As oil prices fall, many Albertans financial pressures increase.
Some consumers are already filing for protection from their creditors, as the provinces energy industry spins through yet another boom-and-bust cycle.
But most Lethbridge-area businesses and families have remained relatively unaffected, a local bankruptcy trustee reports. And if they get in trouble financially, more consumers are filing repayment proposals rather than declaring themselves bankrupt.
Randy Kobbert, a trustee at the MNP office here, reports Lethbridge isnt yet feeling significant impacts from continuing...