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BAO’s consumer protection goes Beyond

Authority launches magazine 

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) has launched its consumer protection magazine providing valuable information to grieving families.

The all-digital, quarterly magazine is called Beyond.

Carey Smith, CEO/Registrar of the BAO, sums up the purpose of the magazine to readers in his introductory column. “This is a space for useful advice, information, and stories about how the actions of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario protect and educate you in times of grief. After all, we’re here for you.”

Among the articles in the June issue are:

  • Respecting and remembering Canada’s first Black cemeteries
  • What is a green burial?
  • How the BAO protects consumers’ money and interests
Click here to read Beyond.

A subscription button is provided within its pages. The magazine is offered free of charge.

The BAO is pleased that Beyond magazine’s first issue has also been included in its entirety in the newest issue of The Registrar magazine, Canada’s consumer protection publication. Click here to read The Registrar.

About The BAO
The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) is a government delegated authority administering provisions of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA) on behalf of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Responsible for protection of the public interest, the BAO regulates and supports licensed: funeral establishment operators, directors and preplanners; cemetery, crematorium and alternative disposition operators; transfer service operators; and bereavement sector sales representatives across Ontario. The BAO is wholly funded by licensee fees (not tax dollars). 

For more information, contact:
Manager, Communications