Canadian Epilepsy Alliance Supporting Epilepsy in Canada

A new Canadian Epilepsy Alliance website is coming soon.

A new Canadian Epilepsy Alliance website is coming soon.

Please update your bookmarks to www.canadianepilepsyalliance.org and stay tuned. For more information call our toll free number 1-866-Epilepsy to reach the closest epilepsy agency nearest you.

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CANADIAN EPILEPSY ALLIANCE RESPONDS TO  VIRAL GOOD SAMARITAN STORY

CANADIAN EPILEPSY ALLIANCE RESPONDS TO VIRAL GOOD SAMARITAN STORY

CANADIAN EPILEPSY ALLIANCE RESPONDS TO VIRAL GOOD SAMARITAN STORY   Deirdre Floyd, President of Canadian Epilepsy Alliance: “Nothing should be placed in the mouth of a person having a seizure.”   For Immediate Release – June 7, 2017   In response to a recent viral…

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PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH IN EPILEPSY

PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH IN EPILEPSY

School of Pharmacy University of Waterloo   PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH IN EPILEPSY We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study of vitamin D intake in adults (aged 50 and older) with epilepsy As a participant in this study, you would be…

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New and expanded state of the art Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

New and expanded state of the art Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

On behalf of the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance, I want to congratulate the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax NS on the opening of their new and expanded state of the art Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. An epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) is an inpatient unit run by…

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Province Wide Campaign Aims to Elevate Epilepsy Awareness

Province Wide Campaign Aims to Elevate Epilepsy Awareness

Isolation and stigma can often prevent those struggling with Epilepsy from the help they need. Starting today, and continuing until Tuesday, May 23rd, we launch a province wide Epilepsy campaign – text the word PURPLE to 45678 to donate $5.00 to elevate awareness. This campaign…

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A Step Towards An Action Plan For Brain Health In Canada

A Step Towards An Action Plan For Brain Health In Canada

A Canadian Action Plan for Brain Health will direct research into treatment and cures, and would support those living with brain conditions, their families and caregivers. Kayleigh has Rett syndrome. Seemingly healthy until she was 23 months old, she then lost the ability to speak,…

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THE LAVENDER WRISTBAND PROJECT

THE LAVENDER WRISTBAND PROJECT

We’re bringing epilepsy into the light with our new lavender wristband. With OUT OF THE SHADOWS on one side, and our website, www.epilepsymatters.com on the other, we want to share with all Canadians that we will no longer hide in the shadows surrounding the disorder…

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Purple Day – March 26

Purple Day – March 26

Mark your calendars for March 26. Purple Day is the nationally recognized day of epilepsy awareness in Canada. This is your chance to spread the word about the seizure disorder that affects one in 100 Canadians. Beginning as the dream of a nine-year-old girl in…

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March is Epilepsy Awareness Month

March is Epilepsy Awareness Month

Here’s a list of events happening across Canada during Epilepsy Awareness Month: We will update as more information is shared.                                      

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Purple Day Message from the Prime Minister

Purple Day Message from the Prime Minister

Prime Minister’s Letter – Our sincere thanks to the Prime Minister of Canada, The Rt. Hon. Justin P.J. Trudeau, P.C., M.P., for this wonderful message of support for Purple Day 2016!  

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