The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO)

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) oversees the entire bereavement sector in Ontario, including funeral establishments, funeral directors, funeral pre-planners, transfer service operators and transfer service sales representatives, and cemetery and crematorium operators and sales representatives.

The BAO administers the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act (FBCSA) and ensures that consumers are dealing with qualified and licensed professionals who provide a variety of affordable options.

To receive the BAO's Consumer Information Guide:  A Guide to Death Care in Ontario, please follow the link below.

BAO Consumer Information Guide

To Contact The BAO

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO)
100 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 500
Toronto, ON M2N 6N5

Carey Smith, Registrar/CEO

T: 647-483-2645
Toll: 844-493-6356
The BAO - For Consumer