Tag: Canada funerals

Finance

Park Lawn Corporation adds acquisition

It was announced last Friday that Park Lawn Corporation had acquired the Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home Limited.  The one building standalone funeral home is located in Pembroke, Ontario. The funeral home, according to this press release from Park Lawn Corporation, “performs approximately 153 calls per year.” Here’s what J. Bradley Green, Chief Executive Officer of Park Lawn said about the transaction, “This is an excellent opportunity for Park Lawn to expand its footprint in Ontario as we continue […]

Cremation

Canadian online direct cremation provider expanding

Late last year we brought you information on the Canadian on-line cremation start-up Eirene.  The company started in the Greater Toronto area and has announced in this press release that they will be expanding in Ontario. Mallory Greene, founder and  CEO of Eirene had this to say, “We built Eirene with a conviction that Canadians need a trusted partner and seamless online service to manage cremation arrangements for their loved-one’s passing.  “In the few months since making our platform available, […]

Finance

Park Lawn reports ’18 Year End Results

Toronto based funeral industry company Park Lawn Corporation released a press release that you can read here about its 2018 year end performance earlier this week.  As you may know Park Lawn Corporation has grown greatly this year by acquisitions including The Signature Group, CMS Mid-Atlantic, and Citadel Management in the United States as well as incremental unit growth in Canada. We have not seen financial results nor have we had a chance to read the investor transcript so for […]

Regulations

Nova Scotia looking for funeral advocates

According to this article from the Cape Breton Post, the Nova Scotia, Canada Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors is offering two seats on their public board to members of the general public. The board has always been set up with only members from the funeral service profession or members nominated by the funeral service profession.  However,  a cremation mistake that happened in 2017 that you can read about here, came with some public outcry and the public’s […]