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 is wholly funded by licensee fees (not tax dollars).
The BAO offers a Consumer Information Guide which you can review on their website.
Valley Funeral Home is owned by 1359980 Ontario Inc. and is licensed as a “Funeral Establishment Operator - Class 1” by the BAO, under license number FE-173.