You can subscribe to the Announcement RSS feed in your course and group and receive announcements via any RSS feed reader. This lesson shows how to subscribe in a course, but the steps are the same as in a group.
Locate Announcements Feed Link
Click the Announcements (RSS) Feed link.
Copy the URL in your browser's address bar.
Subscribe to Announcements Feed Through My Yahoo!
Open My Yahoo! on any browser. Click the Add RSS Feed link , paste the URL in the text box , and click the Add button  to create an Announcements Feed.
Subscribe to Announcements through Live Bookmarks (Firefox)
Open Canvas through Firefox. After selecting the Announcements Feed link, select Live Bookmarks from the drop-down menu . Click the Subscribe Now button  to subscribe to the RSS feed.
Subscribe to Announcements through Safari
Open Canvas through Safari. After selecting the Announcements Feed link, Safari will automatically create a RSS feed for you to view.
Subscribe to Announcements Feed through Feedly
Open Feedly on any browser. Click the Add Content link , then paste the URL in the text box . Under Discover feeds, locate the name of your course and click the Add icon .