Westwood permitted to resume funeral services

  • Mar. 29, 2015 10:00 a.m.

George Westwood has been given permission to continue his funeral services on Haida Gwaii. After months of uncertainty, during question period last week Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton said in very plain wording the services he provided were of great value to the community, which he may continue to offer on a volunteer basis as before.”When you lose a loved one, there is no question that there are many people who can help you, and a knowledgeable volunteer can be of great assistance to families,” Ms. Anton said. “Mr. Westwood was a knowledgeable man and helped families and may be continuing to help families on Haida Gwaii. He may do that as a volunteer.”

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