October 21, 2020
Hacienda Sarria, a Kitchener, Ontario-based wedding venue, made an assignment in bankruptcy on October 21, listing approximately $1.2 million in liabilities. The company cited the ongoing COVID-19 situation and continuously changing government restrictions as the reasons for the bankruptcy. There are 155 unsecured creditors listed on the notice of bankruptcy. They include businesses and schools that paid deposits for proms, but the vast majority of the company's creditors are couples who paid deposits for their weddings. BDO is the bankruptcy trustee.