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Awareness Month Activities

Celiac Disease is NOT Pretend! Join us all month long as we #shinealightonceliac disease with lots of fun events and activities! Don’t forget to check out our affiliated Chapters websites for events in your local community! All times shown in Eastern Daylight Savings time. Celiac Awareness Month is brought you by our Lead Sponsor Promise Gluten Free.


Facebook Live: Celiac Awareness Month Kick-Off Party

Join us on Facebook as we kick off Celiac Awareness Month by announcing the exciting events happening throughout the month and unveil our newest campaign video! Follow the hashtag #ItsNotPretend to get updates throughout the month. Sponsored by Promise Gluten Free.


May 1, 2021 8:30 PM EST

Watch on Facebook!

Recipe of the Day

Every day throughout the month we’ll be bringing you meal inspiration from our sponsors on our social media channels! Sponsored by: Schar, ValleyFlax, Kinnikinnick, Cup4Cup, and Promise Gluten Free.


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May 1-31, 2021

Visit the NEW Recipe Page!

Outdoor Video: Dundas Square, Toronto, ON

Take a stroll through Dundas Square in Toronto to check out our ads from May 3-9. Sponsored by Promise Gluten Free and Made Good.

May 3-9, 2021


Webinar Wednesday: Shared Kitchen Tour

Join our new dietitian, Nicole Byrom, as she takes us on a tour of her shared gluten-free kitchen and shows tips and tricks for sharing your kitchen safely when gluten free. Sponsored by Glutino.

May 5, 2021 7:00 PM EST

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Webinar: Gluten-Free 101 Series- Getting started on the gluten-free diet

These free webinars have been developed for newly diagnosed Canadians with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity who want to build their confidence in managing their own disease or that of a family member, or friend. It’s an interactive session so bring your questions! Sponsored by Glutino.

May 12, 2021 7:00 PM EST

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YouTube Cooking Demo

Tune in to see Sue Jennett from “A Canadian Celiac Podcast” cook up three delicious recipes from Promise GlutenFree:

  1. Stuffed French Toast
  2. Croque Monsieur
  3. Berry Surprise Dessert

Sponsored by Promise GlutenFree.


May 16, 2021 11:30 AM EST

Stay Tuned for More Details!

International Celiac Awareness Day: Shine a Light on Celiac

It’s International Celiac Awareness Day! The international celiac community is coming together to #ShineALightOnCeliac. Iconic buildings all over the world, including Toronto’s CN Tower, Montreal’s Olympic Stadium and Vancouver’s Science World, will be lit up green to raise awareness for Celiac Disease Awareness. To learn more, visit .

CCA’s ‘Shine A Light’ on Celiac Disease events are sponsored in part by OREO. Here are the Canadian locations:


CCA and OREO will be delivering ‘Delightful and Empowering Moments’ to surprise recipients across Canada to spread some joy and education on managing celiac disease. The first step for people with celiac disease is to learn how to manage their diet and find safe gluten-free food options, like the new gluten-free OREO cookies. #ShineALightonCeliac #GFOREOMoments

Don’t forget to check out our affiliated Chapters websites for events in your local community!

May 16, 2021 11:30 AM EST

Stay Tuned for More Details!

Webinar Wednesday: Bone Health

Are you experiencing bone fractures and breaks? Or are you worried about your bone density? Join us for a Bone Health discussion with Osteoporosis Canada. Sponsored by Glutino.

May 19, 2021 7:00 PM EST

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Webinar Wednesday: Could it be Celiac Disease?

Could gluten be the problem? Join Dr. Moshin Rashid to discuss the many signs and symptoms of celiac disease. Sponsored by Glutino.

May 26, 2021 7:00 PM EST

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Webinar: Second Harvest & CCA: Save Me for Gluten Free – Virtual Speaker Series

A free webinar hosted by Second Harvest – Canada’s largest food rescue network – is featuring a webinar on the importance of collecting and managing gluten-free food donations to support people with food restrictions like celiac disease. Learn why people with this autoimmune condition must avoid gluten and how the Canadian Celiac Association is helping food banks and agencies can support these efforts.

May 27, 2021 2:00 PM EST

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Help @Home Webinars – Watch our past webinars on YouTube

We often record our webinars so you can watch again or check out for the first time.  

 Click here to check them out.


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