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Bad Boy Furniture Warehouse fails to file proposal, is deemed bankrupt

By The Canadian Press on January 24, 2024.

People walk past a Bad Boy furniture store, in Brampton, Ont., Monday, Nov., 13, 2023. Furniture retailer Bad Boy Furniture Warehouse Ltd. is officially bankrupt. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Toronto-area furniture retailer Bad Boy Furniture Warehouse Ltd. is officially bankrupt.

In November, the company filed a notice of intention under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, saying it aimed to restructure its business.

Later the same month, an Ontario court gave Bad Boy permission to begin liquidation sales.

It also gave the retailer until Jan. 23 to file its restructuring proposal.

But according to a new document on the website of bankruptcy trustee KSV Advisory, Bad Boy failed to file a cash-flow statement or proposal in time, and is now deemed to have made an assignment.

Scott Terrio, manager of consumer insolvency at licensed insolvency trustee firm Hoyes, Michalos & Associates Inc., says that means the company is now bankrupt.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 24, 2024.

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