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Annex B - 2012–2013 Statistical Report on the Access to Information Act

Name of institution: Western Economic Diversification Canada

Reporting Period: 4/1/2012 to 3/31/2013

Part 1 – Requests under the Access to Information Act

1.1  Number of Requests

  Number of Requests
Received during reporting period 14
Outstanding from previous period 4
Total 18
Closed during reporting period 18
Carried over to next reporting period 0

1.2  Source of Requests

Source Number of Requests
Media 4
Academia 0
Business (Private Sector) 3
Organization 0
Public 7
Total 14

Part 2 – Request closed during the reporting period

2.1  Disposition and completion time

Disposition of
requests
Number of Requests
1 to 15
days
16 to 30
days
31 to 60
days
61 to
120
days
121 to
180
days
181 to
365
days
More
than 365
days
Total
All disclosed 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Disclosed in Part 0 4 3 2 0 0 1 10
All exempted 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
No records exist 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Request transferred 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Request abandoned 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Treated informally 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 3 9 3 2 0 0 1 18

2.2  Exemptions

Section Number of
Requests
13(1)(a) 0
13(1)(b) 0
13(1)(c) 1
13(1)(d) 0
13(1)(e) 0
14(a) 1
14(b) 1
15(1) – I.A.* 0
15(1) – Def.* 0
15(1) – S.A.* 0
16(1)(a)(i) 0
16(1)(a)(ii) 0
16(1)(a)(iii) 0
16(1)(b) 0
16(1)(c) 0
16(1)(d) 0
16(2)(a) 0
16(2)(b) 0
16(2)(c) 0
16(3) 0
16.1(1)(a) 1
16.1(1)(b) 0
16.1(1)(c) 0
16.1(1)(d) 0
16.2(1) 0
16.3 0
16(1)(a) 0
16(1)(b) 0
16.5 0
17 0
18(a) 0
18(b) 0
18(c) 0
18(d) 0
18.1(1)(a) 0
18.1(1)(b) 0
18.1(1)(c) 0
18.1(1)(d) 0
19(1) 6
20(1)(a) 0
20(1)(b) 9
20(1)(b.1) 0
20(1)(c) 4
20(1)(d) 4
20.1 0
20.2 0
20.4 0
21(1)(a) 7
21(1)(b) 4
21(1)(c) 4
21(1)(d) 3
22 0
22.1(1) 0
23 3
24(1) 0
26 1
*
I.A: International Affairs
Def.: Defence of Canada
S.A: Subversive Activities

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2.3  Exclusions

Section Number of
Requests
68(a) 0
68(b) 0
68(c) 0
68.1 0
68.2(a) 0
68.2(b) 0
69(1)(a) 0
69(1)(b) 0
69(1)(c) 0
69(1)(d) 0
69(1)(e) 0
69(1)(f) 0
69(1)(g) re (a) 1
69(1)(g) re (b) 0
69(1)(g) re (c) 1
69(1)(g) re (d) 0
69(1)(g) re (e) 1
69(1)(g) re (f) 0
69.1(1) 0

2.4  Format of information released

Disposition Paper Electronic Other formats
All disclosed 3 1 0
Disclosed in part 7 3 0
Total 10 4 0

2.5  Complexity

2.5.1  Relevant pages processed and disclosed

Disposition of requests Number of pages
processed
Number of pages
disclosed
Number of requests
All disclosed 1135 1135 4
Disclosed in part 1889 1814 10
All exempted 6 0 1
All excluded 0 0 0
Request abandoned 0 0 2

2.5.2  Relevant pages processed and disclosed by size of requests

Disposition Less than 100
pages processed
101-500
pages processed
501-1000
pages processed
1001-5000
pages processed
More than 5000
pages processed
Number of Requests Pages
Disclosed
Number of Requests Pages
Disclosed
Number of Requests Pages
Disclosed
Number of Requests Pages
Disclosed
Number of Requests Pages
Disclosed
All disclosed 3 97 0 0 0 0 1 1038 0 0
Disclosed in part 5 271 4 722 1 821 0 0 0 0
All exempted 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Abandoned 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 11 368 4 722 1 821 1 1038 0 0

2.5.3  Other complexities

Disposition Consultation
Required
Assessment of
fees
Legal advice
sought
Other Total
All disclosed 2 0 0 0 2
Disclosed in part 5 1 0 0 6
All exempted 0 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0
Abandoned 0 0 0 0 0
Total 7 1 0 0 8

2.6  Deemed refusals

2.6.1  Reasons for not meeting the statutory deadline

Number of requests closed past
the statutory deadline
Principal Reason
Workload External
consultation
Internal
consultation
Other
1 0 1 0 0

2.6.2  Number of days past deadline

Number of days past
deadline
Number of requests
past deadline where no
extension was taken
Number of requests
past deadline where an
extension was taken
Total
1 to 15 days 0 0 0
16 to 30 days 0 0 0
31 to 60 days 0 0 0
61 to 120 days 0 0 0
121 to 180 days 0 0 0
181 to 365 days 0 1 1
More than 365 days 0 0 0
Total 0 1 1

2.7  Requests for translation

Translation Requests Accepted Refused Total
English to French 0 0 0
French to English 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0

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Part 3 – Extensions

3.1  Reasons for extensions and disposition of requests

Disposition of requests where
an extension was taken
9(1)(a)
Interference with
operations
9(1)(b)
Consultation
9(1)(c)
Third party notice
Section 69 Other
All disclosed 0 0 0 0
Disclosed in part 1 2 1 4
All exempted 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0
No records exist 0 0 0 0
Request abandoned 0 0 0 0
Total 1 2 1 4

3.2  Length of extensions

Length of extensions 9(1)(a)
Interference with
operations
9(1)(b)
Consultation
9(1)(c)
Third party notice
Section 69 Other
30 days or less 1 0 0 0
31 to 60 days 0 1 0 4
61 to 120 days 0 1 1 0
121 to 180 days 0 0 0 0
181 to 365 days 0 0 0 0
365 days or more 0 0 0 0
Total 1 2 1 4

Part 4 – Fees

Fee Type Fee Collected Fee Waved or Refunded
Number of Requests Amount Number of Requests Amount
Application 14 $70 0 $0
Search 0 $0 0 $0
Production 0 $0 0 $0
Programming 0 $0 0 $0
Preparation 0 $0 0 $0
Alternative format 0 $0 0 $0
Reproduction 1 $34 11 $496
Total 15 $104 11 $496

Part 5 – Consultations received from the other institutions and organizations

5.1  Consultations received from other government institutions and organizations

Consultations Other
government
institutions
Number of
pages to review
Other
Organizations
Number of
pages to review
Received during reporting period 24 464 1 21
Outstanding from the previous period 0 0 1 98
Total 24 464 2 119
Completed during reporting period 24 464 2 119
Pending at the end of the reporting period 0 0 0 0

5.2  Recommendations and completion time for consultations received from other government institutions

Recommendation Number of days required to complete consultation requests
1 to 15
days
16 to 30
days
31 to 60
days
61 to
120
days
121 to
180
days
181 to
365
days
More
than 365
days
Total
Disclose entirely 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
Disclose in part 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Exempt entirely 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Exclude entirely 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Consult other institution 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 24

5.3  Recommendations and completion time for consultations received from other organizations

Recommendation Number of days required to complete consultation requests
1 to 15
days
16 to 30
days
31 to 60
days
61 to
120
days
121 to
180
days
181 to
365
days
More
than 365
days
Total
Disclose entirely 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Disclose in part 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Exempt entirely 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Exclude entirely 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Consult other institution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

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Part 6 – Compleation time of consultations on Cabinet confidences

Number of days Number of responses
received
Number of responses
recived past deadline
1 to 15 days 0 0
16 to 30 days 0 0
31 to 60 days 0 0
61 to 120 days 0 0
121 to 180 days 0 0
181 to 365 days 1 1
More than 365 days 0 0
Total 1 1

Part 7 – Resources related to the Access to Information Act

7.1  Costs

Expenditures Amount
Salaries $61,160
Overtime $0
Goods and Services $13,681
* Professional services contracts $6,937  
* Other $6,744
Total $74,841

7.2  Human Resources

Number of days past
deadline
Deticated full–time
ATI activities
Deticated part–time to
ATI Activities
Total
Full-time employees 0.79 0.00 0.79
Part-time and casual employees 0.00 0.00 0.00
Regional staff 0.00 0.00 0.00
Consultants and agency personnel 0.00 0.00 0.00
Students 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 0.79 0.00 0.79

 

Appendix A

Previously released ATI package released informally
Institution Number of informal releases of previously released ATI packages
Western Economic Diversification Canada 1