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Worldwide News - June 25, 2012

Sweden - How Fonus made funerals affordable

"Men in black plundering estates" was how newspapers depicted the Swedish funeral industry in 1944. So outrageous was the price of burying your dead that the debate reached as far as the Swedish parliament.

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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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News from our network - December 9, 2011

Report on The 6th Annual Canadian Funeral Co-operatives Network Meeting

The 6th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Funeral Co-operatives Network was held on September 16th and 17th, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, with a great turnout.

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La Fédération des coopératives funéraires du Québec - October 11, 2011

First International Meeting of Funeral Cooperatives and Mutual Enterprises

As part of the International Summit of Cooperatives to be held in Quebec City in October 2012, funeral cooperatives, mutual enterprises and democratic organizations the world over working in the funeral sector are invited to a first international meeting.

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News from our network - September 1, 2011

Sudbury: Funeral home's flag-raising honours fallen soldiers

The Co-operative Funeral Home on Lasalle Boulevard marked the start of its 60th anniversary celebrations Aug. 30 with a flag-raising ceremony.

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