By Laws – Glossary of Terms

Burial: The opening and closing of a Lot or Grave (in ground) for human remains or cremated human remains (including the scattering of cremated human remains).

By-laws: The rules and regulations under which the Cemetery operates.

Care and Maintenance Fund: As a requirement under provincial legislation, a portion of the purchase price of all Interment Rights, and the prescribed amount payable upon installation of Monuments and Markers is contributed into an irrevocable trust fund – The Care and Maintenance Fund. Income from the Care and Maintenance Fund is used to provide general care and maintenance of the Cemetery.

Columbarium: A structure containing individual compartments or Niches for the placement of human cremated remains.

Crypt: An individual compartment in a Mausoleum for the placement of human remains.

Entombment: The opening and closing of a Crypt for human remains, or the opening and closing of a Niche for cremated human remains.

Grave: Any Interment Right (cremation, child, or adult) which permits a Marker to be set flush and level with the ground in the Marker Space, or attached to an adjacent feature wall as defined in the Interment Rights Certificate. (Also refer to Lot definition.)

Interment Right: The right to require or direct the Burial or Entombment of human remains or cremated human remains in a Grave, Lot, Niche or Crypt.

Interment Rights Certificate: A document, issued by the Cemetery once Interment Rights have been paid in full, specifying the ownership of the Interment Rights, memorialization options and planting restrictions.

Interment Rights Holder: A person, firm, or corporation holding the right to direct the Burial or Removal of human remains, cremated human remains, and associated memorialization in an Interment Right as registered in the Cemetery records.

Lot: Any Interment Right (cremation, child, or adult) which permits the erection of a Monument in the Monument Space. (Also refer to Grave definition.)

Marker: A memorial constructed of bronze or granite, set flush and level with the ground in the Marker Space.

Marker Space: Unless otherwise specified on the Interment Rights Certificate, that portion designated to contain the marker.

Mausoleum: A structure or building containing individual compartments or Crypts for the placement of human remains.

Memorials: All Markers or Monuments, Columbarium Niche or Mausoleum Crypt fronts, and any other form used to inscribe the names of individuals buried or interred within the Cemetery.

Monument: An upright (above-ground) memorial, constructed of granite or bronze material, installed within the designated Monument Space of a Lot(s).

Monument Base: That portion of the Monument, constructed of granite, and set on the concrete Monument foundation to provide stability and protection for the Monument Diestone.

Monument Diestone: Those portions of the Monument set on the Monument Base, containing the design and memorial inscription.

Monument Foundation: The in-ground concrete foundation, constructed the equivalent size of the Monument Base, a minimum of 137 cm (4 ft 6 in) in depth.

Monument Space: That portion of the Lot(s) designated to contain the Monument and planting area.

Niche: An individual compartment in a Mausoleum or Columbarium for the Entombment of cremated human remains.

Purchaser: The individual purchasing the Interment Right, products or services. The Purchaser does not hold or maintain the right to direct Burials, Entombments, or memorialization unless they are registered as the Interment Rights Holder(s)and are so named on the Interment Rights Certificate.

Removal: The Removal of human remains, including cremated human remains, from a closed or sealed Grave, Lot, Niche or Crypt.