Long Term Caregivers

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CBC News about Longterm care

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What to do when someone dies

In Ontario - https://www.ontario.ca/page/what-do-when-someone-dies

Death occurs in a foreign land please contact the Canadian Embassy there https://travel.gc.ca/assistance/emergency-info/death-abroad

To donate organs/tissue for transplant or entire body for scientific research - https://www.giftoflife.on.ca/en

Register the death certificate - https://www.ontario.ca/page/how-get-copy-ontario-death-certificate-online 


Priests/Pundits in the GTA

OKA members are free to consult with any priest. Following are some of the priests we are familiar with.

  • Ved. Pandit Soukur Dinkar Bhat (Konkani bhat normally in Canada from April to Sep): Tel No. 416-826-5948
  • Vidwan Ramkrishn Bhat, SVBF Temple: Tel No. 647-707-5727Ved. Suryanarayan Bhat, Udupi Vrindavan Tel: 416-548-4138
  • Ved. Suryanarayan Bhat, Udupi Vrindavan Tel: 416-548-4138
  • Sanjay Acharya: Tel No. 416-909-2427


Funeral Homes 

To search for a funeral home/service in Ontario visit Bereavement Authority of Ontario - https://thebao.ca/

Affordable Funeral Services are available throughout GTA areas - https://socialservicesfuneralassistance.ca

Families are free to choose any Funeral Homes.
The following are some of the Funeral Homes we are familiar with:

List of Funeral Homes in GTA West End:        Brampton Crematorium & Visitation Center Inc
30 Bramwin Ct, Brampton, ON L6T 5G2 – Tel No.905-458-2222
Scott Funeral Home - Brampton Chapel
289 Main St N, Brampton, ON L6X 1N5 – Tel No.905-451-1100
Andrews Community Funeral Centre - Bramalea Chapel
8190 Dixie Rd, Brampton, ON L6T 5N9 – Tel No.905-456-8190
Meadowvale Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Centres
7732 Mavis Rd, Brampton, ON L6Y 5M1 – Tel No.905-451-3716
Glendale Funeral Home & Cemetery
1810 Albion Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 5T1-– Tel No.416-679-1803
Tranquility Funeral Services Inc.
2390 Haines Rd #14, Mississauga, ON L4Y 1Y6 – Tel No.905-815-1285
Scott Funeral Home - Mississauga Chapel
420 Dundas St E, Mississauga, ON L5A 1X5 – Tel No.905-272-4040
Basic Funerals and Cremation Choices
2-2408 Haines Rd, Mississauga, ON L4Y 1Y6 – Tel No. 877-229-7077


List of Funeral Homes in GTA East End:      Chapel Ridge Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 
8911 Woodbine Ave, Markham, ON L3R 5G1 – Tel No.905-305-8508
Highland Funeral Home – Scarborough Chapel 
3280 Sheppard Ave. E, Scarborough, ON M1T 3K3 – Tel No. 416-773-0933
Highland Funeral Home – Markham Chapel 
10 Cachet Woods Ct, Markham, ON L6C 3G1– Tel No 905-887-8600
Humphrey Funeral Home 
1403 Bayview Ave, East York, ON M4G 3A8 – Tel No. 416-487-4523
Ogden Funeral Homes 
4164 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1S 1T3 – Tel No. 416-293-5211
Pine Hills Cemetry and Funeral Centre 
625 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough, ON M1K 1R1 – Tel No.416-267-8229


Transport the Human Remains 

Air Canada Compassionate Services - https://www.aircanada.com/cargo/en/shipping/shipping-solutions/ac-compassion/

WestJet compassionate services - https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/book-trip/westjet-cargo/shipping-information/human-remains

Check with any other national/international airlines for their specific requirements

To India : https://www.cgitoronto.gov.in/eoi.php?id=transport_dead_body

Transport Cremated Remains

To Canada: https://www.catsa-acsta.gc.ca/en/cremated-remains 

To USA: https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/items/cremated-remains

To India: https://www.cgitoronto.gov.in/eoi.php?id=transport_ashes

Scattering cremated remains in Ontario - https://www.ontario.ca/page/arrange-funeral-burial-cremation-or-scattering

Contact CRA - What to do someone has died - https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/life-events/what-when-someone-died.html



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