Anaphylaxis awareness effort gaining support – and you can help

As an active member of the Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative (CAI) – raising awareness for serious, life-threatening allergies with MPs and Ottawa officials, we are please to see our collaborative efforts gaining support.

Elizabeth Goldenberg of One Spot Allergy has recently written of the campaign to inform Ottawa decision-makers of the reasonable and achievable steps that can be taken by the federal government to create safer environment for anaphylactic Canadians. In her piece, The Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative Requests Your Help, she explains the CAI mission. READ:  http://blog.onespotallergy.com/2011/11/the-canadian-anaphylaxis-initiative-requests-your-help/

By George Journal has also just published a e-newsletter which focused on anaphylaxis awareness. In The Latest you can read of the CAI’s advocacy activity. READ: http://bit.ly/v0bsA5

The CAI is asking everyone who wants to see action on severe allergy issues to contact their local Member(s) of Parliament. Write. E-mail. Phone. Visit.  Go to the CAI website for direction on what can be said to MPs – http://cai-allergies.ca/

As stated in the latest entry on the CAI blog:  Over the next few months, connecting with your MP is the most important thing you can do to move the goals of the Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative forward. Thank you in advance for your time and efforts. Together we will see results in Ottawa through the up-coming year. 

Also, you can help by spreading the word. Direct others to the CAI website and CAI Facebook page. Encourage other families to become informed and get involved. Share the information about Motion 230 and the CAI’s 5-point policy request.  

Latest news of Motion 230: http://cai-allergies.ca/?p=172

CAI’s 5-point policy request: http://cai-allergies.ca/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/CAI_5points.pdf

“Join us, and contact your MP” – Chris

– Photo (l-r): Gladys Vergis-Mayo, Cindy Paskey, MP Dean Allison, Mindi Ferkul, Debbie Bruce, Chris George, Roy Mayo

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