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2019-20 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)*

Q4 Total Cases May2020

*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 83/104 98/156 163/132 254/292 598/684
HIA 113/301 436/485 581/478 765/487 1,895/1,751
PIPA 18/61 78/118 115/109 119/85 330/373
Total 214/466 612/759 860/719* 1,138/865* 2,824/2,809*

 *There was one case opened in Q3, which was closed in Q4, under the Access to Motor Vehicle Information Regulation.

Cases Opened by Case Type**

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Opened Jul2019 Q2 Cases Opened Oct2019 
Q3  
Q3 Cases Opened Jan2020  Q4 Cases Opened May2020

Cases Closed by Case Type

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Closed Jul2019 Q2 Cases Closed Oct2019
Q3  
Q3 Cases Closed Jan2020 Q4 Cases Closed May2020

**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.