30 Days of Giveaways!

 MAY is Celiac Awareness Month!

And we are celebrating with 30 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS!

CELIACgfcalgaryCalgary Chapter, CCA and Gluten-Free Calgary

are partnering to give away gluten-free prizes for 30 days in May!

Every morning at 10 am the daily prize will be posted to the Facebook Page and on Twitter

@CalgaryCeliac             @GFYYC

To enter to win the prize, “Comment” and “Tag a Friend” on Facebook and Retweet on Twitter

Draw takes place at 7pm each day and winners announced on

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Facebook and Twitter

 Prizes picked up at location specified or at the Calgary Chapter, CCA office during regular office hours!

 

Health Canada is pleased to announce the release of the

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Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act Transparency Needs-based Assessment.

Health Canada invites all interested stakeholders, including patients, healthcare professionals, health technology assessors, academic researchers and industry to participate in this consultation by completing the questionnaire.

The questionnaire will be online until May 25th, 2015.

The purpose of this assessment is to evaluate the end users’ transparency needs. The result of this consultation will be used in the development and adjustments of the way information is disseminated including changes to and the development of new regulations.

To access the on line questionnaire please click on Transparency Needs-based Assessment web link below.

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/consultation/drug-medic/consult_unsafedrugsact-lesdroguesdangereuses-eng.php

The electronic questionnaire should take only 10-15 minutes to complete.

If you have any difficulty in accessing the webpage or have any questions regarding the content of the questionnaire, please contact the Office of Legislative and Regulatory Modernization at the coordinates below.

This online consultation is available starting March 26, 2015 for 60 calendar days. Your participation is appreciated.

Celiac Survey – We need your help!

Calling all Youth with Celiac Disease!

YOU CAN HELP support some innovative new research to help our community!

 

Dr. Justine Dowd, a researcher at the University of British Columbia, is looking at behaviour and celiac disease, including social pressures and adherence to the gluten-free diet. This research is funded in part by the Canadian Celiac Association.

Justine is looking for youth (ages 12-17) who have been diagnosed with celiac disease to participate in this online study. They do not have to follow a strict gluten-free diet to participate in this study, but they must be diagnosed.

This is all online; no need to go anywhere apart from your computer desk!

Participation in this study will involve completing an online questionnaire at two time points (Time 1 [baseline], and Time 2 [1 month after baseline]. It will take participants less than 30 minutes to complete the questionnaires at each time point (60 minutes total). After completing the study participants will be entered into a draw for a 1 of 8 $50 Visa gift certificates.

 

For any questions or to participate, please email celiac.ubc@gmail.com. Thank you!

 

 

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!

www.gfyyc.com

 

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