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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.


Licensed Insolvency Trustee Designation

The new trustee designation will help Canadians easily identify individuals who are licensed by the federal government to provide insolvency services such as bankruptcies and consumer proposals.

Insolvency statistics

See the latest monthly, quarterly and annual reports on insolvency statistics in Canada, and the latest quarterly reports on the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA).

Services and information

Find a Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Search for persons licensed by the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy to administer bankruptcies and proposals.

Search Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records

Access information on all bankruptcies and proposals filed in Canada.

Search CCAA Records

Get a list of companies that have been granted protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.

File a Complaint

File a complaint with the OSB if you have concerns about a Licensed Insolvency Trustee, debtor or creditor that cannot be resolved.

You Owe Money (Debtors)

Learn about informal and formal steps you can take to manage your debts, including filing a consumer proposal or bankruptcy.

You are Owed Money (Creditors)

Learn what to do if you are a creditor in a bankruptcy or a proposal; includes description of the processes.

For Licensed Insolvency Trustees and Candidates to the Profession

Access forms and guidance. You can also find out how to become a Licensed Insolvency Trustee or update your information.

Search Unclaimed Dividends

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.

Make an Enquiry

Contact the OSB if you have further questions about the insolvency process or if you have questions about a specific insolvency file.

What we are doing

Corporate information

Elisabeth Lang
Elisabeth Lang

Superintendent of Bankruptcy

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