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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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Port Hardy Funeral Home Licence Cancelled

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{August 15, 2011} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC is informing consumers that it has cancelled the funeral service provider licence of North Island Funeral Services Ltd. trading as Yates North Island Funeral Services located in Port Hardy, BC.

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New Web Portal Launched for Cemetery & Funeral Services Industry

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{Aug. 3, 2011} VICTORIA BC – Consumer Protection BC is very pleased to announce the launch of www.funeralrightsbc.ca and www.cifsabc.ca, which link to our new cremation, interment and funeral services industries portal. This new website portal, which co-exists with our larger Consumer Protection BC website, provides timely and relevant information for both consumers and licensed businesses in BC. You can now find all of our information in one location!

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Grieving Families Refunded $35,000

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{June 22, 2011} VICTORIA, BC – Consumers have received refunds for services and products not provided by W.R. Chandler Memorials Ltd., a memorial dealer selling markers, plaques and tombstones operating in Vancouver BC.

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