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The loss of a loved one is one of life’s most difficult and painful experiences.  There are simply no words that can express the feelings of grief or the sense of overwhelm that often accompan...
By Alterna Cremation
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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Cremation Myths Debunked: Separating Fact From Fiction

In our modern society, we tend to shy away from the topics of death and dying. It's not common to openly discuss the details and customs associated with funeral and disposition services, which is w...
By Alterna Cremation
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Friday, January 12, 2024

Woman-Owned & Operated Winnipeg Alternative Funeral Home Passes Five-Year Milestone

WINNIPEG, MB:  Alterna Cremation, an independent alternative funeral home located at 2495 Henderson Highway, passed its five-year anniversary serving the Winnipeg community earlier this fall.&...
By Alterna Cremation
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Thursday, December 21, 2023

What Documentation Is Required When Arranging A Cremation?

When a death occurs, legal paperwork is likely to be the furthest thing from your mind. But the fact is that, as with all major life cycle events, deaths must be properly documented and registered....
By Alterna Cremation
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Friday, December 8, 2023

How To Select The Best Cremation Service Company

Amid the tremendous grief that accompanies the passing of a loved one, a multitude of tasks and final arrangements must also be completed. For many families, choosing a cremation service provider i...
By Alterna Cremation
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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Cremation & Estate Planning: Ensuring Your Wishes Are Honoured

It's common to avoid or put off dedicating time to the planning of end-of-life wishes. But, in truth, the process can be deeply meaningful and offer unexpected peace of mind when approached with ca...
By Alterna Cremation
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Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Pre-Planning Cremation: Why It Makes Sense For Your Family

Thinking about cremation might not be the most pleasant thing in the world, but it’s well worth the potential discomfort. By pre-planning your cremation, you can reduce stress, save money, and ensu...
By Alterna Cremation
In Blog
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

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Aftercare Services: The Support Continues After Cremation

When a loved one passes, there is so much to deal with, from grief to legalities. Assistance in helping you process your loss shouldn't stop after cremation.  Here are a few ways that we can ...

Environmental Considerations: How Cremation Reduces Carbon Footprint

As you put your end-of-life wishes in order or make arrangements for the funeral of a loved one, there are countless decisions to make. One of the most pivotal is whether to choose burial or cremat...

Winnipeg Cremation Services Provider Offers Custom-Engraved Keepsakes

WINNIPEG, MB:  Alterna Cremation, a locally owned and operated funeral home providing dignified direct cremation services, is now offering custom-engraved keepsakes to the families in its care...

Traditional Vs. Direct Cremation: Which Is Right For You?

Planning a funeral service for yourself or a loved one can feel overwhelming when you’re already mired in grief. One of the first decisions to make is whether you want to opt for direct cremation o...

The Role Of Cremation In Eco-Friendly Funeral Planning

Many people prize the opportunity to be as eco-friendly as possible. Beyond just shopping at a local farmer's market, you might also want to look toward having a green funeral. An eco-friendly fune...

How To Properly Store An Urn In Your Home

When a loved one passes away, you want to do what you can to honour them and the life they lived. For many people, this means storing their loved one's ashes somewhere in their home. While keeping ...

Female-Owned Winnipeg Funeral Home Reflects On Five Years In Business As International Women’s Day Is Celebrated

WINNIPEG, MB:  Alterna Cremation, an alternative funeral home focused on dignified and direct cremation services, is in its fifth year of business.  And, with International Women’s Day be...