Canada funerals

Acquisitions: Two companies, two countries, two continents. . . and more

By Funeral Director Daily / August 22, 2023 /

    Today we will try to catch our readers up with what has been happening in the acquisition pipeline for a couple of the public companies. . . .   First of all, we will tell you that we received this press release last week from Park Lawn Corporation announcing the acquisition of the…

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Canada’s Ontario province pulls out the stops to help funeral home staff shortages

By Funeral Director Daily / January 19, 2022 /

This article and video news story from CTV Canada explains that because of a chronic shortage of death care workers coupled with an increased number of deaths due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) “is calling retirees into service to fill out vacancies and for the first time, it’s allowing college…

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Park Lawn Corporation adds acquisition

By Funeral Director Daily / October 5, 2021 /

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…

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Canadian online direct cremation provider expanding

By Funeral Director Daily / January 26, 2021 /

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…

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Park Lawn reports ’18 Year End Results

By Funeral Director Daily / March 28, 2019 /

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…

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Nova Scotia looking for funeral advocates

By Funeral Director Daily / March 26, 2019 /

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…

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