News & Media
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General Beechwood Information
Rules and Regulations
The By-laws governing the operations of The Beechwood Cemetery as stated herein are based on experience acquired in cemetery management since 1873. Our objective is to protect, beautify and ensure respectful care of all graves, mausolea, chapel, columbaria, crematoria and other cemetery facilities.
These by-laws are the rules and regulations that govern Beechwood Cemetery and have been approved by the Registrar of Cemeteries, FBCSA, Cemeteries Regulations Unit, Ministry of Consumer Services.
- By-laws Governing the Operations of The Beechwood Cemetery Company
- By-laws Governing the Operations of the Beechwood Crematorium
Historical Articles and Documents
- Historical Portraits Book
- The History of Beechwood Cemetery
- The History of the National Military Cemetery
- No Longer Forgotten or Friendless: A history of Ottawa’s Protestant Orphans Home, Protestant Home for the Aged, and Home for Friendless Women
Documents related to the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service
Please view the following articles and features on Beechwood. Select stories based on your specific areas of interest. Check back often as we frequently update the site with new information. We hope you enjoy our News & Media.
Articles are listed in reverse chronological order.
- There But Not There, Network, September 2018
- Wreaths Across Canada, CTV News, December 6, 2015
- Duncan Campbell Scott plaque now includes his past creating residential schools, CBC News, November 2, 2015
- War of 1812 veteran Captain Bradley remembered at Beechwood Cemetery, Stittsville Central, October 18, 2015
- Beechwood ceremony to honour medical officer’s tenacity, Ottawa Citizen, August 14 2015
- Grand opening of the Ottawa Police Memorial Cemetery, CTV News, June 18 2015
- Thomas Ritchie (1923-2014) – Navigator, scientist and author had a soft spot for chocolate, Ottawa Citizen, April 10, 2015
- CSIS wants a section reserved for spies in one of Canada’s most historic graveyards, National Post, February 17 2015
- ‘Very emotional’ service at Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa Sun, November 11 2014
- Princess Anne praises slain Canadian soldiers as royal visit to Ottawa begins, Ottawa Citizen, November 10 2014
- After the War: Equality in Death, Ottawa Citizen, November 7 2014
- 10th anniversary of the RCMP National Memorial Cemetery, Ottawa Citizen, October 10 2014
- New cemetery dedicated to fallen Ottawa police members, Metro News, October 9 2014
- Butterfly Walk to Remember inspires bereaved families, Ottawa Sun, May 23 2014
- British envoy discovers patriotic hymn’s Canadian connection, The Globe and Mail, June 6 2013