A Guide to Death Care in Ontario is a free guide provided by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario that helps consumers know their rights and responsibilities before entering into contracts with organizations that are licensed under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002. All licensees of the BAO are required to provide consumers with a copy of this guide when making arrangements.
The BAO urges all consumers to access A Guide to Death Care in Ontario ahead of time and encourages them to read through the guide, plan ahead and ask lots of questions prior to entering into a contract with a Provider.
If you have questions related to the information contained within A Guide to Death Care in Ontario, please feel free to contact the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, or a licensed service provider.
Free copies of A Guide to Death Care in Ontario are available at cemeteries, crematoriums, funeral establishments and transfer services in Ontario.