Resources for the Media
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Measures to Curb Bankruptcy Abuse and Fraud
Learn more about what the OSB is doing to address bankruptcy abuse and fraud. This section includes summaries of criminal convictions and Court decisions.
Understanding Bankruptcy and Insolvency
- Bankruptcy process
Step-by-step description of the process from a debtor's perspective
- Alternatives to bankruptcy
Options for resolving debt problems (including formal proposals to creditors)
- Creditors rights
Description of process for bankruptcy, proposal or proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA), from a creditor's perspective
- Trustee Registry
- Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records
To confirm if individuals or businesses have declared bankruptcy or filed a proposal, or if businesses have filed under the CCAA, call 1–866–941–2863 (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST). The information is provided free of charge for journalists.
- CCAA Records