Insolvency Statistics in Canada—First Quarter of 2017

Table 6: Insolvencies Filed by Businesses by Economic Region (ER)
Province or region Volume % Change 12-Month Period Ending
Q1 2017 Q4 2016 Q1 2016 Q4 2016 to Q1 2017 Q1 2016 to Q1 2017 03-31-2017 03-31-2016 % Change
Newfoundland and Labrador 10 10 5 0.0 100.0 33 26 26.9
Bankruptcies 4 9 3 -55.6 33.3 23 20 15.0
Proposals 6 1 2 500.0 200.0 10 6 66.7
Avalon Peninsula 8 5 5 60.0 60.0 19 20 -5.0
Bankruptcies 2 4 3 -50.0 -33.3 9 14 -35.7
Proposals 6 1 2 500.0 200.0 10 6 66.7
South Coast – Burin Peninsula 0 3 0 -100.0 -- 4 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 3 0 -100.0 -- 4 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
West Coast – Northern Peninsula – Labrador 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 3 4 -25.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 3 4 -25.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Notre Dame – Central Bonavista Bay 2 0 0 -- -- 7 2 250.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 0 -- -- 7 2 250.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Prince Edward Island 6 1 1 500.0 500.0 18 13 38.5
Bankruptcies 6 0 1 -- 500.0 12 11 9.1
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 6 2 200.0
Nova Scotia 9 18 13 -50.0 -30.8 71 87 -18.4
Bankruptcies 9 13 13 -30.8 -30.8 59 73 -19.2
Proposals 0 5 0 -100.0 -- 12 14 -14.3
Cape Breton 0 0 2 -- -100.0 2 9 -77.8
Bankruptcies 0 0 2 -- -100.0 0 6 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 2 3 -33.3
North Shore 1 6 1 -83.3 0.0 13 13 0.0
Bankruptcies 1 4 1 -75.0 0.0 11 13 -15.4
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 2 0 --
Annapolis Valley 1 2 3 -50.0 -66.7 7 9 -22.2
Bankruptcies 1 2 3 -50.0 -66.7 7 9 -22.2
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Southern 3 7 2 -57.1 50.0 14 10 40.0
Bankruptcies 3 5 2 -40.0 50.0 11 7 57.1
Proposals 0 2 0 -100.0 -- 3 3 0.0
Halifax 4 3 5 33.3 -20.0 34 45 -24.4
Bankruptcies 4 2 5 100.0 -20.0 28 37 -24.3
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 6 8 -25.0
New Brunswick 8 13 17 -38.5 -52.9 50 74 -32.4
Bankruptcies 8 11 12 -27.3 -33.3 41 59 -30.5
Proposals 0 2 5 -100.0 -100.0 9 15 -40.0
Campbellton – Miramichi 4 5 2 -20.0 100.0 16 18 -11.1
Bankruptcies 4 4 2 0.0 100.0 12 14 -14.3
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 4 4 0.0
Moncton – Richibucto 2 4 4 -50.0 -50.0 14 24 -41.7
Bankruptcies 2 3 3 -33.3 -33.3 12 22 -45.5
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 2 0.0
Saint John – St. Stephen 2 2 4 0.0 -50.0 11 12 -8.3
Bankruptcies 2 2 2 0.0 0.0 10 9 11.1
Proposals 0 0 2 -- -100.0 1 3 -66.7
Fredericton – Oromocto 0 2 2 -100.0 -100.0 3 6 -50.0
Bankruptcies 0 2 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 3 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 3 -66.7
Edmundston – Woodstock 0 0 4 -- -100.0 6 10 -40.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 3 -- -100.0 5 7 -28.6
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 3 -66.7
Quebec 545 526 629 3.6 -13.4 2,113 2,244 -5.8
Bankruptcies 397 400 492 -0.7 -19.3 1,565 1,710 -8.5
Proposals 148 126 137 17.5 8.0 548 534 2.6
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine 3 7 5 -57.1 -40.0 13 18 -27.8
Bankruptcies 2 7 4 -71.4 -50.0 12 15 -20.0
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 1 3 -66.7
Bas-Saint-Laurent 13 7 13 85.7 0.0 50 64 -21.9
Bankruptcies 9 6 10 50.0 -10.0 38 51 -25.5
Proposals 4 1 3 300.0 33.3 12 13 -7.7
Capitale-Nationale 67 45 59 48.9 13.6 209 192 8.9
Bankruptcies 50 26 43 92.3 16.3 146 140 4.3
Proposals 17 19 16 -10.5 6.3 63 52 21.2
Chaudière – Appalaches 29 21 48 38.1 -39.6 86 111 -22.5
Bankruptcies 21 16 38 31.3 -44.7 63 86 -26.7
Proposals 8 5 10 60.0 -20.0 23 25 -8.0
Estrie 12 14 11 -14.3 9.1 53 41 29.3
Bankruptcies 8 10 10 -20.0 -20.0 40 34 17.6
Proposals 4 4 1 0.0 300.0 13 7 85.7
Centre-du-Québec 15 25 7 -40.0 114.3 63 53 18.9
Bankruptcies 10 15 5 -33.3 100.0 42 40 5.0
Proposals 5 10 2 -50.0 150.0 21 13 61.5
Montérégie 82 87 91 -5.7 -9.9 348 368 -5.4
Bankruptcies 58 73 73 -20.5 -20.5 274 284 -3.5
Proposals 24 14 18 71.4 33.3 74 84 -11.9
Montréal 135 142 169 -4.9 -20.1 577 641 -10.0
Bankruptcies 98 109 137 -10.1 -28.5 416 476 -12.6
Proposals 37 33 32 12.1 15.6 161 165 -2.4
Laval 30 24 29 25.0 3.4 112 122 -8.2
Bankruptcies 23 16 22 43.8 4.5 81 94 -13.8
Proposals 7 8 7 -12.5 0.0 31 28 10.7
Lanaudière 28 30 50 -6.7 -44.0 113 132 -14.4
Bankruptcies 16 23 42 -30.4 -61.9 80 105 -23.8
Proposals 12 7 8 71.4 50.0 33 27 22.2
Laurentides 45 54 77 -16.7 -41.6 194 216 -10.2
Bankruptcies 34 40 53 -15.0 -35.8 138 157 -12.1
Proposals 11 14 24 -21.4 -54.2 56 59 -5.1
Outaouais 22 17 23 29.4 -4.3 80 92 -13.0
Bankruptcies 17 13 22 30.8 -22.7 57 74 -23.0
Proposals 5 4 1 25.0 400.0 23 18 27.8
Abitibi – Témiscamingue 9 5 4 80.0 125.0 34 23 47.8
Bankruptcies 7 5 4 40.0 75.0 31 22 40.9
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 3 1 200.0
Mauricie 23 23 23 0.0 0.0 85 82 3.7
Bankruptcies 16 19 18 -15.8 -11.1 68 64 6.3
Proposals 7 4 5 75.0 40.0 17 18 -5.6
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean 12 18 10 -33.3 20.0 59 58 1.7
Bankruptcies 10 17 6 -41.2 66.7 50 47 6.4
Proposals 2 1 4 100.0 -50.0 9 11 -18.2
Côte-Nord 14 5 9 180.0 55.6 25 22 13.6
Bankruptcies 13 4 5 225.0 160.0 23 17 35.3
Proposals 1 1 4 0.0 -75.0 2 5 -60.0
Nord-du-Québec 3 0 0 -- -- 4 5 -20.0
Bankruptcies 3 0 0 -- -- 4 5 -20.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Ontario 224 225 225 -0.4 -0.4 939 1,055 -11.0
Bankruptcies 157 163 168 -3.7 -6.5 680 813 -16.4
Proposals 67 62 57 8.1 17.5 259 242 7.0
Ottawa 27 29 19 -6.9 42.1 100 119 -16.0
Bankruptcies 20 19 14 5.3 42.9 74 91 -18.7
Proposals 7 10 5 -30.0 40.0 26 28 -7.1
Kingston – Pembroke 3 4 4 -25.0 -25.0 15 24 -37.5
Bankruptcies 3 4 3 -25.0 0.0 12 21 -42.9
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 3 3 0.0
Muskoka – Kawarthas 1 7 4 -85.7 -75.0 11 13 -15.4
Bankruptcies 0 7 3 -100.0 -100.0 9 11 -18.2
Proposals 1 0 1 -- 0.0 2 2 0.0
Toronto 118 116 121 1.7 -2.5 492 547 -10.1
Bankruptcies 82 82 93 0.0 -11.8 352 430 -18.1
Proposals 36 34 28 5.9 28.6 140 117 19.7
Kitchener – Waterloo – Barrie 13 16 20 -18.8 -35.0 69 72 -4.2
Bankruptcies 9 14 14 -35.7 -35.7 53 55 -3.6
Proposals 4 2 6 100.0 -33.3 16 17 -5.9
Hamilton – Niagara Peninsula 27 14 23 92.9 17.4 105 121 -13.2
Bankruptcies 20 12 19 66.7 5.3 86 91 -5.5
Proposals 7 2 4 250.0 75.0 19 30 -36.7
London 12 16 6 -25.0 100.0 53 35 51.4
Bankruptcies 6 9 3 -33.3 100.0 31 24 29.2
Proposals 6 7 3 -14.3 100.0 22 11 100.0
Windsor – Sarnia 5 16 10 -68.8 -50.0 48 31 54.8
Bankruptcies 4 13 9 -69.2 -55.6 37 25 48.0
Proposals 1 3 1 -66.7 0.0 11 6 83.3
Stratford – Bruce Peninsula 8 1 4 700.0 100.0 12 20 -40.0
Bankruptcies 8 0 3 -- 166.7 10 12 -16.7
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 2 8 -75.0
Northeast 6 1 7 500.0 -14.3 15 52 -71.2
Bankruptcies 3 0 3 -- 0.0 7 40 -82.5
Proposals 3 1 4 200.0 -25.0 8 12 -33.3
Northwest 2 4 4 -50.0 -50.0 13 12 8.3
Bankruptcies 2 3 3 -33.3 -33.3 9 8 12.5
Proposals 0 1 1 -100.0 -100.0 4 4 0.0
Manitoba 12 14 9 -14.3 33.3 55 41 34.1
Bankruptcies 12 7 5 71.4 140.0 41 28 46.4
Proposals 0 7 4 -100.0 -100.0 14 13 7.7
Southeast 2 0 0 -- -- 6 8 -25.0
Bankruptcies 2 0 0 -- -- 5 7 -28.6
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 1 1 0.0
South Central 1 0 3 -- -66.7 6 3 100.0
Bankruptcies 1 0 3 -- -66.7 4 3 33.3
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
Southwest 0 8 1 -100.0 -100.0 12 7 71.4
Bankruptcies 0 3 1 -100.0 -100.0 7 4 75.0
Proposals 0 5 0 -100.0 -- 5 3 66.7
North Central 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 --
Winnipeg 7 4 4 75.0 75.0 23 16 43.8
Bankruptcies 7 2 0 250.0 -- 17 9 88.9
Proposals 0 2 4 -100.0 -100.0 6 7 -14.3
Interlake 2 2 0 0.0 -- 8 1 700.0
Bankruptcies 2 2 0 0.0 -- 8 1 700.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Parklands 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 2 -100.0
North 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 3 -100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Saskatchewan 30 28 36 7.1 -16.7 111 134 -17.2
Bankruptcies 18 22 28 -18.2 -35.7 81 100 -19.0
Proposals 12 6 8 100.0 50.0 30 34 -11.8
Regina – Moose Mountain 7 16 15 -56.3 -53.3 44 62 -29.0
Bankruptcies 3 11 12 -72.7 -75.0 31 43 -27.9
Proposals 4 5 3 -20.0 33.3 13 19 -31.6
Swift Current – Moose Jaw 7 2 4 250.0 75.0 14 12 16.7
Bankruptcies 4 2 4 100.0 0.0 10 9 11.1
Proposals 3 0 0 -- -- 4 3 33.3
Saskatoon – Biggar 7 4 8 75.0 -12.5 25 24 4.2
Bankruptcies 4 4 5 0.0 -20.0 17 20 -15.0
Proposals 3 0 3 -- 0.0 8 4 100.0
Yorkton – Melville 3 2 4 50.0 -25.0 10 14 -28.6
Bankruptcies 1 1 4 0.0 -75.0 7 13 -46.2
Proposals 2 1 0 100.0 -- 3 1 200.0
Prince Albert 6 3 3 100.0 100.0 15 19 -21.1
Bankruptcies 6 3 2 100.0 200.0 14 13 7.7
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 1 6 -83.3
Northern 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Alberta 35 63 37 -44.4 -5.4 166 141 17.7
Bankruptcies 27 44 21 -38.6 28.6 127 96 32.3
Proposals 8 19 16 -57.9 -50.0 39 45 -13.3
Lethbridge – Medicine Hat 1 1 0 0.0 -- 3 2 50.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 0 0.0 -- 3 2 50.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Camrose – Drumheller 3 1 1 200.0 200.0 4 2 100.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 1 0.0 0.0 2 2 0.0
Proposals 2 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
Calgary 14 37 12 -62.2 16.7 86 59 45.8
Bankruptcies 9 23 9 -60.9 0.0 59 46 28.3
Proposals 5 14 3 -64.3 66.7 27 13 107.7
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 2 0 -50.0 -- 8 5 60.0
Bankruptcies 1 2 0 -50.0 -- 8 4 100.0
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -100.0
Edmonton 14 17 21 -17.6 -33.3 55 55 0.0
Bankruptcies 13 12 9 8.3 44.4 45 30 50.0
Proposals 1 5 12 -80.0 -91.7 10 25 -60.0
Athabasca – Grande Prairie – Peace River 2 3 3 -33.3 -33.3 6 15 -60.0
Bankruptcies 2 3 2 -33.3 0.0 6 9 -33.3
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 6 -100.0
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 46 58 8.7 -13.8 191 234 -18.4
Bankruptcies 44 34 40 29.4 10.0 153 167 -8.4
Proposals 6 12 18 -50.0 -66.7 38 67 -43.3
Vancouver Island and Coast 8 2 9 300.0 -11.1 25 40 -37.5
Bankruptcies 6 1 6 500.0 0.0 19 32 -40.6
Proposals 2 1 3 100.0 -33.3 6 8 -25.0
Lower Mainland – Southwest 34 35 33 -2.9 3.0 126 147 -14.3
Bankruptcies 31 27 23 14.8 34.8 102 101 1.0
Proposals 3 8 10 -62.5 -70.0 24 46 -47.8
Thompson – Okanagan 4 3 15 33.3 -73.3 19 35 -45.7
Bankruptcies 4 3 11 33.3 -63.6 18 25 -28.0
Proposals 0 0 4 -- -100.0 1 10 -90.0
Kootenay 2 2 0 0.0 -- 5 1 400.0
Bankruptcies 1 1 0 0.0 -- 3 0 --
Proposals 1 1 0 0.0 -- 2 1 100.0
Cariboo 2 1 1 100.0 100.0 4 6 -33.3
Bankruptcies 2 1 0 100.0 -- 4 5 -20.0
Proposals 0 0 1 -- -100.0 0 1 -100.0
North Coast 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 --
Nechako 0 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 2 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Northeast 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 5 2 150.0
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 2 1 100.0
Proposals 0 1 0 -100.0 -- 3 1 200.0
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Yukon 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
Nunavut 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Bankruptcies 0 0 0 -- -- 1 0 --
Proposals 0 0 0 -- -- 0 0 --
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