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 Cases Opened Jan2021  

Cases Closed by Case Type

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Closed Jul2020 Q2 Cases Closed Oct2020
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.