Simple Cremation by Choice™ provides a dignified, simple cremation alternative that is affordable and convenient. Our Cremation Process page is a great reference for understanding the steps involved in cremation.
Experiences at Simple Cremation by Choice™ do not include a memorial service in a funeral home, therefore the costs associated with services and staff that a funeral home provides are not required.
There is a list that determines the order of of priority with who can make decisions regarding final arrangements in section 5 of the Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act in British Columbia:
Generally speaking, cremation will likely cost a quarter or less of the cost of a burial. In Canada, a simple, direct cremation can start below $2000. It is important to note, cremation costs will vary depending on your province and area.
Asking specific questions of the crematorium so that you can be confident in the business handling this special duty is strongly recommended by the Cremation Association of North America. The following questions are a guideline to help you get the answers you are looking for:
Answers to some of these questions will help you feel more confident in your choice for selecting the best cremation business for your loved one.
Yes, there are a number of programs that the BC and Canadian governments offer that you may qualify for