Membership Benefits

You’ll enjoy great benefits when you become a member of the Canadian Celiac Association Edmonton Chapter. These include discounted pricing on events and potential subsidies to Celiac Kids Camp.


New members receive:

  • The Acceptability of Food and Food Ingredients, a pocket dictionary for the gluten free diet
  • A subscription to the national newsletter Celiac News
  • A subscription to our bimonthly newsletter Celiac Circular
  • Participation in our Celiac Membership Benefits Program
  • The ability to apply for a subsidy to Celiac Kids Camp

Regular benefits of membership:

  • Receive discounts from at various retailers with your membership card.
  • Opportunities to get involved through volunteering for the chapter and national office
  • The chance to contribute to potentially life-changing research on celiac disease

Your membership will help the Edmonton Chapter provide:

  • Anti-panic support to those who are newly diagnosed with celiac disease and their families
  • Awareness activities and information during May, Celiac Awareness Month, and throughout the year
  • An office, staffed by volunteers, to provide support for members and those who seek help and information about celiac disease in Edmonton
  • Social events where only gluten free food is served
  • Our informative bimonthly newsletter
  • Peer support by trained peer counsellors

Your membership will help the Canadian Celiac Association advocate for:

  • Better food labelling (i.e., disclosure of all sources of gluten in foods)
  • Government recognition of the extra costs and time involved in eating gluten free
  • Safety, availability, and enrichment of gluten free products
  • Public awareness and understanding to make living gluten free easier and safer
  • Medical awareness to ensure early diagnosis and optimal continuum of care
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