CCFS Class Tours & Guest Speakers for 2017

CCFS students were able to participate in various tours where knowledgeable professionals were able to talk to them about their area of expertise and share important information about what they do.  These tours are organized in a way that assist the students in gaining more knowledge about different religions and various businesses/agencies that are part of the profession.

This year, students were able to visit the following places (see photos below):

 Alberta tours

  • Chevra Kadisha - Edmonton Jewish Burial Society
  • SGN Sikh Gurdwara of Alberta (Edmonton)
  • Alberta Funeral Services Association Conference - Museum Tour in Edmonton

 Manitoba tours and guest speakers

  • Chesed Shel Emes (Jewish Funeral Home) in Winnipeg
  • Congregation Etz Chayim (Jewish Synagogue) in Winnipeg
  • Denise Koss and Denise Carriere - Vital Statistics
  • Dr. Kim Wiebe  - MAiD Presentation (Medical Assistance in Dying)
New Brunswick tours 
  • Tiferes Isarael Synagogue 
  • Victoriaville Caskets
Newfoundland tours and guest speaker
  • NL Sikh Society Gurdwara in St. John's
  • MAiD Presentation (Medical Assistance in Dying)
British Columbia tours and guest speakers
  • MAiD Presentation (Medical Assistance in Dying) 
  • Willow - End of Life Planning 
  • Schara Tzedeck Chapel 

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Alberta Level I students at Chevra Kadisha  - Edmonton Burial Society.

AB Jewish Burial Society


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Level I Alberta students at the SGN Sikh Gurdwara of Alberta in Edmonton.

SGN Sikh Gurwara

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Denise Koss and Denise Carriere with MB Vital Statistics talks to the Manitoba Level I and Level II students about the process of registering a death in the province of MB.  

MB Vital Statistics

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Dr. Kim Wiebe with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority talks to the MB level I and Level II students about the Medical Assistance in Dying program (MAiD).

MB - MAiD

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The Manitoba Level I and Level II students tour the Congregation Etz Chayim Jewish Synagogue in Winnipeg.  Rabbi Larry Lander was able to talk to the students about the Jewish faith and their funeral customs. 

MB Etz Chayim


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Rena Boroditsky with the Chesed Chel Emes (Jewish Funeral Home) in Winnipeg talked to the MB Level I and Level II students about the burial practices and customs of the Jewish faith.

MB - Chesed Shel Emes

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The New Brunswick Level I and Level II students were able to visit the Tiferes Isareal Synagogue in Moncton, NB.  Mr. Francis Weil talked to the students about the Jewish faith, funeral customs, and the Torah.

NB Tiferes Israel Synagogue 2017

NB Tiferes Israel Synagogue 2017


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New Brunswick Level I and Level II students had a chance to tour Victoriaville caskets in Dieppe.  Jerry talked to the students about the different types of caskets.  

Victoriaville Caskets NB 2017


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The Newfoundland & Labrador Level I and Level II students were able to visit the  NL Sikh Society Gurdwara in St. John's, NL.  Students learned about Sikhism and Sikh funeral and burial customs.
 
NL Sikh Society 2017
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Michelle Pante and Reena Lazar with Willow talked to the BC Level I and Level II students about "End of Life Planning".  

Willow Presentation 2017


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BC Level I and Level II students visit Schara Tzedeck Cemetery & Chapel. Howard Jampolsky, Level I student and executive director of the cemetery and chapel talked to the students about the Jewish religion and their funeral and burial customs. Students were also able to get a complete tour of the facilities.   

BC Schara Tzedeck 2017



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