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La Fédération des coopératives funéraires du Québec - July 6, 2014

Second International Summit of Funeral Cooperatives and Mutuals

We invite you to the Second International Summit of Funeral Cooperatives and Mutuals, which will be held in Quebec City, Canada from October 4 to 6 of this year. Lectures, panels and round tables will give you a better idea and grasp of the issues relevant to funeral cooperatives all over the globe.

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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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