Canadian Psych. Basically philosophy is same as far as mission & goals. The canadian classification of mental illnesses follows the world health organization classification (icd), whereas the american follows the diagnostic & statistical manual of mental illnesses (dsm).
Public Health Agency. In canada the planning and delivery of mental health services is an area in which the provincial and territorial governments have primary jurisdiction. The federal government (chiefly through the public health agency of canada) collaborates with the provinces and territories in a variety of ways as they seek to develop responsive, coordinated and efficient mental health service systems.