Complaint statistics: files opened and closed

Complaints opened and closed and year-end count

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Complaints opened

893

810

895

Complaints closed

596

533

1,136

Open complaints at March 31

2,062

2,339

2,098

 

Note: Commission staff review completed human rights complaint forms to determine if they can be accepted as complaints 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 2019-20, 1,336 parties submitted complaint forms, and the Commission accepted 895 complaints as meeting the acceptance criteria.

Revised: May 21, 2021


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