Cremation Costs in 2021

The cremation rate in Canada in 2019 was around 73%, according to a survey by Statista (2019), which also predicted it will rise to around 77% by 2023. This displays a huge shift away from traditional burial funeral to cremation, and as such we can expect to see a shift in the cost of cremation also as … Read more

Donating a body to science for medical research in Canada

Why choose whole body donation? Many Canadians today are becoming much more open to the option of donating their body to science. This openness about what death means brings with it new values, preferences, and opinions that are changing traditions and creating funeral alternatives. People want alternatives to funeral arrangements and choices concerning the final … Read more

Who are Arbor Memorial?

Arbor Memorial Services is a Canadian-owned and based funeral company established in 1947.  Their Head Office is based in Toronto, and they own 41 cemeteries, 27 crematoria, 5 reception centres located on cemetery premises, and 92 funeral homes across the provinces of Canada. According to their company website, they serve over 18,000 Canadian families a … Read more