• Sixty Minutes broadcast a scathing report on cemetery and funeral home abuse due to inadequate regulation and enforcement in America, siting that SCI currently charged $23,000 for their plots in a Jewish Cemetery in Los Angeles. A truly shocking revelation about this observation is that plots in SCI’s Burnaby Cemetery, Ocean View, are selling for closer to double!
  • The Professionals in Care Alliance continues to meet with community groups and churches holding seminars to help members and residents to achieve better end of life care through increased options and education.
  • BC Bereavement Day this year was again marked by the fifth annual Victim’s Memorial and dove release, arranged again at Mountain View Cemetery, and this year featuring speaker Janet Wright, famed actor of the Corner Gas and Beach-comer series, again in partnership with the BC Bereavement Helpline and Victims of Homicide in Vancouver.

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