Bereavement Authority of Ontario 


The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation that administers provisions of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA). The BAO’s mandate is to serve and protect public interest and govern the bereavement sector in the province of Ontario.

Northview Funeral Chapel operates under the guidelines and regulations of the BAO.    

For more information, please visit their website by clicking here.

The Bereavement Authority of Ontario (BAO) is a government delegated authority administering provisions of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA) on behalf of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Responsible for protection of the public interest, the BAO regulates and supports licensed: funeral establishment operators, directors and preplanners; cemetery, crematorium and alternative disposition operators; transfer service operators; and bereavement sector sales representatives across Ontario. 

The BAO provides a guide for consumers to assist them in making decisions for funerals, prearranging and general information.  A PDF of this guide is available here:  

Consumer Information Guide 

Northview Funeral Chapel and Cremation Centre BAO License 2021