Honouring the Dead on Halloween – Celtic Edition

Last Halloween, we talked about the Mexican tradition, Day of the Dead. This year we will look at the Celtic origin of the holiday and how this pagan tradition honoured the dead. Precursor to Halloween: Samhain & All Saints Day The Pagan festival of Samhain took place between October 31…

What to Look for in a Funeral Home

Whether you're looking to pre-plan your funeral, or are looking for a facility after a loved one has passed away, you want to choose the right funeral home for your needs. When researching facilities, consider the following: Location: Look for local funeral homes in your community, or the community the…

In the News: Eco-Friendly Funerals

A recent trending story caught our attention regarding eco-friendly funerals. If you haven't read the news articles, here is a brief summery. Hanna Longard, an upper year student at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, is researching green funerals. As part of her research, she has been visiting cemeteries,…