Jenn Pino, National Events Coordinator     Canadian PKU & Allied Disorders Inc.


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Saturday, July 14, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Kinsman Children's Centre
1319 Colony Street
Saskatoon, SK S7N 1K3

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Free parking throughout


A group rate has been secured at the Four Points by Sheraton Saskatoon. A Traditional guest room can be booked for $114 per night (plus taxes).

Reservations can be made by calling
306-933-9889. To receive the special rate, please mention “Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders”. 

Room rate includes complimentary overnight parking, fitness club/Indoor salt-water pool with waterslide and hot tub access, and wireless internet. To take advantage of this rate, please book your reservation prior to

Please note:
The agenda is subject to change at anytime;
speakers and topics listed are confirmed at time of publication; & there is no discount for attending only part of the event.

A group rate has been secured at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel (7551 Westminster Hwy, Richmond). A Traditional Queen room can be booked for $165 per night (plus taxes). Upgrades available: Club Floor King (+$50) with access to the Sheraton Club Lounge.

Reservations can be made by calling
1-800-663-0299 and asking for “In-house Reservations”. To receive the special rate, please mention “Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders”. Alternatively, a reservation can also be made by emailing                                                                                 rate includes complimentary overnight parking, fitness club/pool access and wireless internet. Book early as the rate is subject to availability.

Kinsman Children's Centre | 9 am to 5 pm

Join us at our 2018 event in Saskatoon for a day of engaging speakers and discussions featuring:

John Adams 

CanPKU’s president with updates on CanPKU, Kuvan, Camp MagniPHEque, and the Disability Tax Credit.

Caroline Brost, RN BN, & Brittany Davidson, RD

Engage in an Interactive Roundtable discussion of Adults, Children and Parents living with PKU moderated by Caroline and Brittany of the Saskatchewan Metabolic Clinic.   

Dr. Brian Goetz  

A PKU adult and recent Medical School Graduate who will discuss his life with PKU and his experiences with the investigational drug Pegvaliase (formerly Peg-PAL) during his clinical trial.

Xavier Lebouthillier and France Comeau, CPA

A PKU supermom of four and a soon-to-be 12 year old Classic PKU swimmer, who is one of New Brunswick’s best swimmers in his age group, will discuss competitive sport and PKU (and how nothing, including his PKU, will stop him from achieving his goals).

Maternal PKU Speaker TBA 

Two PKU moms will discuss their unique pregnancy experiences

Breakout Sessions

Attendees will be separated into the following groups to further discuss issues relevant to them.

1. PKU Older Kids/Teens

2. Parents

3. PKU Adults)


 As usual we will provide on-site childcare at no additional charge for registered children 12 and under, have several metabolic vendors present with samples, and we will provide PKU-friendly snacks and lunch.

Travel Scholarships are available to assist families in attending our event. The deadline to apply is Sunday, June 10, 2018. Please click here for more information.

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The Education and Networking Event, including meals, childcare, access to vendors and presentations, requires a nominal fee to confirm participation and defray the costs of hosting the event.  If you wish to receive the CanPKU Member discount, please sign up for a membership by clicking here, and take note of your confirmation code. An annual membership fee is only $20 so this does indeed save you money!

CanPKU Member: $15, plus $10 per additional guest

Non Member: $50, plus $10 per additional guest.

(To enquire about the status of your membership, please email Jenn at