Rights of people with allergies
People living with food allergies are normal people. They go to school, work, spend time in public places, and are involved in society. But do they have the same rights as others? To what extent does the law protect them? In the following articles, we look at the rights of people with allergies from a few different angles.
A Closer Look at the Rights of People with Allergies
People living with food allergies are normal people. They work, spend time in public places, and are involved in society. But do they have the same rights as others?
The following articles are in French. More English article to come.
Severe Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis: Who Can Intervene? (in French)
In the case of a severe allergic reaction, the sooner epinephrine is administered after the first symptoms appear, the better the chances of survival. If the person having an anaphylactic reaction is unable to administer their medication on their own, someone must do it for them. But who?
Managing Allergies in Schools: an Overview of Differences Across Canada (in French)
In Québec, there is currently no provincial legislation governing the care of allergic children in schools, but what is the situation like in other provinces?
Food Allergies and Employers’ Responsibilities – the Story of Julie Galarneau (in French)
In many cases, food allergies persist into adulthood. These adults are then faced with a new challenge: adapting to their work environment.