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(Canadian Order of Foresters; Independent Order of Foresters). These 2 organizations, indep. of each other, are similar in purpose and structure. Both maintain local lodges with initiation and other rituals containing religious significance. The Canadian order offers a funeral service. Emphasis in both organizations is on life insurance, which they offer without participation in the local lodge. Insurance is issued on application for membership in the lodge and is not canceled if the applicant does not submit to initiation. PHL

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