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CTV News

October 25, 2013

Online shopping shakes up the funeral industry

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CTV News

October 2, 2013

Pat Foran looks at Canada's first online funeral home, where directors plan services on the phone or on the web for lower the cost.

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Sing Tao Daily

January 26, 2013

On-Line Funeral Business - Looks out for Loved Ones this Holiday Season!

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Global Toronto

January 14, 2013

Dominic Mazzone and Eric Vandermeersch of are on The Morning Show to talk about the success of their business, which promises to provide dignified funerals at a low cost.

Toronto Observer

November 13, 2012

Funeral service goes online

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Canadian Business Journal

June 12, 2012

Using the web, Basic Funerals comes to the families with less pressure and a higher level of comfort and care.

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Toronto News 24

February 1, 2012

Top Funeral Trends in 2012

Punjabi Post

December 10, 2011

How Basic Funerals has helped the South Asian community.


August 3, 2011

Kevin Sylvester interviews Cassaundra Tilley about her desire to become a funeral director since age 13 and her realization of that dream at Basic Funerals.

Ottawa Citizen Cremation

June 8, 2011

Tony Lofaro of the Ottawa Citizen discusses how convenient and affordable arrangements can be made with Basic Funerals in the Ottawa area.

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Marketing Magazine

June 8, 2011

Basic Funerals takes a lighter approach with tv spot.

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May 13, 2011

Nevil Hunt discusses how Basic Funerals is at the forefront of online funeral arrangements.

Rogers Daytime TV

May 12, 2011

Eric Vandermeersch the founder of Basic Funerals discusses how the funeral industry is changing and how his company evolved from this process.

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London Free Press Basic Funerals

May 12, 2011

Hank Daniszewski discusses how Basic Funerals is offering its services at half the price of its competition.

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Newstalk 1010am - Mike Bullard

April 11, 2011

Mike Bullard interviews the owners of Basic Funerals to discuss their company and how they have made funeral arrangements easier and more affordable to the public.

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The Globe and Mail

March 23, 2011

Cathryn Atkinson from The Globe and Mail writes about Basic Funerals bringing the funeral business online and how it is resulting in savings for the consumer.

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Profit Magazine Article

March 21, 2011 runs the Fonder Farwells article on its homepage allowing millions of people across North America to learn about how Basic Funerals is changing the industry.

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Profit Magazine Article

February 16, 2011

The Chairman and CEO of Basic Funerals discuss the changing funeral industry with David Pimental of Profit Magazine.

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Basic Funerals Torontoist

February 9, 2011

Steve Kupferman from writes about affordable funerals being advertised by Basic Funerals in the Subway system.

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Watch CBC's Lang and O'Leary Exchange

February 2, 2011

Watch the Chairman of Basic Funerals and President of Cardinal Funeral Homes discuss the effect Basic Funerals is having on the traditional funeral homes on the Lang and O'Leary Exchange.

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Basic Funerals CBC Radio - The Current

January 31, 2011

Listen as the CEO of Basic Funerals joins Anna Maria Tremonti from CBC Radio's The Current to discuss the environmental impact of cremation and burial and new processes that may be coming to the market place

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CBC News

January 13, 2011

David Blair on CBC Business Report gives an overview of Basic Funerals' new approach to the funeral business.

Basic Funerals Torontoist

January 12, 2011

The Toronto Star's Josh Robin writes about how Basic Funerals is making families more comfortable with the arrangement process by providing options such as Real-time Chat on their website.

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CBC Radio Interview

May 4, 2010

Listen to CBC's Frugalista Amrita Singh as she interviews a families served by Basic Funerals during her Funeral Planning Frugality segment.

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Basic Funerals Torontoist

March 15, 2010

Antony Robart of Global TV investigates the high cost of dying and highlights Basic Funerals, a funeral home offering services to the community at almost half the cost of the traditional funeral homes.

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