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Eden Memorial Park cemetery sued again over allegations of disturbed remains

A large Jewish cemetery in the Mission Hills area of Los Angeles named Eden Memorial Park is facing a new lawsuit containing allegations of disturbed remains from graves. It is the second multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the cemetery, which is owned … Continue reading

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George Westwood, Haida Gwaii man, forced to stop unlicensed funeral services

After a complaint about a Haida Gwaii man performing funeral services without a licence, Consumer Protection BC sent George Westwood a letter, informing him how he could become licenced. Consumer Protection BC oversees the funeral industry in the province of … Continue reading

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Funeral Consumers Alliance writes about Haliburton family lawsuit

A blog by the Funeral Consumers Alliance (FCA), a non-profit group that is a funeral consumers watchdog in the U.S., mentioned the lawsuit recently filed by the Haliburton family in Vancouver, Canada, concerning a funeral home incident involving their 95-year-old … Continue reading

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Haliburton family files lawsuit over mother’s body being removed from morgue without permission

We have filed a lawsuit against a funeral home and its parent company for removing the body of our 95-year-old mother, Holly Haliburton, from the morgue of St. Paul’s Hospital without our permission. The hospital and its board, Providence Health … Continue reading

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Another family suffers ordeal of funeral home taking a body without permission

What prompted our family to start this website was  an incident involving our 95-year-old mother, Holly Haliburton, and a North Vancouver funeral home after her death, which caused us great anguish and greatly prolonged our grieving. You can read the … Continue reading

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Consumer Protection BC suspends licence of Vancouver Island crematorium

Consumer Protection BC has upheld a September 2012 decision to suspend the licence of Cowichan Valley Crematorium Ltd., effective on April 15, 2014, and the business was ordered to stop providing services by that date. Consumer Protection BC initially suspended … Continue reading

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CBC Radio series airs tonight, examines modern death industry

CBC Radio’s program Ideas airs a two-part series beginning today (Wednesday April 30) that examines how death has evolved into the industry it is today. The series, Death Becomes Us, includes an interview with Nova Scotia resident Jennie Morrow, who … Continue reading

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