Posts by Stephen Garret

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The MSBC Team thanks all our members and potential new members for another great year and we are looking forward to a prosperous 2019! We will be launching our All Ready To Go Binder with a trail sales run at the Body Soul Spirit Expo at the Croation Cultural Centre January 4 – 6, 2019…

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We’re at the Vancouver Body Soul Spirit Expo!!!

Come join us January 4, 2019 – January 6, 2019. We’ll be at the Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4E4 Join us between the times: Friday 3-9 pm, Saturday 10 am-7 pm, Sunday 11 am-6 pm Here is a link to their web site. Hope to see you all there! https://www.bodysoulspiritexpo.com/events/body-soul-spirit-expo-vancouver-expo/…

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Medical Assistance In Dying – The Striking Oddness of It

To be sure I have no moral judgment around choosing or not choosing MAID, it is a most personal and intimate family conversation that needs to be undertaken with the support of the medical system. The resulting choice is that individual’s and that family’s right to make. Once the choice is made to proceed with…

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Gentle Reminders… When the Time is Right.

We often witness friends or family members struggling to make important end of life choices just after a loved one has passed. All we can do in the moment is support them as they struggle to manage their emotions while making often-expensive decisions regarding funeral arrangements. Though it is not the right time in the…

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New Membership Benefits and Pricing Announcement

On the heels of our successful 62 year of operation marked by our Annual General Meeting held November 3rd, 2018 we are pleased to announce to our membership and to our potential new members that we are enhancing the resource section of our web site to include downloadable PDF files for the following forms; End…

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A Successful 62nd Annual General Meeting

This past Saturday we completed another successful year by hosting our Annual General Meeting that was well attended by many existing members and many potential new members. Our board president Barrie Webster presided our his final meeting as president, turning the reigns over to Verena Foxx our president. Many thanks to barrie for his solid…

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A Lovely Quotation About Grief

A dear friend of ours from Singapore sent me this quotation via Facebook today and it sure rings true for me. We thought it might serve some of our members and potential members to have a look at it; “Grief never ends… But it changes. It is a passage not a place to stay. Grief…

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Do Your Research!

When it comes to making your end of life arrangements there is one important and over riding principle to remember… “Do Your Research!” There is nothing more challenging than setting out to make funeral arrangements for a loved one when your emotions are running wild and you have no plan and no idea what to…

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It Death Really the Grim Reaper?

Our North American view of death – The Grim Reaper – has many of us pushing death away to long-term care homes, hospitals, and hospices. We also outsource after death care to funeral homes almost exclusively. This is not to say that these services are not required by some of us some of the time…

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