Bill is an established and well known resident of Metcalfe, ON and has enjoyed a long and distinguished career before retirement. Bill has had the privilege of giving back to his community, most notably as President of the Metcalfe Agricultural Society, Chair of the Metcalfe Recreational Committee, Master of the Russell Masonic Lodge #479, and five years as President of the Metcalfe Jets Jr. B Hockey Team. He is frequently called upon as a speaker and presenter, and has worked with a broad cross section of cultures and people. Bill recognizes how important the wedding ceremony is to you as a couple, and his goal is to try to make it exceed all your expectations and needs.
Bill Buckland was amazing and made us feel so comfortable!
Stefanie & Marco
Mr. Bill Buckland ... friendly, helpful, nice, what else can we say He was amazing. Thank you Bill, thank you.
Jozef & Jaroslawa
Bill Buckland did a great job. We were very happy with the service. Thanks so much so making this process so easy and memorable.
Scott & Crystal
Hi Bill! Chad and I would like to thank you for doing such an amazing job officiating our wedding on July 9th at Lago. The day was perfect and it couldn't have been done without you! Warmest thanks, Emily and Chad
Emily and Chad
In ON: Casselman, Chesterville, Crysler, Finch, Kenmore, Limoges, Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ottawa East, Ottawa South, Ottawa West, Russell, St. Albert In QC: Ayer's Cliff, Bishopton, Cookshire, East Angus, Lachute, Lennoxville, Magog, Milby, North Hatley, Sawyerville, Sherbrooke, Waterville
Shari is an outgoing, positive person, who is caring and thoughtful of others. She is comfortable working with couples from a variety of backgrounds to make their wedding day all it can be. As your Officiant, Shari is committed to helping you make your wedding ceremony uniquely yours and for it to be memorable for years to come. Couples say: I just wanted to say that Shari was amazing! She did a wonderful job, we would recommend her to anyone!
Brian and I were soo happy with the way the Ceremony went and Shari Rowan was AMAZING. We can't thank you guys enough for everything.
Mandey & Brian
Shari Rowan was fantastic! Our young son interrupted our ceremony and she worked with it and everything went well... she also gave very useful suggestions to us to help us tailor the ceremony to our family and style :-)
Tanya & Aaron
We found Shari (Rowan) on this website, read some reviews and her bio, and knew that she was the person we wanted to help us celebrate our special day. Once we confirmed that we had booked Shari, we were excited to start telling her our ideas for the ceremony; quite possibly the least traditional one ever! No rings, no traditional vows, no wedding party, no bouquets, the ceremony to take place at our home surrounded by our family and friends - who would have no idea what was happening until it started! She was so open and receptive, and excited to help us celebrate our day. She made it so easy and effortless, we are so happy, and grateful to her for letting us have the ceremony we wanted!!! We had such an amazing day, our ceremony went so well!! We are forever thankful to Shari for making it a truly unforgettable day.
Patricia and Eric
Our wedding was held on Halloween night, the actual service was a surprise to all our guests in attendance. All our guests were dressed in costume, as well, the bride and groom, Shari Rowan was willing to perform our ceremony in costume as well. It was fantastic, very relaxing and so very much rewarding to have one's relation performing our ceremony. This made our special occasion all the more special. Thank you Shari.
Donna & Thomas
Hi Sherri(Rowan). David and I would like to thank you for making our day memorable. We knew the ceremony would be wonderful as you made us feel very comfortable from our first meeting to the endless e-mails to find the right reading for the ceremony, Everything was beautiful and we had many great comments from our guests about the ceremony and about you!
Angela & David
We were very pleased with Shari Rowan. We had a lovely ceremony and it made our special day memorable
Lisa & Stephen
Dear All Seasons Weddings, We would sincerely like to thank you for providing Shari Rowan as the officiant for our wedding. She is extremely professional, caring and just a lovely person all around. Shari made us very comfortable and performed the ceremony beautifully. I would highly recommend her for anyone that requires an officiant for their wedding ceremony.
Sandy & Doug
We loved being able to customize our ceremony a little to make it feel like us. It was an incredibly emotional experience, but Shari Rowan kept us grounded and focused on each other. We also received nothing but lovely comments from our guests, who were very touched by Shari's words and emotion. One thing that especially resonated with everyone (including my husband and I) was the fact that for our vows, Shari just whispered the words to us, so that all our guests heard was our voices. I think that small touch was perfect, not only for our guests to hear the vows as if they came from us alone, but also because of the way it felt for us saying them only to eachother. I've been to weddings where the couple are almost saying the vows to the officiant because they're nervous, and they want to follow the words and respond to them. We loved how personal it felt, yet we didn't have to worry about memorizing!
Jen & Cary
Shari Rowan was wonderful. She even took the time to run around the neighbourhood to ask people to hold off on mowing their lawns for 20 minutes until the ceremony was over. She of course is a very good looking lady and makes the photos even better. Loved her as much for our wedding as I did for my daughters. Thanks so much Shari!
Diane & Garry
Shari Rowan exceeded our expectations. She did an absolutely wonderful job, very professional. She was always able to offer advice and suggestions, and she was very easy to contact when we had questions. As soon as we began contact with her, we felt very comfortable and confident that our ceremony would be perfect, which it was! We would highly recommend Shari!!
Alanna & Adam
Shari Rowan was such a delight! Her guidance and suggestions for our ceremony was extremely helpful. She made us feel at ease throughout the entire process, and her delivery of our ceremony was perfect! We are very happy with her service.
Holly & Mark
Shari Rowan was great.She was very organized and professional and caring. She definitely made us feel like our wedding was important to her. She even wore a coordinating scarf with her suit to tie-in with the wedding party. What a nice touch! Shari was so easy to work with which was a relief when you are planning such an important day. She was very helpful in giving us advice about our ceremony (which we had greatly changed from the template). I would definitely recommend her. She made sure we had everything we needed and was sincere and made a wonderful guide through what could have been a stressful time.
Christine & Brian
Shari Rowan was very helpful and put on a very good service. Every one of our guests really liked how good of a job she did. Would definitely recommend her to everyone... She made our day perfect!
Chris & Paul
Metcalfe, Greely, Vernon, Kenmore, Edwards, Vars, Kars, Manotick, Riverside South, Osgoode, North Gower, Rideau Forest, Marvelville, Marionville, Russell, Embrun, Casselman, Rideau Ward, Kanata, Cumberland, Navan, Rockland, Stittsville, Morewood, Richmond, Monster, Orleans, Carlsbad Springs, Nepean, Ottawa West, Ottawa South, Ottawa East, Gloucester, Barrhaven, Winchester, Winchester Springs, Leitrum, Williamsburg, Morrisburg, Spencerville, North Grenville, Cardinal, Kemptville, North Dundas, South Dundas, Mountain, South Mountain, Chesterville, Inkerman
Luc's one of our most experienced wedding officiants. Luc is a true 'people person', flexible and open-minded, with a love for life and all that is true. Whether what you have planned is a classical wedding, or a relaxed and laid back one; whether you wish to have your ceremony in French, English or Spanish, it will be a true pleasure for Luc to perform your wedding. Please note. Always check his availability as Luc has had to reduce his availability for weddings. He now spends much of his free time doing charitable work in developing countries. Luc is licenced both in Ontario and Quebec.
Luc Despatis more than met our expectations - he surpassed them! Luc was great at answering questions when we were looking at putting together our program and creating our own personable ceremony for the big day. He was prompt at getting back to us and a good communicator in letting us know when he would be out of town in case we needed to reach him. We couldn't have put a program together and ran a ceremony as smoothly without him. Luc Issa really helpful and super friendly! Thank you, Luc for officiating our wedding and helping us putting together the ceremony!
Andrew & Tharie
Luc Despatis was fantastic - friendly and organized right from the start! We wanted something a little different for our blended family and Luc was open to all our ideas and provided wonderful suggestions. Whenever Patrick and I talk about the ceremony we always talk about how calming Luc was - he was so professional but laughed with us when it was needed!! We are so happy we chose him because we couldn't imagine having someone else marry us. He was perfectly suited! Thank you Luc, thank you for making sure our incredibly wonderful day got off to such a great start. Merci!!
Josee & Patrick
Nik & I wanted to thank Luc Despatis again for such a great ceremony. We both liked that it was sort of casual, relaxed, and fun which he made happen. Luc is very good at what he does and I will highly recommend him to any of my friends.
Alice and Nik
Luc Despatis was a personable and respectful officiant. From the first time we met him we knew he would be able to conduct the wedding ceremony of our dreams; and that he did. Thank you so much Luc!
Jessica & Maxime
Luc Despatis was amazing. He made us feel so comfortable, he smiled with us. I felt like he was one of our family members. He helped the groom calmed down before the bride arrived. Our ceremony was beautiful.We would like to thank All Seasons Weddings and especially Luc Despatis. We would recommend him with no hesitation.
David & Carole
Aylmer, Buckingham, Cantley, Chelsea, Cumberland, Edwards, Gatineau, Gloucester, Hull, L'Ange-Gardien, Luskville, Masson, Masson-Angers, Metcalfe, Mont-Cascades, Navan, North Gower, Orleans, Osgoode, Ottawa Center, Ottawa East, Rockland, Saint-Pierre-de-Wakefield, Vanier, Vars, Vernon, Wakefield
Natasha, as also a member of the All Seasons reservation team, has a wealth of knowledge & experience to offer any couple. Fluently bilingual and a mother of two, she appreciates the importance of flexibility, patience and understanding and it is these qualities along with her sense of humour that she brings to her role in your special day. Whether you’re looking for a non– denominational or spiritual ceremony, if experienced ‘casual confidence’ is your preferred style, Natasha is the wedding officiant for you.
To Natasha (St Jean),first let me say it was a pleasure to meet you, and was very pleased that you were our Officiant on our wonderful day. I think Jack was very thankful that he got to talk with you before the wedding ceremony. All our friends and family loved the service and said how lovely it was. Thank you again so much for all your help.
Michelle and Jack
Hello Natasha (St-Jean), I just wanted to thank you again for our wedding ceremony on 02/25/2012, it was soooo beautiful and everybody really enjoyed it! (Quite funny as well... :o) Being able to include our daughter with a sand ceremony was a great idea too. We had a very good experience with you and were extremely happy! Mélodie and David
Mélodie and David
Hi Natasha "THANK YOU for such a wonderful wedding ceremony on 07/13/2013! We LOVED every second and owe that to you. Absolutely everyone told us they enjoyed it too, and many say they have never been to a wedding that was so personal, intimate or as full of love as ours. If ever we decide to renew our vows we know who to call. Merci Natasha! Tu nous as aidés à réaliser notre rêve.
Mylene et Corey
Hi Natasha St-Jean Just wanted to thank you again for being with us on our wedding day. We had such a great time. Even later in the evening, the d.j's lazers set off the smoke alarm, so we got a nice picture with the firemen! lol Thanks So Much Danielle and Greg
Danielle and Greg
Dear Natasha (St-Jean), Sylvain and I would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for having turned this special day into the best day of our lives. As soon as we met you, we knew you were the officiant for us and that our wedding would be a memorable event in your hands. From the first instant, you showed us that you really wanted to give us the ceremony of our dreams meaning, special, personal, elegant and definitely unique since it was outdoors, in the winter on a beautiful mild and sunny day! You really helped us in personalizing our ceremony while perfectly incorporating both French and English which was important to us. We are very happy and lucky to have found an officiant as personable, cheerful, professional and charismatic as you! We could not have chosen a better officiant than you to marry us! 02/18/2012
Anne & Sylvain
Natasha St. Jean was so fabulous and did our wedding ceremony just the way we wanted :) Natasha was very kind and friendly! We felt very relaxed with her.
Jessica & Tyler
Natasha St. Jean was great! She really helped us adapt our wedding ceremony to make it perfect for us and what we wanted. She was professional and did a fabulous job! Thank you!!!!
Robin & Daniel
Natasha (St-Jean) did a great job on our wedding day! She met with us and gave us the opportunity to really have the ceremony the way we pictured it. She helped us have a bilingual (French and English) and kept the ceremony light and fun. We couldn't have asked for better. Thanks again, Manon and Shawn
Manon and Shawn
Natasha St. Jean - you are amazing!! Any questions I had, you had all the answers and put my mind at ease. On the day that we met it felt like I had known you for years. You were so easy going and ready to do anything we wanted. The guests very much appreciated the bilingual ceremony. You made aspects of the ceremony shine with your awesome comments too. Thank you so much for being a part of our 07/01/2012 wedding day. We will remember you forever and know you will make other brides and grooms very happy.
Teena & Martin
Hello Natasha! We wanted to thank you for the amazing job you did at our wedding on 09/06/2013. We just wish we could have had more time to spend with you at the wedding. The ceremony was beautiful and went down without a hitch. You are a wonderful blend of professional and personal/casual. We will definitely recommend you when we get the chance. Thank you again.
Brigitte and Devin
I wanted to let you know that Natasha (St-Jean) was absolutely amazing. She was everything and more! She forgave my pre wedding forgetfulness with the planning meeting and fell in great with our cucko and crazy gang. lol She really understood the importance of having a bilingual ceremony in order to include our family and friends and her suggestion for the sand ceremony was greatly appreciated and was exactly what we needed to make the wedding "US". Our son really loved this idea as well. She made him a part of our day so we could enjoy everything just the way we wanted it, as a family. I have recommended her services and that of your company and will keep doing so! Thank you Natasha for all that you did for us!
Rennee and Pierre
Your company and Natasha were fantastic. Professional and accommodating. The wedding was planned very quickly do to unavoidable circumstances and All Seasons made everything easier. Natasha was very professional and friendly, also very helpful. We would recommend her and All Seasons to anyone.Thank you!!!
Ryan and Drew
Natasha St. Jean was friendly and professional. She was on time (early actually!), well prepared, and easy going. I had a lot of questions for the reservations team and had several changes to our plans, and Debbie was very accommodating and responded to my emails very quickly. The whole experience was very easy to set up and was exactly what we wanted and needed for our big day. Using All Seasons Weddings was a really good experience, I would definitely recommend to anyone.
Jillian & Shawn
Natasha went above and beyond our expectations!!!! She even helped me edit my vows! Even though we needed to book a new officiant about a month before our wedding, All Seasons assisted very well and the change was absolutely seamless. Natasha offered suggestions and was very supportive when it came to what we were looking for! It was an absolute pleasure :) Thank you! Andrew and Sarah Feb 21st, 2015 at the RA Centre, Ottawa, ON
Sarah and Andrew
Natasha really understood what kind of couple we were and made suggestions that really helped tailor the ceremony to us! Our bilingual ceremony was exactly what we needed to accommodate both of our families. She went above and beyond, her friendliness and availability made the difference! Married May 9th, 2015 - at Strathmere
Véro and Dennis
Hi Natasha, Tyler and I wanted to take the time to properly thank you for all the hard work you did before, during and I'm sure after our wedding day. You played such a pivotal role in making this day special, you went above and beyond what we felt an officiant should do, all so that we would feel comfortable and happy. We want to thank you for always being there either by phone, email or in person to chat and to answer our questions and not once did you ever make us feel rushed and we certainly appreciated your positive and charismatic attitude and personality. I remember the first meeting we had with you and you reflected that the wedding day was our day. Well we could see that you live by that motto; your flexibility, acceptance, support, care and attention to detail allowed our wedding ceremony to not only be memorable but be personal and unique to us and our family. We want to thank you for your guidance throughout the entire process. We will continue to recommend you to all our friends and family. Take care and all the best, Antoine and Tyler 07/30/2015
Antoine and Tyler
Dear Natasha, Thank you so much for the lovely wedding ceremony and for being so calm and collected during our wedding - despite one determined little mischief-maker! :) Wishing you all the best, Michele & Sebastjan (Veronica and of course Bronson!) Aug 2015
Michele & Sebastjan
Natasha did an amazing job before and during our ceremony.We could not be more pleased. It was easy working with her and creating a ceremony that represented us perfectly. Thank you for everything! Caroline and Darrell
Caroline and Darrell
Embrun, Russell, Vars, Limoges, Metcalfe, Kenmore, Marionville, Vernon, Morewood, Cannamore, Winchester, Forest Park, Casselman, Bearbrook, Edwards, Navan, Carlsbad Springs, Gloucester, St. Albert, Maxville, Chesterville, Greely, Sarsfield, Bourget, Clarence Creek, Ottawa East, Ottawa South, North Gower, Plantagenet, Bean Town
Al Micus B.A., M.Ed. (Counselling) one of our most experienced wedding officiants is a retired secondary school teacher whose wedding services are limited to Greely, Manotick, Metcalfe and North Gower. He is a graduate of Western and Ottawa U. Alan is "Mr Positive". He is an upbeat cheery guy who lives to help others. He is a caring individual who will make your day the special day it deserves to be. Unfortunately Al is not available on Sundays and must decline outdoor wedding ceremonies from November to May.
AL MICUS WAS AMAZING! So friendly and helpful. Went completely out of his way to make sure our day was perfect. Such a kind and thoughtful man. Would recommend him in a heartbeat!!!
Amy & Robert
We wanted to send a message to let you know that we were so pleased with having Al Micus as the officiant for our wedding. We appreciated his professionalism and he helped to make the ceremony one that was totally our own. He was a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend his services to anyone wanting a relaxed and personal ceremony.
Karen & Paul
Al Micus was fantastic and provided exactly what we were hoping for - a relaxed and casual wedding ceremony with a bit of humour. He was a pleasure to deal with through all the planning, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking for an officiant in the future. We were very impressed with him.
Laura & Corey
Mr Micus was always friendly and flexible. He was also really helpful for our ceremony planning. He provided us with a wide variety of wording choices for different kinds of weddings and we were able to mix and match to make a great program that fits our style perfectly. On the day of the wedding, his nicely printed out program with all our readings minimized our stress. We will definitely recommend Mr Micus to people who are looking for an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere for their wedding ceremony.
Stephanie & Erik
Thank you so much for everything. Al Micus was warm, friendly and professional. We had many comments on how nice our ceremony and officiant were. We would definitely recommend both Al Micus and All seasons weddings to anyone.
Jennifer & Curtis
Al Micus was terrific. He was very helpful in providing options on the ceromony script and walking us through the proceedings in advance. Also, his presence at the ceromony was very professional with just the right amount of levity.
Peter & Winnie
Manotick, North Gower, Barrhaven, Kanata, Edwards, Greely, Metcalfe, Osgoode, Ottawa, Kenmore
Joan is this year's recipient of the prestigious wedding Industry Experts Award as voted by her peers as Canada's finest Wedding Officiant for the Ottawa market. Joan is proud of her aboriginal heritage. She respects and values other cultures, faiths, traditions and lifestyles. Joan born and raised in Ottawa is a long time resident of the Metcalfe community south of Ottawa, life-long seasonal resident of Low, QC, a retired Secondary School Guidance Assistant who brings a respectful and thoughtful presence to ensuring your special wedding ceremony uniquely reflects your wishes. Joan enjoys time spent working on her stained glass art, singing and acting in amateur musical theatre but especially being with family and her dogs at her second home, the log cabin her parents lovingly built, in her beloved Gatineau Hills at Low Quebec. Joan is licensed in both Ontario and Quebec to conduct weddings. With a warm considerate and nurturing approach, Joan welcomes the opportunity to assist you in creating a cherished and memorable occasion.
Hi Joan, Just wanted to send a note to say thank you so much for your part in making our wedding day such a wonderful time. You made us both feel very at ease and we had a great time. Thank you one again you really are a Star!! Neil and Kam xx Sept 10th, 2015
Neil and Kam
Joan Bruce-Nibogie was amazing. She is a lovely person, was very flexible with our plans, and made us both feel very comfortable throughout. All our family and friends who were present thought she did a great job as well. I had to make several changes back and forth with regards to start time and venue and at no time was I made to feel like it was an inconvenience. Patient, understanding and friendly. Lots of people at the ceremony kept asking how I found Joan because she was soo great, so I explained your service to many already. Your service and help was great! Joan was wonderful! Overall we were very happy with how it all turned out!
Jennifer & Nicholas
Joan Bruce-Nibogie was absolutely phenomenal. She made us feel very comfortable, as if we'd known her for years. Even our guests were asking if she was a friend or family member. Joan's character, charisma and cadence came through with every word she spoke and we will cherish the ceremony she created for us for the rest of our lives. Thank you for providing such a great service! xo
Lauren & Seth
Joan Bruce-Nibogie was excellent. Above what I expected. Excellent service from the staff to the officiant. I expected high level of service and was pleasant that the service and officiant surpassed my expectations. Thank you for the great service and surpassing my expectations. It was a great day and the guest enjoyed themselves.
Alex & Brittany
Joan Bruce-Nibogie exceeded our expectations. She managed to customize the ceremony to reflect us perfectly. The office staff were very responsive. We cannot thank Joan enough. She made our day even more than we could have hoped. We will never forget it.
Shannon & Jason
We were very blessed to find Joan Bruce-Nibogie. From our first conversation on the telephone, to our few face-to-face meetings, she was fantastic. She went beyond our expectations in preparation of our wedding day as well as on the day of. We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your friendly and professional service, as well as Joan's. There are no words to express our experience with Joan. Our Angels were definitely looking our for us when sending her our way!
Christine & James
Joan Bruce-Nibogie was amazing! So friendly and seems to really love being an officiant. Her personality was a perfect fit for us. We couldn't have selected a better officiant. Having Joan as our officiant felt like an old friend was marrying us. We would recommend in a heartbeat. Once we spoke with joan we knew that our choice of officiant was one decision that would not cause us any stress. We were all around impressed with All Seasons Weddings.
Mark & Stephanie
When we started looking for an officiant for our 1940’s Hollywood themed wedding, someone suggested that we contact Joan Bruce - Nibogie Long before the wedding she was able to provide us with a wealth of information. She was always excited but was able to keep me calm on the podium.She asked that Maissa and I send her our vows beforehand so she could print them out for us in case we needed some assistance or forgotten some words. She also printed them out on parchment paper for us to keep as souvenirs of the ceremony.Joan arrived at the venue and made herself part of the family.Joan left no doubt in our minds that she was the perfect person to marry us.
Maissa & JC
From the instant we began working with Joan Bruce-Nibogie, she took the time to get to know Tony and I. Everything from the ceremony to our readings was carefully chosen in order to reflect the two of us. Joan did an excellent job at creating the perfect ceremony for the two of us! Also anytime I had any questions, your staff was always there to answer our questions. Thank you!
Shelley & Tony
Joan Bruce-Nibogie was amazing and my husband and I highly recommend her! We decided on a non-traditional wedding (for sure!) with funny vows and antics that would get all our friends and family laughing! Along with some "lighthearted" vows, about putting up with my back-seat driving, etc, Joan's acting background surely played a part in the FANTASTIC job she did, but it was more her enthusiasm and excitement that really made it great fun for us! We had a fabulous time, we were thrilled with her, and truly believe no one else could have done better! Thanks again Joan!
Trick and Andie
We chose Joan Bruce-Nibogie because of the kind and pleasant smile in her photograph, she did not disapoint. With every interaction with Joan she left us feeling relaxed, confident in our decision to choose her and closer in the relationship we were developing with her. When she arrived the day of the ceremony we greeted her as we did all our family and friends with a big hug and a warm welcome. The ceremony was done professionally and personally. We could not have been happier in our decision to have Joan as our wedding officiant and I would highly recommend her. Thank you Joan.
Keith & Kimberly
Joan Bruce-Nibogie made our wedding that much more special. She took the time to get to know us and she helped create a ceremony that was poignant, kind, funny, and simply beautiful. She is a gifted communicator. Marty and I feel privileged to have had her be part of our wedding. I wish there were words to describe how she reached out and touched the hearts of our friends and family. They are still talking about her and how impressed, how grateful and how happy were are that she delivered our ceremony. From the moment I made contact with All Seasons Weddings I was impressed. The fact that your company treated me with such kindness from the first connection took one worry completely away. I will for sure tell friends and family about the exceptional service I received. Again, thank you!
Sharlene & Marty
We feel so lucky that we found Joan Bruce-Nibogie to lead our ceremony! Her warmth, kindness, and intimacy was deeply appreciated: I can't count the number of people who commented on how moving the ceremony was. Many of our guests seemed to think that Joan had known us for ages, which is, in itself, a testament to the real joy Joan takes in her work. Having her at the front of the room with us put us both at ease and it really felt that she shared our excitement and happiness. Prior to the wedding, Joan was easy to contact and prompt at returning messages. Her ceremony script was relaxed and beautiful and she was happy to accommodate any changes we made to personalize the ceremony. We're so glad we had the chance to work with her and would recommend her without hesitation!
Emily & Steve
We were incredibly fortunate to have Joan Bruce-Nibogie officiate at our wedding. Joan is lovely, warm, and very well organized. She made us feel relaxed and happily excited about our ceremony from the very first moment we met her. She’s someone you feel like you’ve known and trusted forever. Thank you Joan, for all your attention before and after our wedding, and for making our special day all the more special to us.
Catherine & Dustin
Hi Joan (Bruce-Nibogie), We just wanted to say a sincere and heartfelt thank you for your words two Saturdays ago. The ceremony was beautiful and we were able to really take it all in (even the heat!). Our guests were very moved by what you, and we, said and we heard nothing but great comments about your character and sentiment. Some even thought you'd been a long-standing friend or family member; it definitely felt that way (which is amazing for only having met you the night before). We will cherish the package you've made for us, and the day, forever. Thank you, thank you, thank you! You are wonderful!
Lauren & Seth
Joan was our officiant for our wedding on October 2, 2015. We couldn't have been more pleased! In fact we had guests tell me even days afterwards how personal and heartfelt it was and that it did not feel at all like the "ordinary" ceremony - which was exactly what we wanted! When we were planning for our ceremony, Joan provided some suggestions with additions that we could make to our ceremony. One of the suggestions was the passing of the rings for our guests to hold our rings in their hands and bless them with their well wishes for our future. We loved the idea as did our guests! People posted pictures afterwards on social media with our rings in their hands and such and it showed how much a part they really were of our wedding ceremony. We loved that they were more than just guests in attendance but that they really participated in making our day so special. We can't thank Joan enough for the words and messages she said and we honestly felt like a member of our family was marrying us! She is positively lovely! Kristine & Steve Oct 2nd, 2015
Kristine & Steve
Dear Joan (Bruce-Nibogie) Thank you so much for marrying us. It couldn't have gone any better and been so perfectly 'us". I knew you would be the perfect person to perform the ceremony and you were more genuine and it was more beautiful,thanks to you, than we anticipated. I can't believe you cried too! You are so amazing Joan. We can't thank you enough. We could not have picked a better officiant. I am so happy I met you. Thank you from the bottom, top and sides of our hearts! Love Phillipa and Ryan
Phillipa and Ryan
Ottawa, Orleans, Kanata, Barrhaven, Metcalfe, Edwards, Greely, Vernon, North Gower, Russell, Embrun, Winchester, Kemptville, Morewood, Morrisburg, Prescott, Gatineau-Hull, Chelsea, Wakefield, Low, Mont Saint-Marie, Gracefield, Kenmore,
Ann is a resident of Osgoode. She is fluently bilingual in English and French, and as a Bonacci, she also has a sprinkle of Italian. When Ann is not conducting wedding ceremonies or spending time with her family, she gives back to her community as treasurer for a non-profit group which supports aid to grandmothers in Africa. Ann’s warm energy will put you at ease, and her goal is to make your ceremony memorable. She has a deep respect for other cultures and faiths. Ann is licenced in Ontario and Quebec, and she would be honoured to work with you both to conduct a memorable inter-faith wedding ceremony or a spiritual wedding ceremony of your choosing.
Requesting Ann Bonacci to be the officiant for our wedding was the easiest decision we made during the wedding planning process. She is positive, organized and was insistent that we create a ceremony together that painted a picture of who my husband I are within the union of our marriage. She happily received our many corrections and revisions while offering suggestions and support throughout the creation of our ceremony. An important suggestion which we absolutely agreed with was to request that friends or family members be the ones to perform the readings. We asked two family members who we knew would be comfortable in front of the crowd and who we, more importantly, wanted to be a part of uniting us through our selected readings. On the day of she was flawless, her ability to recite our final script was natural and without a hitch, before we knew it we were sealing it with a kiss and off to dance the night away. I highly recommend Ann’s services as an officiant, she is an amazing woman and will be dedicated fully to you, your fiancé and your special day.
Jenna & Jordan
Hi Ann Thank you so much for yesterday! Our family said that they really loved the ceremony and that you did a great job! Thanks again!
Melanie and Jonathan
Thank you so very much Ann, for officiating our wedding. I don't think we could have picked a better suited person. Who knows we may run into each other at other functions; the odds are pretty good I would say. Thank you
Lise & Tony
Ann Bonacci was fantastic! We would highly recommend her. She was very accommodating and helpful. She helped make our special day memorable!
Carolyn & Allan
Just a note to say dealing with your services was a wonderful experience. You answered all our questions and made us feel like whatever we wanted you would try and make it the best wedding ever! Ann Bonacci is a wonderful lady - I can't tell you in words how pleased we where with her. At our meeting befor the wedding she was wonderful accommodating and so helpful and by the time we left her we just knew all would go well. She made us fell like she was a real friend. Thank you for every thing, especially Ann. It was a great experience dealing with All Seasons.
Dan & Lucille
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Bruce Wheatcroft was very professional and made us feel comfortable on this important day. I loved that we were able to pick and choose the words for our ceremony which made it so very personal. We were lucky to have had him officiating. Great experience!
Sandy and Robert
Our wedding at Code's Mill in Perth was very special. Thanks to Rev Dr John Hyland for this wonderful wedding ceremony. Families friends, near and far joined with us to celebrate our Special Day.
Dan and Sarah
Luc Despatis was amazing. He made us feel so comfortable, he smiled with us. I felt like he was one of our family members. He helped the groom calmed down before the bride arrived. Our ceremony was beautiful.We would like to thank All Seasons Weddings and especially Luc Despatis. We would recommend him with no hesitation.
David and Carole
Hi Julie, Thank you so much for everything this past weekend! The ceremony was so beautiful, I couldn’t have asked for anything better. Tons of the guests mentioned how lovely the ceremony was, and they all adored that there was so much emotion and love in both the words and the delivery of the ceremony. You did an amazing job! I feel so blessed to have met you. You are such a wonderful and loving person and I am so glad it was you up there with us on our special day. You brought calm and peace to my mind when I didn’t think it was possible. The ceremony truly was a dream come true and was definitely my favourite part of the wedding. Thank you for being you. We will be in touch soon. Best wishes,
Lindsay and Mitchell
Hello Jay, Chris and I just wanted to thank you for the wedding ceremony, it was so beautiful. We’ve received many compliments about your service. In fact, our most favourite moments of the wedding took place during the ceremony, thank you! Kelsie and Chris
Kelsie and Chris
Jocelyne Daoust was such an Amazing officiant. My new Husband and I could not have asked for anyone better. Her smile and professionalism was just perfect for what we where looking for. She has such a great personality and it showed for sure during our ceremony. Thank you Jocelyne for your amazing service and we will be spreading your name all over town. Katherine and Daniel
Katherine and Daniel
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