The Canadian Funeral Trade Association meets with grieving professionals



    51st annual Corporation des thanatologues du Québec convention

    DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, Sept. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - More than 15 Canadian funeral
companies, suppliers of funeral products and services, associated to the
Canadian Funeral Trade Association participated in the Corporation des
thanatologues du Québec convention in Drummondville from the 10th to the 12th
of September.
    "We are proud to welcome the funeral service suppliers among us; they
represent Canadian companies who offer high-quality products and services to
consumers in order to meet all of their needs" declared Mr. Marc Poirier,
president of the Corporation des thanatologues du Québec.
    The exhibitors are represented by the Canadian Funeral Trade Association
(CFTA), an association that distinguishes itself by the organization of
educational conventions and exhibitions all over Canada.
    This convention represents an exceptional opportunity to get familiar
with different products and services necessary to the professional practice of
thanatology, such as urns, caskets, laboratory products, insurance, etc.
    The Canadian Funeral Trade Association (CFTA) is the most important
association of suppliers of funeral services in Canada, grouping almost thirty
specialized companies that answer the needs of mourning families all over
Canada.
    The CFTA participates in the different conventions organized by the
provincial associations of funeral companies by sponsoring these events. The
next two get-togethers will take place from the 14th to the 16th of September,
in Saskatchewan and from the 25th to the 27th of September in Ontario.
    "We are very grateful for the financial support of our service suppliers
in the process of elaboration of a norm in order to recognize the
professionalism and the certification of companies in the funeral world"
concluded the president of the Corporation des thanatologues du Québec,
Mr. Marc Poirier.

    The Corporation des thanatologues du Québec is the largest group of
companies and of funeral professionals in Québec. It is the leader of a
valorization of the funeral ritual approach and of the elaboration of a unique
norm aiming ethics and excellence.
    The thanatologist is a grieving specialist. He or she is a professional
responsible of accompanying, supporting and adequately advising the family
members and close friends in the choice of a significant and personalized
ritual.




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For further information: Francois G. Houle, NATIONAL Public Relations,
(418) 648-1233, Cell.: (418) 563-9350

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