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Site: Ottawa - Elgin St

Service: Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy

Alternate Name Canada. Industry Canada ; OCR
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Bell Building
160 Elgin St, 11th Flr, Suite B-100
Ottawa, ON K2P 2P7
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Intersection Elgin St and Laurier Ave
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy * ensures that bankruptcies and insolvencies are conducted in a fair and orderly manner * debtor assistance * help finding a bankruptcy trustee * manages complaints and inquiries about bankruptcy-related issues or wrongdoings

Insolvency registration * when businesses or consumers cannot pay their debts, they may file for bankruptcy or make a proposal (a payment arrangement with their creditors to prevent bankruptcy)

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Search * maintains a record of all bankruptcies and proposals filed in Canada since 1978 and all receiverships filed since December 1992 * will search the records to confirm the insolvency status of individuals or businesses * for searching bankruptcies, visit their Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Search website page * minimum $8 charge for each searches, including those which result in "no record"
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa - and area
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit the website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Service
Service Categories Court Filing Offices ; Debt Management ; Special Libraries ~ Personal Finances Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Personal Finances Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-877-376-9902
Fax 613-996-0949
Other Details
Established 1932
Funding Federal ; Fees
Resources Website
Accreditation Operates under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

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