© Copyright AgMedia Inc At a hearing lasting less than five minutes Waterloo lawyer Steven Gadbois appeared before Insolvency Deputy Registrar Robert Stevens in London Superior court today to request time to consider the personal bankruptcy application brought against his client, Arlan Francis Galbraith, by BDO Dunwoody, bankruptcy trustee for Pigeon King International, the company Galbraith founded.
Updated 6:43 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 3, 2008
During five tumultuous weeks following the Pigeon King International bankruptcy last June, a team of workers euthanized 175,000 pigeons in 13 holding barns across the province. The cost, borne by the province's taxpayers and funnelled through the Ontario Farm Animal Council: nearly $90,000.
Clarification added Nov. 24, 2008
Updated with attachement Nov. 28, 2008
They can enter his property, seize his money, house, or automobile and even redirect his mail. The court order appointing BDO Dunwoody Limited as interim receiver of Arlan Galbraith’s personal assets will likely even pit them against Canada Revenue agents who last week showed up at the office of the solicitor handling the sale of the former pigeon king’s Waterloo home and scooped up the proceeds.
More than four months after the collapse of his ill-fated pigeon breeding scheme owner Arlan Galbraith has been hit with two separate legal actions. Filed the same day, in different courthouses, by separate parties, both target his personal assets.
A bankruptcy inspector for a former Waterloo, Ontario business is petitioning the business’ former owner into personal bankruptcy.
When a Myerstown,Pennsylvania squab producer began hearing about a Waterloo, Ontario pigeon breeding business, he decided to contact the owner.
Remax real estate agent Scott Miller confirmed today (Monday) that Arlan Galbraith, architect of a failed North American pigeon breeding scheme, has accepted a deal to sell his house in a tony Waterloo neighbourhoo
More than two weeks after issuing a statement saying he had retained a bankruptcy trustee, Pigeon King International (PKI) Inc.’s founder, owner and sole shareholder, Arlan Galbraith, voluntarily signed the company into bankruptcy.
Former PKI Ontario sales consultant Ken Wagler stands by assertions made in an earlier interview with Better Farming that the chicken industry is trying to thwart efforts by former PKI growers to find a use for their pigeons. He won’t name names however and chicken producers reject his claims.
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