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2020-21 Quarterly Stats Reporting

The OIPC publishes the following information on a quarterly basis.

The OIPC has a backlog for entering opened and closed cases. These are not official statistics. Official statistics are included in annual reports.

Past years of quarterly stats reporting are available below:

Total Cases (Opened/Closed)*

Q3 Total Cases Jan2021

*Q1 is April 1 to June 30, Q2 is July 1 to September 30, Q3 is October 1 to December 31 and Q4 is January 1 to March 31.

Total Cases Opened/Closed by Legislation

Legislation Q1
Q2 Q3 Q4 Totals
FOIP Act 25/65 149/150  182/219   356/434
HIA 164/542 484/517  607/475   1,255/1,534
PIPA 73/52 113/98  136/106   322/256
Total 262/659 746/765  925/800*   1,933/2,224

*There were three cases opened in Q3 under the Access to Motor Vehicle Information Regulation.

Cases Opened by Case Type**

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Opened Jul2020
Q2 Cases Opened Oct2020
Q3  
Q3 Cases Opened Jan2021  

Cases Closed by Case Type

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Closed Jul2020 Q2 Cases Closed Oct2020
Q3  
Q3 Cases Closed Jan2021  

**Other case types include investigations generated by Commissioner, offence investigations, requests for authorization to disregard requests, requests for information, requests to review third party intervention, requests to excuse fees, etc.