There are no official funeral services on Haida Gwaii. So resident George Westwood was offering those services for free. That is, until a complaint filed with Consumer Protection B.C. made him stop his charitable acts. With more on this story here’s “The Volunteer Undertaker”, a documentary from CBC’s George Baker.
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