“We help our members access funerals that are simple, dignified, and affordable”

“We help our members plan funerals that are simple, dignified, and affordable.”

“We help our members plan funerals that are simple, dignified, and affordable.”

Memorial Society of British Columbia

Whenever family members lose someone, they’re in a vulnerable state. It’s not a good time to attempt to find the best funeral provider at a fair rate.  That’s where the Memorial Society of BC comes in. We’re a not-for-profit organization, offering comfort, convenience and price protection. Above all, we help make things easier for your family and loved ones.

When your time comes, all they have to do is phone us 24/7, and the Society will provide your wishes and the contact details for approved funeral providers offering contracted Memorial Society member pricing at a discount on posted rates.

Click the join now button to start our secure and simple registration process. With a single $50 payment you’re a member for life.

Once you’ve signed up, you can download and print a wallet card too, so it will be easy for anyone to know you’ve joined.

Over 250,000 British Columbians have been members of the Memorial Society of BC since 1956. We are the largest consumer advocacy group in Canada protecting your interests when it is time to make funeral arrangements, so we’re a trusted choice.


Become a Member

For a nominal, one-time fee, you will be entitled to a lifetime membership. Membership has many benefits which will help you and your family!

Be informed and empowered. Join MSBC today.


Upon a Death

The first and most important is to take care of your deceased family member.
We recommend that you proceed as follows:
Call MSBC at 1-888-816-5902


As a non-profit organization, we say thank you for your generous financial gift. Any amount donated goes a long way to maintain the Society’s good work and benefit member families for years to come!


photo credited to ‘Cathy Valentine, Salt Spring island Natural Cemetery’

Green Burials

May 3, 2024

We are grateful to Nicola Finch for her enlightening article on green burials. Photo credited to ‘Cathy Valentine, Salt Spring island Natural Cemetery’   It is not going to be everyone’s choice, nor should it be. What happens to our bodies once we’re dead is personal. Conventional burial and flame cremation have been the disposition…

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Join Our Member Support Team

April 30, 2024

The Memorial Society is looking for a dynamic and compassionate individual to join our Member Support team.   Member Support is committed to helping members with all kinds of inquiries and play an invaluable role in helping families with referrals and support upon the death of a member. Another part of this role is to help raise awareness…

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