The Bereavement Authority of Ontario administers provisions of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA) and regulates and supports licensed funeral establishments, cemetery operators, crematorium operators, transfer service operators, funeral directors, funeral preplanners, transfer service sales representatives, cemetery sales representatives, and crematorium sales representatives across Ontario. The FBCSA ensures that consumers are dealing with qualified and licensed professionals who provide a variety of affordable options.


The Bereavement Authority of Ontario is here to protect consumers by ensuring that funeral, cremation and cemetery licensees comply with the legislation.   

Organ Donation

The Trillium Gift of Life Network is an Ontario government agency that promotes and coordinates organ and tissue donation.

The Ontario Government’s Be A Donor initiative actively encourages Ontarians to register their consent for organ donation.


Many people plan ahead to prepare for their death, and some choose to pay for their final arrangements. Understand the rules around prearranging and prepaying services. Learn more in A Guide to Death Care.


Understand your rights as a consumer and make an informed decision when planning at-need arrangements.  Learn more in A Guide to Death Care.

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