Insolvency Statistics in Canada—First Quarter of 2016

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by Economic Region (ER)
Province, region or territory Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q1 2016 Q4 2015 Q1 2015 Q4 2015 to Q1 2016 Q1 2015 to Q1 2016 03-31-2016 03-31-2015 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 5 7 6 -28.6 -16.7 26 27 -3.7
Bankruptcies 3 5 4 -40.0 -25.0 20 24 -16.7
Proposals 2 2 2 0.0 0.0 6 3 100.0
Avalon Peninsula 5 7 2 -28.6 150.0 20 16 25.0
Bankruptcies 3 5 2 -40.0 50.0 14 15 -6.7
Proposals 2 2 0 0.0 -- 6 1 500.0
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 0 0 3 -- -100.0 4 3 33.3
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 4 1 300.0
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 0 2 -100.0
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 8 -75.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 8 -75.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Prince Edward Island 1 3 4 -66.7 -75.0 13 19 -31.6
Bankruptcies 1 3 2 -66.7 -50.0 11 14 -21.4
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 2 5 -60.0
Nova Scotia 13 17 19 -23.5 -31.6 87 79 10.1
Bankruptcies 13 16 9 -18.8 44.4 73 53 37.7
Proposals 0 1 10 -100.0 -100.0 14 26 -46.2
Cape Breton 2 2 1 0.0 100.0 9 12 -25.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 1 0.0 100.0 6 8 -25.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 3 4 -25.0
North Shore 1 6 2 -83.3 -50.0 13 7 85.7
Bankruptcies 1 6 1 -83.3 0.0 13 5 160.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 2 -100.0
Annapolis Valley 3 1 2 200.0 50.0 9 10 -10.0
Bankruptcies 3 1 1 200.0 200.0 9 5 80.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 5 -100.0
Southern 2 0 3 -- -33.3 10 13 -23.1
Bankruptcies 2 0 2 -- 0.0 7 8 -12.5
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 3 5 -40.0
Halifax 5 7 12 -28.6 -58.3 45 37 21.6
Bankruptcies 5 6 5 -16.7 0.0 37 27 37.0
Proposals 0 1 7 -100.0 -100.0 8 10 -20.0
New Brunswick 17 21 23 -19.0 -26.1 74 84 -11.9
Bankruptcies 12 20 12 -40.0 0.0 59 60 -1.7
Proposals 5 1 11 400.0 -54.5 15 24 -37.5
Campbellton – Miramichi 2 6 3 -66.7 -33.3 18 22 -18.2
Bankruptcies 2 6 1 -66.7 100.0 14 19 -26.3
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 4 3 33.3
Moncton – Richibucto 4 9 8 -55.6 -50.0 24 25 -4.0
Bankruptcies 3 9 2 -66.7 50.0 22 13 69.2
Proposals 1 0 6 -- -83.3 2 12 -83.3
Saint John – St. Stephen 4 2 5 100.0 -20.0 12 11 9.1
Bankruptcies 2 2 5 0.0 -60.0 9 9 0.0
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 3 2 50.0
Fredericton – Oromocto 2 1 2 100.0 0.0 6 12 -50.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0 3 10 -70.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 3 2 50.0
Edmundston – Woodstock 4 2 4 100.0 0.0 10 14 -28.6
Bankruptcies 3 1 1 200.0 200.0 7 10 -30.0
Proposals 1 1 3 0.0 -66.7 3 4 -25.0
Quebec 629 581 622 8.3 1.1 2,244 2,394 -6.3
Bankruptcies 492 447 466 10.1 5.6 1,710 1,727 -1.0
Proposals 137 134 156 2.2 -12.2 534 667 -19.9
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 5 5 2 0.0 150.0 18 11 63.6
Bankruptcies 4 4 1 0.0 300.0 15 7 114.3
Proposals 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 3 4 -25.0
Bas-Saint-Laurent 13 13 20 0.0 -35.0 64 69 -7.2
Bankruptcies 10 9 17 11.1 -41.2 51 53 -3.8
Proposals 3 4 3 -25.0 0.0 13 16 -18.8
Capitale-Nationale 59 50 60 18.0 -1.7 192 201 -4.5
Bankruptcies 43 40 52 7.5 -17.3 140 155 -9.7
Proposals 16 10 8 60.0 100.0 52 46 13.0
Chaudière – Appalaches 48 22 28 118.2 71.4 111 111 0.0
Bankruptcies 38 18 22 111.1 72.7 86 85 1.2
Proposals 10 4 6 150.0 66.7 25 26 -3.8
Estrie 11 12 13 -8.3 -15.4 41 63 -34.9
Bankruptcies 10 9 9 11.1 11.1 34 44 -22.7
Proposals 1 3 4 -66.7 -75.0 7 19 -63.2
Centre-du-Québec 7 20 13 -65.0 -46.2 53 60 -11.7
Bankruptcies 5 17 10 -70.6 -50.0 40 49 -18.4
Proposals 2 3 3 -33.3 -33.3 13 11 18.2
Montérégie 91 105 104 -13.3 -12.5 368 445 -17.3
Bankruptcies 73 81 73 -9.9 0.0 284 311 -8.7
Proposals 18 24 31 -25.0 -41.9 84 134 -37.3
Montréal 169 165 178 2.4 -5.1 641 657 -2.4
Bankruptcies 137 116 125 18.1 9.6 476 464 2.6
Proposals 32 49 53 -34.7 -39.6 165 193 -14.5
Laval 29 34 30 -14.7 -3.3 122 140 -12.9
Bankruptcies 22 27 25 -18.5 -12.0 94 105 -10.5
Proposals 7 7 5 0.0 40.0 28 35 -20.0
Lanaudière 50 33 37 51.5 35.1 132 152 -13.2
Bankruptcies 42 28 32 50.0 31.3 105 109 -3.7
Proposals 8 5 5 60.0 60.0 27 43 -37.2
Laurentides 77 35 59 120.0 30.5 216 229 -5.7
Bankruptcies 53 28 45 89.3 17.8 157 169 -7.1
Proposals 24 7 14 242.9 71.4 59 60 -1.7
Outaouais 23 25 25 -8.0 -8.0 92 99 -7.1
Bankruptcies 22 19 19 15.8 15.8 74 65 13.8
Proposals 1 6 6 -83.3 -83.3 18 34 -47.1
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 4 10 6 -60.0 -33.3 23 24 -4.2
Bankruptcies 4 10 4 -60.0 0.0 22 18 22.2
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Mauricie 23 24 19 -4.2 21.1 82 60 36.7
Bankruptcies 18 17 13 5.9 38.5 64 44 45.5
Proposals 5 7 6 -28.6 -16.7 18 16 12.5
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 10 18 19 -44.4 -47.4 58 53 9.4
Bankruptcies 6 17 15 -64.7 -60.0 47 36 30.6
Proposals 4 1 4 300.0 0.0 11 17 -35.3
Côte-Nord 9 4 2 125.0 350.0 22 13 69.2
Bankruptcies 5 4 2 25.0 150.0 17 8 112.5
Proposals 4 0 0 -- -- 5 5 0.0
Nord-du-Québec 0 2 5 -100.0 -100.0 5 7 -28.6
Bankruptcies 0 2 3 -100.0 -100.0 5 4 25.0
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 0 3 -100.0
Ontario 225 255 311 -11.8 -27.7 1,055 1,127 -6.4
Bankruptcies 168 202 239 -16.8 -29.7 813 881 -7.7
Proposals 57 53 72 7.5 -20.8 242 246 -1.6
Ottawa 19 31 49 -38.7 -61.2 119 144 -17.4
Bankruptcies 14 25 41 -44.0 -65.9 91 111 -18.0
Proposals 5 6 8 -16.7 -37.5 28 33 -15.2
Kingston – Pembroke 4 5 8 -20.0 -50.0 24 30 -20.0
Bankruptcies 3 5 6 -40.0 -50.0 21 25 -16.0
Proposals 1 0 2 -- -50.0 3 5 -40.0
Muskoka – Kawarthas 4 5 2 -20.0 100.0 13 9 44.4
Bankruptcies 3 4 2 -25.0 50.0 11 8 37.5
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 -- 2 1 100.0
Toronto 121 121 157 0.0 -22.9 547 564 -3.0
Bankruptcies 93 99 120 -6.1 -22.5 430 439 -2.1
Proposals 28 22 37 27.3 -24.3 117 125 -6.4
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 20 15 20 33.3 0.0 72 85 -15.3
Bankruptcies 14 13 15 7.7 -6.7 55 66 -16.7
Proposals 6 2 5 200.0 20.0 17 19 -10.5
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 23 39 34 -41.0 -32.4 121 115 5.2
Bankruptcies 19 31 20 -38.7 -5.0 91 83 9.6
Proposals 4 8 14 -50.0 -71.4 30 32 -6.3
London 6 10 9 -40.0 -33.3 35 36 -2.8
Bankruptcies 3 8 6 -62.5 -50.0 24 27 -11.1
Proposals 3 2 3 50.0 0.0 11 9 22.2
Windsor – Sarnia 10 5 14 100.0 -28.6 31 47 -34.0
Bankruptcies 9 3 12 200.0 -25.0 25 43 -41.9
Proposals 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 6 4 50.0
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 4 7 3 -42.9 33.3 20 25 -20.0
Bankruptcies 3 3 3 0.0 0.0 12 20 -40.0
Proposals 1 4 0 -75.0 -- 8 5 60.0
Northeast 7 13 14 -46.2 -50.0 52 55 -5.5
Bankruptcies 3 10 13 -70.0 -76.9 40 47 -14.9
Proposals 4 3 1 33.3 300.0 12 8 50.0
Northwest 4 1 2 300.0 100.0 12 15 -20.0
Bankruptcies 3 0 2 -- 50.0 8 12 -33.3
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 -- 4 3 33.3
Manitoba 9 11 6 -18.2 50.0 41 47 -12.8
Bankruptcies 5 9 3 -44.4 66.7 28 36 -22.2
Proposals 4 2 3 100.0 33.3 13 11 18.2
Southeast 0 7 0 -100.0 -- 8 4 100.0
Bankruptcies 0 6 0 -100.0 -- 7 4 75.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 0 --
South Central 3 0 1 -- 200.0 3 2 50.0
Bankruptcies 3 0 0 -- -- 3 1 200.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 1 -100.0
Southwest 1 0 1 -- 0.0 7 14 -50.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 1 -- 0.0 4 12 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 3 2 50.0
North Central 1 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Winnipeg 4 3 4 33.3 0.0 16 20 -20.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 9 15 -40.0
Proposals 4 1 2 300.0 100.0 7 5 40.0
Interlake 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 2 -50.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 2 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Parklands 0 0 0 -- -- 2 1 100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
North 0 0 0 -- -- 3 4 -25.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 3 1 200.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Saskatchewan 36 31 21 16.1 71.4 134 99 35.4
Bankruptcies 28 23 13 21.7 115.4 100 60 66.7
Proposals 8 8 8 0.0 0.0 34 39 -12.8
Regina – Moose Mountain 15 12 10 25.0 50.0 62 39 59.0
Bankruptcies 12 7 6 71.4 100.0 43 24 79.2
Proposals 3 5 4 -40.0 -25.0 19 15 26.7
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 4 2 2 100.0 100.0 12 9 33.3
Bankruptcies 4 0 1 -- 300.0 9 4 125.0
Proposals 0 2 1 -100.0 -100.0 3 5 -40.0
Saskatoon – Biggar 8 9 6 -11.1 33.3 24 28 -14.3
Bankruptcies 5 9 4 -44.4 25.0 20 18 11.1
Proposals 3 0 2 -- 50.0 4 10 -60.0
Yorkton – Melville 4 3 1 33.3 300.0 14 8 75.0
Bankruptcies 4 3 1 33.3 300.0 13 7 85.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
Prince Albert 3 6 2 -50.0 50.0 19 13 46.2
Bankruptcies 2 5 1 -60.0 100.0 13 6 116.7
Proposals 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 6 7 -14.3
Northern 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Alberta 37 29 30 27.6 23.3 141 137 2.9
Bankruptcies 21 23 20 -8.7 5.0 96 101 -5.0
Proposals 16 6 10 166.7 60.0 45 36 25.0
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 6 -66.7
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 6 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Camrose – Drumheller 1 0 1 -- 0.0 2 8 -75.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 2 6 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 2 -100.0
Calgary 12 18 8 -33.3 50.0 59 51 15.7
Bankruptcies 9 17 6 -47.1 50.0 46 39 17.9
Proposals 3 1 2 200.0 50.0 13 12 8.3
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 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 --
Red Deer 0 2 4 -100.0 -100.0 5 12 -58.3
Bankruptcies 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 4 8 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 1 4 -75.0
Edmonton 21 6 13 250.0 61.5 55 51 7.8
Bankruptcies 9 1 9 800.0 0.0 30 37 -18.9
Proposals 12 5 4 140.0 200.0 25 14 78.6
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 3 2 2 50.0 50.0 15 5 200.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 2 0.0 0.0 9 2 350.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 6 3 100.0
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 3 -66.7
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 2 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 1 -100.0
British Columbia 58 76 46 -23.7 26.1 234 232 0.9
Bankruptcies 40 47 27 -14.9 48.1 167 179 -6.7
Proposals 18 29 19 -37.9 -5.3 67 53 26.4
Vancouver Island and Coast 9 15 6 -40.0 50.0 40 35 14.3
Bankruptcies 6 11 2 -45.5 200.0 32 27 18.5
Proposals 3 4 4 -25.0 -25.0 8 8 0.0
Lower Mainland – Southwest 33 47 32 -29.8 3.1 147 158 -7.0
Bankruptcies 23 27 19 -14.8 21.1 101 122 -17.2
Proposals 10 20 13 -50.0 -23.1 46 36 27.8
Thompson – Okanagan 15 11 6 36.4 150.0 35 31 12.9
Bankruptcies 11 7 5 57.1 120.0 25 24 4.2
Proposals 4 4 1 0.0 300.0 10 7 42.9
Kootenay 0 0 0 -- -- 1 3 -66.7
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Cariboo 1 1 0 0.0 -- 6 2 200.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 5 2 150.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
North Coast 0 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 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 2 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 3 -33.3
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 1 2 -50.0
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Yukon 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
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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