Bankruptcy Canada was founded in 2004; contributors are trustees from regional and national firms in Canada. This site provides easy to understand facts and information about bankruptcy and its alternatives.
If you're in debt and have fallen behind in your payments, these resources may help you understand your rights and help you deal with your situation.
The resources on this page were hand-picked by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta's staff as a good place to start.
You may also find helpful resources listed under these legal topics: Credit and debt, and Bankruptcy and foreclosure
This topic from Duhaime.org provides an introduction to Bankruptcy Law in Canada and related information.
Credit Counselling Canada, is a national association of nonprofit credit counselling agencies. It's mission is to support member agencies of not-for-profit credit counselling in maintaining the highest standards of practice. Their agency members provide confidential assistance for individuals and families facing personal financial issues. Members provide education and guidance in money management, credit counselling and debt payments. Check out their website to find a counselling agency in your province.
For debtors (those who owe money) and creditors (those who are owed money), OSB, a special operating agency associated with Industry Canada, makes the bankruptcy and insolvency process easier to understand by providing information.
This court procedure booklet is a guide for people who are bankrupt, but have not been granted a discharge from bankruptcy. If your trustee is no longer responsible for making another application for discharge, this guidebook will help you make your own application for discharge from bankruptcy