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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.
Navigating through the death of a friend or family member can be incredibly challenging, from managing grief to trying to fulfill last wishes and working through the legal requirements and documentation. The Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act is the law that regulates funeral services, cemeteries and crematoria. This law also outlines who has final say around what happens to a loved one’s remains once they have passed on.
Did you know we have four separate advisory groups? Covering the industries of telemarketing, debt collection, funeral services and travel services, these advisory groups are made up of both industry members and consumer representatives. Interested in learning how you can become a member? Read on!
My grandfather always loved his special spot by the lake. He had many happy memories of fishing and spending time with his family there. In fact, one of his last wishes was that his ashes be scattered on the shore of the lake. But when the time came for us to scatter the ashes we all had the same question -this is a public place, are we allowed to scatter ashes here?
The Cemetery and Funeral Services Industry includes cemetery, cremation, and funeral services. Consumer Protection BC is responsible for enforcing the law in BC around this industry. That includes licensing funeral homes, funeral directors, cemeteries, crematoria and embalmers.