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#TalkDeath 7: Historical Death and Future Death

We are excited to announce the 7th edition of our #TalkDeath series, Historical Death / Future Death.  We decided to dip into the academic world for this edition and we don’t think you’ll be disappointed. Professor John Troyer is Director of the Centre for Death and Society and lecturer at the University of Bath in

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A Saint in a Suit: Remembering Leonard Cohen

Hi. My name is Jeremy and I am one of the main writers on this blog. In the past TalkDeath has published memorials dedicated to the lives of celebrities who have died. We choose the celebrities to memorialize by their impact on the world and the collective (un)consciousness of our society. Our very first blog

Guest Post: The Third Death or How to be Remembered

*This is a guest blog by Brant Huddleston. The views expressed in this guest blog do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the Qeepr team.* The saddest words I ever heard were written by neuroscientist David Eagleman, who said: There are three deaths: the first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when

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Physician Assisted Death: A Disability­ Centred Critique

*This is a guest blog by Claire English. The views expressed in this guest blog do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the TalkDeath team. This is the final part of a 3 part series on physician assisted death in Canada and abroad. Part 1 laid out the debate over Canada’s Bill C-41: Medical

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#TalkDeath #6: Canadian Funeral Law

We are excited to announce the 6th edition of our #TalkDeath series, Canadian Funeral Law.  This round features two experts who are well versed in Canadian funerary practice. Owner of Eco Funerals, Nathan Romagnoli, and chair person for the Natural Burial Association, Janet McCausland, will be speaking with Qeepr LIVE on September 27th @ 12pm EST on YouTube.