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BAO webcasts to licensees

Webcast recordings and documents to bereavement professionals, licensed by the BAO, are listed and linked here. This page is for…
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COVID-19 BAO Safety Posters

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario provides these printable PDF posters for funeral establishments to reinforce safety restrictions. Funeral establishments may…
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Reason for BAO funeral restrictions

Message to BAO licensees from CEO/Registrar of the BAO Why is the BAO limiting funeral attendances to 50, when churches…
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COVID-19 Updates Archive 2020

Oct. 9 – Notice to the Profession: Canadian government travel exemptions – re. funeralsOct. 9 – Registrar’s Directive: Cemeteries to…
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Q&A June 10, 2020 webinar

Here’s a list of answers to questions asked in texts during the June 10, 2020 Registrar’s COVID-19 Update webinar with…
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BAO operating over Easter

April 7, 2020 – The BAO is open throughout the Easter long weekend to take calls from licensees and the…