A Summary of Q1 2020 Insolvency Filings
Every quarter, Insolvency Insider provides a detailed overview of the insolvency filings in Canada. We have summarized the most relevant information from the 2020 Q1 filings here for those who practice on the Commercial List.

Insolvency Insider provides the following analysis of the 60 insolvency filings highlighted in Q1 2020:

  • Retail and manufacturing led all industries with 8 filings each, followed by real estate with 6, transportation with 5 and cannabis with 4. 
  • 25 filings mentioned were in Ontario, followed by 12 in Alberta and 10 in Quebec.
  • 11 CCAA filings were mentioned. PwC had 3 appointments as monitor, followed by EY, Richter and Alvarez & Marsal with 2 each.
  • Osler and Fasken each had 2 engagements as company counsel in these CCAA proceedings. Cassels, Dentons, Lavery de Billy, McDougal Gauley, Miller Thomson, Stikeman Elliott and Weisz Fell Kour each had one appointment.

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Insolvency Insider, founded by Henry Louis, is a digital media company focused on the insolvency and restructuring industry in Canada. The platform provides information and coverage of the latest insolvency filings, court cases, news and more.