Food Allergy Canada is a nationally registered charity committed to educating, supporting, and advocating for the more than 2 million Canadians with food allergy.
February 2020
Register for our 2020 National Conference
Take advantage of early bird registration for our national conference. Rates go up on March 1st.
Participate in the federal survey
Help elevate food allergy as a federal priority by completing the government's short online survey. Survey closes February 17, 2020.
Apply for our community awards
Applications for our community awards are now open! Share with those eligible, and apply early.
Valentine's Day tips
Check out our Valentine’s tips to make sure the day is sweet and allergy-safe for all!
Research: New peanut oral immunotherapy drug
Learn about the peanut oral immunotherapy drug that just received U.S. approval. Tell us what you think by completing our  survey.
Research: Cannabis and food allergy
Check out the 5 things to know about cannabis allergy in our interview with Dr. Gordon Sussman, Canadian allergist and immunologist.
Advocacy: Alberta's Bill 201
On January 1, Bill 201 came into effect to support students with food allergy. Learn more and if you’re in Alberta, let us know how this bill has impacted you.
Mythbuster
Are food sensitivity tests (IgG tests) helpful for diagnosing a food allergy? The quick answer is NO!
#FoodAllergyFuture Challenge: Innovation contest for youth ages 12-21
Inspire us with your creative idea on how you can use innovation to improve the lives of those living with food allergy and create a better #FoodAllergyFuture. The grand prize value is $3,250!
Upcoming events across Canada
Check out BC Children’s Hospital's “Skate for Food Allergies” fundraiser in Victoria, BC, and the Free From & Allergy Friendly Expo in Toronto, ON.
Webinars on February 12 and February 18
Managing food allergy and anaphylaxis. These sessions are a must for parents of newly diagnosed children and are filling up fast. Register now!
Connect with a support group
Learn about our support group leaders from across the country. If there isn't one in your community, we'll help you get one started.
Ask the allergist is our regular newsletter feature where Dr. Julia Upton answers your questions! 

This month she answers questions about epinephrine.
Do you have a question you would like to ask Dr. Upton for our upcoming Ask the expert newsletter series? Send it to us at info@foodallergycanada.ca.
Non-food ideas for Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is almost here! Janice, one of our adults with allergies blog writers, shares her great idea for helpful gifts for those with food allergy.
Our adults with allergies blog features stories, advice and tips on many situations unique to adults such as living with housemates, relationships, food allergy in the workplace and more. Check it out at foodallergycanada.ca/adultblog .

We need inspiration!
Our bloggers want to know what you would like them to write about. Tell us at info@foodallergycanada.ca
Help create a better #FoodAllergyFuture with charitable giving!
We are a nationally registered charity and depend on your donations to educate, support, and advocate for Canadians with food allergy. Check out the different ways you can give below.
Donate directly
Support our advocacy in creating a better #FoodAllergyFuture.

Learn all the ways your donation will make a difference. 
All donations over $20 receive a tax receipt.
Become a monthly donor to make an ongoing impact! 
With your ongoing contributions, you will help us advocate across many different platforms on your behalf, educate the community, public, industry, and government on the seriousness of food allergy, and offer support to you and others when you need it.

Select “Monthly Gift” on the online donation form, and enter the amount you want to donate. Or call us at 1 866 785-5660.
Celebration giving
Birthdays, anniversaries, and other celebrations are a great time for charitable giving. In lieu of gifts, have your guests #MakeFoodAllergyCount by donating to Food Allergy Canada.

Celebrate giving with ECHOage
Celebrate using ECHOage, a free online party-planning service that helps charities in North America.
Donate a car
Your old car can help support the millions of Canadians with food allergy.