Topic Specific

RSS, email or newsletter subscriptions to Canadian sources on particular public health topics.

Alcohol and Tobacco

For information on substance abuse, including tobacco and alcohol, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a News Services Subscription.

You can also sign up for an RSS feed or email subscription from this centre for news, calendar of events, and other information products on substance abuse.

Cancer Prevention

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) has a monthly e-bulletin that includes updated information on cancer-related news, resources and events.

Mental Health Promotion

The Mental Health Commission of Canada e-newsletter is produced twice a year and includes information on news, events, resources, and other updates.


EatRight Ontario sends updates on a monthly basis (e.g. services available, new resources for clients).


The Canadian Obesity Network, which is “dedicated to reducing the mental, physical and economic burden of obesity on Canadians” offers an email subscription.

Physical Activity

Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute is a research organization focused on physical activity which sends email updates to subscribers..

ParticipACTION has a monthly e-newsletter that includes news, research, and tips.

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) has an RSS feeds page, including feeds on knowledge translation, research and other announcements.

Preventing Chronic Disease

The Heart and Stroke Foundation has a monthly e-newsletter, He@lthline, on heart health that includes information on nutrition and physical activity.