RSS is an XML-based format for distributing web content.
Why use RSS?
RSS is an easy way to keep track of what's new on the Bank's site.
What tools do I need to use RSS?
You need a "reader" designed to display RSS. Many readers are available as desktop software, but some are web based (such as Google Reader.) As well, many newer web browsers, such as Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox, have the built-in ability to subscribe to and display RSS feeds.
How can I sign up for Bank of Canada RSS feeds?
Follow the instructions for your particular RSS reader on how to subscribe to feeds.