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Consumer Protection BC

Posted on:
04 October 2013

Consumer Protection BC enforces specific consumer protection laws in the province, and licenses and regulates a number of industries. Did you know that you can search for a Consumer Protection BC licensed business on our website? Here’s how:

Cemetery & Funeral Services

Posted on:
22 January 2013

Funerals and anything related to this topic are a difficult thing to talk about, and there are many choices to be made when it comes to planning. It seems like more and more British Columbians are considering green burials when it comes to after-death disposition, so we thought we would share a little information about this option. 

Consumer Protection BC

Posted on:
07 September 2011

Who knows what cemeteries, travel agents and payday lenders have in common? The answer: they are all licensed by Consumer Protection BC!

Each family has ideas about whether or not to take children to a funeral.  It is also important to find out what the child feels about attending.  One thing is for sure.  Because there is so much mystery and secrecy about death and its rituals the child’s imagination may have already created some things that are scarier than reality. So, although it’s hard to do, find a quiet, private place and start off by asking the child what they think is happening and will happen.

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be very difficult emotionally.  Amid the grief, family members may also have to deal with making choices around issues such as funeral or memorial services.  With this in mind, some people prefer to make their own arrangements ahead of time.

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