Excluded websites

We don't rate every health resource available on the internet. In some cases, entire health-related websites are excluded if they do not meet our inclusion criteria.

Websites we include must be:

  • Not directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Relevant to optimal aging
  • Intended for citizens, or include content intended for citizens
  • Free access

If you cannot find a website or Web Resource that you are looking for, check out our list of excluded websites below. If you still can’t find it, let us know; we may be rating it now!

Name of websiteReason for exclusionDate of review/exclusion
La Confédération des organismes de personnes handicapées du Québec (COPHAN)
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
360 Kids
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Accreditation Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Active Career Advancement Project
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
ADAPT: Halton Alcohol Drug and Gambling
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Aetiology Science Blog
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2015/07/31
Age Well Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/10/22
Alberta Ministry of Children’s Services
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada (ACESC)
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Altruvest
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2014/09/23
Associated Youth Services of Peel
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Authority Nutrition
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2016/03/18
Baby Boomer Care
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
BabyCenter Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Balance Blog
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Bank of Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Barrier-Free Canada (BFC)
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Building Smart
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canada Visa
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canada's Ecofiscal Commission
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canada's Woman Foundation
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Alliance for Community Service Learning
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Canadian Bureau for International Education
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Canadian Center for Ethics in Sport
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Centre for International Justice
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Canadian Community Economic Development (CED) Network
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Construction Association
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Deafblind Association Ontario Chapter
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Canadian Economics Association
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Education Association
  • Website not freely accessible
2017/11/19
Canadian Education Centre Network
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Food Safety Group
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Infrastructure Report Card
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Canadian National Society of the Deaf-Blind (CNSDB)
  • Website not freely accessible
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Recreation Solutions
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Canadian Red Cross
  • Website not freely accessible
2017/11/19
Canadian Rental Housing Index
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Society for Civil Engineering
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Canadian Urban Transit Association
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
CARP
  • Website not freely accessible
2015/01/28
Centre for Healthy Aging
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/08/07
CFUW-Canadian Federation of University Women
  • Website not freely accessible
2017/11/19
Challenged Kids International
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Chartered Institute of Housing
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Child Welfare League of Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Coalition Against Drug Abuse
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2015/03/10
COSTI Immigrant Services
  • Website not freely accessible
2017/11/19
Cystic Fibrosis Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2014/08/15
Daily Strength
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Dairy Nutrition
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2015/07/22
Dr Mercola
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/03/07
Drug Digest
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2016/03/21
Drug Watch
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/12/16
East Metro Youth Services
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Elderly Journal
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
eMedicine Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2015/01/28
Everyday Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Evidence Updates
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/09/24
Export Devlopement Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Website not freely accessible
2017/11/19
First Work
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Food Secure Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Global Compact Network Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Good Health, Sharp Mind & Great Sex after 40
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Health Canada - Food and Nutrition
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Historica Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Home Care Knowledge Network
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Home Instead Senior Care
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Home Instead Senior Care
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Homeless Hub
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Housing Partnership Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
HowStuffWorks "Health"
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2016/03/21
Hubcap: BC's Social Innovation Hub
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Human Rights Watch
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Immigration Direct
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Information Technology Association of Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Institute for Global Ethics
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Institute of Building Information Modeling in Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Intelihealth
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/08/15
International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Jobs and Emplyment Ontario
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Just Landed Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Lifeline Medical Alert Systems
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Lilly for Better Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/07/15
Mama's Health
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Medical Guardian Blog
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Merck Be Well
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/07/15
Merck Engage
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
My Directives
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/11/24
Nanaima Youth Services Association
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
  • Not intended for citizens
2016/11/16
Novartis Canada
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Nurse Barb
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Nutra Ingredients
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Parks and Recreation Ontario
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Pathways to Education
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
People for Education
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Pfizer Health and Wellness
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Policy Options
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Prevention
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Prostate.com
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Public Health EU
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2014/12/17
Radius Child and Youth Services
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Royal Canadian Legion
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Safe Food Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
Senior Journal
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
ShareCare
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Society for Quality Education
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Start Proud
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Status of Woman Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
SWAP Working Holidays
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Website not freely accessible
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
  • Not intended for citizens
2017/11/19
The Dr Oz Show
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
The EasierLiving Blog
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database
  • Website not freely accessible
2014/10/22
The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/10/22
Thrive Child and Youth Trauma Services
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Trans-Canada Highway
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2017/11/19
Transportation Association of Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
United Nations Association in Canada
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
United Nations World Food Programme
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Virtual Museum of Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Wiser Now, Inc
  • Directly funded by a company trying to sell you a product or service
2014/09/24
Women's and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
World Education Services
  • Not intended for citizens
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Youth and Student Employment
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Youth Canada
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Youth Employment Services
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Youth Project
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
  • Content not relevant to optimal aging
2017/11/19
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