When Death and Loss Are Too Close

When death and loss are closer than you are prepared to deal with, what happens to you?  How do you process this information?  Does fear and panic take over and if so, for how long?  Does the flight or fight reaction come to the surface?  The reality is none of us are getting out of […]

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Death Doula?

I was talking with a man recently about the loss of his wife to cancer.  The conversation then shifted to him sharing how his daughter is a Doula.  Since the conversation prior to this was about death, I assumed he was referring to a “death doula”.  He looked at me surprised and asked what a […]

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Reporting the Death of a Canadian Citizen or Resident (Bill C-247)

I am sharing information sent to Bereavement Ontario Members of a Private Member’s Bill introduced by Frank Valeriote, Member of Parliament for Guelph, Bill C-247, An Act to Expand the Mandate of Service Canada in Respect of the Death of a Canadian Citizen or Canadian Resident, will have second reading and debate on June 11, […]

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