Consumer Information Guide – A Guide to Death Care in Ontario

A Guide to Death Care in Ontario is designed to support informed choices related to prearranging and arranging a funeral, burial or cremation service.

The latest version (v7) of the guide includes the following changes:

Page 5 – New definitions added: ‘Family-led Death Care’, ‘Shroud’, ‘Urn’

Page 10 – New section added: ‘Family-Led Death Care’

Page 10 – New section added: ‘Green Burials’

Funeral establishments, transfer services, and cemetery and crematorium operators can order copies of this guide by completing the automated form below.

(minimum order 25 copies or 1 box containing 175 guides)

Click here to order

A Guide to Death Care in Ontario can also be requested by submitting the Order Request Form to the BAO by fax (647-748-2645) or email (

For inquiries about the status of an order, please contact the Bereavement Authority of Ontario at 647-483-2645 , ext 224 or toll-free at 844-493-6356.

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