Free Celiac Disease Seminar

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015

 Location:  Cardel Homes Theatre – 180 Quarry Park Blvd SE, Calgary, AB

1:00 pm –  Celiac Disease and the Gluten Free Diet

(Discussion of the disease, diet, cross contamination, navigating the new labeling requirement)

2:45 pm – So, You’ve Got a Diagnosis – Now What?

(Follow-up care and building support resources)

Presented by Jo Anne Murray topics will be of interest to those more recently diagnosed as well as those wishing to keep up-to-date with the changes in knowledge and understanding of Celiac Disease.  Family and friends may also have an interest in attending.

We will have a 15-20 minutes break in between presentations.

Come join us for a lively discussion and an opportunity to learn more about living with Celiac Disease.
Everyone is Welcome!
Free admission with a donation to the local food bank or a cash donation.  Please click here to register for this event
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Are you currently living on a gluten-free diet? If so, this study may be of interest to you

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My name is Amy Crawford and I am a Masters Student in the Behavioural Health Sciences Research Lab in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences at Brock University, Ontario.

The purpose of this research study entitled

A Life without Wheat: Dietary Adherence, Physical Activity and Motives”,

is to look at individuals living on a gluten-free diet, their dietary adherence, physical activity levels and the reasons why they engage in these lifestyle behaviours. To participate in this study you must be:

(a) self-identified as living on a gluten-free diet,

(b) have consented to participate,

(c) between the ages of 18-64,

(d) must be able to understand and speak English,

(e) willing to complete a series of questionnaires and,

(f) must have access to both a computer and Internet.

No physical survey is being delivered or offered. Your participation is voluntary and all of the information that you provide will remain confidential which means that we will not be sharing your personal information with any other person or party in such a manner that you could be identified as a consequence of participating in this project.

This study involves responding to a series of online questionnaires on a secured site that will take approximately 15 minutes of your time.

If you are interested in taking part in this study, we are currently recruiting participants.

If you are enrolled in academic classes at Brock University, participation/non-participation will not affect your academic standing. Please contact Amy Crawford at or Dr. Diane Mack at if you are interested and would like more information.

The study has been reviewed and has received ethics clearance through the Bioscience Research Ethics Board at Brock University (FILE #:14-099).

Survey Link: Click Here

Celiac Survey – We need your help!

Do you have Celiac Disease? —

Willing to participate in an online Study

 Researchers at The University of British Columbia at Okanagan are currently looking for people (ages 12+) who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease to participate in an online study that is funded by the Canadian Celiac Association.

You do not have to follow a gluten-free diet to participate in this study. Participation will involve completing 2 brief online questionnaires and you will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 8 $50 Visa gift certificates.

For more information about this study please contact Dr. Justine Dowd


Gluten Free Calgary

The Calgary Celiac Association is proud to promote

gfcalgarygfpictureCheck out their website for tips and recommendations for living gluten free in Calgary!
Connecting with people locally and internationally who are living gluten free, sharing recipe ideas and new research from some of our favorite food bloggers, promoting gluten free menu items from local restaurants and of course encouraging more local restaurants to offer gluten free options!


Want to become a Member?

Canadian Celiac Association

Did you know you can become a member of the Celiac Association by registering on-line.

Join or Renew your memberships Now!


Join for 1 year – $65.00

Join for 3 years – Save 10%

Join for 5 years – Save 20% – on full year

Renew for 1 year – $50.00

Renew for 3 years – save 10%

Simply click here and we’ll redirect you to the Canadian Celiac Association website.

Prefer to download the application and mail in, no problem click here


Online Survey participants needed

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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”


“Ask A Dietician”

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March 4, 2015 – March 4, 2015

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Free information evening with Jacqueline Gates, RD.  Jacqueline is a volunteer member of the Calgary Chapter, CCA Professional Advisory Committee and will answer your questions on celiac disease with respect to diet.  Limited seating available for this event – so please pre-register!