TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2012) - Park Lawn Corporation, (TSX VENTURE:PLC) and Brampton Cremation and Visitation Centre Inc. are pleased to announce that their new facility in Brampton, Ontario is now fully licensed and operational. The facility is an all-in-one complex accommodating both visitation and cremation in the same building. The 26,000 square foot facility has been designed specifically to facilitate witnessing services related to cremation for the East Indian and South Asian communities. Park Lawn has entered into a long term lease for the operation of the crematorium within the funeral home.
Mr. Frank Mills, Chief Executive Officer of Park Lawn Corporation said "Park Lawn is delighted to have the opportunity to work with the principals of Brampton Crematorium and Visitation Centre Inc. in developing this state of the art facility. As the leading cremation company in the GTA we believe this is an important undertaking to strengthen our presence within the East Indian and South Asian communities."
Mr. Inderjit Singh Bal, Vice President and Principal of Brampton Crematorium and Visitation Centre Inc., said "We are very pleased to have a company with Park Lawn's experience and reputation join us in this exciting venture. For the first time the East Indian and South Asian communities have a funeral facility designed and operated specifically to meet their needs. We look forward to a long relationship with Park Lawn Corporation."
Park Lawn Corporation indirectly holds six cemeteries in the Greater Toronto Area and Services Memorables Harmonia Inc. based in Quebec City and Montreal (www.parklawnlp.ca).
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