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Natural Burial Symposium

Green Burial Society of Canada

Invites you to a public event on natural burial on:

Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm at Mt. View Cemetery Celebration Hall, 5455 Fraser St., Vancouver.

SEE: A Will for the Woods: The award-winning documentary film about one man’s journey to ensure that his last act would be a gift to the planet. A Will for the Woods has been shown at many of the world’s top film festivals, and on PBS television.
HEAR: A panel of experts discuss natural burial: An opportunity to sit in on a discussion among experts with firsthand experience designing and operating green burial areas and delivering natural burial funeral services to families. A range of topics will be covered, from what makes a burial green, to how green cemeteries can be set up, and how green burials are performed. A selection of natural burial shrouds and caskets will be on display.
DISCUSS: Advocacy and how you can help: A forum to get your green burial questions answered! Find out how you can advocate for green burial in your community.

Seating is limited – please register early!
Show Up: 1:00 pm, Saturday, Nov. 7th at Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver
Cost: $35.00 per person – at the door, cash or personal cheque only, please.
(We regret that Interac or credit card payments cannot be accepted).

Registration includes refreshments. Admission fees will help support the work of the Green Burial Society of Canada, a not-for-profit, green burial education, certification and advocacy organization. Thanks to Mountain View Cemetery for their generous support of this event.

1 Comment

  • Wilson Brown
    Posted December 6, 2015 at 8:57 pm

    Nice post!!! Now the time has come to discuss about natural burial. It is an eco-friendly and we can save trees. I found so many sites like Carl Barnekow Funeral Service Licensee who are providing a casket (wood) for cremation. I think they should think about green burial. Thanks.

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