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The BC Funeral Association provides professional development on a variety of subjects. Working with Consumer Protection BC, we also develop relevant courses that provide licensed funeral directors and embalmers the opportunity to accumulate continuing education credits.
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Read more: The History of Cremation
The general consensus among scholars is that cremation likely began during the early Stone Age, around 3000 B.C., in Europe and the Near East. It spread across northern Europe during the late Stone Age, as seen through the discovery of decorative pottery urns among Slavic peoples in western Russia. The Bronze Age saw cremation move […]
Read more: Steps to Take When a Loved One Has Passed
Losing a loved one can be a difficult and emotional time. Here are some steps to take when a loved one has passed away: Remember, it is important to take things one step at a time and to allow yourself to grieve in your own way. The process of healing takes time, and it is […]
Read more: The Evolution of the BC Funeral Association: A Historical Perspective
The British Columbia Funeral Association (BCFA) was founded in 1913 as the British Columbia Undertakers Association, with the goal of providing a professional organization for funeral directors and embalmers in the province. At the time, the funeral industry in British Columbia was largely unregulated, and the association aimed to establish standards of practice and ethics […]
Read more: Welcome To Our New Website!
We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand-new website. This project originated from a desire to develop a website that more accurately reflected our values and increased our ability to connect with and serve our respected members, the broader community of funeral professionals, and related businesses across the province. We appreciate our members […]