Office closed Monday, June 28

The MSBC office will be closed on Monday, June 28 because of the heat wave. Please call to report a death rather than send us an email. Our answering service will provide immediate information on contracted providers. We’ll catch up on emails once we are back in the office. Thanks for your patience. Stay cool…

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Join our board!

We would love to hear from members interested in joining our board! We are a hands-on and engaged group with diverse skills and experience. Right now we are looking to fill gaps in the areas of estate planning and social media but would welcome anyone who is interested to contact us for more information: ed@memorialsocietybc.org

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Welcome 2021!

Here at the Memorial Society of BC, we are grateful for being able to serve our members in 2020 and add many new ones through out the year. We are hoping for a better 2021 though, like most people around the world. It will be a special year, as the Society is celebrating 65 years…

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Where art and death meet – selecting an urn

This past week we’ve had a couple of conversations with members about where to keep the ashes of loved ones if they are not being scattered or kept in a columbarium or cremation niche. Many British Columbians choose basic no-frills cremation and the basic black plastic urn that comes along with it. But some families…

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Looking for meaningful work? We’re hiring

We are looking for a compassionate, efficient person to help part time with office duties. Must be detail oriented and able to work independently. If you are a good communicator (phone and email) and comfortable talking about end of life planning, get in touch!

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We’re moving!

Effective November 1, 2020 we are moving to our new home: Memorial Society of BC 949 West 49th Avenue Vancouver, BC V5Z 2T1 But don’t worry! Because of our long history with our members, any mail sent to the old address will be forwarded to our new address. We’ll continue this for the foreseeable future.

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2020 AGM Notice

The Board and Staff of the Memorial Society of BC hope that you are staying safe and close to your loved ones during these trying times. This year we will be holding our 64th Annual General Meeting virtually on Saturday, November 7th at 1:30 pm. Please note that at this AGM meeting we will only…

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