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Consumer Protection BC suspends Penticton-based funeral home licence

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{August 1, 2013} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has suspended the licence of Parkview Funeral Home, a funeral home located on Main Street in Penticton, BC. The business has also been ordered to pay $2,000 in administrative penalties for non-compliance with BC’s funeral services law.

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Funeral Services and Cremation Law in BC

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Consumers making end of life choices for their family members can rest assured that there are laws in BC regulating funeral services, cemeteries and crematoria.

These services and professionals are governed in BC under the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act, the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act and the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Regulation. This includes the licensing of Cemetery and Crematorium Operators, Funeral Providers, Funeral Directors and Funeral Embalmers.

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