

Light it up!

Monuments across Canada will light up teal in support of Food Allergy Awareness Month! Teal is the unofficial colour representing food allergy.

We’ll be adding more to the list, so stay tuned. If you live in one of these areas, please take photos, share them on social media using the hashtags #ShineATealLight, #AllergyAware and #TurnItTeal, and share them with us too by tagging us!

LocationDate
Thunder Bay City Hall, Thunder Bay, ONMay 1-31, 2021
Canada Place Sails of Light, Vancouver, BCMay 1, 2021
The Bastion, Nanaimo, BCMay 2, 2021
Vancouver City Hall, Vancouver, BCMay 2, 2021
Fountain at Lafarge Lake, light columns and SkyTrain guideway pillars along Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BCMay 2, 2021
Calgary’s Telus Spark Science Centre, Calgary, ABMay 6, 2021
Dome at Science World at Telus World of Science, Vancouver, BCMay 9, 2021
BC Place, Vancouver, BCMay 9, 2021
High Level Bridge, Edmonton, ABMay 11, 2021
Fountain at the Forks, London, ONMay 13, 2021
London City Hall, London, ONMay 13, 2021
JA Taylor Building, London, ONMay 13, 2021
RBC London Place, London, ONMay 13, 2021
Oakville Town Hall, Oakville, ONMay 14-16, 2021
Niagara Falls, ONMay 15, 2021
Port Credit Lighthouse, Port Credit, ONMay 15, 2021
Civic Clock Tower, Mississauga, ONMay 15, 2021
Brant Street Pier, Burlington, ONMay 20, 2021
Halifax City Hall, Halifax, NSMay 20, 2021
Charlottetown City Hall, Charlottetown, PEIMay 20, 2021
3D Toronto Sign, Toronto, ONMay 21, 2021
CN Tower, Toronto, ONMay 22, 2021
Riverwalk Commons and the Fred A. Lundy Bridge, Newmarket, ONMay 25, 2021

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