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PREARRANGE FOR PEACE OF MIND

Pre-planing your funeral is easier than you think! FAMS want to help you plan a simple, economical, & dignified funeral.

FAMS Annual Newsletters (click to access)

2021 05, 2020 11,  2019 

Archive


Toronto Star: Toronto Considers Designating a Specific Spot for Scattering Funeral Ashes .... 2021 05 31

Toronto Eyes Designated Site to Scatter Ashes - Toronto Star 2021 05 31.pdf

Globe and Mail: Life's Cycle 2021 04 29

A growing number of designers are providing contemporary, secular ways to remember the dead, Matthew Hague reports, including sustainable options

Life's Cycle - Globe and Mail 2021 04 29.pdf

Do Your Research:  Published by BC Memorial Society

https://memorialsocietybc.org/do-your-research/

BBC:  "More and More People Don't Want a Traditional Funeral" /2021 05 03

/'More%20and%20more%20people%20don't%20want%20a%20traditional%20burial'%20%20%EF%BB%BF%20https://www.bbc.com/news/business-56926819

Colorado to Become Second State to Legalize Human Composting
by Sophie Hirsh / April 29, 2021

https://www.greenmatters.com/p/human-composting

Hamilton Spectator, 2021 02 16: Green burial plots in Hamilton

City eyes _green burial’ plots on Mountain - Hamilton Spectator 2021 02 16.docx


Ottawa Citizen:  The Green Death: How Environmentally Friendly Options Are Changing The Way We Bury Our Dead (2021 02 05)

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/the-green-death-how-environmentally-friendly-options-are-changing-the-way-we-bury-our-dead/ar-BB1dq609?ocid=hplocalnews


2020 11 29 AGM Presentation by Mark Richardson (Green Burials)

Mark Richardson FAMS AGM Presentation - November 2020.pptx


Ontario Certified Green Burials Websites:

Glenwood Cemetery (Picton)       http://glenwoodcemetery.ca/natural-green-burials/

Willow's Rest (Niagara Falls)      https://niagarafalls.ca/city-hall/municipal-works/cemetery/willow-s-rest-green-burial-area.aspx

Media:

CTV Marketplace

2017 03 10       Funeral Markups and Upselling:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRNaqntsLPI

2017 03 10      Inside the Funeral Industry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xX0hmAKVgxk

2018 11 23        Funeral Homes: Sales Tactics   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ83Wh0V38k

CBC News

2020 02 24 Going Green  
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/going-green-when-it-comes-to-burials-1.5473125?cmp=rss

2019 11 02 Would You Share a Grave (Vancouver)  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/grave-sharing-1.5341491

Frontline

2010 Facing Death Examine the complicated reality of today's modern, medicalized death

https://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-facing-death/



Print

2019 11 CityLab, Exit Here - Style forward funeral home

https://www.citylab.com/design/2019/11/funeral-plan-ideas-good-death-exit-here-london-oliver-peyton/602062/?utm_campaign=the-atlantic&utm_term=2019-11-20T20%3A30%3A50&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=edit-promo&fbclid=IwAR3ViBcsrd7IkgzN_q_T3owZgVIr0qqAtEi5JDiSq_GJgn0gxHXdX-VeJDo

2019 12 21 Human Composting in Washington State

https://mymodernmet.com/human-composting-funerary-service/?fbclid=IwAR1WiL3_vdBMsI3dzHvCqswbjZzdtV9ritiUTWHaoq6zPIInSi1aFTZXSHo


2019 10 06 Globe and Mail Emerging Technology Prompts Debate in Funeral Industry (Alkaline Hydrolisis

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-funeral-industry-grapples-with-technology-shift/


2019 10 29 BBC News: Playgrounds for the Elderly
(because sometimes, it is just interesting)

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20191028-the-cities-designing-playgrounds-for-the-elderly?xtor=ES-213-[BBC%20Features%20Newsletter]-2019November8-[More%7c+Button+2]


2019 10 30 BBC Millenials Take on France's Funeral Business

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20191028-the-high-tech-start-ups-taking-on-frances-funeral-providers?xtor=ES-213-[BBC%20Features%20Newsletter]-2019November8-[Worklife%7c+Button]


2019 11 04 Kitchissippi Times Group Aims to Make Space for Death

https://kitchissippi.com/2019/11/04/group-aims-to-make-space-for-death/


2019 11 14 Toronto Star Cemetery Operator Challenges Ruling (Mount Pleasant Group)

https://www-pressreader-com.ezproxy.torontopubliclibrary.ca/canada/toronto-star/20191114/page/43/textview


2019 11 20 CityLab Death Not Be Dull 

https://www.citylab.com/design/2019/11/funeral-plan-ideas-good-death-exit-here-london-oliver-peyton/602062/?utm_source=newsletter&silverid=%25%25RECIPIENT_ID%25%25&utm_campaign=citylab-daily-newsletter&utm_medium=email


2019 11 21 The Architect's Newspaper: Human Composting in Seatle

https://archpaper.com/2019/11/olson-kundig-recompose-facility/


2019 12 02 Toronto Star    Natural Burial Supporters Say It's Greener on the Other Side    

https://www-pressreader-com.ezproxy.torontopubliclibrary.ca/canada/toronto-star/20191202/281487868212341/textview


Other:

2019 11 Toronto Public Libraries November is Make a Will Month (mark your calendar for next year)

Learn about the importance of having a will and powers of attorney for you and your family. Lawyers who practice Trusts and Estate Law will speak about the elements of a will, what happens if you don't have one, what are powers of attorney, why they are important and special considerations to keep in mind when preparing your estate and care plans.

Presented by Ontario Bar Association's Speakers Bureau.

Disclaimer: The above-advertised sessions are informational only and do not include legal advice.

Drop in. No registration required.


HBO Series:

Six New Ways to Die in America::   

Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUpRLoLlAsU

Psychology Today:   https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/therapy-it-s-more-just-talk/201908/alternate-endings-six-new-ways-die-in-america


Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America: 

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUpRLoLlAsU

Feature: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZC5Adsw464


New Zealand's Coffin-Building Club Helps Seniors Approach Death Positively :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18uwoX2k37A




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