Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Third Quarter of 2015

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by Economic Region (ER)
Province, region or territory Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q3 2015 Q2 2015 Q3 2014 Q2 2015 to Q3 2015 Q3 2014 to Q3 2015 09-30-2015 09-30-2014 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 8 6 3 33.3 166.7 32 24 33.3
Bankruptcies 6 6 3 0.0 100.0 28 21 33.3
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 4 3 33.3
Avalon Peninsula 5 3 2 66.7 150.0 16 15 6.7
Bankruptcies 3 3 2 0.0 50.0 15 12 25.0
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 1 3 -66.7
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 1 3 0 -66.7 -- 8 1 700.0
Bankruptcies 1 3 0 -66.7 -- 5 1 400.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 3 0 --
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 2 0 1 -- 100.0 8 8 0.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 1 -- 100.0 8 8 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Prince Edward Island 3 6 5 -50.0 -40.0 17 20 -15.0
Bankruptcies 2 5 3 -60.0 -33.3 13 14 -7.1
Proposals 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0 4 6 -33.3
Nova Scotia 21 36 19 -41.7 10.5 94 86 9.3
Bankruptcies 18 26 13 -30.8 38.5 67 56 19.6
Proposals 3 10 6 -70.0 -50.0 27 30 -10.0
Cape Breton 1 4 4 -75.0 -75.0 9 12 -25.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 5 8 -37.5
Proposals 0 3 3 -100.0 -100.0 4 4 0.0
North Shore 3 3 1 0.0 200.0 10 6 66.7
Bankruptcies 3 3 1 0.0 200.0 9 5 80.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Annapolis Valley 2 3 1 -33.3 100.0 10 14 -28.6
Bankruptcies 2 3 1 -33.3 100.0 8 9 -11.1
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 2 5 -60.0
Southern 4 4 2 0.0 100.0 14 13 7.7
Bankruptcies 1 4 1 -75.0 0.0 8 7 14.3
Proposals 3 0 1 -- 200.0 6 6 0.0
Halifax 11 22 11 -50.0 0.0 51 40 27.5
Bankruptcies 11 15 9 -26.7 22.2 37 26 42.3
Proposals 0 7 2 -100.0 -100.0 14 14 0.0
New Brunswick 22 14 14 57.1 57.1 85 88 -3.4
Bankruptcies 17 10 12 70.0 41.7 59 71 -16.9
Proposals 5 4 2 25.0 150.0 26 17 52.9
Campbellton – Miramichi 5 5 3 0.0 66.7 22 14 57.1
Bankruptcies 3 3 3 0.0 0.0 16 13 23.1
Proposals 2 2 0 0.0 -- 6 1 500.0
Moncton – Richibucto 8 3 6 166.7 33.3 26 25 4.0
Bankruptcies 7 3 5 133.3 40.0 16 22 -27.3
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 10 3 233.3
Saint John – St. Stephen 3 3 1 0.0 200.0 14 20 -30.0
Bankruptcies 2 3 1 -33.3 100.0 12 16 -25.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 2 4 -50.0
Fredericton – Oromocto 2 1 4 100.0 -50.0 9 14 -35.7
Bankruptcies 1 0 3 -- -66.7 6 10 -40.0
Proposals 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 3 4 -25.0
Edmundston – Woodstock 3 1 0 200.0 -- 13 13 0.0
Bankruptcies 3 0 0 -- -- 9 9 0.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 4 4 0.0
Quebec 471 563 516 -16.3 -8.7 2,311 2,246 2.9
Bankruptcies 356 415 385 -14.2 -7.5 1,676 1,665 0.7
Proposals 115 148 131 -22.3 -12.2 635 581 9.3
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 3 5 2 -40.0 50.0 15 19 -21.1
Bankruptcies 2 5 1 -60.0 100.0 12 16 -25.0
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 3 0.0
Bas-Saint-Laurent 22 16 15 37.5 46.7 75 56 33.9
Bankruptcies 17 15 13 13.3 30.8 60 44 36.4
Proposals 5 1 2 400.0 150.0 15 12 25.0
Capitale-Nationale 36 47 43 -23.4 -16.3 192 181 6.1
Bankruptcies 30 27 29 11.1 3.4 148 129 14.7
Proposals 6 20 14 -70.0 -57.1 44 52 -15.4
Chaudière – Appalaches 21 20 17 5.0 23.5 104 103 1.0
Bankruptcies 18 12 15 50.0 20.0 77 82 -6.1
Proposals 3 8 2 -62.5 50.0 27 21 28.6
Estrie 7 11 18 -36.4 -61.1 49 56 -12.5
Bankruptcies 6 9 14 -33.3 -57.1 33 47 -29.8
Proposals 1 2 4 -50.0 -75.0 16 9 77.8
Centre-du-Québec 10 16 11 -37.5 -9.1 53 62 -14.5
Bankruptcies 5 13 9 -61.5 -44.4 39 51 -23.5
Proposals 5 3 2 66.7 150.0 14 11 27.3
Montérégie 85 87 75 -2.3 13.3 433 365 18.6
Bankruptcies 66 64 58 3.1 13.8 293 282 3.9
Proposals 19 23 17 -17.4 11.8 140 83 68.7
Montréal 142 165 153 -13.9 -7.2 648 698 -7.2
Bankruptcies 101 122 113 -17.2 -10.6 462 510 -9.4
Proposals 41 43 40 -4.7 2.5 186 188 -1.1
Laval 23 36 42 -36.1 -45.2 116 147 -21.1
Bankruptcies 20 25 30 -20.0 -33.3 91 105 -13.3
Proposals 3 11 12 -72.7 -75.0 25 42 -40.5
Lanaudière 23 26 23 -11.5 0.0 142 117 21.4
Bankruptcies 16 19 18 -15.8 -11.1 99 81 22.2
Proposals 7 7 5 0.0 40.0 43 36 19.4
Laurentides 39 65 43 -40.0 -9.3 220 184 19.6
Bankruptcies 26 50 34 -48.0 -23.5 164 137 19.7
Proposals 13 15 9 -13.3 44.4 56 47 19.1
Outaouais 22 22 28 0.0 -21.4 93 102 -8.8
Bankruptcies 16 17 17 -5.9 -5.9 71 66 7.6
Proposals 6 5 11 20.0 -45.5 22 36 -38.9
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 3 6 10 -50.0 -70.0 20 30 -33.3
Bankruptcies 3 5 8 -40.0 -62.5 15 25 -40.0
Proposals 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 5 5 0.0
Mauricie 14 21 12 -33.3 16.7 68 52 30.8
Bankruptcies 12 17 9 -29.4 33.3 50 42 19.0
Proposals 2 4 3 -50.0 -33.3 18 10 80.0
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 14 16 14 -12.5 0.0 60 43 39.5
Bankruptcies 12 12 11 0.0 9.1 45 30 50.0
Proposals 2 4 3 -50.0 -33.3 15 13 15.4
Côte-Nord 6 3 6 100.0 0.0 13 23 -43.5
Bankruptcies 5 3 4 66.7 25.0 10 14 -28.6
Proposals 1 0 2 -- -50.0 3 9 -66.7
Nord-du-Québec 2 1 2 100.0 0.0 8 4 100.0
Bankruptcies 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 6 3 100.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 1 100.0
Ontario 275 300 252 -8.3 9.1 1,179 1,099 7.3
Bankruptcies 215 228 214 -5.7 0.5 907 847 7.1
Proposals 60 72 38 -16.7 57.9 272 252 7.9
Ottawa 24 45 22 -46.7 9.1 148 144 2.8
Bankruptcies 21 31 19 -32.3 10.5 115 105 9.5
Proposals 3 14 3 -78.6 0.0 33 39 -15.4
Kingston – Pembroke 6 9 6 -33.3 0.0 31 29 6.9
Bankruptcies 5 8 5 -37.5 0.0 25 24 4.2
Proposals 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 6 5 20.0
Muskoka – Kawarthas 1 3 0 -66.7 -- 10 12 -16.7
Bankruptcies 1 3 0 -66.7 -- 10 11 -9.1
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Toronto 152 153 128 -0.7 18.8 618 553 11.8
Bankruptcies 123 115 110 7.0 11.8 478 417 14.6
Proposals 29 38 18 -23.7 61.1 140 136 2.9
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 17 20 30 -15.0 -43.3 71 99 -28.3
Bankruptcies 14 14 22 0.0 -36.4 54 79 -31.6
Proposals 3 6 8 -50.0 -62.5 17 20 -15.0
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 29 30 21 -3.3 38.1 128 94 36.2
Bankruptcies 18 23 20 -21.7 -10.0 87 75 16.0
Proposals 11 7 1 57.1 1,000.0 41 19 115.8
London 13 6 8 116.7 62.5 38 36 5.6
Bankruptcies 7 6 6 16.7 16.7 26 26 0.0
Proposals 6 0 2 -- 200.0 12 10 20.0
Windsor – Sarnia 9 7 7 28.6 28.6 44 52 -15.4
Bankruptcies 9 4 6 125.0 50.0 38 46 -17.4
Proposals 0 3 1 -100.0 -100.0 6 6 0.0
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 4 5 8 -20.0 -50.0 19 21 -9.5
Bankruptcies 1 5 7 -80.0 -85.7 15 15 0.0
Proposals 3 0 1 -- 200.0 4 6 -33.3
Northeast 16 16 18 0.0 -11.1 60 45 33.3
Bankruptcies 12 15 16 -20.0 -25.0 50 38 31.6
Proposals 4 1 2 300.0 100.0 10 7 42.9
Northwest 2 5 3 -60.0 -33.3 12 14 -14.3
Bankruptcies 2 3 3 -33.3 -33.3 9 11 -18.2
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 3 3 0.0
Manitoba 13 8 9 62.5 44.4 40 62 -35.5
Bankruptcies 8 6 5 33.3 60.0 28 50 -44.0
Proposals 5 2 4 150.0 25.0 12 12 0.0
Southeast 1 0 3 -- -66.7 2 7 -71.4
Bankruptcies 1 0 3 -- -66.7 2 7 -71.4
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
South Central 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Southwest 3 3 2 0.0 50.0 12 13 -7.7
Bankruptcies 0 3 1 -100.0 -100.0 8 10 -20.0
Proposals 3 0 1 -- 200.0 4 3 33.3
North Central 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Winnipeg 6 3 2 100.0 200.0 18 32 -43.8
Bankruptcies 4 3 1 33.3 300.0 13 26 -50.0
Proposals 2 0 1 -- 100.0 5 6 -16.7
Interlake 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Parklands 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 3 2 50.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 2 -50.0
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 0 --
North 3 0 2 -- 50.0 3 3 0.0
Bankruptcies 3 0 0 -- -- 3 0 --
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 0 3 -100.0
Saskatchewan 42 25 23 68.0 82.6 108 127 -15.0
Bankruptcies 31 18 12 72.2 158.3 77 73 5.5
Proposals 11 7 11 57.1 0.0 31 54 -42.6
Regina – Moose Mountain 21 14 5 50.0 320.0 51 46 10.9
Bankruptcies 16 8 4 100.0 300.0 34 25 36.0
Proposals 5 6 1 -16.7 400.0 17 21 -19.0
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 6 0 1 -- 500.0 8 16 -50.0
Bankruptcies 5 0 0 -- -- 6 10 -40.0
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 2 6 -66.7
Saskatoon – Biggar 3 4 8 -25.0 -62.5 23 27 -14.8
Bankruptcies 2 4 4 -50.0 -50.0 17 16 6.3
Proposals 1 0 4 -- -75.0 6 11 -45.5
Yorkton – Melville 3 4 2 -25.0 50.0 10 18 -44.4
Bankruptcies 3 3 1 0.0 200.0 9 12 -25.0
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Prince Albert 8 2 5 300.0 60.0 15 19 -21.1
Bankruptcies 4 2 2 100.0 100.0 10 10 0.0
Proposals 4 0 3 -- 33.3 5 9 -44.4
Northern 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Alberta 31 44 37 -29.5 -16.2 144 157 -8.3
Bankruptcies 18 34 23 -47.1 -21.7 105 109 -3.7
Proposals 13 10 14 30.0 -7.1 39 48 -18.8
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 5 4 25.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 5 3 66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Camrose – Drumheller 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 5 7 -28.6
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 4 6 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 1 0.0
Calgary 10 19 19 -47.4 -47.4 49 78 -37.2
Bankruptcies 5 15 11 -66.7 -54.5 38 59 -35.6
Proposals 5 4 8 25.0 -37.5 11 19 -42.1
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Red Deer 0 3 1 -100.0 -100.0 12 14 -14.3
Bankruptcies 0 2 1 -100.0 -100.0 8 6 33.3
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 4 8 -50.0
Edmonton 17 11 16 54.5 6.3 55 47 17.0
Bankruptcies 12 8 11 50.0 9.1 40 29 37.9
Proposals 5 3 5 66.7 0.0 15 18 -16.7
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 4 6 0 -33.3 -- 14 3 366.7
Bankruptcies 1 4 0 -75.0 -- 7 2 250.0
Proposals 3 2 0 50.0 -- 7 1 600.0
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 3 1 200.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 2 1 100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
British Columbia 50 50 65 0.0 -23.1 196 265 -26.0
Bankruptcies 42 38 52 10.5 -19.2 147 203 -27.6
Proposals 8 12 13 -33.3 -38.5 49 62 -21.0
Vancouver Island and Coast 8 8 12 0.0 -33.3 28 57 -50.9
Bankruptcies 8 7 11 14.3 -27.3 22 46 -52.2
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 6 11 -45.5
Lower Mainland – Southwest 35 32 41 9.4 -14.6 136 157 -13.4
Bankruptcies 28 23 30 21.7 -6.7 103 116 -11.2
Proposals 7 9 11 -22.2 -36.4 33 41 -19.5
Thompson – Okanagan 6 3 11 100.0 -45.5 19 41 -53.7
Bankruptcies 5 2 10 150.0 -50.0 13 34 -61.8
Proposals 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 6 7 -14.3
Kootenay 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 7 -85.7
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 4 -100.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 3 -66.7
Cariboo 1 3 1 -66.7 0.0 6 1 500.0
Bankruptcies 1 3 1 -66.7 0.0 6 1 500.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
North Coast 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 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 0 0 -- -- 3 1 200.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Yukon 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Nunavut 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
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