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Cowichan Valley Crematorium now licensed with Consumer Protection BC

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{Sept. 5, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has issued a licence to Cowichan Valley Crematorium Ltd., as the business has provided the documentation needed to meet the requirements for a crematorium licence (as defined in the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Regulation).

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Reconsideration Notice: Statutory Determinations varied for Lower Mainland crematoria

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{Aug. 15, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has completed a reconsideration of a Compliance Order and a Notice of Administrative Penalty both issued on June 17, 2013 against Pacific Crematorium Ltd. (Personal Alternative Funeral Services Ltd.) and Lawrence Little, a licensed crematoria provider based in Aldergrove, BC. After a full review of the original findings, portions of the original decisions have been varied or cancelled.

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Reconsideration Notice: administrative penalty reduced for Vancouver Island funeral home

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{July 11, 2014} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has just completed a reconsideration of a statutory determination issued against CARE Funeral Services (Vancouver Island) Ltd., a funeral services provider based in Victoria, BC. As a result, the initial $5,000 administrative penalty (for two contraventions of BC’s funeral services law) has been reduced to $2,500 (for one contravention).

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Consumer Protection BC orders Cowichan Valley Crematorium to cease operations

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Update: Cowichan Valley Crematorium Ltd. is now licensed with Consumer Protection BC. Please refer to this September 5, 2014 web notice for information. 

{March 17, 2014} VICTORIA, BC –
Consumer Protection BC has upheld a September 2012 decision to suspend the licence of Cowichan Valley Crematorium Ltd., effective April 15, 2014. This means that the business must cease providing services by that date.

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