Insolvency Statistics in Canada—First Quarter of 2013

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by ER
Province or region Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q1 2013 Q4 2012 Q1 2012 Q4 2012 to Q1 2013 Q1 2012 to Q1 2013 03-31-2013 03-31-2012 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 6 3 7 100.0 -14.3 18 23 -21.7
Bankruptcies 4 3 7 33.3 -42.9 12 21 -42.9
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 6 2 200.0
Avalon Peninsula 4 3 2 33.3 100.0 13 7 85.7
Bankruptcies 2 3 2 -33.3 0.0 7 7 0.0
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 6 0 --
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 3 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 3 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 1 0 3 -- -66.7 2 8 -75.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 3 -- -66.7 2 8 -75.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 5 -40.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 3 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -100.0
Prince Edward Island 6 1 10 500.0 -40.0 13 24 -45.8
Bankruptcies 6 1 7 500.0 -14.3 12 19 -36.8
Proposals 0 0 3 -- -100.0 1 5 -80.0
Nova Scotia 29 34 26 -14.7 11.5 109 98 11.2
Bankruptcies 23 27 21 -14.8 9.5 88 80 10.0
Proposals 6 7 5 -14.3 20.0 21 18 16.7
Cape Breton 2 5 5 -60.0 -60.0 14 8 75.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 4 0.0 -50.0 10 7 42.9
Proposals 0 3 1 -100.0 -100.0 4 1 300.0
North Shore 3 8 5 -62.5 -40.0 15 18 -16.7
Bankruptcies 3 7 4 -57.1 -25.0 14 13 7.7
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 1 5 -80.0
Annapolis Valley 1 2 3 -50.0 -66.7 14 12 16.7
Bankruptcies 1 2 3 -50.0 -66.7 10 11 -9.1
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 4 1 300.0
Southern 4 3 0 33.3 -- 16 9 77.8
Bankruptcies 3 1 0 200.0 -- 12 8 50.0
Proposals 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 4 1 300.0
Halifax 18 16 12 12.5 50.0 50 50 0.0
Bankruptcies 13 15 9 -13.3 44.4 42 40 5.0
Proposals 5 1 3 400.0 66.7 8 10 -20.0
New Brunswick 15 17 18 -11.8 -16.7 67 65 3.1
Bankruptcies 11 15 16 -26.7 -31.3 48 52 -7.7
Proposals 4 2 2 100.0 100.0 19 13 46.2
Campbellton – Miramichi 2 7 0 -71.4 -- 15 13 15.4
Bankruptcies 2 6 0 -66.7 -- 12 12 0.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 3 1 200.0
Moncton – Richibucto 3 5 8 -40.0 -62.5 20 21 -4.8
Bankruptcies 2 5 7 -60.0 -71.4 14 17 -17.6
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 6 4 50.0
Saint John – St. Stephen 5 4 5 25.0 0.0 15 17 -11.8
Bankruptcies 4 3 5 33.3 -20.0 10 13 -23.1
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 -- 5 4 25.0
Fredericton – Oromocto 0 0 0 -- -- 3 4 -25.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 2 3 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Edmundston – Woodstock 5 1 5 400.0 0.0 14 10 40.0
Bankruptcies 3 1 4 200.0 -25.0 10 7 42.9
Proposals 2 0 1 -- 100.0 4 3 33.3
Quebec 545 488 521 11.7 4.6 2,043 2,098 -2.6
Bankruptcies 397 361 373 10.0 6.4 1,512 1,532 -1.3
Proposals 148 127 148 16.5 0.0 531 566 -6.2
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 4 6 3 -33.3 33.3 16 27 -40.7
Bankruptcies 3 6 1 -50.0 200.0 13 14 -7.1
Proposals 1 0 2 -- -50.0 3 13 -76.9
Bas-Saint-Laurent 13 7 8 85.7 62.5 36 50 -28.0
Bankruptcies 9 7 6 28.6 50.0 29 35 -17.1
Proposals 4 0 2 -- 100.0 7 15 -53.3
Capitale-Nationale 44 33 46 33.3 -4.3 143 155 -7.7
Bankruptcies 32 24 33 33.3 -3.0 104 114 -8.8
Proposals 12 9 13 33.3 -7.7 39 41 -4.9
Chaudière – Appalaches 28 21 18 33.3 55.6 93 88 5.7
Bankruptcies 19 11 13 72.7 46.2 67 64 4.7
Proposals 9 10 5 -10.0 80.0 26 24 8.3
Estrie 14 10 11 40.0 27.3 51 47 8.5
Bankruptcies 10 5 7 100.0 42.9 37 33 12.1
Proposals 4 5 4 -20.0 0.0 14 14 0.0
Centre-du-Québec 14 11 14 27.3 0.0 49 60 -18.3
Bankruptcies 9 7 12 28.6 -25.0 35 47 -25.5
Proposals 5 4 2 25.0 150.0 14 13 7.7
Montérégie 89 75 99 18.7 -10.1 311 364 -14.6
Bankruptcies 73 53 72 37.7 1.4 236 281 -16.0
Proposals 16 22 27 -27.3 -40.7 75 83 -9.6
Montréal 169 154 166 9.7 1.8 648 621 4.3
Bankruptcies 126 116 124 8.6 1.6 480 451 6.4
Proposals 43 38 42 13.2 2.4 168 170 -1.2
Laval 37 38 30 -2.6 23.3 153 153 0.0
Bankruptcies 28 29 17 -3.4 64.7 117 103 13.6
Proposals 9 9 13 0.0 -30.8 36 50 -28.0
Lanaudière 22 28 26 -21.4 -15.4 117 126 -7.1
Bankruptcies 13 21 19 -38.1 -31.6 88 98 -10.2
Proposals 9 7 7 28.6 28.6 29 28 3.6
Laurentides 41 48 39 -14.6 5.1 169 173 -2.3
Bankruptcies 25 39 26 -35.9 -3.8 118 126 -6.3
Proposals 16 9 13 77.8 23.1 51 47 8.5
Outaouais 26 15 15 73.3 73.3 79 70 12.9
Bankruptcies 20 13 11 53.8 81.8 59 43 37.2
Proposals 6 2 4 200.0 50.0 20 27 -25.9
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 2 10 4 -80.0 -50.0 36 16 125.0
Bankruptcies 1 8 2 -87.5 -50.0 29 14 107.1
Proposals 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 7 2 250.0
Mauricie 19 12 14 58.3 35.7 73 70 4.3
Bankruptcies 14 6 7 133.3 100.0 46 45 2.2
Proposals 5 6 7 -16.7 -28.6 27 25 8.0
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 16 11 24 45.5 -33.3 50 62 -19.4
Bankruptcies 12 9 19 33.3 -36.8 38 51 -25.5
Proposals 4 2 5 100.0 -20.0 12 11 9.1
Côte-Nord 2 6 1 -66.7 100.0 14 13 7.7
Bankruptcies 1 5 1 -80.0 0.0 11 11 0.0
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 -- 3 2 50.0
Nord-du-Québec 1 0 0 -- -- 6 1 500.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 6 1 500.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Ontario 302 323 387 -6.5 -22.0 1,276 1,571 -18.8
Bankruptcies 236 255 300 -7.5 -21.3 978 1,237 -20.9
Proposals 66 68 87 -2.9 -24.1 298 334 -10.8
Ottawa 29 36 26 -19.4 11.5 131 128 2.3
Bankruptcies 21 30 22 -30.0 -4.5 102 98 4.1
Proposals 8 6 4 33.3 100.0 29 30 -3.3
Kingston – Pembroke 8 6 6 33.3 33.3 26 30 -13.3
Bankruptcies 6 5 6 20.0 0.0 23 25 -8.0
Proposals 2 1 0 100.0 -- 3 5 -40.0
Muskoka – Kawarthas 7 9 5 -22.2 40.0 29 36 -19.4
Bankruptcies 6 8 4 -25.0 50.0 24 33 -27.3
Proposals 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 5 3 66.7
Toronto 168 173 210 -2.9 -20.0 680 858 -20.7
Bankruptcies 129 131 162 -1.5 -20.4 505 664 -23.9
Proposals 39 42 48 -7.1 -18.8 175 194 -9.8
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 18 25 34 -28.0 -47.1 105 137 -23.4
Bankruptcies 12 20 23 -40.0 -47.8 82 108 -24.1
Proposals 6 5 11 20.0 -45.5 23 29 -20.7
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 31 29 45 6.9 -31.1 121 170 -28.8
Bankruptcies 29 23 33 26.1 -12.1 98 134 -26.9
Proposals 2 6 12 -66.7 -83.3 23 36 -36.1
London 12 10 12 20.0 0.0 51 46 10.9
Bankruptcies 9 9 11 0.0 -18.2 42 37 13.5
Proposals 3 1 1 200.0 200.0 9 9 0.0
Windsor – Sarnia 11 14 17 -21.4 -35.3 49 64 -23.4
Bankruptcies 10 11 16 -9.1 -37.5 38 57 -33.3
Proposals 1 3 1 -66.7 0.0 11 7 57.1
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 2 5 8 -60.0 -75.0 22 28 -21.4
Bankruptcies 1 5 5 -80.0 -80.0 20 23 -13.0
Proposals 1 0 3 -- -66.7 2 5 -60.0
Northeast 8 13 15 -38.5 -46.7 40 51 -21.6
Bankruptcies 6 10 11 -40.0 -45.5 31 39 -20.5
Proposals 2 3 4 -33.3 -50.0 9 12 -25.0
Northwest 6 3 8 100.0 -25.0 22 22 0.0
Bankruptcies 5 3 6 66.7 -16.7 14 19 -26.3
Proposals 1 0 2 -- -50.0 8 3 166.7
Manitoba 15 15 17 0.0 -11.8 47 70 -32.9
Bankruptcies 14 12 11 16.7 27.3 39 57 -31.6
Proposals 1 3 6 -66.7 -83.3 8 13 -38.5
Southeast 1 0 5 -- -80.0 4 9 -55.6
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 4 4 0.0
Proposals 0 0 5 -- -100.0 0 5 -100.0
South Central 1 2 1 -50.0 0.0 3 6 -50.0
Bankruptcies 1 2 1 -50.0 0.0 3 6 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Southwest 1 3 3 -66.7 -66.7 6 13 -53.8
Bankruptcies 1 1 3 0.0 -66.7 2 10 -80.0
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 4 3 33.3
North Central 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 2 6 -66.7
Bankruptcies 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 2 6 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Winnipeg 5 6 5 -16.7 0.0 21 28 -25.0
Bankruptcies 4 5 4 -20.0 0.0 18 23 -21.7
Proposals 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 3 5 -40.0
Interlake 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 2 3 -33.3
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 2 3 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Parklands 6 0 0 -- -- 9 2 350.0
Bankruptcies 6 0 0 -- -- 8 2 300.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
North 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 2 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 2 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Saskatchewan 34 21 39 61.9 -12.8 124 145 -14.5
Bankruptcies 20 11 28 81.8 -28.6 71 104 -31.7
Proposals 14 10 11 40.0 27.3 53 41 29.3
Regina – Moose Mountain 15 9 10 66.7 50.0 43 53 -18.9
Bankruptcies 3 6 8 -50.0 -62.5 15 41 -63.4
Proposals 12 3 2 300.0 500.0 28 12 133.3
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 4 4 6 0.0 -33.3 20 14 42.9
Bankruptcies 3 1 4 200.0 -25.0 11 7 57.1
Proposals 1 3 2 -66.7 -50.0 9 7 28.6
Saskatoon – Biggar 6 3 11 100.0 -45.5 19 31 -38.7
Bankruptcies 6 2 9 200.0 -33.3 16 24 -33.3
Proposals 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 3 7 -57.1
Yorkton – Melville 2 1 6 100.0 -66.7 17 20 -15.0
Bankruptcies 2 1 2 100.0 0.0 10 10 0.0
Proposals 0 0 4 -- -100.0 7 10 -30.0
Prince Albert 7 3 5 133.3 40.0 23 22 4.5
Bankruptcies 6 1 5 500.0 20.0 18 18 0.0
Proposals 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 5 4 25.0
Northern 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 2 4 -50.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 4 -75.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 0 --
Alberta 55 76 88 -27.6 -37.5 279 339 -17.7
Bankruptcies 36 49 64 -26.5 -43.8 202 250 -19.2
Proposals 19 27 24 -29.6 -20.8 77 89 -13.5
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 2 4 4 -50.0 -50.0 17 15 13.3
Bankruptcies 2 3 2 -33.3 0.0 15 11 36.4
Proposals 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 2 4 -50.0
Camrose – Drumheller 2 3 3 -33.3 -33.3 10 10 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 7 7 0.0
Proposals 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 3 3 0.0
Calgary 26 38 35 -31.6 -25.7 117 138 -15.2
Bankruptcies 17 27 28 -37.0 -39.3 88 102 -13.7
Proposals 9 11 7 -18.2 28.6 29 36 -19.4
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0 5 9 -44.4
Bankruptcies 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0 5 8 -37.5
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Red Deer 3 10 6 -70.0 -50.0 26 20 30.0
Bankruptcies 3 8 2 -62.5 50.0 17 13 30.8
Proposals 0 2 4 -100.0 -100.0 9 7 28.6
Edmonton 13 15 30 -13.3 -56.7 72 111 -35.1
Bankruptcies 5 5 23 0.0 -78.3 41 84 -51.2
Proposals 8 10 7 -20.0 14.3 31 27 14.8
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 7 1 4 600.0 75.0 26 27 -3.7
Bankruptcies 7 1 3 600.0 133.3 24 19 26.3
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 8 -75.0
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 1 2 4 -50.0 -75.0 4 7 -42.9
Bankruptcies 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0 3 5 -40.0
Proposals 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 1 2 -50.0
British Columbia 76 66 79 15.2 -3.8 265 267 -0.7
Bankruptcies 57 42 56 35.7 1.8 193 203 -4.9
Proposals 19 24 23 -20.8 -17.4 72 64 12.5
Vancouver Island and Coast 20 17 13 17.6 53.8 51 49 4.1
Bankruptcies 12 8 5 50.0 140.0 30 30 0.0
Proposals 8 9 8 -11.1 0.0 21 19 10.5
Lower Mainland – Southwest 32 43 38 -25.6 -15.8 142 140 1.4
Bankruptcies 22 31 27 -29.0 -18.5 103 109 -5.5
Proposals 10 12 11 -16.7 -9.1 39 31 25.8
Thompson – Okanagan 20 5 17 300.0 17.6 60 49 22.4
Bankruptcies 20 3 13 566.7 53.8 50 39 28.2
Proposals 0 2 4 -100.0 -100.0 10 10 0.0
Kootenay 1 0 9 -- -88.9 4 15 -73.3
Bankruptcies 1 0 9 -- -88.9 4 14 -71.4
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Cariboo 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 3 4 -25.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 3 -66.7
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 -- 2 1 100.0
North Coast 0 0 0 -- -- 2 2 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 2 2 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Nechako 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Northeast 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 6 -50.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 5 -40.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Yukon 2 0 0 -- -- 3 1 200.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 0 -- -- 3 1 200.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Nunavut 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
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