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Elgin Mills Wins Award

"...congratulations on winning the Conservation and Environmental Award at our 26th Annual Business Achievement Awards."

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Conservation and Environmental Award
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Environmental Cremation Equipment Operational

Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries (MPGC) is pleased to announce that its new cremation equipment is running at the Mount Pleasant Cremation Centre.  Complete with an emissions filtration system the new equipment will achieve the highest possible emissions standards while greatly reducing the use of fossil fuels.

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Ontario Crematorium Emissions - The Facts

Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act (EPA) is the principal statute governing air quality in the province, establishing standards to regulate air contaminants at levels to prevent harm to human and ecosystem health.

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The Art of Saying Goodbye Ad Campaign

Mount Pleasant Group launches its newest advertising support campaign prompting people to think about how they want to be remembered.

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Most Advanced Cremation Equipment in North America

Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries (MPGC) will begin building new cremator and emission abatement systems at two of its four cremation facilities – Mount Pleasant Cemetery in mid-town Toronto and Elgin Mills Cemetery in Richmond Hill.


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True Patriot Love

The Family Tree Initiative of the True Patriot Love Foundation, Toronto, serves as a reminder on a Canadian Forces base of the sacrifice, and strength of our military families.

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Memorial for William George Barker VC

Canada’s greatest war hero is honoured at Mount Pleasant Mausoleum, where he is entombed.

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A Final Farewell to Jack Layton

Jack Layton was a long-time friend of the Toronto Necropolis, ...

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Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries announces its first geothermal system building, to commemorate Earth Day 2011

Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries (MPGC) is pleased to announce the official opening of its first geothermal system powered building, a columbarium at its York Cemetery location.

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Trees Ontario Update

Between October 2009 and February 2011, Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries (MPGC) and The Simple Alternative (TSA) were working with Trees Ontario to plant tomorrow's forests. As reported earlier, Trees Ontario partnered with the Ministry of Natural Resources to help deliver the Ontario Government's commitment to plant 50 million trees by 2020.

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Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries Celebrates 185th Anniversary

The Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries (MPGC) on Sunday, January 30th, celebrated the 185th anniversary of its founding as Toronto’s first non-sectarian cemetery, in what was then known as the “Town of York.”

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Bike Racks Unveiled in Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Ryerson students were on hand to see their winning Lotus design bike racks unveiled in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

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Ryerson Bicycle Rack Design Competition

Mount Pleasant provided the prize money for the top designs and Ryerson and its students set to work.

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