Protecting the Consumer’s Right to Choose
a Meaningful, Dignified, Affordable Funeral

2020 Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting 2020 Postponed
Tentatively re-scheduled for late fall
Details will be posted as soon as possible

Our thanks to the Funeral Consumer Association ( for permission to use the following commentary and related links.

News/blog April2/20 – Covid19 and the dead

When a disaster or a pandemic occurs, people are understandably fearful. But humans are prone to amplifying our fears beyond reality, and one of the first places the human mind goes when in a state of fear is to thoughts of death and dead bodies. Read more

News/blog March 25/20 – Funerals Postponed

The Covid19 pandemic is affecting our lives and our deaths. Families are having to make choices about funerals they haven’t faced before. Everyday more state and federal officials suggest (or mandate) that we refrain from gathering in groups of more than 10 (though this advice has probably changed even as you read this). Read more


Memorial Society of Northern Ontario

The Memorial Society of Northern Ontario is the only independent, non-profit, volunteer-run organization in North Eastern Ontario.

The MSNO is part of a worldwide movement whose purpose is to educate the public, advocate funeral planning, increase public awareness and inform you about your legal rights as a consumer in Ontario. We provide our members with a member’s kit, which includes a price survey, a funeral planning form and a personal information document. Our telephone volunteers provide help on request 24-hours a day. Serving the public interest throughout North Eastern Ontario.

Make a Donation

As a Non Profit Volunteer Organization,
we say thank you for your generous donations.
Any amount donated helps and goes a long way.
It will make a difference and families
will benefit for years to come!

Become a Member

For a small, one-time fee, you will be entitled
to a lifetime membership.
Membership has many benefits
which will help inform you and your family!
Be informed. Join the MSNO.

Please contact us with any questions or inquiries you may have.