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If I am unable to pay the mortgage on my home, may I simply give it back to the bank?

A mortgage is a loan agreement which requires you to repay the loan with interest and which also gives the lender (the mortgagee) a claim on your house if you don't repay.

August 23, 2016

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns

Can you file bankruptcy while renting?

The majority of people who make consumer proposals or file personal bankruptcy with our office are renters. Most of those people have questions surrounding their current and future rental agreements. Here are some of the common questions we are asked:

August 7, 2016

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns

New Insolvency Information Product From OSB

The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy (OSB) has published new information products to assist consumers in making informed decisions when seeking assistance to resolve serious financial difficulties. 

June 7, 2016

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy