Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy
The OSB is part of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. We carry out our regulatory, administrative, and supervisory duties at arm's length from the Government of Canada.
The OSB is responsible for administration of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA), as well as certain duties under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). We license and regulate the insolvency profession, ensure an efficient and effective regulatory framework, supervise stakeholder compliance with the insolvency process, and maintain public records and statistics.
Comprehensive review of directives and regulations under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
Canadian Consumer Debtor Profile – 2019
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
Messages to debtors
Messages to Licensed Insolvency Trustees
- Options you can trust to help you with your debt
- Consumer proposals
- Student loans and bankruptcy
- Protecting the public
- What's new
Services and information
Access information on all bankruptcies and proposals filed in Canada.
Search for persons licensed by the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy to administer bankruptcies and proposals.
Get a list of companies that have been granted protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
Learn about informal and formal steps you can take to manage your debts, including filing a consumer proposal or bankruptcy.
Owed money from a debtor's past bankruptcy? Search for unclaimed dividends and find out how to submit a claim to recover the money owed to you.
Learn what to do if you are a creditor in a bankruptcy or a proposal; includes description of the processes.
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