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FAMS Annual Newsletters (click to access)
Toronto Star: Toronto Considers Designating a Specific Spot for Scattering Funeral Ashes .... 2021 05 31
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
Do Your Research: Published by BC Memorial Society
BBC: "More and More People Don't Want a Traditional Funeral" /2021 05 03
Colorado to Become Second State to Legalize Human Composting
by Sophie Hirsh / April 29, 2021
Hamilton Spectator, 2021 02 16: Green burial plots in Hamilton
Ottawa Citizen: The Green Death: How Environmentally Friendly Options Are Changing The Way We Bury Our Dead (2021 02 05)
2020 11 29 AGM Presentation by Mark Richardson (Green Burials)
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
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
2019 11 02 Would You Share a Grave (Vancouver) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/grave-sharing-1.5341491
2010 Facing Death Examine the complicated reality of today's modern, medicalized death
2019 11 CityLab, Exit Here - Style forward funeral home
2019 12 21 Human Composting in Washington State
2019 10 06 Globe and Mail Emerging Technology Prompts Debate in Funeral Industry (Alkaline Hydrolisis
2019 10 29 BBC News: Playgrounds for the Elderly
(because sometimes, it is just interesting)
2019 10 30 BBC Millenials Take on France's Funeral Business
2019 11 04 Kitchissippi Times Group Aims to Make Space for Death
2019 11 14 Toronto Star Cemetery Operator Challenges Ruling (Mount Pleasant Group)
2019 11 20 CityLab Death Not Be Dull
2019 11 21 The Architect's Newspaper: Human Composting in Seatle
2019 12 02 Toronto Star Natural Burial Supporters Say It's Greener on the Other Side
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.
Six New Ways to Die in America::
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