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Canadian companies that have filed for creditor protection since COVID-19 pandemic

Last Updated Oct 23, 2020 at 10:32 am PDT

A Le Chateau clothing store is seen in a shopping mall in Joliette, Que. on Friday, October 23, 2020. After 60 years in operation, Le Chateau Inc. is seeking court protection from creditors to allow it to liquidate its assets and close its stores. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

TORONTO — A list of some of the companies that have taken steps under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act or Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act since the beginning of the pandemic:

Oct. 23: Le Chateau Inc. (apparel retailer)

Sept. 14: Mountain Equipment Co-operative (outdoor recreation retailer MEC)

Sept. 8: Groupe Dynamite (Garage and Dynamite apparel retailer)

Sept. 8: Geox Canada Inc. (footwear retailer)

Sept. 4: Ernest Enterprises (Mtl) Ltd. (men’s suits and leisurewear retailer)

Aug. 20: SFP Canada Ltd. (Papyrus, Carlton Cards, and Paper Destiny retail stores)

Aug. 17: TA Hotel Management Ltd. Partnership (food and accommodation owner of Vancouver’s Trump International Hotel)

Aug. 5: Moores the Suit People Corp. (men’s business clothing and formalwear retailer)

July 31: Chico’s FAS Canada, Co. (Chico’s and White House Black Market women’s clothing and accessories retailer)

July 31: Laura’s Shoppe Inc. (Laura and Melanie Lyne clothing retailer)

July 27: Stokes Inc. (Kitchenware and home decor retailer)

July 23: Ann Canada Inc. (Ann Taylor and LOFT women’s clothing brands)

July 22: Bo Bebe (baby products retailer)

July 21: Boutique Tristan & Iseut Inc. (clothing retailer)

July 14: Mendocino Clothing Company Ltd. (fashion apparel retailer)

July 8: DavidsTea Inc. (beverage retailer, wholesaler)

July 6: Lucky Brand Dungarees Canada (denim retailer)

June 30: Cirque Du Soliel Canada Inc. (entertainment)

June 29: GNC Holdings (health and wellness products retailer)

June 22: Modasuite Inc. (Frank and Oak clothing retailer)

June 19: Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corp. (forestry)

June 8: Coalision Inc. (activewear and lifestyle apparel brand Lolë)

June 3: Comark Holdings (clothing brands Ricki’s, Cleo and Bootlegger)

June 2: Sail Outdoors Inc. (outdoor sports retailer)

May 19: Reitmans (Canada) Ltd. (clothing retailer Reitmans, Penningtons, RW & CO., Addition Elle and Thyme Maternity)

May 15: Entrec Corp. (transportation)

May 8: Flighthub Group Inc. (travel)

May 7: Aldo Group Inc. (footwear retail)

May 1: Cranbrook Glen Enterprises Ltd. (camera and accessories retailer Henry’s)

April 27: Foodora Inc. (online food-delivery service company)

April 22: Dominion Diamond Mines ULC (mining)

April 16: Marche Restaurants (Movenpick Cafe restaurant)

April 14: Delphi Energy Corp. (energy)

March 31: CannTrust Holdings Inc. (cannabis)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published October 23, 2020.

The Canadian Press