On Sept. 14, 2021, the government released regulations and guidance for businesses and organizations to support them in implementing proof of vaccination requirements for patrons.
This Notice to the Profession provides guidance regarding how these requirements apply to the bereavement sector.
Proof of vaccination requirements do not apply to:
- Funeral services including rites, ceremonies, visitations, receptions, or social gatherings held in places of worship.
- Funeral services including rites, ceremonies, visitations, receptions, or social gatherings held in funeral establishments, cemeteries, crematoriums, and similar establishments that provide bereavement services and are licensed to operate under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002.
- Funeral services conducted in any indoor setting, limited to the actual funeral rites or ceremonies, but not an associated social gathering or reception. These settings can include any meeting or event space, conference centre, or convention centre.
Proof of vaccination requirements apply to social gatherings or receptions associated with a funeral service, rite, or ceremony in a meeting or event space, conference centre, or convention centre.
To The Families We Are Privileged To Serve
The health and safety of our staff and the families we serve continues to be of importance during these times.
Our Team maintains our commitment to provide a safe environment and is taking additional precautions to ensure our facilities are clean and sanitized regularly. We will continue to monitor the recommendations of Huron Perth Public Health. We are here for your family any time of the day or night
-Wayne and Greg Young