Media information

Media relations

Our Communications team is dedicated to helping you with data requests and information about releases, and coordinating spokesperson interviews.

Media inquiries

For media inquiries: Please contact the Media team at media@cihi.ca.

We are available between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to provide information or respond to interview requests. Please note that our offices are closed on weekends, after hours and on statutory holidays.

Each 12-month period, members of the media receive up to 10 free hours of work on a single topic. Requests requiring more than 10 hours of time will be completed on a cost-recovery basis for each additional hour; an estimate will be provided before the work starts.

Helpful links

Recent media releases: Find our most recent news and releases on our News page.

Upcoming releases: Look ahead to our upcoming new reports and analyses.

COVID-19 resources: Explore our key reports and resources containing information related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic.

A web tool to explore and compare health indicators at the provincial/territorial, health region, and hospital and long-term care levels.

Patient Cost Estimator: An interactive tool to help estimate the average cost of various services provided in hospitals.

Wait times for priority procedures: Explore wait times for priority procedures across Canada, including hip and knee replacement, hip fracture repair, radiation therapy, CT and MRI scans, 5 cancer surgeries and coronary artery bypass graft.

Quick Stats: Check out our free, publicly available reports that provide aggregate-level data about health care in Canada on various topics of interest.

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