Ontario Bankruptcy Blog

Our knowledgeable team of Licensed Insolvency Trustees provide information and expert advice to help you on your way to becoming debt free. Our blog includes podcasts, videos, articles, case studies and Industry Insights about consumer proposals and bankruptcy in Ontario as well as personal finance, credit rebuilding and other money management tips for anyone looking to get out of, or stay out of, debt.

Should Rent Be a Part of a Credit Score?

In a country where owning a home seems like a distant dream for many young Canadians, the federal government is proposing legislation to protect renters’ rights and make housing more attainable for millennial and Gen Z renters. According to Statistics Canada, in 2021,... Read more »

How a Consumer Proposal in Canada Affects Secured Debt

Dealing with financial challenges often involves navigating through a web of debts, each with its own rules and consequences. Secured and unsecured debts pose different considerations, and understanding how a consumer proposal affects secured debt is crucial for anyone contemplating this debt relief option.

How Does a Consumer Proposal Work

Consumer proposals in Canada are a debt relief solution for individuals drowning in debt, offering a structured plan for financial recovery. In this article, we'll explore how a consumer proposal works, explaining eligibility criteria, the filing process, legal protection, creditor considerations, and the pros and cons of this debt management strategy.

2023 Debt Statistics and What It Means for Consumer Insolvencies

The past year has seen a steady erosion in financial stability for Canadian debtors. The result is that consumer insolvencies are rising rapidly. In my year-end post, I will outline what is behind the average Canadian debtor's re-accumulation of consumer credit and how that will impact consumer insolvency levels in the coming year.