Natural Health Services Ltd.

Natural Health Services Ltd., which operated medical clinics that specialized in dispensing cannabinoids across Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario, filed for bankruptcy on August 6. KPMG is the bankruptcy trustee. Counsel is Dentons for the company and Torys for the trustee.

2104678 Ontario Inc. (aka Yorkdale Hardwood Flooring Centre)

2104678 Ontario Inc. (aka Yorkdale Hardwood Flooring Centre), a Toronto, Ontario-based wholesaler and retailer of flooring and hardware supplies, filed for bankruptcy on May 27, listing approximately $531.8 thousand in liabilities and $177 thousand in assets. The company attributes its insolvency to two main factors: (1) a reduced customer base during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in an inability to pay vendors; and (2) uncertainty of being able to extend its lease past the expiry on June 2021 given that the building is up for sale. Farber is the bankruptcy trustee.

MetalsTech Terre des Montagnes Lithium Inc. and MetalsTech Wells-Lacourciere Lithium Inc.

MetalsTech Terre des Montagnes Lithium Inc. and MetalsTech Wells-Lacourciere Lithium Inc., Montreal, Quebec-based lithium exploration companies, filed for bankruptcy on May 20, respectively owing approximately $1.9 million and $492.2 thousand to MetalsTech Limited, an Australian headquartered company that controls a developing portfolio of early stage, hard-rock exploration projects in Quebec. MetalsTech Project Generation Lithium Inc. and MetalsTech Kapiwak Lithium Inc. filed for bankruptcy on May 21, respectively owing approximately $327.5 thousand and $12.7 thousand to MetalsTech Limited. PwC is the bankruptcy trustee for each of the bankruptcy proceedings.

Model Panel Manufacturing Ltd.

Model Panel Manufacturing Ltd., an Edmonton, Alberta-based construction company, was adjudged bankrupt on May 7 on application by TNT MPM Holdings Inc. EY is the bankruptcy trustee. Miller Thomson is counsel to the applicant.

10502715 Canada Inc. (“GP”)

10502715 Canada Inc. ("GP"), a Markham, Ontario-based company which operated a land development business with Bayview Creek (CIM) LP ("LP"), filed for bankruptcy on May 4. The GP lists approximately $14 million in unsecured liabilities and $47.6 million in secured liabilities, including $24.6 million to DUCA Financial Services Credit Union Ltd. MNP is the bankruptcy trustee.

DH Group Inc.

DH Group Inc., which was operating as a Montana's BBQ and Bar in St. John, NL, was adjudged bankrupt on April 30 upon the application of Recipe Unlimited Corporation, owed approximately $257.8 thousand. The company also owes approximately $869.7 thousand to CIBC and $154.3 thousand to CRA. Deloitte is the bankruptcy trustee. Cox & Palmer is counsel to the applicant.

Yellow Arrow Oiltools Ltd.

Yellow Arrow Oiltools Ltd., an Edmonton, Alberta-based company that provided engineering services in the manufacturing, design, and customization of drilling motors and downhole drilling equipment to the oil and gas industry, filed for bankruptcy on April 23, listing approximately $1.3 million in liabilities, including $373.7 thousand to BMO. The company attributes its financial difficulties and operational challenges to the downturn in the oil and gas economy and unexpected health issues of key personnel. The Bowra Group is the bankruptcy trustee.

Fireweed Brewing Corp.

Fireweed Brewing Corp., a Kelowna, British Columbia-based privately-owned craft brewer with brands such as Tree Brewing, Dukes Cider, and Shaftebury, filed for bankruptcy on April 14, listing approximately $6.4 million in liabilities, including $3.4 million to Raw Energy Ltd. and $1.9 million to BMO. Deloitte is the bankruptcy trustee.

1908736 Ontario Limited (fka Cole Engineering Group Ltd.) and CEG Partners Inc.

1908736 Ontario Limited (fka Cole Engineering Group Ltd.) and CEG Partners Inc., two Markham, Ontario-based companies that provide specialized advisory, consulting, and engineering solutions, filed for bankruptcy on March 26. Cole Engineering Group Ltd. lists approximately $2.2 million in assets and $3.7 million in liabilities, including $2.4 million to Mohsen Mortada. CEG Partners Inc. lists approximately $2,231 in assets and $1.0 million in liabilities. Farber is the bankruptcy trustee.

Morris Group of Companies

Morris Group of Companies, which consists of four Saskatchewan-based companies and an American branch in the business of manufacturing and distributing farm equipment, had its sale to 102114983 Saskatchewan Ltd. in the CCAA proceedings (the "MEL Transaction") approved and a receiver was appointed to carry out the final administrative duties and satisfy the conditions of the MEL Transaction. BMO also brought applications for bankruptcy for certain entities in the Morris Group of Companies (the "Dormant Companies"). Since the bankruptcy orders were granted, the CCAA proceedings will be terminated in regard to the Dormant Companies and a bankruptcy trustee will be appointed. Alvarez & Marsal was appointed receiver and bankruptcy trustee. Counsel is McDougall Gauley for the Group, Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer for BMO, and MLT Aikins for Alvarez & Marsal.