Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals

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CAIRP is dedicated to building a fair, transparent and effective insolvency and restructuring system in Canada.


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Helpful articles and insights

Welcome to the official blog of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals! We hope you will enjoy insightful and informative posts by our team of expert bloggers on a wide range of topics, including individual, small business and corporate insolvencies, budgeting, financial planning, credit rebuilding and other money management tips for anyone looking to live a debt free life.

Tax Debts in Bankruptcy

Daniel Budd, CIRP, LIT July 7, 2021 For one reason or another, most people who come to see me for advice seem to believe that tax debt will not be included in a bankruptcy. When I ask them why they have this preconception, most people simply say, that is what I was told.

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Money Management: Financial Literacy Lessons for Kids at Every Age

Olivia Harper, CQP Articling Associate March 26, 2021 Teaching children about money can seem like a daunting task, especially if it’s not a skillset you have necessarily perfected yourself! But breaking down the core concepts of money and finances into

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Take Care of Yourself, Take Care of Your Money

Brandon Smith, LIT, CIRP March 24, 2021 Financial wellness can be part of an overall health wellness program. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada stated that “mental, physical and financial wellness are three pillars of good health”

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Upcoming PD Opportunities

Economic Update Live Webinar, July 27

Join us for an interactive session on Canadian, U.S. and global economic trends. 

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CAIRP’s National Webinar Series 2020-21

Access leading edge content on consumer and corporate insolvency through live and on-demand original webinars.

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ARIL Conference 2022

Stay tuned for details on the 2022 Annual Review of Insolvency Law virtual conference.


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