Capsana is a social enterprise owned by the ÉPIC Foundation, which is associated with the Montreal Heart Institute, and the Fondation PSI. Its mission is to help individuals take an active role in their health. Founded in 1988 under the name ACTI-MENU, Capsana is dedicated to the promotion of health and healthy lifestyles, as well as the prevention and management of chronic diseases.
Capsana is behind such well-known public campaigns as the Health Challenge, the Quit to Win! Challenge, Smoke‐Free Family and PAUSE that are geared toward the general public, municipalities, and families. It also implements health promotion programs in the workplace and produces publications and other patient information tools for the clinical setting.