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Good for them. Sounds like they had to setup a trust:

>“Therefore, in what we believe is an unprecedented move, Target Corp. is voluntarily seeking to establish a trust that we will fund with C$70 million. Those funds are designed to provide nearly all Target Canada employees with a minimum of 16 weeks of wages and benefits coverage during the wind-down period.”


From what I understand, at the point they declared bankruptcy they (Target Canada) didn't have enough money to meet payroll obligations, and the trust was seeded from Target's US operation. It Target Canada had just been standalone chain (i.e. no Target USA), then this probably wouldn't have been possible.

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