Representing Cemetery, Crematorium
& Funeral Service Professionals

Our Mission

To promote the highest standards of ethics and service in the
funeral service profession and with the public through education,
communication and leadership.

About Us

The BC Funeral Association is a community of highly acclaimed funeral professionals with a passion for supporting our diverse and dedicated membership. Our members come from all aspects of the funeral and bereavement service profession and related businesses. We are the foremost experts on funeral and bereavement services within BC and in collaboration with our insightful members, advocate on behalf of all funeral professionals and businesses on important matters impacting our profession.

Our Vision

Our vision of “Every Life Celebrated” speaks to the belief that every person’s life is valuable and deserving of recognition and celebration. It means that every individual, regardless of their background, experiences, or achievements, should be acknowledged and remembered in a positive light. This vision emphasizes the importance of celebrating diversity, inclusion, and humanity in all forms. Ultimately, “Every Life Celebrated” promotes a culture of appreciation, empathy, and respect for all people, their stories, and their contributions to society.

Our Values

With the highest professional and ethical standards governing our work and our relationships with others, the BC Funeral Association will act decisively on behalf of our membership, and the profession as a whole. We are committed to listening to a variety of viewpoints, while building consensus within the funeral service profession, and will continually explore new avenues to provide better service to our members and the public.

What We Do

The BC Funeral Association is dedicated to supporting our valued members and promoting a high standard for funeral professionals and related businesses throughout the province. We aim to achieve this by providing professional educational programs, relevant news updates, and networking opportunities, and by engaging in advocacy efforts on behalf of all funeral and bereavement service providers.


Funeral Service Professionals in British Columbia to attain the highest professional standards of ethics, service and proficiency in the Funeral Service.


The pursuit of Funeral Service Profession careers, the mutual exchange of ideas, discussion of issues of common concern and the study of funeral, interment and cremation practices.


Develop and deliver to Funeral Service Professionals the primary and continuing professional education programs that will assist them to achieve the highest standards of service to their community.


With unified representation from all facets of the funeral service profession, our organization is committed to representing and supporting our insightful members, collaborating to ensure your voice is heard in all matters relating to establishing and enforcing legislation.

Membership Benefits

Public Awareness & Advocacy

We are committed to increasing public awareness and representation of the funeral services profession and businesses. Our board welcomes regular communication from our valued members and continues to be the voice of the association, supporting, advocating, and engaging the government and regulatory authorities on key issues impacting our profession.

Networking Opportunities

Through our annual conference, we promote connection and sharing of knowledge by providing an opportunity to develop beneficial professional relationships throughout the province. Insights from funeral service providers throughout British Columbia empower our members to excel in their careers and businesses.

Continuing Education

Stay current on industry knowledge, our members benefit from exclusive discounts and professional development opportunities. We offer educational events, workshops, and webinars throughout the year to assist our members.

Exclusive Savings

We offer exclusive savings on continuing education, training, and services related to the funeral industry. Members are eligible for discounts on products and exclusive services, including preferential rates on credit card processing, as well as extended health, and dental coverage.

A Testament to Our Members

Recognizing, celebrating, and honouring the important work of funeral service professionals across BC. These dedicated specialists are essential to every community in the province and continue to support people through the most challenging experiences of their lives.

Find A Funeral Provider

Our members provide a vital service to the communities of British Columbia and we celebrate their professionalism and dedication. You can search for our many insightful, compassionate, and dedicated members here.