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BC Bereavement Day: May 24, 2020

Since 1998, the BC Bereavement Helpline has requested an annual proclamation to designate a day reserved as BC Bereavement Day. The 2020 Bereavement Day celebration will occur on Sunday, May 24th. 

Location: Mountain View Cemetery at 5445 Fraser St, Vancouver. (Please enter off of 39th Ave and Fraser St. Parking available alongside cemetery lanes. 

Date:  May 24, 2020

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm (all are invited to stay for the BCBH AGM 2:30 - 4:00pm)

Our ceremony will be led by Celebrant Holly Mitton, from Sacred Journey Pathways, in memory of the loved ones we have lost. At this ceremony participants will be able to bury special heart-shaped seed packets in the Bereavement Day garden spot. The ceremony is then followed by a dove release.

Doves can be reserved for a $25 fee by calling BCBH at 604-738-9950, or emailing contact@bcbh.ca. Dove quantities are limited. One dove per family, please.

Thank you to our partner Kearney Funeral Services for their support of this event. 


BC Bereavement Helpline AGM: May 24, 2020

BC Bereavement Helpline Annual General Meeting

Date: Sunday, May 24th, 2020.

Location: Celebration Hall at Mountain View Cemetery at 5445 Fraser Street (please use the 39th Ave and Fraser entrance).

Time: 2:30 - 4:00pm

All are welcome. 

We are happy to announce that we will have a presentation by Alex Schneider and her planning and involvement of the Michelle VanDale Memorial Gala in memory of the 10th anniversary her mother who died by homicide. Alex benefitted from the BC Victim of Homicide support groups and we are looking forward to hearing her story.