Have your voice heard with our #FoodAllergyVotes campaign.
Having local candidates hear directly from people impacted by food allergy is very powerful and can influence change.
Follow these tips on how to use your social media to #MakeFoodAllergyCount:
- Post messages on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. See below for sample posts.
- Share our posts. We’ll have weekly posts about the election you can share.
- Use the hashtags #FoodAllergyVotes and #MakeFoodAllergyCount. Key election hashtags to include are #cdnpoli, #elxn44
- Tag your candidates or political parties directly.
- Here are a few key politicians to tag (Twitter handles):
- @CPC_HQ / @ErinOToole
- @NDP/ @theJagmeetSingh
- @liberal_party/ @JustinTrudeau
- @CanadianGreens/ @AnnamiePaul
- @BlocQuebecois/ @yfblanchet
- Food allergy affects my family and millions of other Canadians. @HANDLE OF YOUR FEDERAL CANDIDATES, it is time to start treating this potentially life-threatening medical condition as the serious public health issue that it is, one requiring comprehensive political action. #elxn44 #foodallergyvotes
- Did you know one-third of anaphylactic reactions in children are attributed to food labelling-related issues, @HANDLE OF YOUR FEDERAL CANDIDATES? Everyone has a right to know what is in their food. Having access to accurate ingredient information is a necessity to staying safe and avoiding potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. Support the National Food Allergy Action plan. #elxn44 #foodallergyvotes
- It’s vital that people working in childcare know how to manage food allergy. @HANDLE OF YOUR FEDERAL CANDIDATES, please advocate for national standards for education and training so all children can stay safe. #elxn44 #foodallergyvotes
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For any questions you may have on our #FoodAllergyVotes campaign, or the National Food Allergy Action Plan, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1 866 785-5660.