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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: The ins and outs of clinical trials

Webinar: May 16th at 12pm EDT

Hear from Dr. Julia Upton to learn what clinical trials for food allergy treatment are all about, including why they are important, what they involve, the different stages of a trial, when patients get involved, and things to consider if you are participating in one.

Webinar: Recognizing and treating anaphylaxis – why epinephrine and why not Benadryl®

Webinar: May 29th at 12pm EDT

Join us for an interactive session with Dr. Wade Watson where you can test your knowledge and get an in-depth understanding of the signs and symptoms and treatment of anaphylaxis! The session will cover what is an allergic reaction, when do you know if it’s anaphylaxis, what you need to know about treating it, what epinephrine does and what role, if any, does Benadryl® have in treatment.

Facebook Live: Treating anaphylaxis with epinephrine auto-injectors and when to use a second dose

Facebook Live: May 23 at 12:30pm 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 when to give a second dose. 

A French Facebook Live with Dr. Philippe Bégin was held on May 9 at 12pm 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 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 #LightItTeal, and share them with us too by tagging us!

Quinte West Sign, Quinte West, ONMay 1-31, 2024
Veterans Skyway Bridge, Quinte West, ONMay 1-31, 2024
The Port Credit Lighthouse, Mississauga, ONMay 1, 2024
Avenir Centre, Moncton, NBMay 6, 2024
Downing Street, Moncton, NBMay 6, 2024
Downtown Place & Ian Fowler Oval, Moncton, NBMay 6, 2024
Confederation Building, St. John’s, NLMay 7, 2024
Brant Street Pier, Burlington, ONMay 8, 2024
Bloedel Conservatory, Vancouver, BCMay 9, 2024
Fountain at Lafarge Lake & Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BCMay 11, 2024
Peace Bridge, Fort Erie, ONMay 11, 2024
Canada Life Building, Winnipeg, MBMay 13-17, 2024
Canada Life Building, London, ONMay 13-17, 2024
Canada Life Building, Toronto, ONMay 13-17, 2024
London City Hall & J. Allyn Taylor Building, London, ONMay 13-17, 2024
Canada Place Sails of Light, Vancouver, BCMay 14, 2024
Regina City Hall Foyer, Regina, SKMay 14-15, 2024
City Hall Clock Tower, Moose Jaw, SKMay 15, 2024
Collingwood Clock Tower, Collingwood, ONMay 15, 2024
La Grande Roue de Montréal, Old Port Montreal, Montreal, QCMay 15, 2024
Saline Creek Pedestrian Bridge & Shell Place Canopy, Wood Buffalo, ABMay 17-18, 2024
Craigflower Bridge, View Royal, BCMay 17-20, 2024
Vancouver Airport – YVR Tower Lights for a Cause, Vancouver, BCMay 18, 2024
Saskatoon City Hall and Prairie Wind Sculpture, Saskatoon, SKMay 18, 2024
3D Toronto Sign, Toronto, ONMay 18, 2024
King Street Trees, Waterloo, ONMay 18, 2024
Welland Bridge 13, Welland, ONMay 18, 2024
City Hall, Port Coquitlam, BCMay 19, 2024
Civic Plaza, Surrey, BCMay 19, 2024
Science World Dome Lights, Vancouver, BCMay 19, 2024
Vancouver Convention Centre and Olympic Cauldron, Vancouver, BCMay 19, 2024
Calgary Tower, Calgary, ABMay 19, 2024
Lethbridge City Hall, Lethbridge, ABMay 19, 2024
Red Deer City Hall, Red Deer, ABMay 19, 2024
SaskTel Centre, Saskatoon, SKMay 19, 2024
Niagara Falls, Niagara, ONMay 19, 2024
Vaughan City Hall, Vaughan, ONMay 19, 2024
Vancouver City Hall and Burrard Street Bridge, Vancouver, BCMay 20, 2024
Riverwalk Commons and Fred A. Lundy Bridge, Newmarket, ONMay 20, 2024
Oakville Town Hall, Oakville, ONMay 20, 2024
CN Tower, Toronto, ONMay 20, 2024
The Montreal Tower (Parc Olympique), Montreal, QCMay 20, 2024
BC Place – Northern Lights Display, Vancouver, BCMay 22, 2024
Fitzsimmons Covered Bridge, Whistler, BCMay 22, 2024
The Bastion, Nanaimo, BCMay 25, 2024
BC Parliament, Ceremonial Entrance and Fountains, Victoria, BCMay 25, 2024
Confederation Garden Park Fountain, Victoria, BCMay 25, 2024
Hamilton Sign, Hamilton, ONMay 25, 2024
Community Clock Tower, Mississauga, ONMay 25, 2024
Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ONMay 25, 2024
High Level Bridge, Edmonton, ABMay 30, 2024

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