This guide provides links to government policy and statistical resources on wide-ranging topics that include keywords such as 'substance abuse', 'drug policy', 'drugs of abuse', gambling, smoking, tobacco, alcohol abuse (alcoholics, alcoholism) and narcotics,

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislated mandate to provide national leadership and evidence-informed analysis and advice to mobilize collaborative efforts to reduce alcohol and other drug-related harms. CCSA reports annual to Parliament and the provincial and territorial legislatures. Look under 'topics' for various aspects.

Health Canada

National Anti-Drug Strategy (federal government portal)

Public Health Agency of Canada

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Canada - Provincial/Territorial

Use the Gallop Portal: Government and Legislative Libraries Online Publications Portal


Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)  see topics 'Alcohol' , 'Drug Use', 'Gambling' and 'Tobacco' also see News and Publications
Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario