Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Fourth Quarter 2013

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by ER
province Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q4 2013 Q3 2013 Q4 2012 Q3 2013 to Q4 2013 Q4 2012 to Q4 2013 12-31-2013 12-31-2012 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 6 12 3 -50.0 100.0 32 19 68.4
Bankruptcies 6 4 3 50.0 100.0 21 15 40.0
Proposals 0 8 0 -100.0 -- 11 4 175.0
Avalon Peninsula 2 5 3 -60.0 -33.3 11 11 0.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 3 0.0 -33.3 6 7 -14.3
Proposals 0 3 0 -100.0 -- 5 4 25.0
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 0 4 0 -100.0 -- 5 1 400.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 4 0 -100.0 -- 4 0 --
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 7 4 75.0
Bankruptcies 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 6 4 50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 3 1 0 200.0 -- 9 3 200.0
Bankruptcies 3 0 0 -- -- 8 3 166.7
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 0 --
Prince Edward Island 6 8 1 -25.0 500.0 23 17 35.3
Bankruptcies 5 6 1 -16.7 400.0 18 13 38.5
Proposals 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 5 4 25.0
Nova Scotia 27 27 34 0.0 -20.6 111 106 4.7
Bankruptcies 18 22 27 -18.2 -33.3 84 86 -2.3
Proposals 9 5 7 80.0 28.6 27 20 35.0
Cape Breton 1 0 5 -- -80.0 4 17 -76.5
Bankruptcies 1 0 2 -- -50.0 4 12 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 3 -- -100.0 0 5 -100.0
North Shore 2 3 8 -33.3 -75.0 12 17 -29.4
Bankruptcies 2 3 7 -33.3 -71.4 11 15 -26.7
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 2 -50.0
Annapolis Valley 7 3 2 133.3 250.0 19 17 11.8
Bankruptcies 7 0 2 -- 250.0 11 13 -15.4
Proposals 0 3 0 -100.0 -- 8 4 100.0
Southern 3 5 3 -40.0 0.0 16 11 45.5
Bankruptcies 1 3 1 -66.7 0.0 11 8 37.5
Proposals 2 2 2 0.0 0.0 5 3 66.7
Halifax 13 15 16 -13.3 -18.8 59 44 34.1
Bankruptcies 6 15 15 -60.0 -60.0 46 38 21.1
Proposals 7 0 1 -- 600.0 13 6 116.7
New Brunswick 27 18 17 50.0 58.8 82 70 17.1
Bankruptcies 23 13 15 76.9 53.3 64 53 20.8
Proposals 4 5 2 -20.0 100.0 18 17 5.9
Campbellton – Miramichi 1 0 7 -- -85.7 12 13 -7.7
Bankruptcies 1 0 6 -- -83.3 9 10 -10.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 3 3 0.0
Moncton – Richibucto 8 11 5 -27.3 60.0 28 25 12.0
Bankruptcies 7 9 5 -22.2 40.0 24 19 26.3
Proposals 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 4 6 -33.3
Saint John – St. Stephen 10 5 4 100.0 150.0 23 15 53.3
Bankruptcies 8 4 3 100.0 166.7 18 11 63.6
Proposals 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 5 4 25.0
Fredericton – Oromocto 3 0 0 -- -- 3 3 0.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 0 -- -- 2 2 0.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Edmundston – Woodstock 4 2 1 100.0 300.0 15 14 7.1
Bankruptcies 4 0 1 -- 300.0 10 11 -9.1
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 5 3 66.7
Quebec 564 507 488 11.2 15.6 2,180 2,019 8.0
Bankruptcies 414 382 361 8.4 14.7 1,591 1,488 6.9
Proposals 150 125 127 20.0 18.1 589 531 10.9
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 3 3 6 0.0 -50.0 17 15 13.3
Bankruptcies 3 3 6 0.0 -50.0 15 11 36.4
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 2 4 -50.0
Bas-Saint-Laurent 12 6 7 100.0 71.4 39 31 25.8
Bankruptcies 7 5 7 40.0 0.0 26 26 0.0
Proposals 5 1 0 400.0 -- 13 5 160.0
Capitale-Nationale 38 39 33 -2.6 15.2 162 143 13.3
Bankruptcies 22 35 24 -37.1 -8.3 119 104 14.4
Proposals 16 4 9 300.0 77.8 43 39 10.3
Chaudière – Appalaches 29 26 21 11.5 38.1 102 83 22.9
Bankruptcies 25 17 11 47.1 127.3 76 61 24.6
Proposals 4 9 10 -55.6 -60.0 26 22 18.2
Estrie 13 10 10 30.0 30.0 55 48 14.6
Bankruptcies 10 9 5 11.1 100.0 44 34 29.4
Proposals 3 1 5 200.0 -40.0 11 14 -21.4
Centre-du-Québec 14 13 11 7.7 27.3 57 49 16.3
Bankruptcies 11 10 7 10.0 57.1 39 38 2.6
Proposals 3 3 4 0.0 -25.0 18 11 63.6
Montérégie 96 137 75 -29.9 28.0 439 320 37.2
Bankruptcies 76 104 53 -26.9 43.4 339 235 44.3
Proposals 20 33 22 -39.4 -9.1 100 85 17.6
Montréal 191 160 154 19.4 24.0 681 646 5.4
Bankruptcies 141 122 116 15.6 21.6 496 479 3.5
Proposals 50 38 38 31.6 31.6 185 167 10.8
Laval 24 19 38 26.3 -36.8 113 145 -22.1
Bankruptcies 16 10 29 60.0 -44.8 77 106 -27.4
Proposals 8 9 9 -11.1 -11.1 36 39 -7.7
Lanaudière 36 22 28 63.6 28.6 110 121 -9.1
Bankruptcies 24 14 21 71.4 14.3 75 94 -20.2
Proposals 12 8 7 50.0 71.4 35 27 29.6
Laurentides 39 40 48 -2.5 -18.8 182 167 9.0
Bankruptcies 27 24 39 12.5 -30.8 123 120 2.5
Proposals 12 16 9 -25.0 33.3 59 47 25.5
Outaouais 27 7 15 285.7 80.0 78 68 14.7
Bankruptcies 19 6 13 216.7 46.2 55 50 10.0
Proposals 8 1 2 700.0 300.0 23 18 27.8
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 11 1 10 1,000.0 10.0 27 38 -28.9
Bankruptcies 9 1 8 800.0 12.5 19 30 -36.7
Proposals 2 0 2 -- 0.0 8 8 0.0
Mauricie 14 11 12 27.3 16.7 55 68 -19.1
Bankruptcies 11 10 6 10.0 83.3 41 39 5.1
Proposals 3 1 6 200.0 -50.0 14 29 -51.7
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 7 11 11 -36.4 -36.4 43 58 -25.9
Bankruptcies 7 8 9 -12.5 -22.2 33 45 -26.7
Proposals 0 3 2 -100.0 -100.0 10 13 -23.1
Côte-Nord 6 2 6 200.0 0.0 14 13 7.7
Bankruptcies 3 2 5 50.0 -40.0 8 11 -27.3
Proposals 3 0 1 -- 200.0 6 2 200.0
Nord-du-Québec 1 1 0 0.0 -- 5 5 0.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 0 0.0 -- 5 5 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Ontario 302 277 323 9.0 -6.5 1,220 1,361 -10.4
Bankruptcies 237 230 255 3.0 -7.1 958 1,042 -8.1
Proposals 65 47 68 38.3 -4.4 262 319 -17.9
Ottawa 39 41 36 -4.9 8.3 139 128 8.6
Bankruptcies 33 36 30 -8.3 10.0 112 103 8.7
Proposals 6 5 6 20.0 0.0 27 25 8.0
Kingston – Pembroke 8 9 6 -11.1 33.3 28 24 16.7
Bankruptcies 5 6 5 -16.7 0.0 17 23 -26.1
Proposals 3 3 1 0.0 200.0 11 1 1,000.0
Muskoka — Kawarthas 6 3 9 100.0 -33.3 21 27 -22.2
Bankruptcies 6 3 8 100.0 -25.0 20 22 -9.1
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 5 -80.0
Toronto 168 133 173 26.3 -2.9 663 721 -8.0
Bankruptcies 127 117 131 8.5 -3.1 514 537 -4.3
Proposals 41 16 42 156.3 -2.4 149 184 -19.0
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 29 23 25 26.1 16.0 97 120 -19.2
Bankruptcies 25 17 20 47.1 25.0 77 93 -17.2
Proposals 4 6 5 -33.3 -20.0 20 27 -25.9
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 18 23 29 -21.7 -37.9 116 134 -13.4
Bankruptcies 16 17 23 -5.9 -30.4 98 102 -3.9
Proposals 2 6 6 -66.7 -66.7 18 32 -43.8
London 7 9 10 -22.2 -30.0 36 51 -29.4
Bankruptcies 4 9 9 -55.6 -55.6 29 44 -34.1
Proposals 3 0 1 -- 200.0 7 7 0.0
Windsor – Sarnia 17 13 14 30.8 21.4 52 56 -7.1
Bankruptcies 13 11 11 18.2 18.2 42 45 -6.7
Proposals 4 2 3 100.0 33.3 10 11 -9.1
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 3 3 5 0.0 -40.0 12 28 -57.1
Bankruptcies 2 3 5 -33.3 -60.0 10 24 -58.3
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 2 4 -50.0
Northeast 7 15 13 -53.3 -46.2 41 47 -12.8
Bankruptcies 5 9 10 -44.4 -50.0 26 36 -27.8
Proposals 2 6 3 -66.7 -33.3 15 11 36.4
Northwest 1 5 3 -80.0 -66.7 18 25 -28.0
Bankruptcies 1 3 3 -66.7 -66.7 14 15 -6.7
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 4 10 -60.0
Manitoba 18 22 15 -18.2 20.0 67 49 36.7
Bankruptcies 13 18 12 -27.8 8.3 55 36 52.8
Proposals 5 4 3 25.0 66.7 12 13 -7.7
Southeast 2 4 0 -50.0 -- 7 8 -12.5
Bankruptcies 2 4 0 -50.0 -- 7 3 133.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 5 -100.0
South Central 0 5 2 -100.0 -100.0 7 3 133.3
Bankruptcies 0 5 2 -100.0 -100.0 7 3 133.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Southwest 3 4 3 -25.0 0.0 11 8 37.5
Bankruptcies 1 4 1 -75.0 0.0 8 4 100.0
Proposals 2 0 2 -- 0.0 3 4 -25.0
North Central 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 1 4 -75.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 1 4 -75.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Winnipeg 11 3 6 266.7 83.3 23 20 15.0
Bankruptcies 8 3 5 166.7 60.0 18 17 5.9
Proposals 3 0 1 -- 200.0 5 3 66.7
Interlake 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 2 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 2 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Parklands 2 0 0 -- -- 10 2 400.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 0 -- -- 10 1 900.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
North 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Saskatchewan 23 26 21 -11.5 9.5 115 129 -10.9
Bankruptcies 11 16 11 -31.3 0.0 68 79 -13.9
Proposals 12 10 10 20.0 20.0 47 50 -6.0
Regina – Moose Mountain 7 12 9 -41.7 -22.2 48 38 26.3
Bankruptcies 4 8 6 -50.0 -33.3 21 20 5.0
Proposals 3 4 3 -25.0 0.0 27 18 50.0
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 3 10 4 -70.0 -25.0 21 22 -4.5
Bankruptcies 3 4 1 -25.0 200.0 13 12 8.3
Proposals 0 6 3 -100.0 -100.0 8 10 -20.0
Saskatoon – Biggar 6 2 3 200.0 100.0 20 24 -16.7
Bankruptcies 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 14 19 -26.3
Proposals 5 0 1 -- 400.0 6 5 20.0
Yorkton – Melville 4 2 1 100.0 300.0 16 21 -23.8
Bankruptcies 1 2 1 -50.0 0.0 12 10 20.0
Proposals 3 0 0 -- -- 4 11 -63.6
Prince Albert 2 0 3 -- -33.3 11 21 -47.6
Bankruptcies 1 0 1 -- 0.0 9 17 -47.1
Proposals 1 0 2 -- -50.0 2 4 -50.0
Northern 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 2 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 1 -100.0
Alberta 55 38 76 44.7 -27.6 194 312 -37.8
Bankruptcies 37 29 49 27.6 -24.5 137 230 -40.4
Proposals 18 9 27 100.0 -33.3 57 82 -30.5
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 0 0 4 -- -100.0 5 19 -73.7
Bankruptcies 0 0 3 -- -100.0 3 15 -80.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 4 -50.0
Camrose – Drumheller 2 4 3 -50.0 -33.3 12 12 0.0
Bankruptcies 2 4 2 -50.0 0.0 10 10 0.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 2 0.0
Calgary 28 25 38 12.0 -26.3 105 126 -16.7
Bankruptcies 24 19 27 26.3 -11.1 85 99 -14.1
Proposals 4 6 11 -33.3 -63.6 20 27 -25.9
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Red Deer 5 1 10 400.0 -50.0 10 29 -65.5
Bankruptcies 2 1 8 100.0 -75.0 7 16 -56.3
Proposals 3 0 2 -- 50.0 3 13 -76.9
Edmonton 18 3 15 500.0 20.0 45 90 -50.0
Bankruptcies 6 3 5 100.0 20.0 18 60 -70.0
Proposals 12 0 10 -- 20.0 27 30 -10.0
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 2 3 1 -33.3 100.0 13 23 -43.5
Bankruptcies 2 0 1 -- 100.0 10 20 -50.0
Proposals 0 3 0 -100.0 -- 3 3 0.0
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 3 7 -57.1
Bankruptcies 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 3 4 -25.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 3 -100.0
British Columbia 59 51 66 15.7 -10.6 255 268 -4.9
Bankruptcies 43 37 42 16.2 2.4 189 192 -1.6
Proposals 16 14 24 14.3 -33.3 66 76 -13.2
Vancouver Island and Coast 19 15 17 26.7 11.8 65 44 47.7
Bankruptcies 13 8 8 62.5 62.5 40 23 73.9
Proposals 6 7 9 -14.3 -33.3 25 21 19.0
Lower Mainland – Southwest 25 21 43 19.0 -41.9 116 148 -21.6
Bankruptcies 19 19 31 0.0 -38.7 86 108 -20.4
Proposals 6 2 12 200.0 -50.0 30 40 -25.0
Thompson – Okanagan 13 10 5 30.0 160.0 62 56 10.7
Bankruptcies 10 5 3 100.0 233.3 52 42 23.8
Proposals 3 5 2 -40.0 50.0 10 14 -28.6
Kootenay 1 3 0 -66.7 -- 7 12 -41.7
Bankruptcies 1 3 0 -66.7 -- 6 12 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Cariboo 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 3 -33.3
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 2 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 1 0.0
North Coast 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -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 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 3 3 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 3 3 0.0
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 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
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