The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) is the national professional organization representing some 950 members acting as trustees in bankruptcy, administrators of consumer proposals, receivers, liquidators, agents, monitors, and consultants in insolvency matters, as well as nearly 350 articling and 200 corporate and life associates.

CAIRP was created as a non-profit corporation in 1979 to advocate a fair, transparent, and effective system of insolvency/restructuring administration throughout Canada. Nearly all practising trustees licensed under Canada’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act are members of CAIRP.


CAIRP News and Events


CAIRP Honours and Awards nomination deadline is April 30, 2014! We encourage you to send your nominations for the following:

Fellowship Award

Keith G. Collins Award  

New Members Award of Merit  

Outstanding Volunteer Award

(Applications for the OVA can be presented at any time)

For more information and for the nomination forms click here.  


CAIRP Insolvency and Restructuring Forums, May 5 to 26, 2014

Our popular Insolvency and Restructuring Forums are back with new member breakfasts, informative sessions and continuing education credits. Click here for more information.



CAIRP is proud to sponsor the upcoming ABI Cross-Border Insolvency Program to be held in New York, NY on June 20, 2014.

The Program features speakers from the US, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and Brazil and focuses on the current cross-border insolvency topics as well as significant Chapter 15 cases.

For more information and to register, please visit:

Alternatively, please find the registration form here.


CAIRP 2014 Annual Conference

Join us in Ottawa at the historic Fairmont Château Laurier for our flagship Annual Conference. The conference will open with a welcome reception on Thursday August 14, 2014 and will close with the Chair’s Banquet on Saturday August 16. Click here for astronomical news about our speakers and conference agenda!  


Message to CNIE Candidates and Sponsors 2013 

To view the document please click here.


Preparing for the Oral Board Examinations

To view the bulletin please click here.


CAIRP Responds to OSB Consultations Regarding Professional Conduct Procedures

Click here to read our response to the OSB.


Osgoode's LLM in Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law

Click here to learn more.


CAIRP Comments on Directive 13R4 and related policies

Click here to read our response to the OSB.



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CAIRP members are recognized leaders in providing solutions to financially challenged individuals and businesses.

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CAIRP and its members are committed to professionalism, trustworthiness and objectivity.

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