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House Government Bill
38th Parliament, 1st Session
October 4, 2004 - November 29, 2005
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An Act to establish the Wage Earner Protection Program Act, to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Short Title
Wage Earner Protection Program Act
Statute of Canada
2005, c. 47
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2005-11-25)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Bill C-55 and Canada's insolvency law reform process. Ziegel, Jacob. Canadian business law journal, 43:76-66, Mar. 2006
  • The travails of Bill C-55. Ziegel, Jacob. Canadian business law review, 42:440-9, Dec. 2005
  • Tory government tackles insolvence law reform agenda. Canadian lawyer, 30:44-6, Oct. 2006
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Ottawa may pay back wages after bankruptcies (CBC News)
  • Wage protection plan a good first step for working families (National Union of Public and General Employees)
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