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547 Shuswap Ave
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(250) 679-3032

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Obituary: “Doughnut King” Ron Joyce has died - TheSpec.com

Saturday, March 2, 2019

In 1963, Joyce purchased a Dairy Queen franchise in Hamilton before investing in the Ottawa Street Tim Hortons in 1964. Three years later he entered a franchise partnership with Horton. After the hockey player died in an auto accident in 1974, Joyce bought out Hortons' shares from his widow for $1 million. Ron and Tim Horton in one of their locations. Tim Horton's handout During Joyce's control the company, Tim Hortons went through exponential growth eventually culminating with him selling the chain to Wendy's for $600 million. "Ron Joyce would certainly rank among Hamilton's business elite with people like Frank Sherman behind Dofasco or Michael DeGroote (with Laidlaw Transport) and David Braley (Orlick Industries)," said McMaster University business professor Marvin Ryder, who, in part, teaches out of the Ron Joyce Centre - DeGroote School of Business campus in Burlington. Ironically, Ryder says, that while his name is on a university business school,...
https://www.thespec.com/news-story/9155457-obituary-doughnut-king-ron-joyce-has-died/

Personal approach brings comfort at life’s most difficult time - Campbell River Mirror

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Funeral. "Whether there's just been a death or you have questions several days later, we encourage people to phone us. The biggest comfort we can offer is simply providing peace of mind." Recently purchased by Lonsdale Funeral Group, an independently owned funeral provider with locations in Nanaimo and Ladysmith, Boyd's will remain local and be able to offer the community some new options, says Toneff, who also owns Toneff Funeral Home in the Comox Valley. Comfort and peace of mind Toneff, who has worked in almost every area of funeral service through his career, looks forward to working with Campbell River families. Coming to the North Island in 2010, Toneff envisioned a way for families to make arrangements from the comfort of their home while creating meaningful ceremonies unique to their loved one and community. "Losing a loved can be a confusing and emotional time, and we've found that families are more comfortable in familiar surroundings, free from stress and pressure, where they're more likely to make sound decisions based on their family's needs," he explains. Without the need for large formal offices, viewing and memorial areas, the approach has the added benefit of reducing costs. The community connection Boyd's does offer a small reception area for more intimate services, but larger gatherings are typically hosted in the community, often in a place of meaning for the family or loved one, such as a family church, community hall, or banquet room at a favourite golf course. "Ideally we want to use facilities right here in Campbell River. It's all...
https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/marketplace/personal-approach-brings-comfort-at-lifes-most-difficult-time/

My Son The Hurricane to launch "Ride The Bullet" tour in Stratford - The Beacon Herald

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Lawrence Welk. It's all smiles, there's a lot of dancing, and there's a lot of volume. We will really fill up the sound of that church."At $20 each, tickets for Hurricane's Stratford show can be purchased at www.msthofficial.com/, but act fast as the show is already 80 per cent sold out.As for "Ride The Bullet," the album will technically drop on April 12, but O'Shea said the band will be selling advance copies at each of its live shows - a special bonus for fans. Produced by the band's own record label, Vegas Funeral Records, "Ride The Bullet" includes songs written by band members whose writing talents haven't been featured on either of their previous records."Everything on this album is better. Our performances are better, the songwriting is better, the studio quality is better. Everything is just top-notch," O'Shea said.The new album is also available for pre-purchase at www.kickstarter.com/projects/mysonthehurricane/my-son-the-hurricane-ride-the-bullet-new-album-pre?ref=user_menu. For more information, check out @mysonthehurricane on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.gsimmons@postmedia.com Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/entertainment/local-arts/my-son-the-hurricane-to-launch-ride-the-bullet-tour-in-stratford

PLC Purchases Hansons Arbor Funeral Chapels & Crematorium in BC - Canada NewsWire

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Deal adds 5 new properties in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen TORONTO, July 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Park Lawn Corporation (TSX: PLC) ("PLC") announced that it has completed the purchase of a multi-location funeral home business and a crematorium in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. The purchase continues PLC's successful expansion into the BC market. "We are excited to be making a further investment in the BC market with the purchase of the Hanson Arbor Funeral Chapels," stated Andrew Clark, Chairman and CEO of PLC. "The Hanson businesses are strong performing businesses that will fit well with our existing portfolio of funeral homes in the Okanagan Valley." Highlights of the transaction include: Hansons Arbor Funeral Chapels and Crematorium, owned by Ray and Kelly Hanson, consists of four funeral homes in West Kelowna, Penticton, Princeton and Keremeos, British Columbia, and one crematorium in Penticton, British Columbia. Total purchase price of $2.3 million, was funded from PLC's existing credit facility. The purchase price multiple is within PLC's publicly-stated targeted EBITDA multiple range. "We believe in partnering with strong and prof...
https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/plc-purchases-hansons-arbor-funeral-chapels--crematorium-in-bc-687437221.html

2 N.L. funeral homes with suspended licences still offer prepaid services to new clients - CBC.ca

Saturday, March 2, 2019

During CBC's undercover investigation, employees for the other businesses said customers can make "pre-arrangements" or "pre-plan" their funeral services, and pay for it now through policies purchased from an insurance agent."They put your money in, and that way … your money's guaranteed for the rate of inflation and everything," said a worker for Serenity Funeral Home.An employee for Serenity Funeral Home in Burin Bay Arm said paying ahead with an insurance agent for funeral services means your money is guaranteed for the rate of inflation. (Google Maps)Owner Rex Blundon was not available for an interview, but his wife, Lorraine Blundon, said they sell pre-planned funerals, and use agents with Purple Shield insurance to handle the financial aspect."Really, it's the client's choice … And to pre-arrange, you don't have to financially exchange any money," she said.Lorraine Blundon later clarified through email: "Our clients are contacted by a licensed agent who sells them insurance, not any employee of the funeral home."Rex Blundon, pictured with his wife Lorraine Blundon, owns Serenity Funeral Home in Burin Bay Arm. (Rex Blundon/Facebook)Meanwhile, during the undercover investigation, a worker for Oram's Funeral Hom...
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/nl-funeral-homes-suspended-licences-1.4641701

Death Café returns to Okanagan - Summerland Review

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Alison performs seasonal ceremonies at her Ravens View Farm and Retreat Centre in Peachland. She is also past Clerk of Interior British Columbia Quakers and a partner in Oomph! Consulting. Claudette Bouchard is a Sacred Passage Doula and an End of Life Coach. She brings compassion, empathy, respect and dignity to her work with the dying. Her calm presence eases fear and brings spiritual healing to the dying as she connects with their inner divine spark. With over 30 years experience as an International Life Energy Coach, she helps transcend the challenges of planning for death and brings her unwavering support to the dying experience. @VernonNewsnewstips@vernonmorningstar.comLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.summerlandreview.com/community/death-caf-returns-to-okanagan/

Body of 19-year-old woman found in B.C. home - Summerland Review

Saturday, March 2, 2019

British Columbia's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says the body of a 19-year-old woman was found early Thursday in a home in Richmond, B.C. Police say the death is suspicious and they have identified the dead woman as Aspen Pallot. RELATED: 1 dead after shooting in Chilliwack, homicide investigators deployed The investigation team says shortly after the woman's body was discovered a man was arrested and he remains in police custody. An autopsy will be conducted on the body to determine the cause of death. RELATED: Youth pleads guilty to trafficking after 13-year-old B.C. girl dies of overdose Police say they're investigation is in the early stages, but detectives believe it was not a random act. The investigation team says it's releasing the woman's name to gather information from her friends about her activities leading up to the death. The Canadian Press Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.summerlandreview.com/news/body-of-19-year-old-woman-found-in-b-c-home/

Death Café returns to Okanagan - Vernon Morning Star

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Alison performs seasonal ceremonies at her Ravens View Farm and Retreat Centre in Peachland. She is also past Clerk of Interior British Columbia Quakers and a partner in Oomph! Consulting. Claudette Bouchard is a Sacred Passage Doula and an End of Life Coach. She brings compassion, empathy, respect and dignity to her work with the dying. Her calm presence eases fear and brings spiritual healing to the dying as she connects with their inner divine spark. With over 30 years experience as an International Life Energy Coach, she helps transcend the challenges of planning for death and brings her unwavering support to the dying experience. @VernonNewsnewstips@vernonmorningstar.comLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.vernonmorningstar.com/community/death-caf-returns-to-okanagan/