Canopy's notifications center allows you to manage notification preferences, and get updated on progress in Canopy from within the application.
The bell icon at the top right of your page will notify you when you receive a notification:
When you select the icon, you will be taken to the notifications center where you will see updates broken down by activity within the application:
Highlight over an activity to "Mark as read," or select it to go to the action you are being notified for:
Manage Notifications Preferences
To manage how you receive notifications, navigate to the Settings menu (the gear icon) in the top right of the page:
The Notifications option will open allow you to select to receive email alerts, desktop (in-app) alerts, or both.