Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media

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The Evidence Network of Canadian Health Policy has announced the publication of their third eBook, Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media edited by Noralou Roos, Kathleen O’Grady, Shannon Turczak, Camilla Tapp and Lindsay Jolivet (ISBN 978-0-9916971-7-5)

Click here to access the free eBook:
·    Apple for iPads and other Apple devices
·    Google Play (for Android devices)
·    Google Books
·    Kindle
·    PDF (for desktop computers)
·    Scrbd (with embed option)

Navigating the Evidence: Communicating Canadian Health Policy in the Media is a compilation of the commentaries published in major newspapers in 2014, written by experts in the health policy field. These Op-Eds highlight the most recent evidence on a wide range of topics, including our aging population, healthcare sustainability, costs and spending, and the impact of the social determinants of health.  It also contains essays addressing key concerns around mental health, obesity and pharmaceutical policy, among other topics.

This is the third volume in the annual series of eBooks produced by, the first being Canadian Health Policy in the News (2013), followed by Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (2014).

Read what David Dodge, economist and Former Governor of the Bank of Canada has to say about Navigating the Evidence.

Read what Robyn Tamblyn, Scientific Director of the Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group and Professor in the Department of Medicine at McGill University commented on Navigating the Evidence.

This eBook is available free of charge in a number of different formats, so we encourage you to share it widely, reprint in your news outlets, use it as a textbook and share via social media.

We acknowledge the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Research Manitoba and the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, whose funding supports

The Evidence Network of Canadian Health Policy, commonly known as is a non-partisan, web-based project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Research Manitoba and a partnership with the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation to make the latest evidence on controversial health policy issues available to the media. creates original media content on health policy topics for publication in the mainstream media and links journalists with health policy experts to provide access to credible, evidence-based information.  Their articles and podcasts get picked up by hundreds of media outlets every year all across the country.


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