Veterans' Burial Options

Burial Programs for Veterans in Ontario

2020 June 25

Did you know that veterans in financial need can receive help covering the costs of their funeral and burial services from Veteran Affairs Canada? This federal program is administered through the Last Post Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that no veteran is denied a proper funeral or military headstone because of limited funds at the time of death.

Questions You Should Ask Your Funeral Director

2020 June 10

Funeral directors handle many aspects of after-life care, including preparation of the body and final disposition of the remains. They need to be licensed and typically act as representatives of particular funeral homes. In Toronto, Markham and surrounding parts of the GTA, there are a vast number of funeral directors offering their services. With so many choices, how do you find the right one? The answer is straightforward: interview several and choose the one that offers you the best combination of care and services. Always ask funeral directors you interview the following questions: