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Licensing conditions imposed for Burnaby, BC-based cemetery

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{July 28, 2015} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has just placed conditions on the licence, and issued controls on the withdrawal of money from the care fund, of the Masonic Cemetery Association of British Columbia (MCABC), a cemetery based in Burnaby, BC – the result of an open and ongoing investigation into the business’s compliance with BC’s cemetery laws.

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Licence suspended for Powell River, BC-based funeral provider

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{July 10, 2015} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has suspended the licence of Westcoast Funeral Services Ltd., a funeral provider based in Powell River, BC.

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Penticton, BC-based funeral home fined $1,000, ordered to comply with the law

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{June 26, 2015} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has issued a compliance order and administrative penalty against Hansons’ Arbor Funeral Chapel and Crematorium, a funeral home based in Penticton, BC, for violating BC’s consumer protection laws.

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Industry Advisory from the CDC: Guidance for Safe Handling of Human Remains of Ebola Patients in U. S. Hospitals and Mortuaries

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Consumer Protection BC is sharing this advisory which has been released for global broadcast by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. More information is available on the CDC website.

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