Complaint statistics: files opened and closed

 

Complaints opened and closed and year-end count 

 


2013 - 14

2014 - 15

2015 - 16

Complaints opened

786

853

821

Complaints closed

659

683

766

Open complaints at March 31

1254

1424

1479

 

Note: Regional office staff review completed human rights complaint forms to determine if they can be accepted as complaints under the Act. Complaints must fall within jurisdiction of the Act, demonstrate reasonable grounds, be made within one year of the alleged contravention of the Act and meet requirements described in the Bylaws of the Commission. In 2015-16, 1,390 parties submitted complaint forms, and the Commission accepted 821 complaints as meeting the acceptance criteria.

Revised: November 30, 2016

 

 


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