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News from our network - June 27, 2014

Seattle - Member owned Funeral Home updating its name

People's Memorial Funeral Cooperative will now be known as The Co-op Funeral Home of People's Memorial

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News from our network - October 10, 2013

Ottawa - Non-profit co-operative aims to undercut traditional and no-frills funeral providers

Bereavement shouldn't be a profit-driven industry, says Mark Goldblatt, the man who hopes to chase traditional funeral homes out of the Ottawa mortuary business.

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News from our network - June 29, 2012

A Growing Share of Canada’s Funerals

Cooperative funeral homes have proven a highly successful model in Canada, and especially Quebec. The cooperative movement is growing, with 9,600 deaths treated by funeral cooperatives in 2011 in Canada, up more than 5 percent from 2010.

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News from our network - June 25, 2012

Peru - A co-operative model in Barrancabermeja

COOPSERFUN, a co-operative for burial services in Barrancabermeja, was founded in 1994. It was the first step towards an important co-operative integration project which got its start thanks to the commitment made by the representatives of 13 co-operative institutions.

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News from our network - April 21, 2012

Funeral Co-op Movement Growing Year By Year!

The funeral co-operative movement is growing year by year in Canada, and this year reached a new milestone. The Funeral Cooperative Network has surpassed the mark of 9,600 deaths handled in a year! This is uncharted territory for our movement.

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