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Coping With the Loss of a Stillborn Birth or SDS Child

Losing a child is an unexpected heartbreak that couples hope to never go through. The immense sadness is significant and can be a long-lasting process to go through. Although the grieving process i...
By Ian Elliott
Thursday, November 24, 2016

Managing Social Media Accounts and Email After a Loved One has Passed

Social media has become a big part of our lives today. We are able to keep in contact with family and friends, view posts and pictures, and even maintain a professional business profile online. It ...
By Ian Elliott
Monday, September 19, 2016

How to Get Through the First Couple of Weeks After a Death

When a death of a loved one occurs you experience a sense of shock or numbness. It is as if you’re in disbelief that this has actually happened. Right after a loved one has died there are many diff...
By Ian Elliott
Monday, August 29, 2016

Honouring and Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

When you lose someone close to you, there is no doubt you are experiencing a great deal of pain and grief. Many people believe that grief is the initial pain you feel when you lose someone, althoug...
By Ian Elliott
Friday, August 26, 2016

Canadian Veterans Benefits

For the dedication of the honorable individuals who have served in the Canadian Armed Forces, the Canadian Government provides funeral and burial benefits for those who died during battle or have d...
By Ian Elliott
Friday, July 29, 2016

The Importance of the End-of-Life Conversation with Your Loved Ones

It is common to hesitate about having the end of life conversation with your loved ones. This topic tends to be upsetting, uncomfortable and one that we try to avoid. Although, the fact of the matt...
By Ian Elliott
Friday, July 22, 2016

Differences Between Protestant and Catholic Funeral Customs

If you have ever attended funerals of those with differing religious beliefs, you may have noticed slight differences in the funeral customs at each service. Catholic funerals are traditionally mor...
By Ian Elliott
Thursday, July 7, 2016

Previous Posts

Coping With the Loss of a Stillborn Birth or SDS Child

Losing a child is an unexpected heartbreak that couples hope to never go through. The immense sadness is significant and can be a long-lasting process to go through. Although the grieving process i...

Managing Social Media Accounts and Email After a Loved One has Passed

Social media has become a big part of our lives today. We are able to keep in contact with family and friends, view posts and pictures, and even maintain a professional business profile online. It ...

How to Get Through the First Couple of Weeks After a Death

When a death of a loved one occurs you experience a sense of shock or numbness. It is as if you’re in disbelief that this has actually happened. Right after a loved one has died there are many diff...

Honouring and Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

When you lose someone close to you, there is no doubt you are experiencing a great deal of pain and grief. Many people believe that grief is the initial pain you feel when you lose someone, althoug...

Canadian Veterans Benefits

For the dedication of the honorable individuals who have served in the Canadian Armed Forces, the Canadian Government provides funeral and burial benefits for those who died during battle or have d...

The Importance of the End-of-Life Conversation with Your Loved Ones

It is common to hesitate about having the end of life conversation with your loved ones. This topic tends to be upsetting, uncomfortable and one that we try to avoid. Although, the fact of the matt...

Differences Between Protestant and Catholic Funeral Customs

If you have ever attended funerals of those with differing religious beliefs, you may have noticed slight differences in the funeral customs at each service. Catholic funerals are traditionally mor...