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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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Welcome to the new CEA website!

Welcome to the new CEA website!

As you can see, the Canadian Epilepsy Alliance has a new website! This site includes all of the same information and content, but in a more organized fashion, with a modern look and much better compatibility. The French website is in development, stay tuned for…

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Purple Day Act

Purple Day Act

  Click here to visit the Government of Canada Justice Laws statute for the Purple Day Act     Purple Day Act S.C. 2012, c. 13 Assented to 2012-06-28 An Act respecting a day to increase public awareness about epilepsy SUMMARY This enactment designates the 26th day…

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