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Easter Treats

Easter is quickly approaching and Blue Bear Aware has a wonderful selection of chocolates for the Easter basket! These chocolates are peanut free, nut free, egg free and dairy free.

Place an order today and receive 15% off your Easter Treats. Place the code 'Eastereggs' in the coupon box on the check out page to receive your savings.*
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*This promotion cannot be applied to previous orders or used with another promotion.This is a Blue Bear Aware credit and is not redeemable for cash.
Receive 15% off Easter Chocolates. (while quantities last).
Promotion ends March 28, 2012.

Anaphylaxis Canada’s Ask the Allergist

Anaphylaxis Canada’s Ask the Allergist series of information sessions about food allergies and anaphylaxis is coming to....

•Vancouver, BC - Saturday, March 31, 2012
•Barrie, ON - Wednesday, May 9, 2012
•Toronto, ON - Thursday, May 24, 2012
•Ottawa, ON - tba
•Hamilton, ON - tba

Living with food allergies can be challenging, but with the right information and resources, it can be effectively managed.

Anaphylaxis Canada is inviting you to join allergist Dr. Edmond Chan, Laura Bantock, Director, Anaphylaxis Canada Western Region, and a representative from Health Canada for an interactive discussion about the common misperceptions of food allergies and ways to develop effective management strategies. The session will not provide specific medical advice or recommendations.
For more inforamtion check out- http://www.anaphylaxis.ca/en/media/events.html

Allerbling wristbands arrive at Blue Bear Aware!

•The AllerblingTM wristband is a unique medical ID bracelet, which is customizable by you, at any time, based on your child's changing food allergic conditions.

•Kit includes:
Two different sized braceltes for children aged 3 - 8yrs: 1 small and 1 large band
8 food allergy charms (peanut, shellfish, wheat, dairy, fish, soy, tree nut, egg)
and 1 medical cross charm
(all parts are made from child safe materials)

Anaphylaxis Motion M-230, Update

CAI meeting in Ottawa with MP Dean Allison maps out Spring action....

As Canada’s federal MPs returned for their Parliamentary Spring Session, Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative (CAI) member Cindy Paskey met with Glanbrook-Niagara West MP Dean Allison in Ottawa to discuss what can be accomplished this Spring within the federal government for awareness of severe allergies.

CAI is working with a core group of MPs to raise greater understanding of the daily challenges anaphylaxis presents to affected Canadians, their families and the general public. MP Dean Allison, a leading champion of this campaign, comments, “I understand the stressful challenges of staying safe through the many e-mails and messages of support I receive- not only from families, but also from the many people who know someone living with a life-threatening allergy. Parliament and the Ottawa bureaucracy can help increase their health and safety.”

One of their key successes has been introducing an anaphylaxis awareness motion …