© 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
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.
In mid September, Better Farming staff headed north, retracing the Pigeon King’s route from Waterloo to Cochrane. They inspected some of the assets purchased with the now-bankrupt company’s money and asked neighbours about the man who left roughly 1,000 investors holding worthless pigeons.
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