Insolvency Statistics in Canada—Third Quarter of 2016

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by Economic Region (ER)
Province, region or territory Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q3 2016 Q2 2016 Q3 2015 Q2 2016 to Q3 2016 Q3 2015 to Q3 2016 09-30-2016 09-30-2015 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 6 7 8 -14.3 -25.0 25 32 -21.9
Bankruptcies 5 5 6 0.0 -16.7 18 28 -35.7
Proposals 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 7 4 75.0
Avalon Peninsula 1 5 5 -80.0 -80.0 18 16 12.5
Bankruptcies 0 3 3 -100.0 -100.0 11 15 -26.7
Proposals 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 7 1 600.0
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 1 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 1 0 1 -- 0.0 1 8 -87.5
Bankruptcies 1 0 1 -- 0.0 1 5 -80.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 3 2 2 50.0 50.0 5 8 -37.5
Bankruptcies 3 2 2 50.0 50.0 5 8 -37.5
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Prince Edward Island 3 8 3 -62.5 0.0 15 17 -11.8
Bankruptcies 3 3 2 0.0 50.0 10 13 -23.1
Proposals 0 5 1 -100.0 -100.0 5 4 25.0
Nova Scotia 19 25 21 -24.0 -9.5 74 94 -21.3
Bankruptcies 17 20 18 -15.0 -5.6 66 67 -1.5
Proposals 2 5 3 -60.0 -33.3 8 27 -70.4
Cape Breton 0 2 1 -100.0 -100.0 6 9 -33.3
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 4 5 -20.0
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 4 -50.0
North Shore 2 4 3 -50.0 -33.3 13 10 30.0
Bankruptcies 2 4 3 -50.0 -33.3 13 9 44.4
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Annapolis Valley 3 1 2 200.0 50.0 8 10 -20.0
Bankruptcies 3 1 2 200.0 50.0 8 8 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -100.0
Southern 2 2 4 0.0 -50.0 6 14 -57.1
Bankruptcies 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 5 8 -37.5
Proposals 0 1 3 -100.0 -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Halifax 10 17 11 -41.2 -9.1 39 51 -23.5
Bankruptcies 8 14 11 -42.9 -27.3 33 37 -10.8
Proposals 2 3 0 -33.3 -- 6 14 -57.1
New Brunswick 14 15 22 -6.7 -36.4 67 85 -21.2
Bankruptcies 11 11 17 0.0 -35.3 54 59 -8.5
Proposals 3 4 5 -25.0 -40.0 13 26 -50.0
Campbellton – Miramichi 3 4 5 -25.0 -40.0 15 22 -31.8
Bankruptcies 1 3 3 -66.7 -66.7 12 16 -25.0
Proposals 2 1 2 100.0 0.0 3 6 -50.0
Moncton – Richibucto 6 2 8 200.0 -25.0 21 26 -19.2
Bankruptcies 6 1 7 500.0 -14.3 19 16 18.8
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 10 -80.0
Saint John – St. Stephen 5 2 3 150.0 66.7 13 14 -7.1
Bankruptcies 4 2 2 100.0 100.0 10 12 -16.7
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 2 50.0
Fredericton – Oromocto 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0 4 9 -55.6
Bankruptcies 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 6 -66.7
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 3 -33.3
Edmundston – Woodstock 1 5 3 -80.0 -66.7 12 13 -7.7
Bankruptcies 1 4 3 -75.0 -66.7 9 9 0.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 3 4 -25.0
Quebec 477 565 471 -15.6 1.3 2,252 2,311 -2.6
Bankruptcies 352 416 356 -15.4 -1.1 1,707 1,676 1.8
Proposals 125 149 115 -16.1 8.7 545 635 -14.2
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 1 2 3 -50.0 -66.7 13 15 -13.3
Bankruptcies 1 2 2 -50.0 -50.0 11 12 -8.3
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 2 3 -33.3
Bas-Saint-Laurent 12 18 22 -33.3 -45.5 56 75 -25.3
Bankruptcies 10 13 17 -23.1 -41.2 42 60 -30.0
Proposals 2 5 5 -60.0 -60.0 14 15 -6.7
Capitale-Nationale 45 52 36 -13.5 25.0 206 192 7.3
Bankruptcies 32 38 30 -15.8 6.7 153 148 3.4
Proposals 13 14 6 -7.1 116.7 53 44 20.5
Chaudière – Appalaches 16 20 21 -20.0 -23.8 106 104 1.9
Bankruptcies 12 14 18 -14.3 -33.3 82 77 6.5
Proposals 4 6 3 -33.3 33.3 24 27 -11.1
Estrie 10 17 7 -41.2 42.9 50 49 2.0
Bankruptcies 9 13 6 -30.8 50.0 41 33 24.2
Proposals 1 4 1 -75.0 0.0 9 16 -43.8
Centre-du-Québec 8 15 10 -46.7 -20.0 50 53 -5.7
Bankruptcies 5 12 5 -58.3 0.0 39 39 0.0
Proposals 3 3 5 0.0 -40.0 11 14 -21.4
Montérégie 78 101 85 -22.8 -8.2 375 433 -13.4
Bankruptcies 63 80 66 -21.3 -4.5 297 293 1.4
Proposals 15 21 19 -28.6 -21.1 78 140 -44.3
Montréal 137 163 142 -16.0 -3.5 634 648 -2.2
Bankruptcies 102 107 101 -4.7 1.0 462 462 0.0
Proposals 35 56 41 -37.5 -14.6 172 186 -7.5
Laval 24 34 23 -29.4 4.3 121 116 4.3
Bankruptcies 15 27 20 -44.4 -25.0 91 91 0.0
Proposals 9 7 3 28.6 200.0 30 25 20.0
Lanaudière 23 32 23 -28.1 0.0 138 142 -2.8
Bankruptcies 15 26 16 -42.3 -6.3 111 99 12.1
Proposals 8 6 7 33.3 14.3 27 43 -37.2
Laurentides 55 40 39 37.5 41.0 207 220 -5.9
Bankruptcies 34 30 26 13.3 30.8 145 164 -11.6
Proposals 21 10 13 110.0 61.5 62 56 10.7
Outaouais 22 19 22 15.8 0.0 89 93 -4.3
Bankruptcies 15 12 16 25.0 -6.3 68 71 -4.2
Proposals 7 7 6 0.0 16.7 21 22 -4.5
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 12 8 3 50.0 300.0 34 20 70.0
Bankruptcies 11 8 3 37.5 266.7 33 15 120.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 1 5 -80.0
Mauricie 16 23 14 -30.4 14.3 86 68 26.5
Bankruptcies 15 18 12 -16.7 25.0 68 50 36.0
Proposals 1 5 2 -80.0 -50.0 18 18 0.0
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 14 15 14 -6.7 0.0 57 60 -5.0
Bankruptcies 10 13 12 -23.1 -16.7 46 45 2.2
Proposals 4 2 2 100.0 100.0 11 15 -26.7
Côte-Nord 2 4 6 -50.0 -66.7 19 13 46.2
Bankruptcies 2 4 5 -50.0 -60.0 15 10 50.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 4 3 33.3
Nord-du-Québec 1 0 2 -- -50.0 3 8 -62.5
Bankruptcies 1 0 2 -- -50.0 3 6 -50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -100.0
Ontario 217 273 275 -20.5 -21.1 970 1,179 -17.7
Bankruptcies 167 193 215 -13.5 -22.3 730 907 -19.5
Proposals 50 80 60 -37.5 -16.7 240 272 -11.8
Ottawa 23 21 24 9.5 -4.2 94 148 -36.5
Bankruptcies 20 15 21 33.3 -4.8 74 115 -35.7
Proposals 3 6 3 -50.0 0.0 20 33 -39.4
Kingston – Pembroke 6 2 6 200.0 0.0 17 31 -45.2
Bankruptcies 4 1 5 300.0 -20.0 13 25 -48.0
Proposals 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 4 6 -33.3
Muskoka – Kawarthas 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 12 10 20.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 9 10 -10.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 3 0 --
Toronto 112 146 152 -23.3 -26.3 500 618 -19.1
Bankruptcies 89 99 123 -10.1 -27.6 380 478 -20.5
Proposals 23 47 29 -51.1 -20.7 120 140 -14.3
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 16 24 17 -33.3 -5.9 75 71 5.6
Bankruptcies 9 21 14 -57.1 -35.7 57 54 5.6
Proposals 7 3 3 133.3 133.3 18 17 5.9
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 30 34 29 -11.8 3.4 126 128 -1.6
Bankruptcies 27 27 18 0.0 50.0 104 87 19.5
Proposals 3 7 11 -57.1 -72.7 22 41 -46.3
London 10 15 13 -33.3 -23.1 41 38 7.9
Bankruptcies 5 11 7 -54.5 -28.6 27 26 3.8
Proposals 5 4 6 25.0 -16.7 14 12 16.7
Windsor – Sarnia 10 17 9 -41.2 11.1 42 44 -4.5
Bankruptcies 9 11 9 -18.2 0.0 32 38 -15.8
Proposals 1 6 0 -83.3 -- 10 6 66.7
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 2 1 4 100.0 -50.0 14 19 -26.3
Bankruptcies 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 8 15 -46.7
Proposals 1 0 3 -- -66.7 6 4 50.0
Northeast 2 6 16 -66.7 -87.5 28 60 -53.3
Bankruptcies 0 4 12 -100.0 -100.0 17 50 -66.0
Proposals 2 2 4 0.0 -50.0 11 10 10.0
Northwest 2 5 2 -60.0 0.0 12 12 0.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 2 0.0 0.0 7 9 -22.2
Proposals 0 3 0 -100.0 -- 5 3 66.7
Manitoba 10 19 13 -47.4 -23.1 49 40 22.5
Bankruptcies 9 13 8 -30.8 12.5 36 28 28.6
Proposals 1 6 5 -83.3 -80.0 13 12 8.3
Southeast 2 2 1 0.0 100.0 11 2 450.0
Bankruptcies 1 2 1 -50.0 0.0 9 2 350.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
South Central 0 5 0 -100.0 -- 8 1 700.0
Bankruptcies 0 3 0 -100.0 -- 6 0 --
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 1 100.0
Southwest 4 0 3 -- 33.3 5 12 -58.3
Bankruptcies 4 0 0 -- -- 5 8 -37.5
Proposals 0 0 3 -- -100.0 0 4 -100.0
North Central 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Winnipeg 4 8 6 -50.0 -33.3 19 18 5.6
Bankruptcies 4 4 4 0.0 0.0 10 13 -23.1
Proposals 0 4 2 -100.0 -100.0 9 5 80.0
Interlake 0 4 0 -100.0 -- 5 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 4 0 -100.0 -- 5 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Parklands 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -100.0
North 0 0 3 -- -100.0 0 3 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 3 -- -100.0 0 3 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Saskatchewan 25 28 42 -10.7 -40.5 120 108 11.1
Bankruptcies 21 20 31 5.0 -32.3 92 77 19.5
Proposals 4 8 11 -50.0 -63.6 28 31 -9.7
Regina – Moose Mountain 6 15 21 -60.0 -71.4 48 51 -5.9
Bankruptcies 5 12 16 -58.3 -68.8 36 34 5.9
Proposals 1 3 5 -66.7 -80.0 12 17 -29.4
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 5 0 6 -- -16.7 11 8 37.5
Bankruptcies 4 0 5 -- -20.0 8 6 33.3
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 2 50.0
Saskatoon – Biggar 5 9 3 -44.4 66.7 31 23 34.8
Bankruptcies 5 4 2 25.0 150.0 23 17 35.3
Proposals 0 5 1 -100.0 -100.0 8 6 33.3
Yorkton – Melville 3 2 3 50.0 0.0 12 10 20.0
Bankruptcies 3 2 3 50.0 0.0 12 9 33.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Prince Albert 5 1 8 400.0 -37.5 15 15 0.0
Bankruptcies 4 1 4 300.0 0.0 12 10 20.0
Proposals 1 0 4 -- -75.0 3 5 -40.0
Northern 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Alberta 35 33 31 6.1 12.9 134 144 -6.9
Bankruptcies 27 29 18 -6.9 50.0 100 105 -4.8
Proposals 8 4 13 100.0 -38.5 34 39 -12.8
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 1 0 0 -- -- 1 5 -80.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 1 5 -80.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Camrose – Drumheller 0 0 0 -- -- 1 5 -80.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 4 -75.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Calgary 18 17 10 5.9 80.0 65 49 32.7
Bankruptcies 14 13 5 7.7 180.0 53 38 39.5
Proposals 4 4 5 0.0 -20.0 12 11 9.1
Banff – Jasper – Rocky Mountain House 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 2 1 100.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 2 1 100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Red Deer 1 4 0 -75.0 -- 7 12 -41.7
Bankruptcies 1 4 0 -75.0 -- 7 8 -12.5
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 4 -100.0
Edmonton 14 10 17 40.0 -17.6 51 55 -7.3
Bankruptcies 10 10 12 0.0 -16.7 30 40 -25.0
Proposals 4 0 5 -- -20.0 21 15 40.0
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 0 1 4 -100.0 -100.0 6 14 -57.1
Bankruptcies 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 5 7 -28.6
Proposals 0 0 3 -- -100.0 1 7 -85.7
Wood Buffalo – Cold Lake 2 0 0 -- -- 2 3 -33.3
Bankruptcies 1 0 0 -- -- 1 2 -50.0
Proposals 1 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
British Columbia 42 53 50 -20.8 -16.0 229 196 16.8
Bankruptcies 30 45 42 -33.3 -28.6 162 147 10.2
Proposals 12 8 8 50.0 50.0 67 49 36.7
Vancouver Island and Coast 6 9 8 -33.3 -25.0 39 28 39.3
Bankruptcies 4 8 8 -50.0 -50.0 29 22 31.8
Proposals 2 1 0 100.0 -- 10 6 66.7
Lower Mainland – Southwest 28 29 35 -3.4 -20.0 137 136 0.7
Bankruptcies 19 25 28 -24.0 -32.1 94 103 -8.7
Proposals 9 4 7 125.0 28.6 43 33 30.3
Thompson – Okanagan 5 7 6 -28.6 -16.7 38 19 100.0
Bankruptcies 5 6 5 -16.7 0.0 29 13 123.1
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 9 6 50.0
Kootenay 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Cariboo 1 0 1 -- 0.0 3 6 -50.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 1 -- 0.0 2 6 -66.7
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 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 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Northeast 0 4 0 -100.0 -- 6 3 100.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 3 1 200.0
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 3 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 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 1 0.0
Bankruptcies 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 1 1 0.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
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