EpiPens Available on all Mississauga Fire Trucks – May 08, 2013
Today during City Council, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services announced that all fire trucks operating in Mississauga will carry EpiPens and firefighters are authorized to provide assistance to anyone that requires it. Read more
Peanut/Nut Controlled Section Available for 6 Games
(from Blue Jays press release)
The Blue Jays are doubling the number of games with peanut/nut-controlled seating this year, up to six from three a year ago.
At these games, fans with peanut/nut allergies can purchase tickets to a special section in the 200-level outfield, dubbed the Peanut Controlled Zone, where nuts will be restricted. Read more
February 21, 2013
TORONTO – The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) is working with the Canadian distributor of EpiPen auto-injectors to better serve the estimated 1.3 million Canadians with food allergies when they dine at restaurants. Read more
Cindy Paskey was honoured to be awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from Hon. Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. The medal recognizes her contributions as a long-time advocate for anaphylaxis awareness and safety, as well as for her leadership in the development of child advocacy centres, focused on a holistic approach to helping children, youth and families cope with child abuse investigations, and the process of healing and strengthening lives afterward. December 2012.
REPOST – (from Feb 14, 2011) Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of State (Economic Development Agency of for the Regions of Quebec), along with Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Niagara West-Glanbrook Member of Parliament Dean Allison, announced regulations to strengthen Canada’s labelling of food allergens and gluten sources. Read more
C.A.I. urging Ottawa to respond to growing number of Canadians dealing with severe allergies
June 17, 2011 – In June 2010, Niagara West – Glanbrook MP Dean Allison gave notice for Motion M-546 that read: That in the opinion of the House, anaphylaxis is a serious concern for an increasing number of Canadians and the government should take the appropriate measures necessary to ensure these Canadians are able to maintain a high quality of life.
June 16, 2011 – Niagara West – Glanbrook Member of Parliament Dean Allison gave notice for a motion in the House of Commons today. Motion-230 reads: That in the opinion of the House, anaphylaxis is a serious concern for an increasing number of Canadians and the government should take the appropriate measures necessary to ensure these Canadians are able to maintain a high quality of life.
May 31, 2011 – This week when Members of Parliament return to the House of Commons, Niagara West – Glanbrook MP Dean Allison will be picking up where he left off before the election, assisting Canadian families in raising greater awareness of the health and quality of life challenges posed by living with severe, life-threatening allergies (anaphylaxis).