Specially priced for families who do not want a viewing.

A private viewing (with or without embalming) may be added... see below.

Simple Cremation $1,395 plus GST including, obituary notice of any length, and professionally produced Photo Tribute


We provide more than you'd expect and include all of the following...

  • Transfer from a Winnipeg hospital is included.

    • deaths occurring in personal care homes and residences adds $125 + GST to our cost (24 hour immediate demand service)

  • Assumes the family does not wish to have a viewing or be present at the crematory after deceased has been taken into our care. (see pricing for these items below)

  • Arrangement session in our planning center on St. Mary Avenue included.

  • Registration of death with the Province of Manitoba included.

  • Professionally prepared and completed CPP Death Benefit and Survivor's Benefit Applications includedWe provide the documents printed and ready to submit to Service Canada.

  • Proof of Death Certificates are included.

  • Simple cremation casket (plywood construction) included.

  • Crematory fee (the actual cremation process) included.

  • Obituary notice of any length along with a photo-tribute (up to 30 photos) is included at no extra charge - Please view a sample by Clicking HERE.

  • Free Press Obituary discount. We pay considerably less than you would in the Winnipeg Free Press Obituary Section. We also assist in writing the obituary in such a way that costs are reduced (if desired) and the reader is pointed to a much more comprehensive obituary on our website (provided at no charge)

  • Cremation urns are sold (optionally) on a non-profit basis, starting at less than $100. Families are encouraged to provide their own or purchase elsewhere if desired.

  • You will not encounter any sales people and payment in advance is not necessary. We prefer to provide our services before asking for payment.


$1,395 plus GST includes all of the above services.

IMPORTANT - An administration fee of 3% of invoice total is added to all accounts. This fee is waived when payment via cheque or cash is made within seven days of invoice date.


The fee remains effective for all credit card payments. Invoices are issued on the date death certificates are issued to the family, usually during the consultation appointment. We do not require payment prior to providing our services but appreciate prompt payment once services are fully rendered.

Some things that could add to cost if selected or required...

  • Add $125 if the death occurs in a nursing home or home residence (see above) this service is provided at cost and without profit.

  • A scheduled cremation witnessing or a family presence at the crematory adds $395 plus GST to this package.

  • A scheduled, private identification viewing at our premises adds $495 to the total cost.


Ethical Death Care (Death Care Services Inc.) is privately, independently, and locally owned. As a company, we are not associated with, nor do we wish to be confused with, any other Winnipeg based organizations or suppliers; regardless of perceived similarities in business model and/or name.