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Annex B – Statistical Report on the Access to Information Act

Name of institution: Western Economic Diversification Canada

Reporting Period: 2014-04-01 to 2015-03-31

Part 1 – Requests under the Access to Information Act

1.1  Number of Requests

Number of Requests
Received during reporting period 13
Outstanding from previous period 2
Total 15
Closed during reporting period 14
Carried over to next reporting period 1

1.2  Source of Requests

Source Number of Requests
Media 4
Academia 1
Business (Private Sector) 1
Organization 4
Public 3
Decline to Identify 0
Total 13

1.3  Informal requests

Compleation time
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
15 0 0 0 0 0 0 15

Note: All requests previously recorded as "treated informally" will now be accounted for in this section only.

Part 2: Requests Closed During the Reporting Period

2.1  Disposition and completion time

Disposition of
requests
Compleation Time
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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Disclosed in part 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 8
All exempted 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
No records exist 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Request transferred 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Request abandoned 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neither confirmed nor denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 6 4 1 3 0 0 0 14

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) 0
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) 1
16(1)(d) 0
16(2)(a) 0
16(2)(b) 0
16(2)(c) 0
16(3) 0
16.1(1)(a) 0
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) 7
20(1)(a) 0
20(1)(b) 4
20(1)(b.1) 0
20(1)(c) 3
20(1)(d) 3
20.1 0
20.2 0
20.4 0
21(1)(a) 4
21(1)(b) 4
21(1)(c) 1
21(1)(d) 1
22 0
22.1(1) 0
23 1
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) 0
69(1)(g) re (b) 0
69(1)(g) re (c) 0
69(1)(g) re (d) 0
69(1)(g) re (e) 0
69(1)(g) re (f) 0
69.1(1) 0

2.4  Format of information released

Disposition Paper Electronic Other formats
All disclosed 3 0 0
Disclosed in part 5 3 0
Total 8 3 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 24 24 4
Disclosed in part 1043 940 8
All exempted 46 0 1
All excluded 0 0 0
Request abandoned 0 0 0
Neither confirmed nor
denied
0 0 0

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 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disclosed in part 4 198 4 742 0 0 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
Request Abandoned 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neither confirmed nor denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 8 222 4 742 0 0 0 0 0 0

2.5.3  Other complexities

Disposition Consultation
Required
Assessment of
fees
Legal advice
sought
Other Total
All disclosed 0 0 0 0 0
Disclosed in part 4 1 0 0 5
All exempted 0 0 0 0 0
All excluded 0 0 0 0 0
Abandoned 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 1 0 0 5

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
0 0 0 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 0 0
More than 365 days 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0

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 2 0 2 3
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 2 0 2 3

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 2 0 1 0
31 to 60 days 0 0 1 3
61 to 120 days 0 0 0 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 2 0 2 3

Part 4 – Fees

Fee Type Fee Collected Fee Waved or Refunded
Number of Requests Amount Number of Requests Amount
Application 13 $65 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 $53 8 $97
Total 14 $118 8 $97

Part 5: Consultations Received From Other Institutions and Organizations

5.1 Consultations received from other Government of Canada institutions and organizations

Consultations Other
government
institutions
Number of
pages to review
Other
Organizations
Number of
pages to review
Received during reporting period 6 163 0 0
Outstanding from the previous period 0 0 0 0
Total 6 163 0 0
Completed during reporting period 6 163 0 0
Pending at the end of the reporting period 0 0 0 0

5.2 Recommendations and completion time for consultations received from other Government of Canada 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Disclose in part 2 2 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 6

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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disclose in part 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Part 6: Completion Time of Consultations on Cabinet Confidences

6.1  Requests with Legal Services

Number of Days Fewer 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
1 to 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 to 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 to 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
61 to 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
121 to 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
181 to 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
More than 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

6.2  Requests with Privy Council Office

Number of Days Fewer 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
1 to 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 to 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 to 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
61 to 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
121 to 180 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
181 to 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
More than 365 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Part 7 – Complaints and Investigations

Section 32 Section 35 Section 37 Total
1 1 0 2

Part 8 – Court Action

Section 41 Section 42 Section 44 Total
0 0 0 0

Part 9 – Resources related to the Access to Information Act

9.1  Costs

Expenditures Amount
Salaries $54,525
Overtime $0
Goods and Services $8,389
* Professional services contracts $0
* Other $8,389
Total $62,917

9.2  Human Resources

Resources Person Years Dedicated
to Access Information
Activities
Full-time employees 0.64
Part-time and casual employees 0.00
Regional staff 0.00
Consultants and agency personnel 0.00
Students 0.00
Total 0.64

Note: Enter values to two decimal places.