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)*

Q4 Total Cases Apr2021

*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  182/219 373/344 729/778
HIA 164/542 484/517  607/475 860/705 2,115/2,239
PIPA 73/52 113/98  136/106 120/185 442/441
Total 262/659 746/765  925/800* 1,353/1,237* 3,289/3,461

*There were three cases opened in Q3 under the Access to Motor Vehicle Information Regulation. Those cases were closed in Q4.

Cases Opened by Case Type**

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Opened Jul2020
Q2 Cases Opened Oct2020
Q3 Cases Opened Jan2021 Q4 Cases Opened Apr2021

Cases Closed by Case Type

Q1 Q2
Q1 Cases Closed Jul2020 Q2 Cases Closed Oct2020
Q3 Cases Closed Jan2021 Q4 Cases Closed Apr2021

**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.