Online Survey participants needed

u of ab

We need parents willing to complete an online survey:

Exploring the influence of parent perceptions on vitamin supplementation practices in children/adolescents with celiac disease


We would like to gain an understanding of what your general knowledge is about the need for vitamin supplementation in children/adolescents with celiac disease and your perspectives on the factors which influence the decision to use/not use vitamin supplements.

If you are interested in participating in this survey “click here”


Love Pumpkin Thanksgiving Workshop:

pumpkins_2Thursday October 9
Love Pumpkin Thanksgiving Workshop:
Holiday season is upon us. Looking to have pumpkin pie, sweet potato fudge or apple crisp without the gluten, refined sugars or dairy?! Then this is the workshop for you. Learn how to use natural sweeteners and other alternatives to make your fall and Thanksgiving favorites for the upcoming Holiday season so you can indulge without the guilt and share some new favorites for your feast. Come hungry to sample holiday treats including pumpkin spice cookies & pie and learning about ways to use food to improve your health!

$35.00 per person
Amber Romaniuk
Holistic Nutritionist, Public Speaker & Teacher
Author of “Amber Approved: Gluten, Sugar & Dairy-Free
Owner: Nourish This Life & Amber Approved
Twitter: @amberromaniuk @amberapproved
P: 403-999-2264

Fun Foods For Kids – Workshop for Parents and Kids


Thursday September 25
Fun Food for Kids: A fun and informative workshop for parents and kids! Parents, learn how to make easy, delicious and eye appealing meals and snacks for your kids, with all the health benefits. All creations are gluten, dairy, refined sugar, soy & corn free. Bring your kids to sample some treats and learn some new food facts for your family!

$35.00 per adult, $45.00 for adult and child

Gluten-Free Cooking Classes Fall 2014

Fall 2014 Gluten Free Marketing PosterCCA Members can register and receive a $10 discount for one or both of these upcoming fall gluten-free culinary bootcamps! The Code is in your September newsletter, or you can email or call the office to get the code. 403-237-0304, then register for the class at

Annual Family BBQ Lunch – CANCELLED!!

Summer BBQ squirrel






we apologize for any inconvenience

Health Canada – Proposed changes to Labelling Guidelines

After hearing from Canadians what they like and don’t like about Canada’s nutrition labels, Health Canada would love to hear what you think about proposed changes to nutrition labels.

This is your opportunity to share your thoughts at one of the discussion groups being held across the country:

Location Date and Time Deadline to Register
Halifax, NS September 3 (9:00 AM-11:00 AM) August 29
Halifax, NS September 3 (1:00 PM-3:00 PM) August 29
Burnaby, BC September 3 (1:00 PM-3:00 PM) August 29
Burnaby, BC September 3 (5:30 PM-7:30 PM) August 29
Scarborough, ON September 9 (1:30 PM-3:30 PM) September 3
Scarborough, ON September 9 (7:00 PM-9:00 PM) September 3
Calgary, AB September 11 (1:00 PM-3:00 PM) September 4
Calgary, AB September 11 (5:30 PM-7:30 PM) September 4
Longueuil, QC September 11 (1:30 PM-3:30 PM) September 5
Longueuil, QC September 11 (6:00 PM-8:00 PM) September 5
Winnipeg, MB September 16 (2:00 PM-4:00 PM) September 11
Winnipeg, MB September 16 (7:00 PM-9:00 PM) September 11

All sessions, except Longueuil, will be held in English, however, materials will be available in both official languages and bilingual staff will be available at all sessions.


Calgary Location (downtown):     

Airdrie/Beiseker Room
Conference Centre, Area 160
Harry Hays Building
220 4th Avenue S.E. Calgary

Please download and complete the Registration Form and email it to or fax it to 613-941-6636 by the deadline date indicating which session you will attend. Pre-Registration for the event is required.
Space is limited and will be available on a first come basis. Registrations will be confirmed and further details will be provided with the confirmation.

For more information on the proposed changes to nutrition labelling and to provide feedback through the online consultation, please consult Health Canada’s website:

Please Note

Although information of interest will be shared with participants during the session, please note that no compensation, financial or other, will be offered in exchange for your participation, time, or parking. Bus tickets will be provided for those in Calgary coming by public transport.

We look forward to discussing these proposals with you.

Calgary and Edmonton Chapters are Proud to Sponsor

The 2014 Rod McDaniel’s Celiac Kids Camp – August 18-22, 2014

Located at Camp Kindle, Water Valley, Alberta


• Only camp in Alberta offering a completely gluten-free menu

• Open to members ages 7-17

• Siblings are welcome to attend (and eat gluten-free)

• Tons of fun activities for all ages

• Parents can volunteer for the week

• Registration on-line at

• Registration by phone at 403-237-0304camp

Camp is August 18 – 22 (Monday – Friday)


For more information on this summer fun camp, Contact the Calgary Chapter office at


June’s Newsletter Updates:

jpeg newsletterThank you for the overwhelming positive response

to our first electronic newsletter!!

We are thrilled that you are all enjoying it so much.

A Couple of changes/additions to note:


Celiac Kids Camp updated poster

Rod McDaniel’s Celiac Kids Camp – Dates are August 18-22, 2014 Monday-Friday

(our poster was showing this and last year’s dates.  Sorry for the confusion)


Gluten-Free Cooking Classes with Kristyn Hall – NEW DATES ANNOUNCED! Email or phone the Calgary office for discount code: or 403-237-0304

Tuesday, October 28th – Beginner GF Baking Class – Wellness Kitchen, South Health Campus, 4448 Front Street, Calgary, AB T3M 1M4
(403) 956-1111

Wednesday, November 12th – Gluten-Free Tapas – just in time for Christmas! – Wellness Kitchen, South Health Campus, 4448 Front Street, Calgary, AB T3M 1M4
(403) 956-1111

Register at:


Amber Approved GF Stampede Breakfast – link to purchase tickets to the July 9th event is:


Presenting Our Proud Sponsors of the 2014 National Conference

Check out these great websites for more information







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Congratulations to the Happy Camper Essay Contest Winners!


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