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Food Allergy Awareness Month Events

Participate in the many events happening this month – from webinars, FB Lives, teal lightings and more! Don’t miss out, register now.

Webinars and Facebook Live sessions

Webinar: Epinephrine, Benadryl®, and the evolving conversation on treatment of anaphylaxis

Webinar: May 4th at 12pm EDT

Join us to learn the importance of epinephrine as first-line treatment for anaphylaxis and whether antihistamines have a role during a reaction. Plus, you’ll learn how to recognize anaphylaxis, how to manage it, and the latest thinking on treatment guidelines.

Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan and Dr. Jennifer Protudjer will answer your top questions on anaphylaxis.

Facebook Live: Treating anaphylaxis with epinephrine auto-injectors and common mistakes to avoid

Facebook Live: May 16 at 12 pm EDT

Hear from Dr. Upton on how to use the different auto-injectors in Canada. You’ll gain a better understanding on which devices might be best for you, the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, and what common mistakes to avoid when giving epinephrine and managing anaphylaxis. 

A French Facebook Live with Dr. Philippe Bégin will be held on May 23 at 12 pm EDT.

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 details on how to manage daily life with food allergy.

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Visit our events calendar to find more webinars and programs, and visit our recorded webinars page to watch past sessions on various food allergy-related topics.

Light it up!

Toronto City Hall

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!

Fitzsimmons Covered Bridge, Whistler, BCMay 1, 2023
Thunder Bay City Hall, Thunder Bay, ONMay 1-7, 2023
Canada Place Sails of Light, Vancouver, BCMay 2, 2023
Calgary Tower, Calgary, ABMay 2, 2023
Reconciliation Bridge, Calgary, ABMay 2, 2023
Fountain at Lafarge Lake, light columns and SkyTrain guideway pillars along Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BCMay 5, 2023
Peace Bridge, Niagra, ONMay 7, 2023
Halifax City Hall, Halifax, NSMay 8, 2023
The Big Nickel, Sudbury ONMay 8, 9, 11-14, 2023
BC Place, Vancouver, BCMay 9, 2023
Calgary’s Telus Spark Science Centre, Calgary, ABMay 9, 2023
3D Toronto Sign, Toronto, ONMay 10, 2023
Lethbridge City Hall, Lethbridge, ABMay 11, 2023
Vancouver City Hall and Burrard Street Bridge, Vancouver, BCMay 11, 2023
Riverwalk Commons and the Fred A. Lundy BridgeMay 11, 2023
London Life Insurance Company, London, ONMay 12-15, 2023
Civic Clock Tower, Mississauga, ONMay 13, 2023
Niagara Falls, ONMay 15, 2023
CN Tower, Toronto, ONMay 19, 2023
The Bastion, Nanaimo, BCMay 20, 2023
Hamilton Sign, Hamilton, ONMay 20, 2023
High-Level Bridge, Edmonton, ABMay 22, 2023
La Grande Roue, Montreal, QCMay 22, 2023
Charlottetown City Hall, Charlottetown, PEIMay 23, 2023
Montreal TowerMay 27, 2023
Oakville Town Hall, Oakville, ONMay 31, 2023

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