Evaluation of Ministerial Instructions (Implementation)

Text version: Flexibility according to CIC NHQ and CIO interviewees and CVOA survey respondents

Flexibility CIC NHQ (n=17) CIO (n=6) Missions (n=36)
A (Excellent) 61.8% 0.0% 27.8%
B (Good) 20.6% 83.3% 47.2%
C (Average) 11.8% 16.7% 13.9%
D (Below average) 5.9% 0.0% 5.6%
F (Poor) 0.0% 0.0% 5.6%
Totals 100.1% 100.0% 100.1%

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Text version: Proportion of incomplete applications under MI1

Period Proportion of Incomplete Applications
First 13 weeks 27.0%
Weeks 14-26 19.7%
Weeks 27-39 16.9%
Weeks 40-52 25.5%
Weeks 53-65 33.8%
Weeks 66-78 12.3%
Weeks 79-82 13.8%

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Text version: Proportion of negative eligibility assessments at the CIO

Period Proportion of Negative Assessments
First 13 weeks 41.0%
Weeks 14-26 31.0%
Weeks 27-39 19.0%
Weeks 40-52 13.0%
Weeks 53-65 7.0%
Weeks 66-78 10.0%
Weeks 79-82 10.0%

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Text version: Mean processing time trends for initial CIO eligibility assessments under MI1

Period Average processing time
Positive assessments
(Days)
Average processing time
Negative assessments
(Days)
First 13 weeks 9 13
Weeks 14-26 18 20
Weeks 27-39 47 54
Weeks 40-52 57 77
Weeks 53-65 62 73
Weeks 66-78 51 76
Weeks 79-82 69 90

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Text version: Mean elapsed days between application received at CIO & final case decision at CVOA, positive decisions

Month of Initial Application Application Received to CIO Assessment CIO Assessment to CVOA Final Eligibility Assessment CVOA Eligibility Assessment to Selection Decision Selection Decision to Final Case Decision Mean time between Application Received and Final Case Decision
December 2008 23 223 48 156 450
January 2009 11 211 42 159 423
February 2009 12 223 44 152 431
March 2009 16 213 42 145 416
April 2009 26 243 28 143 439
May 2009 40 250 28 142 461
June 2009 56 211 28 142 437
July 2009 59 201 20 131 411
August 2009 55 195 22 131 403
September 2009 60 200 16 127 402
October 2009 67 200 15 125 407
November 2009 68 204 13 124 410
December 2009 62 213 18 119 412
January 2010 51 233 11 99 394
February 2010 47 195 12 136 390
March 2010 60 181 17 124 382
April 2010 82 156 19 119 377
May 2010 96 199 43 38 376

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Text version: CIO consistency according to CIC NHQ and CVOA survey respondents

CIO Consistency –
One Application to the Next
CIC NHQ (n=13) Missions (n=32)
A (Excellent) 34.6% 3.1%
B (Good) 50.0% 59.4%
C (Average) 15.4% 31.2%
D (Below average) 0.0% 6.2%
F (Poor) 0.0% 0.0%
Totals 100.0% 99.9%

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Text version: Consistency according to CIC NHQ and CVOA survey respondents

Consistency between CIO
and CVOA eligibility decisions
CIC NHQ (n=12) Missions (n=34)
A (Excellent) 16.7% 5.9%
B (Good) 41.6% 41.2%
C (Average) 33.3% 32.4%
D (Below average) 8.3% 8.8%
F (Poor) 0.0% 11.8%
Totals 99.9% 100.1%

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Text version: FSW application volume

Period Pre-C50 MI, Pre-MI1 MI1 MI2
2005 Q1 14,550      
Q2 15,055      
Q3 14,456      
Q4 15,042      
2006 Q1 17,466      
Q2 13,685      
Q3 23,279      
Q4 23,541      
2007 Q1 20,153      
Q2 19,847      
Q3 21,000      
Q4 20,291      
2008 Q1 12,104 7,153    
Q2 0 19,736    
Q3 0 20,554    
Q4 0 11,999 1,542  
2009 Q1 0 0 9,566  
Q2 0 0 14,357  
Q3 0 0 14,341  
Q4 2 0 18,386  
2010 Q1 4 0 21,706  
Q2 0 0 24,870 7
Q3 0 0 0 1,950
Q4 0 0 0 5,613
2011 Q1 0 0 0 5,372
Totals 230,475 59,442 104,768 12,942

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Text version: New applications received under MI1

Period New Applications Received
First 13 weeks 5,640
Weeks 14-26 16,719
Weeks 27-39 19,591
Weeks 40-52 23,733
Weeks 53-65 25,805
Weeks 66-78 33,540
Weeks 79-82 7,872

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Text version: Intake control according to CIC NHQ, CIO and provincial interviewees and CVOA survey respondents

Intake Control CIC NHQ (n=17) CIO (n=5) Missions (n=35) Provinces (n=3)
A (Excellent) 0.0% 0.0% 8.6% 0.0%
B (Good) 23.5% 20.0% 31.4% 0.0%
C (Average) 32.4% 80.0% 20.0% 0.0%
D (Below average) 32.4% 0.0% 25.7% 66.7%
F (Poor) 11.8% 0.0% 14.3% 33.3%

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Text version: Backlog reduction

Period Pre-C50 Total FSW Inventory
February 27, 2008 640,813 640,813
June 2008 576,905 635,380
September 2008 544,950 629,948
December 2008 512,996 624,516
March 2009 481,269 612,441
June 2009 451,948 594,122
September 2009 424,926 560,816
December 2009 400,005 528,774
March 2010 374,827 536,786
June 2010 354,880 513,975
September 2010 339,670 484,553
December 2010 334,881 507,931
March 2011 322,623 498,812

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Text version: From application received date to visa issuance date — in months

Period Months application
to selection decision
2006
January 27.6
February 28.5
March 28.7
April 28.8
May 29.4
June 31.0
July 30.7
August 32.2
September 30.7
October 29.1
November 27.9
December 27.7
2007
January 27.7
February 27.1
March 25.7
April 25.1
May 24.6
June 24.0
July 23.1
August 21.2
September 20.0
October 18.6
November 18.3
December 18.6
2008
January 18.3
February 18.3
Pre MI1 Period  
December 16.0
2009
January 15.0
February 14.6
March 14.1
April 14.0
May 14.3
June 14.3
July 13.4
August 13.0
September 13.2
October 13.6
November 13.9
December 14.1
2010
January 13.8
February 13.1
March 12.7
April 12.3
May 11.2
June 10.9

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