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Small Wonders: The Thompson Children's Allergy & Asthma Centre

CTV has a segment called Small Wonders that highlights work in which the Children's Hospital Foundation has supported.

CTV interviewed Nancy Ross, our Allergy Educator to highlight the Family Food Allergy Program for parents. Click the link to watch the segment.  

Small Wonders: Thompson Children's Allergy & Asthma Centre 

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Allergy & Asthma classes are now in session!  

The Children's Allergy & Asthma Education Centre provides free classes for parents and children who have food allergies and/or asthma.

We provide the following classes for the fall of 2014, click the titles for more info and to view class dates: 

Allergy Asthma

Children 6 and under                        

Children 7-11 years of age 

Less than 3 years of age

Preschool (ages 3-6) 

School Age (ages 7-11)



All sessions will take place at The Thompson Children’s Allergy & Asthma Centre at 685 William Avenue, Winnipeg. Families interested in learning more about this program can call our Centre at (204) 787-2551 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




Fall 2013 Newsletter is now available


Click here to view the 2013 Spring Asthma Adventures newsletter

To view previous editions, click here



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This year 50,000 people and teddy bears came out to enjoy the 27th Annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic held on May 26th, 2013. Inside the Dr. Goodbear Clinic our BEAR AWARE Food Allergy Clinic saw over 500 bears, all with severe food allergies. Our allergy nurses, doctors and volunteers treated bears for their symptoms with epinephrine trainers, tested them for food allergy and gave each one a special allergy bracelet and a sticker. There were tiny bears allergic to eggs and big bears allergic to peanut as well as kittens and puppies allergic to fish and even some giraffes who allergic to milk. Here are some of the photos from that day!  

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