Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Third Quarter of 2013

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by ER
Province or region Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q3 2013 Q2 2013 Q3 2012 Q2 2013 to Q3 2013 Q3 2012 to Q3 2013 09-30-2013 09-30-2012 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 12 8 8 50.0 50.0 29 20 45.0
Bankruptcies 4 7 4 −42.9 0.0 18 14 28.6
Proposals 8 1 4 700.0 100.0 11 6 83.3
Avalon Peninsula 5 0 5 -- 0.0 12 8 50.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 1 -- 100.0 7 4 75.0
Proposals 3 0 4 -- −25.0 5 4 25.0
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 4 1 0 300.0 -- 5 2 150.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 1 2 −50.0
Proposals 4 0 0 -- -- 4 0 --
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 2 3 1 −33.3 100.0 6 5 20.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 1 0.0 100.0 5 5 0.0
Proposals 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 1 0 --
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 1 4 2 −75.0 −50.0 6 5 20.0
Bankruptcies 0 4 2 −100.0 −100.0 5 3 66.7
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 1 2 −50.0
Prince Edward Island 8 3 3 166.7 166.7 18 22 −18.2
Bankruptcies 6 1 3 500.0 100.0 14 18 −22.2
Proposals 2 2 0 0.0 -- 4 4 0.0
Nova Scotia 27 28 22 −3.6 22.7 118 93 26.9
Bankruptcies 22 21 16 4.8 37.5 93 77 20.8
Proposals 5 7 6 −28.6 −16.7 25 16 56.3
Cape Breton 0 1 2 −100.0 −100.0 8 13 −38.5
Bankruptcies 0 1 1 −100.0 −100.0 5 11 −54.5
Proposals 0 0 1 -- −100.0 3 2 50.0
North Shore 3 3 4 0.0 −25.0 18 14 28.6
Bankruptcies 3 2 4 50.0 −25.0 16 12 33.3
Proposals 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 2 2 0.0
Annapolis Valley 3 8 5 −62.5 −40.0 14 17 −17.6
Bankruptcies 0 3 2 −100.0 −100.0 6 13 −53.8
Proposals 3 5 3 −40.0 0.0 8 4 100.0
Southern 5 3 2 66.7 150.0 16 10 60.0
Bankruptcies 3 3 2 0.0 50.0 11 9 22.2
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 5 1 400.0
Halifax 15 13 8 15.4 87.5 62 38 63.2
Bankruptcies 15 12 6 25.0 150.0 55 31 77.4
Proposals 0 1 2 −100.0 −100.0 7 7 0.0
New Brunswick 18 22 17 −18.2 5.9 72 59 22.0
Bankruptcies 13 17 9 −23.5 44.4 56 43 30.2
Proposals 5 5 8 0.0 −37.5 16 16 0.0
Campbellton – Miramichi 0 9 4 −100.0 −100.0 18 7 157.1
Bankruptcies 0 6 2 −100.0 −100.0 14 5 180.0
Proposals 0 3 2 −100.0 −100.0 4 2 100.0
Moncton – Richibucto 11 6 6 83.3 83.3 25 21 19.0
Bankruptcies 9 6 4 50.0 125.0 22 15 46.7
Proposals 2 0 2 -- 0.0 3 6 −50.0
Saint John – St. Stephen 5 3 3 66.7 66.7 17 13 30.8
Bankruptcies 4 2 1 100.0 300.0 13 9 44.4
Proposals 1 1 2 0.0 −50.0 4 4 0.0
Fredericton – Oromocto 0 0 2 -- −100.0 0 4 −100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- −100.0 0 3 −100.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- −100.0 0 1 −100.0
Edmundston – Woodstock 2 4 2 −50.0 0.0 12 13 −7.7
Bankruptcies 0 3 1 −100.0 −100.0 7 10 −30.0
Proposals 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 5 3 66.7
Quebec 507 564 479 −10.1 5.8 2,104 2,079 1.2
Bankruptcies 382 398 361 −4.0 5.8 1,538 1,533 0.3
Proposals 125 166 118 −24.7 5.9 566 546 3.7
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 3 6 2 −50.0 50.0 20 12 66.7
Bankruptcies 3 5 2 −40.0 50.0 18 7 157.1
Proposals 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 2 5 −60.0
Bas-Saint-Laurent 6 7 8 −14.3 −25.0 33 38 −13.2
Bankruptcies 5 5 5 0.0 0.0 26 30 −13.3
Proposals 1 2 3 −50.0 −66.7 7 8 −12.5
Capitale-Nationale 39 42 30 −7.1 30.0 157 145 8.3
Bankruptcies 35 31 24 12.9 45.8 121 104 16.3
Proposals 4 11 6 −63.6 −33.3 36 41 −12.2
Chaudière – Appalaches 26 19 27 36.8 −3.7 94 87 8.0
Bankruptcies 17 15 23 13.3 −26.1 62 68 −8.8
Proposals 9 4 4 125.0 125.0 32 19 68.4
Estrie 10 16 12 −37.5 −16.7 51 54 −5.6
Bankruptcies 9 14 9 −35.7 0.0 39 40 −2.5
Proposals 1 2 3 −50.0 −66.7 12 14 −14.3
Centre-du-Québec 13 15 14 −13.3 −7.1 54 47 14.9
Bankruptcies 10 8 11 25.0 −9.1 35 38 −7.9
Proposals 3 7 3 −57.1 0.0 19 9 111.1
Montérégie 137 119 69 15.1 98.6 419 338 24.0
Bankruptcies 104 87 52 19.5 100.0 316 258 22.5
Proposals 33 32 17 3.1 94.1 103 80 28.8
Montréal 160 162 156 −1.2 2.6 644 650 −0.9
Bankruptcies 122 107 119 14.0 2.5 471 482 −2.3
Proposals 38 55 37 −30.9 2.7 173 168 3.0
Laval 19 33 45 −42.4 −57.8 127 162 −21.6
Bankruptcies 10 23 35 −56.5 −71.4 90 113 −20.4
Proposals 9 10 10 −10.0 −10.0 37 49 −24.5
Lanaudière 22 29 25 −24.1 −12.0 102 133 −23.3
Bankruptcies 14 23 21 −39.1 −33.3 72 101 −28.7
Proposals 8 6 4 33.3 100.0 30 32 −6.3
Laurentides 40 61 28 −34.4 42.9 190 164 15.9
Bankruptcies 24 47 15 −48.9 60.0 134 114 17.5
Proposals 16 14 13 14.3 23.1 56 50 12.0
Outaouais 7 18 22 −61.1 −68.2 67 73 −8.2
Bankruptcies 6 11 15 −45.5 −60.0 50 50 0.0
Proposals 1 7 7 −85.7 −85.7 17 23 −26.1
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 1 12 10 −91.7 −90.0 25 31 −19.4
Bankruptcies 1 7 8 −85.7 −87.5 17 25 −32.0
Proposals 0 5 2 −100.0 −100.0 8 6 33.3
Mauricie 11 9 14 22.2 −21.4 53 72 −26.4
Bankruptcies 10 5 8 100.0 25.0 36 44 −18.2
Proposals 1 4 6 −75.0 −83.3 17 28 −39.3
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 11 8 6 37.5 83.3 47 60 −21.7
Bankruptcies 8 5 5 60.0 60.0 35 48 −27.1
Proposals 3 3 1 0.0 200.0 12 12 0.0
Côte-Nord 2 4 2 −50.0 0.0 14 8 75.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 2 0.0 0.0 10 7 42.9
Proposals 0 2 0 −100.0 -- 4 1 300.0
Nord-du-Québec 1 2 5 −50.0 −80.0 4 5 −20.0
Bankruptcies 1 2 5 −50.0 −80.0 4 5 −20.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Ontario 277 339 312 −18.3 −11.2 1,241 1,438 −13.7
Bankruptcies 230 255 240 −9.8 −4.2 976 1,093 −10.7
Proposals 47 84 72 −44.0 −34.7 265 345 −23.2
Ottawa 41 31 36 32.3 13.9 136 129 5.4
Bankruptcies 36 23 31 56.5 16.1 109 99 10.1
Proposals 5 8 5 −37.5 0.0 27 30 −10.0
Kingston – Pembroke 9 3 3 200.0 200.0 26 24 8.3
Bankruptcies 6 0 3 -- 100.0 17 22 −22.7
Proposals 3 3 0 0.0 -- 9 2 350.0
Muskoka – Kawarthas 3 4 6 −25.0 −50.0 24 23 4.3
Bankruptcies 3 4 4 −25.0 −25.0 22 19 15.8
Proposals 0 0 2 -- −100.0 2 4 −50.0
Toronto 133 193 159 −31.1 −16.4 667 773 −13.7
Bankruptcies 117 140 112 −16.4 4.5 518 576 −10.1
Proposals 16 53 47 −69.8 −66.0 149 197 −24.4
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 23 26 34 −11.5 −32.4 92 131 −29.8
Bankruptcies 17 23 30 −26.1 −43.3 71 98 −27.6
Proposals 6 3 4 100.0 50.0 21 33 −36.4
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 23 44 22 −47.7 4.5 127 146 −13.0
Bankruptcies 17 37 17 −54.1 0.0 105 113 −7.1
Proposals 6 7 5 −14.3 20.0 22 33 −33.3
London 9 7 20 28.6 −55.0 39 54 −27.8
Bankruptcies 9 6 17 50.0 −47.1 34 44 −22.7
Proposals 0 1 3 −100.0 −100.0 5 10 −50.0
Windsor – Sarnia 13 11 9 18.2 44.4 49 58 −15.5
Bankruptcies 11 8 7 37.5 57.1 40 48 −16.7
Proposals 2 3 2 −33.3 0.0 9 10 −10.0
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 3 4 8 −25.0 −62.5 14 29 −51.7
Bankruptcies 3 4 7 −25.0 −57.1 13 24 −45.8
Proposals 0 0 1 -- −100.0 1 5 −80.0
Northeast 15 9 8 66.7 87.5 47 49 −4.1
Bankruptcies 9 5 6 80.0 50.0 31 38 −18.4
Proposals 6 4 2 50.0 200.0 16 11 45.5
Northwest 5 6 5 −16.7 0.0 20 25 −20.0
Bankruptcies 3 5 4 −40.0 −25.0 16 14 14.3
Proposals 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 4 11 −63.6
Manitoba 22 12 8 83.3 175.0 64 62 3.2
Bankruptcies 18 10 8 80.0 125.0 54 48 12.5
Proposals 4 2 0 100.0 -- 10 14 −28.6
Southeast 4 0 0 -- -- 5 8 −37.5
Bankruptcies 4 0 0 -- -- 5 3 66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 5 −100.0
South Central 5 1 0 400.0 -- 9 3 200.0
Bankruptcies 5 1 0 400.0 -- 9 3 200.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Southwest 4 3 0 33.3 -- 11 7 57.1
Bankruptcies 4 2 0 100.0 -- 8 3 166.7
Proposals 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 3 4 −25.0
North Central 1 0 0 -- -- 3 6 −50.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 3 6 −50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Winnipeg 3 5 7 −40.0 −57.1 19 30 −36.7
Bankruptcies 3 4 7 −25.0 −57.1 16 26 −38.5
Proposals 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 3 4 −25.0
Interlake 0 2 1 −100.0 −100.0 3 2 50.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 1 −100.0 −100.0 3 2 50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Parklands 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 7 4 75.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 7 3 133.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 −100.0
North 1 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Saskatchewan 26 32 33 −18.8 −21.2 113 136 −16.9
Bankruptcies 16 21 16 −23.8 0.0 68 86 −20.9
Proposals 10 11 17 −9.1 −41.2 45 50 −10.0
Regina – Moose Mountain 12 13 7 −7.7 71.4 49 41 19.5
Bankruptcies 8 5 0 60.0 -- 22 23 −4.3
Proposals 4 8 7 −50.0 −42.9 27 18 50.0
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 10 3 8 233.3 25.0 21 22 −4.5
Bankruptcies 4 2 5 100.0 −20.0 10 11 −9.1
Proposals 6 1 3 500.0 100.0 11 11 0.0
Saskatoon – Biggar 2 6 6 −66.7 −66.7 17 25 −32.0
Bankruptcies 2 5 5 −60.0 −60.0 15 21 −28.6
Proposals 0 1 1 −100.0 −100.0 2 4 −50.0
Yorkton – Melville 2 8 7 −75.0 −71.4 13 23 −43.5
Bankruptcies 2 7 2 −71.4 0.0 12 10 20.0
Proposals 0 1 5 −100.0 −100.0 1 13 −92.3
Prince Albert 0 2 5 −100.0 −100.0 12 22 −45.5
Bankruptcies 0 2 4 −100.0 −100.0 9 19 −52.6
Proposals 0 0 1 -- −100.0 3 3 0.0
Northern 0 0 0 -- -- 1 2 −50.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 −100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Alberta 38 46 57 −17.4 −33.3 215 325 −33.8
Bankruptcies 29 35 47 −17.1 −38.3 149 248 −39.9
Proposals 9 11 10 −18.2 −10.0 66 77 −14.3
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 0 3 6 −100.0 −100.0 10 21 −52.4
Bankruptcies 0 1 5 −100.0 −100.0 7 16 −56.3
Proposals 0 2 1 −100.0 −100.0 3 5 −40.0
Camrose – Drumheller 4 4 2 0.0 100.0 13 10 30.0
Bankruptcies 4 4 2 0.0 100.0 10 9 11.1
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 3 1 200.0
Calgary 25 27 21 −7.4 19.0 115 129 −10.9
Bankruptcies 19 25 16 −24.0 18.8 87 102 −14.7
Proposals 6 2 5 200.0 20.0 28 27 3.7
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 0 0 0 -- -- 2 7 −71.4
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 2 6 −66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 −100.0
Red Deer 1 0 5 -- −80.0 14 21 −33.3
Bankruptcies 1 0 4 -- −75.0 12 10 20.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- −100.0 2 11 −81.8
Edmonton 3 12 17 −75.0 −82.4 43 97 −55.7
Bankruptcies 3 5 14 −40.0 −78.6 18 74 −75.7
Proposals 0 7 3 −100.0 −100.0 25 23 8.7
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 3 1 5 200.0 −40.0 12 32 −62.5
Bankruptcies 0 1 5 −100.0 −100.0 9 25 −64.0
Proposals 3 0 0 -- -- 3 7 −57.1
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 1 0 0 -- -- 5 7 −28.6
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 4 5 −20.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 2 −50.0
British Columbia 51 69 69 −26.1 −26.1 262 260 0.8
Bankruptcies 37 52 49 −28.8 −24.5 188 198 −5.1
Proposals 14 17 20 −17.6 −30.0 74 62 19.4
Vancouver Island and Coast 15 10 6 50.0 150.0 62 39 59.0
Bankruptcies 8 7 4 14.3 100.0 35 20 75.0
Proposals 7 3 2 133.3 250.0 27 19 42.1
Lower Mainland – Southwest 21 39 43 −46.2 −51.2 133 136 −2.2
Bankruptcies 19 27 30 −29.6 −36.7 98 105 −6.7
Proposals 2 12 13 −83.3 −84.6 35 31 12.9
Thompson – Okanagan 10 17 16 −41.2 −37.5 53 60 −11.7
Bankruptcies 5 16 11 −68.8 −54.5 45 48 −6.3
Proposals 5 1 5 400.0 0.0 8 12 −33.3
Kootenay 3 2 2 50.0 50.0 6 14 −57.1
Bankruptcies 3 1 2 200.0 50.0 5 14 −64.3
Proposals 0 1 0 −100.0 -- 1 0 --
Cariboo 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 4 −25.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 1 -- 0.0 1 4 −75.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
North Shore 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 −100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 −100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Nechako 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Northeast 1 1 0 0.0 -- 3 4 −25.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 0 0.0 -- 3 4 −25.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 −100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 −100.0
Yukon 0 0 0 -- -- 2 1 100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 2 1 100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Nunavut 0 0 1 -- −100.0 0 1 −100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- −100.0 0 1 −100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
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