Extradition Fact Sheet – statistics on requests from the United States

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  • Extradition in Canada is conducted in conformity with the Extradition Act, international treaties and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  • The table below outline statistics on the extradition process between Canada and the United States from 2008 to 2018.
  • The numbers represent how many requests/arrests/authority to proceeds/order of committals/discharges/refusals/ withdrawals/surrenders were made in that year and are not always related to one another. For example, an arrest in one particular year could be the result of a request from a previous year.
Fiscal YearTable note * Total number of requests Arrests ATP’s Issued Order of Committals Total number of discharges/ refusals Withdrawals Total number of people surrendered
2008-2009 97 84 67 40 0 1 61
2009-2010 118 65 63 30 1 3 49
2010-2011 132 71 58 16 1 6 61
2011-2012 117 93 72 31 0 2 81
2012-2013 101 95 66 34 3 6 65
2013-2014 53 49 43 34 1 7 58
2014-2015 47 53 38 29 1 5 52
2015-2016 44 34 30 29 0 2 41
2016-2017 40 35 32 21 1 6 49
2017-2018 49 47 38 23 0 2 35
TOTAL 798 626 507 287 8 40 552
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