Membership

You’ll enjoy great benefits when you become a member of the Canadian Celiac Association – Nova Scotia Chapter. Click here to become a member now.

New members receive:

  • Celiac Disease for Dummies, a book about coping with the gluten-free diet
  • 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 quarterly newsletter Nova Scotia Celiac News.  Click here to see a copy of the newsletter.
  • Exclusive access to the members only portion of this website (includes published copies of Nove Scotia Celiac News, lists of gluten-free restaurants available in Nova Scotia, and more!)

Other benefits of membership:

  • 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 Nova Scotia Chapter provide:

  • 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 Nova Scotia
  • Social events where only gluten-free food is served
  • Our informative quarterly newsletter

Your membership will help the Canadian Celiac Association advocate for initiatives such as:

  • Better food labeling (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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