2021-2022 Access to information and privacy dashboard

As part of the Government’s commitment to transparency the Directorate of Access to Information and Privacy works continuously to respond to requests related to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.

This page shows the numbers of access to information requests and privacy requests that the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have received and closed over the last year. Additional information shows how these requests are broken down by senior organizations within DND/CAF.

Figure 1: Access requests received and closed

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- Received Closed
May 2020 185 71
June 2020 209 133
July 2020 154 168
August 2020 163 188
September 2020 193 162
October 2020 185 176
November 2020 153 201
December 2020 161 181
January 2021 146, 168
February 2021 183 164
March 2021 217 254
April 2021 233 168
 

Figure 2: Access to information requests

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Requests closed, year-to-date 168

Total active requests 1,501

Received 233

Late 1,217

Backlog 598

Figure 3: Reasons for extension

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Reasons for extension

April 2021 (26 total), Consults 13, 3rd Party notice 1, Would interfere with operations 12

March 2021 (30 total), Consults 17, 3rd Party notice 8, Would interfere with operations 5

Figure 4: Requests closed on-time

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Requests closed on-time (Rolling 12 months) 54%

April 2021 71%, 21% Increase over last month

Number of requests closed this month 168

Figure 5: L1 on-time compliance rates - Rolling 12 months

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L1 on-time compliance rates - Rolling 12 months

L1 Tasking retrievals

On-time closed %

  • ADM(DIA) 9, 100%
  • ADM(FIN/CFO) 71, 97%
  • ADM(HR CIV) 103, 59%
  • ADM(IE) 148, 52%
  • ADM(IM) 79, 81%
  • ADM(MAT) 152, 17%
  • ADM(PA) 85, 80%
  • ADM(POL) 175, 31%
  • ADM(RS) 68, 94%
  • ADM(S&T) 89, 70%
  • CANSOFCOM 57, 98%
  • C ARMY 180, 92%
  • CDS 79, 94%
  • CFINTCOM 58, 48%
  • CJOC 148, 88%
  • CMJ 10, 90%
  • CORP SEC 132, 65%
  • DM 79, 58%
  • IRPDAO 0, 0%
  • JAG 5 2, 94%
  • MILPERSCOM 208, 40%
  • MND 1, 100%
  • RCAF 277, 52%
  • RCN 137, 41%
  • SJS 90, 40%
  • VCDS 201, 25%

Figure 6: L1 internal consultations

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L1 internal consultations

On-time closed percentage

ADM(DIA) 4, 100%

ADM(FIN)/CFO 26, 85%

ADM(HR CIV) 16, 75%

ADM(IE) 30, 57%

ADM(IM) 62, 82%

ADM(MAT) 90, 29%

ADM(PA) 38, 79%

ADM(POL) 61, 13%

ADM(RS) 5, 60%

ADM(S&T) 39, 77%

CANSOFCOM 30, 100%

C ARMY 35, 97%

CDS 39, 90%

CFINTCOM 96, 35%

CJOC 84, 95%

CMJ 2, 100%

CORP SEC 13, 46%

DM 20, 40%

IRPDAO 2, 100%

JAG 32, 97%

MILPERSCOM 51, 27%

MND 3, 100%

RCAF 79, 91%

RCN 61, 28%

SJS 59, 61%

VCDS 67, 28%

Figure 7: Monthly L1 top 5

Highest Tasking Volume

Files closed this month

ADM(POL) 25
VCDS 25
RCAF 23
MILPERSCOM 21
DM 21
 

Figure 8: Most improved tasking

Most improved tasking

Year-to-date on-time compliance increase over last month – Percentage points

CFINTCOM 56
SJS 53
ADM(HR-Civ) 47
RCN 35
ADM(S&T) 31
 

Figure 9: Requests closed on-time

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Requests closed on-time (Rolling 12 months) 64%

April 2021 64%, 12% decrease over last Month

Number of requests closed this month 586

Figure 10: Privacy requests received and closed

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Privacy requests received and closed

Number of requests, Rolling 12 months

May 2020, 282 received and 177 closed

June 2020, 409 received and 449 closed

July 2020, 367 received and 351 closed

August 2020, 498 received and 394 closed

September 2020, 508 received and 476 closed

October 2020, 491 received and 486 closed

November 2020, 490 received and 514 closed

Figure 11: Personal information requests

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Personal information requests

Total active requests 1,070

Requests closed (year-to-date) 586

Received 470

Late 577

Backlog 30

Figure 12: Privacy incidents

Total active files 209
Active complaints initiated by OPC 5
Backlog 58
 

Figure 13: Privacy incidents

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Privacy incidents

Incidents reported, Rolling 12 months

May 2020, 7 received, 5 closed

June 2020, 13 received, 14 closed

July 2020, 15 received, 16 closed

August 2020, 23 received, 17 closed

September 2020, 19 received, 54 closed

October 2020, 15, received, 14 closed

November 2020, 9 received, 20 closed

December 2020, 8 received, 6 closed

January 2021, 4 received, 8 closed

February 2021, 9 received, 25 closed

March 2021, 45 received, 25 closed

April 2021, 11 received, 23 closed

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