Joan is a winner of the prestigious wedding Industry Experts Award as the finest wedding officiant in Ottawa.. 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.Her passion is the theatre. Joan 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.Caution she books up quickly.
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,
Sue who live in the South Keys section of Ottawa was recently voted by her peers as the 'Most Popular Wedding Officiant/Celebrant in Ottawa’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts Awards. Sue joined our team in 2007, she has turned out to an awesome wedding officiant with fantastic people skills. She receives more testimonials than any of our officiants. Your wedding day is a day you will never forget and Sue will guide your ceremony along exactly as you want it and make it beautiful and meaningful. Sue respects and honours all spiritual paths and secular backgrounds. She is comfortable in any non–denominational, religious or same-sex ceremony. You will be encouraged to create your unique wedding ceremony and she will listen to your every wish and try her hardest to make it a reality. She is also licenced in Quebec Province.
Sue Kellison was fantastic! Sue was professional, and thorough, I would definitely recommend her.
Karen and Brian
Hi Sue (kellison),Thank you so much for officiating our wedding. You did a marvelous job, and we received so many compliments on your behalf.We are sorry we did not have a chance to see you after the ceremony. We were whisked off in the other direction.Thank you for the information on obtaining the official marriage certificate. Once again, thank you SO much.
Jon and Kathryn
Hello Sue Kellison, A very close friend of mine complimented on the wonderful job you did for us. Much of her compliments were of our wording, how expressive you were and how genuine the whole ceremony was. Lorie and I wrote our vows to each other. It was truly something to hear and say our vows. I remember during our meeting with you, you mentioned for us to look at each other and not you. Our emotions took over quite unexpectedly. Those tears of happiness and such deep emotion were extremely powerful. ...Thank you so very much for guiding us.We truly are grateful. It was the best day of our life.Thank You for Sharing Our Day.
Lorie and Rozanna
Sue (Kellison) officiated at our wedding on Saturday, 2 July 2016 at The Courtyard Restaurant. Sue was professional, warm, welcoming and reassuring to both Michael and myself. She communicated clearly before the wedding and it felt like we had known her for years. She clearly explained the procedures and format of the ceremony and during the ceremony, when we both became emotional, Sue reassured us and allowed us time to compose ourselves, she even provided tissue. The most amazing thing about Sue is the way she read the ceremony that we had written. She read it as if it was her own ceremony, with passion, emotion, and beauty. We had a Lord of the Rings Themed ceremony and Sue had to read names of different realms of Middle Earth as well as declare, "Bring forth the rings." She did this with great enthusiasm and created an environment of intimacy, making Mike and I feel as if we were the only ones in the room, but still making our guests feel a part of the ceremony. Many guests complemented us on choosing Sue and asked if she was a friend of ours. We explained that we had met her only once before the ceremony and they were shocked because of the way she made it seem as if our wedding was the most important wedding in the world. Thank you, Sue, for being a part of our wedding and for making it such a beautiful and comfortable ceremony!
Brian and Michael
Sue Kellison was so professional and relaxed, and instantly put our minds at ease. She was incredibly organized, and was very compassionate and gracious. We were very lucky to have her as our officiant as she made our special day even more special.
Laurie & Taylor
Susan Kellison surpassed any of our possible expectations. My brother had had a city hall wedding, and his ceremony was fairly abrupt and unceremonious. Too much legalese. Susan’s ceremony was unexpectedly touching. We called with a last minute request, and Natasha was able to find us an Officiant with only a day’s notice. If any of our friends need such a service, I will obviously pass on heaps of praise for you guys. Thanks.
Erik & Emma
Sue Kellison did a wonderful job on our wedding day and we would definitely recommend her to all our friends and family. She was very well organized and extremely helpful in preparing us for our wedding day. She has a wonderful personality and is very kind and caring. Everyone at our wedding thought our ceremony was very memorable and special and we could not have done it without Sue. She really helped guide us throughout our ceremony and did an amazing job.
Tony and Anabela
Sue Kellison is a very warmhearted person, and she lent a wonderful aspect to our special day. Thank you all for your help to make what could have been a very harrying day, with us both being from out of town, turn into something lovely. Sincerely,
Darrel & Marnie
Sue Kellison was wonderful! So kind, caring and sincere. All of our guests commented on her beautiful words and were very very impressed, as were we.
Gail & Harald
Sue Kellison far exceeded our expectations, she was the perfect match for us. Our ceremony was simply beautiful! Our friends and family loved it as much as we did. We will be sharing some photos with Sue and I would highly recommend her to anyone. I am very grateful Sue was able to be with us for this very special day, Thank you to Sue and All Seasons for bringing us together!
Dean & Robin
Sue Kellison was exceptional right from the beginning to end, we are beyond pleased with and grateful she was able to do our ceremony. We are still hearing back from guests on how wonderful our ceremony was. she executed everything perfectly!
Tanya & Jason
We had a wonderful experience with Sue Kellison. She really put us at ease during our first meeting and was very willing to work with us with regards to what we wanted said during our ceremony. We got many compliments about the ceremony! We also really appreciate her advice about what to do regarding obtaining a marriage license.
Adrienne & Matthew
Ottawa, Almonte, Ashton, Barrhaven, Carleton Place, Carp, Chesterville, Cumberland, Dunrobin, Edwards, Gloucester, Greely, Kanata, Kars, Kempville, Kinburn, Manotick, Merrickville, Metcalfe, Mississippi Mills, Munster, Navan, Nepean, North Gower, Osgoode, Orleans, Richmond, Russell, Vernon
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
Luc Despatis est tres amicale, a l'heure et a l'ecoute de nos besoins. Merci beaucoup, notre journee a ete bien reussi grace a l'excellent service que vous nous avez donner.
Diane and Pierre
Aylmer, Buckingham, Cantley, Chelsea, Cumberland, Gatineau, Gloucester, Hull, L'Ange-Gardien, Luskville, Masson, Masson-Angers, Mont-Cascades, Navan, North Gower, Orleans, Ottawa Bilingual, Ottawa South, Ottawa East, Ottawa West, Saint-Pierre-de-Wakefield, Vanier, Wakefield, Stittsville, Nepean, Low
Kathleen is a previous winner of ‘Best Wedding Officiant in Ottawa and District’ at the prestigious Wedding Industry Experts awards. She has many years of experience conducting weddings. It is her goal to help you relax and enjoy one of the most special days of your life. She will do her very best to help you make your special day all you want it to be. Kathleen is comfortable in any wedding setting. Prior to becoming a wedding Officiant she was a professional social worker having graduated from the four year program at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Kathleen is a real professional in every sense of the word. Her goal is to make you as relaxed as you can be for your special day so you can enjoy every moment! Just read her testimonials!
I just wanted to pass along my sincere appreciation to Kathleen, she officiated my son Griffin Douglas' wedding September 27, 2014. She was fantastic, fun, PATIENT with our delays and just a true delight! I would recommend her to anyone getting married. She was an absolutely lovely person. Please pass along our gratitude.
Griffin and Erin
Kathleen, having you officiate our wedding was a complete joy. Your guidance and assistance, before, during and after the big day was greatly appreciated. You made our beautiful day even more so with your smile and sense of humor. A sincere thank you. Stuart and Sébastien
Stuart and Sebastien
Kathleen, you exceeded our expectations and gave us the ceremony we dreamed of. It was an absolute pleasure working with you. Thank you for making our day a memorable and perfect celebration.
Phillip and Tyonek
Hello! We had our wedding on September 12th, 2015 and we wanted to thank All Seasons Weddings and specifically Kathleen Everett for making our day absolutely perfect! Kathleen was such a pleasure to work with. She was warm, supportive, helpful and witty! She made the process clear and easy for us, and performed our ceremony beautifully. We highly recommend using All Seasons and having Kathleen be a part of your big day! Thanks!! Melanie and Trevor
Kathleen Everett was excellent. Even family complimented us on how she was a perfect fit with our celebration. Our ceremony was perfect and it reflected everything about who we are. Kathleen was the perfect officiant who was able to integrate the unique moments our little girls offered to make our ceremony about "us" as family. We couldn't have dreamed of a better ceremony or day to start our "happily ever after".
Kate & Sean
Kathleen was such an important part of our wedding day. Her support throughout the process was valuable and she performed the ceremony beautifully. Her calm and easygoing nature helped create a lovely and serene atmosphere for our small ceremony. We especially appreciated how Kathleen kept things light at the beginning - it helped to calm our nerves a little bit! We cannot thank her enough!
Manisha and Ben
Thanks Kathleen! We are so happy with how the day turned out. Went by all too fast mind you! But thank you very much for officiating the ceremony for us. So many people commented on how warm the wedding felt and they all attributed that to you! We will definitely keep an eye out for the certificate and be sure to let you know when it gets here. I have attached a couple of pictures for you! We will also be sure to add a testimonial to the website! Thanks again, Hi Kathleen- I realize Christina already sent you a thank you note for your excellent work on our wedding day however I want to send one as well! A sincere thank you for your kindness and being so warm and genuine during our marriage ceremony- you guided us every step of the way in preparation leading up to the exchange of vows and we had a comfort level upon first meeting you that you would be perfect to preside over our ceremony. You made a difference on our special day which we will not soon forget. Thank you so much. Married life is great! Ryan
Christina and Ryan
Dear Kathleen Thank you for your support at the renewal of our wedding vows over Easter weekend. All Seasons Weddings did an excellent job and exceeded our expectations. We appreciated your experience, professionalism, positive communication style, good ideas, and support as we personalized our service. You made it easy to incorporate both our children and parents, making it even more special. Your kindness in wearing the video “necklace” provided footage of the event that our family will always treasure. We loved the chapel. It was the ideal venue for 100 family and friends who joined us. Everyone commented on the amazing woodwork, stained glass and natural light. We recommend All Seasons Weddings. Thanks again
John, Darlene, Grace & Evan
How do WE begin to thank you for being such wonderful woman and allowing us the pleasure of your company? We had a wonderful wedding, with all of our thanks going to you. Our day was filled with sunshine, laughter and a lot of love. We are so happy that you accepted our wedding as you brought us even more enjoyment. I have never felt so comfortable as I did with you. You were like the mother figure to me and I could see the joy in your eyes just being there for us. That day will always be special to us, but more so because we made a new friend, with many happy tears shed and the moments will always be preserved in our hearts. Once again, you are a wonderful woman with a heart filled of pure gold. We thank you for your well wishes and of course for taking on a wild bunch of youngens!! Lots of Love, xoxoxo
Michelle and Andy
Our experience was nothing short of wonderful. We are very greatful to Kathleen for making it OUR special day and not just a cookie cutter wedding - We even have guests telling us how much they enjoyed her! Kathleen went above and beyond!
Sarah and Matthew
Thank you so much for making our day so special and run smoothly. You helped ease any stress/nervousness with your calm and soothing words. You made everyone feel welcome and comfortable Our day went off without a hitch, minus Shawna and I getting hitched that is haha. Thanks again from the bottom of our hearts.
Chris and Shawna
Dear Kathleen, Thank you so much for performing our wedding ceremony! Your kind demeanour, attention to detail, and encouragement to create the ceremony we dreamed of, was exactly what we were looking for. The blending of two cultures/religions isn't always easy, but we (and even more importantly, our families) were thrilled with how it turned out! We had the perfect day, thanks for being an important part of it! We hope to see you again soon!
Andrea and Amir
Dear Kathleen, Thank you for being such an important part of our special day! We had no idea there would be so many little details to remember, but you made it all so easy - from all of the advice and guidance leading up to the ceremony, to such practical things like having readings and vows printed out and ready for us. Our wedding ceremony is a memory that we will cherish forever, and you were an integral part of it! Attached is a photo of the ceremony taken by one of our wedding guests - you will see that we are all laughing, which reflects the mood of the day. Thanks again!
Stephanie and Steve
We had a GREAT time despite the heat, and you kept everything short and sweet, just like we wanted. But most importantly, you made me feel comfortable, which was what mattered most to me. Thanks to you, the atmosphere was very relaxed and laid back, and for that we are very grateful. We couldn’t have asked for better service! Feel free to use one of our pics on your web site. And no, we would not hesitate to recommend you to other couples. In fact, we already have! Take care and thanks again!
Tammy and Brett
Our officiant Kathleen Everett was wonderful ! Never having met her due to being out of town we were worried but she was the most wonderful woman ever! She made our day unforgettable and had so many great ideas to make our ceremony one of a kind.
Terrie & Stewart
Hi Kathleen I just wanted to thank you again for the beautiful job you did officiating our wedding. It was an amazing night, and you were a huge part in helping to make it so wonderful. Nikki and Corey It was a pleasure dealing with you at this special wedding at the Sens game and the ceremony was beautiful. You did a fabulous job! Should there be an opportunity to work together in the future we would love to! Staff from The Bear
Nikki and Corey
Dear Kathleen I cannot tell you how grateful I am that you were the chosen officiant to marry my beautiful daughter Meghan and her partner in life, Melissa. The words that you spoke were full of love, joy, and honesty, sincerity, inclusiveness and so very gentile. You brought many blended families and friends together in a ceremony that was truly intimate. Their wedding day was truly magical, for many reasons and you were able to express and share that emotion with all who were present, as well as with Meghan and Melissa. Your presence and your words made this special day more special than we could have imagined. Thank you from the heart. Kathy (Mother of the Bride) Meghan, Melissa
Meghan and Melissa
Thank YOU so much Kathleen for the beautiful ceremony. We also received many compliments on your behalf. I am not sure how I managed to hold my tears back; I tried to focus on you and Jason only but many others admitted to teary eyes...even some guys!!! We thought that the whole day was perfect :) Over all a stressFREE and fun time when among such wonderful people. The love vibes were very strong indeed. Thank you again for being with us in such a big way on our day! It meant a lot to our family to have you officiate our wedding.
Kim & Jay
Hi Kathleen, Thank you so much for your kind words. Sorry I am a little late getting back to you. Dan and I only just returned from our honeymoon 2 days ago. We had such an incredible time and the wedding was so beautiful. I’m glad our family and friends made you feel so comfortable. You did an excellent job and definitely helped me to feel at ease as well. It was a lovely ceremony and everyone keeps talking about the site and the leaves falling in the background. It was the perfect day for a wedding…that’s for sure…minus the lady bugs and bees. Haha But to be honest, I think it made the ceremony more “us” with all the little laughs, giggles and quirks. Dan forgot to take your advice about not forcing my ring tho. Haha But again…it caused laughter which I think we needed in that moment. You did a great job and were so well spoken. Thank you so much for everything you did for us. Dan and I so appreciate it and won’t ever forget it. We will certainly recommend you to our friends and family members for their future weddings. Thank you again Kathleen for everything and for your best wishes. We’re so happy. Take care and please keep in touch.
Dan and Jillian
Kathleen (Everett) was an excellent officiant and I would recommend her to anyone. She was professional and efficient, and also friendly and kind in walking us through the process. She made some great suggestions for our ceremony. She was well spoken and clear and we received many compliments on our ceremony. I felt in very good hands and had nothing to worry about leading up to our wedding ceremony!! Thank you so much for everything Kathleen!
Heather & Brady
Hi Kathleen, Apologies for my delay - it has been amazingly a very busy month. I really want to thank you for the time you took with us, initially in getting our ceremony together, as well as the day of. You read such a beautiful ceremony and had such a calming presence for me. I know Andrew also really enjoyed having you there, and so many friends and family have spoken so highly of the ceremony you gave and the humour you put throughout the ceremony. Thank you so much for sharing such a special moment with Andrew and I.
Gabrielle and Andrew
What can we say about you? You were phenomenal, outstanding...words fail. We were so impressed at how you helped the boys unpuzzle the whole attaching the boutonniere issue, to helping our photographer out by getting people to look at the camera, and the ceremony was beautiful, you were lots of fun and we had some good laughs. Wedding days should be fun because it is the beginning of getting to really learn to laugh at life. Kathleen Everett , Kevin and I want to thank you, we loved our wedding day and you being a part of that day made it even better.
Earlana and Kevin
Thank you so much for all of your help with our wedding this past June. Kathleen was amazing! She helped us get everything ready at the rehearsal and she helped keep my husband relaxed during the ceremony even though he was really nervous. I would highly recommend both this service and Kathleen to anyone who is getting married. Everything regarding booking and payment was so easy. Zero complaints. Thank you so much for helping make our special day perfect.
Coreen & Matthew
Dear Kathleen, We cannot put into words the special role that you played in our fairy tale wedding. Many of our guests thought you were part of the wedding guests And you truly fit into our family and friends. You made the ceremony feel like a natural event and neither Len or I were nervous with your calming effect. We hope to be able to cross paths again and will highly recommend you so that we can meet again. Thank you once again, Two very happy people...Betty and Len
Betty and Len
Kathleen went above and beyond. We had quite a huge setback when our first officiant cancelled three weeks before our wedding. My fiancee called, understandably crying, and Kathleen answered. She calmed her down and offered to meet us the very next day. We met her and she went over the entire process, which we wouldn't have been provided with our original officiant. She took over our wedding was wonderful and we don't know what we would have done if she hadn't been so accommodating. She calmed our nerves and let us focus on the wedding, not on who would marry us. We also received plenty of nice comments about her after the wedding. She was charming and super helpful throughout the entire process.
Brandon and Taylor
Thank you so much for all of your help with our wedding this past June. Kathleen was amazing! She helped us get everything ready at the rehersal and she helped keep my husband relaxed during the ceremony even though he was really nervous. I would highly recomend both this service and Kathleen to anyone who is getting married. Everything regarding booking and payment was so easy. Zero complaints. Thank you so much for helping make our special day perfect. ~Coreen and Matthew
Coreen and Matthew
Metcalfe, Greely, Russell, Embrun, Winchester, Kenmore, Enniskerry, Osgoode, Marvelville, Marionville, Morewood, Embrun, Manotick, North Gower, Orleans, Edwards, Navan, Gloucester, Ottawa, Kemptville, Williamsburg, North Dundas, Winchester Springs, Dalmeny, Cumberland, Nepean, Barrhaven
Peter was voted by his peers in the wedding industry as the most popular new wedding officiant in Ottawa in the coveted annual Wedding Expert Awards 2015. It would be his absolute pleasure to be your wedding officicant for one of the most important milestones you will experience in your life. He is open to any and all types and theme weddings. My 35 years of experience in the Canadian Military has given me the opportunity to grow up in various communities across Canada. This has given me the ability to relate to many different cultures. My wife Marie and I have been married for 33 years and have lived in Kanata for over 10 years. We are retiring in Ottawa to remain close to our family. I am an active volunteer within my community and an advocate for our youth. During my free time I enjoy swimming, cycling and most of all taking long hikes with Maggie, our golden retriever. I am a caring and compassionate individual who will work closely with you to ensure a positive experience on your special day.
Peter Fortier was very helpful and made accommodations to fit all our requests. The whole process was painless, which is what every bride needs.
Shanda & Travis
Everything was fantastic! Peter Fortier did an amazing job. And the office staff was just as helpful.
Kristen & Scott
Peter Fortier is a great officiant! We basically wrote the entire ceremony telling him what to say when. This changed his outline significantly but he was more than happy to do what was requested. He was extremely friendly and easy to work with. We would certainly recommend Peter to others!
Yvonne & Rhys
Peter Fortier was very helpful and patient with us. Much appreciated. He was wonderful! Peter put a nice touch on our already perfect day!
Chadrick & Meaghan
Peter Fortier went over and above any expectations. Absolutely fabulous!
Rachael & Kyle
Peter Fortier is an excellent officiant! He used humor to lighten the mood and help us relax and enjoy the ceremony.
Linda & James
Peter Fortier was great. He made us feel comfortable and relaxed. Coached us through everything, made us laugh and enjoy this wonderful time.
Serge & Ragheda
Peter Fortier is a very nice man. He made us laugh and comfortable. All of our expectations about the ceremony was filled with joy and happiness. It what not just a 5 minutes ceremony but 30 minutes of laughter and fun!
Dominik & Sylvie
Peter Fortier was great! We met up with him for coffee a few weeks before our wedding and his questions were very thoughtful and thorough. He was on time and looked great for the wedding :) My father and I arrived about 10 minutes earlier than anticipated and Peter didn't miss a beat! Also, Peter was great with our 7 year old Niece who was our impromptu ring bearer. Our only complaint would be that he didn't stay for a glass of champagne!! (Just kidding) - Thanks so much Peter!
Lisa & Michael
Peter Fortier was very professional and pleasant to work with as we planned our ceremony. Very impressed! He was very personable and informative with ceremony suggestions - the little things that we may have forgotten to consider
Lauren & Matt
Thank you Peter for a wonderfully delivered ceremony. The fact that we were able to collaborate with you on the text really made our day special.
Jessica & Christopher
Peter Fortier went above our expectations. We got married in Ontario even though we are living in Alberta and it made it challenging meeting up with everyone for the wedding. He was more than able to make our meetings work around our visits and his email correspondence was always prompt and pleasant. We loved that no matter the situation, that an officiant would be there to cover the day in the event of an emergency and that they would have a copy of the ceremony that we drafted. It was such a great stress relief knowing that. I cannot say enough about our interaction with Peter. His personality and sense of humour matched perfectly with ours and gave our wedding day that extra little touch it needed. Even with the lovely weather (torrential downpour!) he was able to adjust on the fly and make our day amazing. Highly recommend him to anyone.
Shannon & Jeffery
Munster, Orleans, Kanata, Winchester, Chesterville, Almonte, Carleton Place, Manor Park, Downtown Ottawa, Barhaven, Stittsville, Rockland, Casselman, Nepean, Ottawa Central, Ottawa West, Ottawa East, Ottawa South, Manotick, Metcalfe, Gloucester, Cumberland, Osgoode, Marlborough, North Gower, Huntley, Bells Corners, Blackburn Hamlet, Morgan’s Grant, Riverside, Riverside South, Greely, Osgoode.
Cat who lives in Orleans is an Aboriginal woman whose friends describe her as warm, sensitive and trustworthy. She is a movie buff who loves hockey and plays ball hockey all year round. Cat is a professor at Algonquin College, and believes that everyone should be free to express and celebrate their love, regardless of gender, orientation, race, or religion. Cat's experience with teaching and acting, her belief in honouring diversity, her people skills and her organizational skills all make her an excellent choice for any couple wanting a nonâ€“denominational or spiritual ceremony. She has a great sense of humour, is flexible and willing to do what it takes to make your wedding ceremony special.
Cat Baron thank you! It was a great wedding ceremony and everyone who was there had nothing but great things to say how great of a job you did. We will definitely recommend All Seasons and yourself for any weddings we hear of with our friends. Thank you again so much, it definitely was a great day. Our most sincere thanks.
Jennifer and Joshua
Our thanks and gratitude to you Cat Baron for performing an excellent wedding ceremony! The ceremony could not have gone smoother and your support throughout this whole process has been nothing less than amazing.We wish you all the success in the world, and will be sure to refer you to anyone who's looking for a fantastic officiant. Our most sincere thanks!
Jenn and Marc
Hey Cat Baron! We loved the wedding ceremony and how you delivered it. Lots of people commented on the ceremony and how great you are as an officiant. We really enjoyed the whole thing, and you put us at ease throughout. We really appreciate what you did for us, and without a doubt we have already passed on your name. Thanks again.
Deb and Mandy
For Cat Baron.'Thank you so much for being such an integral part in our wedding day. The wedding ceremony was everything we had hoped it would be and set the tone for the rest of the day of celebration, and really for the rest of our lives. It was very important to us to have a wedding ceremony that was meaningful and personal and it was just that.'
Amanda and Michael
We were so lucky to have Cat Baron as our officiant. She made me feel comfortable and at ease. So happy she made that day as stress free as possible for us. Cat Baron was amazing.
Olga & Shane
Our officiant Cat Baron was absolutely phenomenal. Cat knew how important it was for us to keep things casual and not super rigid. She was able to keep it light, get the guest laughing and make it a memorable experience. The guests were coming up afterwards and saying how amazing she was and that they loved her. Thank you Cat!
Cindy & Mark
Hello Cat, Marc and I can't thank you enough for making our wedding ceremony so perfect for us! You added just the right amount of Elvis and humour. When I arrived at the Church and stood outside before entering, I suddenly felt very emotional and nervous. My son Eric looked at me and smilled when he said: "Mom, it will be alright". I actually covered my face with the bouquet of flowers because I was a): scared out of my mind; and, b):on the verge of tears. Then I saw Marc and the fear completely vanished. And then I saw your smiling face and I knew everything was going to be allright (you clearly had everything under control). Thank you Cat - you are a bright, beautiful soul. Marc & Lynn
Marc & Lynn
Casselman, Cumberland, Embrun, Leitrim, Manotick, Navan, Nepean, North Gower, Orleans, Ottawa, Plantagenet, Richmond, Rockland, Russell, Vars, Wendover
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
Jody and his family have lived in the Ottawa area for many generations and the city holds a special place in his heart. A connoisseur of geek and pop culture, Jody is also an experienced actor, host and improviser. He’s quick with his wit and able to accommodate your wishes for a personalized spiritual, interfaith or same-sex wedding ceremony. He excels at creating and planning events and ensures everyone is having a good time. At the end of the day, he loves winding down in his Barrhaven home with his wife, mother-in-law and young daughter, with a cup of tea and one of their two cats on his lap.
This past Sunday we had our ceremony at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum with the fantastic Jody Haucke as our officiant . Jody was quite simply a dream to have at our wedding. His professionalism, organization, and his eye for aesthetic and placement of our bridal party and our guests helped maximize the uniqueness of our venue. We are truly grateful to have had his unparalleled knowledge at our disposal. Our ceremony was flawless. Jody's articulation and passion in our ceremony was endearing and entertaining. Every line he spoke was delivered with so much care and feeling that our family and friends are still talking about how breathtaking he was as our officiant. We can never thank him enough for everything he has done, because we know that the magic of our wedding would have been a little less without him.
Marie-Eve and Robert
From start to finish we thoroughly enjoyed using All Seasons Weddings. We absolutely loved our officiant Jody (Haucke) who made the planning and ceremony an absolute breeze. We would highly recommend this company and this officiant for anyone who wants to enjoy getting married! Olivia & Marcus 09/08/2016
Olivia & Marcus
Jody Haucke was absolutely fantastic, helped us choose the perfect ceremony, and went above and beyond - writing down names of everyone important the day of, coordinating his outfit to our colour scheme, etc. Everyone I have corresponded with so far have been the most prompt and respectful with replying of all the vendors I dealt with. Super friendly!! This service was so helpful to my partner and I. We felt so comfortable being able to see all the officiants' experience or openness to performing same sex ceremonies. An incredible resource for the LGBT+ community.
Sara & Lucie
Almonte, Barrhaven, Blackburn Hamlet, Carleton Place, Carp, Cumberland, Dunrobin, Embrun, Kanata, Kars, Kemptville, Kenmore, Manotick, Munster, Orleans, Osgoode, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ottawa Central, Ottawa South, Ottawa West, Stittsville
Brigitte is a fluently bilingual professional living in Orleans, and has over 10 years of Wedding and Special Event Planning expertise. Brigitte is licenced both in Ontario and Quebec. She can help you with every wedding detail, with the care and attention as if it were her own special day. She holds a degree in Recreation & Leisure, Event Planning & Design, Food & Beverage Management as well as a Sports Business Management degree. Brigitte is also certified by The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada. Brigitte respects and honours all religious, spiritual, and secular backgrounds. She is comfortable conducting French, English or bilingual non–denominational, religious or same-sex wedding ceremonies.
Thank you so much Brigitte Samson for being our officiant, you are amazing! Brigitte is very friendly and flexible as we wrote our own vows and changed some words in the ceremony. We met with her and she was extremely helpful in helping us decide what we wanted for our wedding ceremony! She's bilingual which was a huge asset for us :) I highly recommend in meeting with Brigitte Samson if you're getting married no one else will compare!
Valerie & Stefan
We were both so pleased with how our wedding day turned out! A Huge thank you to Brigitte Samson for all that she did and all of your hard work to make it happen - our families were also both really appreciative! We are glad to recommend Brigitte Samson to anyone who's looking for a wedding officiant and planner. It really meant a lot that she was effortlessly able to be on top of many details as planner while doubling as officiant! Many thanks! Helina & Simon 12-18-2015
Helina & Simon
A huge thank you to Brigitte Samson. We had an incredibly special day! Brigitte did an awesome job and I would definitely recommend you to everyone. So glad we had the opportunity to work with Brigitte. Thanks, Nicolas & Roxanne July 15, 2017
Roxanne & Nicolas
What a pleasure to have Brigitte Samson as our officiant on our special day! She helped us with vows and selection of readings and informed us of the order of the ceremony, relieving much work and angst for us. More than one guest told me they were so impressed with the both the words Brigitte used in the ceremony as well as her calm, pleasant voice. I was so happy she was our officiant and recommend her highly to anyone getting married. Katherine & Ric July 2018
Katherine & Ric
Brigitte Samson was our wedding officiant and day-of wedding coordinator. We were very happy with her services. She was amazing to work with! Every meeting with her was productive. She calmed us and offered solutions when we felt stressed. As an officiant, she worked with us and offered great suggestions for the ceremony. The wedding script she made for us was perfect! The ceremony was beautiful. Prior to the wedding, she offered lots of good tips to help us stay on track and save money. On the big day, she stayed in touch with us to make sure things we were good. She also worked with all the vendors and took care of many things behind the scene so that we got to enjoy the day and didn't need to worry about the details. We highly recommend her services. Thank you for making our big day possible! Huong & Cat May 20, 2017
Huong & Cat
Brigitte Samson is a kind and fun person. She quickly understood our needs and made it easy for us. Very professional and spoke very well as our officiant. I would refer her to anyone I know, friends or family without hesitation. Thank you so much. Big hug from both of us. Anthony and Erin 08/13/2016
Anthony and Erin
We were so pleased with Brigitte Samson and her services both as officiant and wedding planner for our wedding day. Brigitte is very down to earth and is a pleasure to work with. Her professionalism and attention to detail made our ceremony and our backyard venue beautiful. Memories that we will remember and treasure always! We would highly recommend Brigitte Samson as an officiant and wedding planner. Denis and Hélène 09/05/2015
Denis and Hélène
Brigitte Samson was fantastic! From the first moment we met her we felt very comfortable and confident in having her be an integral part of our wedding day! She was genuinely excited for us and her heart was truly in her delivery of our ceremony. She guided us through the process of the ceremony and its many choices from beginning to end and we heard nothing but wonderful comments about her from our guests. She even provided us with great tips to help us for the big day! We couldn't have found a better choice if we tried! Natasha & Valerio 08/16/2016
Natasha & Valerio
If you are looking for a wedding Officiant and wedding planner to take your stress away, please do yourself a favour and connect with Brigitte Samson. Not only is she thorough, prepared, professional and kind; she is also very easy to speak to and thinks of things long before we ever did (if ever!). Brigitte is bilingual and was very proficient dealing with all of our guests in both French and English. Our day was absolutely perfect and we owe so much of that to Brigitte! Thank you so much for everything! Colleen and JJ 06/25/2016
Colleen and JJ
Mike and I are so happy we chose Brigitte (Samson) to be our Officiant. She is so easy going and very professional. She took care of every detail which meant the world to me as a anxious Bride. My worst fear came true when I arrived at my Wedding it started pouring rain. Brigitte had it all taken care of. She had 2 huge umbrellas waiting for us! It was so thoughtful of her, I couldn’t believe it. All of my guests thought the service was beautiful and that she was excellent. My Sister was so impressed she hired her for her Wedding next year. I am so grateful to Brigitte for making our Wedding so special and I am going to recommend her to everyone. Kathi & Mike 07/25/2015
Kathi & Mike
We would recommend Brigitte Samson as your wedding officiant without reservation. We are residents of Ontario, who requested her services in January, for an outdoor ceremony in Quebec in May. Brigitte was incredibly knowledgeable and experienced; she gave us insightful counsel throughout our process, which turned out to be quite challenging. A week before our ceremony, our original destination was closed due to snow. Brigitte helped us pivot. Incredibly, on the day of our ceremony, our second location was closed due to flooding. Brigitte adapted and advised us through all these unforeseen changes; a rudder and guiding light as we navigated our way to a wonderful wedding with warm family memories. Truer words were never spoken! Denis & Barb 05/06/2017
Barb & Denis
Brigitte Samson is extremely professional and very personable. We immediately felt comfortable with her at our first meeting. Our ceremony was a fantastic success and everyone thought it was beautiful. We would be happy to recommend Brigitte to any friend or family member. Trish & Chris 10/15/2015
Trish & Chris
Brigitte was awesome for our wedding! She was very friendly, professional and helpful throughout the process. I would highly recommend her! Thanks Mirjana and Sean 02/14/2016
Mirjana and Sean
Brigitte Samson, thank you for performing our wedding ceremony! Everything went well and ran smoothly. We would not hesitate to recommend you to any of our friends an Ken and Eileen 08/20/2016
Ken and Eileen
Brigitte Samson was easy to work with, and adapted the ceremony to meet our needs. We are so glad to have found her! Brigitte's professionalism and understanding truly put us at ease. Merci Brigitte! Natalie& Shalako July 8, 2017
Natalie & Shalako
From the first minute we met with Brigitte Samson, we knew that she would be the perfect officiant to perform our wedding! She was kind, funny, personable and was able to gauge our personalities right away. Through all our meetings she was knowledgeable, patient and understanding of our stress. She took the time to explain each aspect of the ceremony to us, and gave us the option of reading the ceremony before hand, so we knew what to expect. When we decided to write our own vows she gave us some examples and helpful hints to follow. On the day of the wedding she arrived on time, and looked stunning! She read our crowd very quickly, and even when there were young active toddlers running around during the ceremony she was able to focus on the union she was performing, and kept it fun and entertaining for everyone. We could not be happier with our choice, and highly, HIGHLY recommend Brigitte to perform your wedding. Thanks again so much for being a part of the best day of our life!! Shauna & Sean July 2018
Shauna & Sean
Barrhaven, Cumberland, Embrun, Gatineau, Hull, Kanata, Kenmore, Limoges, Masson-Angers, Metcalfe, Navan, Nepean, Orleans, Ottawa , Ottawa Bilingual, Ottawa Central, Ottawa East, Ottawa South, Ottawa West, Rockland, Russell, Stittsville, Thurso, Vars,
Donna is a retired elementary school principal and a graduate of Ottawa University with her B.A. and M.Ed. She has welcomed many new families to Canada and has gleaned valuable insights into their cultures. She enjoys piano lessons and her cycling and running pursuits. A resident of Manotick, she immensely enjoys her voluntary work with Candlelighters, and assists Babouchka's Farm in Val des Monts with the sales and distribution of goat soap to benefit childhood cancer support programs. It will be a pleasure for Donna to bring you ease of mind and ensure lasting memories are created from your spiritual, interfaith, or same-sex wedding ceremony.
Donna Bekkers-Boyd was great. We had an untraditional ceremony and she was very open and helpful for us to getting it organized. For sure would recommend. Made the process of the technical stuff very easy for us. Thank you!
Keely & David
Donna Bekkers-Boyd was amazing
Sindy and Francois
Our Officiant Donna Bekkers-Boyd met our expectations. Donna was fantastic to work with!
Emily and Ryan
Barrhaven, Embrun, Kanata, Kemptville, Kars, Manotick, Merrickville, Metcalfe, Nepean, North Gower, Munster, Ottawa Central, Ottawa South, Ottawa West, Richmond, Russell, Smiths Falls, Stittsville, Winchester
I have recently moved to Ottawa and I am passionate about using the arts as a tool for education, leadership development, discussing social issues, and building community. With a Master of Education, and numerous years of volunteer experience in Jamaica and India, I am someone who appreciates and celebrates diversity. I am extremely personable, open-minded, and knowledgeable, which gives me the ability to perform spiritual, interfaith and same-sex wedding ceremonies as an ally, with respect and confidence.
A big thanks to Rox Chwaluk for being calm and flexible throughout the day! She put everyone at ease and did a great job!! Thanks Rox!
Carly & Shawn
We really liked that Rox Chwaluk met with us for dinner a few weeks before and got to know us a bit. It really paid off in that the ceremony was more personalized and had some humour related to how we met. Overall we were very happy with the officiant and All Seasons.
Kartikaya & Veronica
Nepean, Manotick, Stittsville, Munster, North Gower, Richmond, Kanata, Carp, Dunrobin, Appleton, Carleton Place, Greely, Edwards, Westboro, Gloucester, Cumberland, Orleans,
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
An elegant alternative to a Ottawa City Hall wedding ceremony. Rent our historic country chapel for your wedding ceremony! A storybook setting of country charm and sophisticated elegance.
Kes Smith was unbelievably helpful in the planning of our ceremony. She was exceptionally organized, courteous and helped us with ways we could personalize our wedding. She was knowledgeable in a lot of different fields and made a stressful time seem relaxed and easy. She was easy to get along with and had a great personality. Chantal and I both think that no one could have possibly been better to officiate our wedding than Kes. Thank you.
Scott and Chantal
We thought Michelle Fansett was wonderful. She considered our wishes, accepted feedback and then provided suggestions of her own. Many of our friends asked us where we had found such a great speaker and warm communicator.
Lee and Mike
Thank you for being part of our ceremony. Your kind words and warm spirit made our day that much more special. We wish you a lifetime of happiness where you continue to bring joy to many other couples. Warmest wishes,
Melanie and Shuhib
Dear Mr Viau, my fiancé and I attended Vanessa and Sylvain’s beautiful wedding ceremony this Saturday (June 2) at the National Art Gallery in Ottawa (I was actually the one who read the French portion of “A few words about love”) and we were very impressed by your services. We both loved your warmth and sensitivity. In addition to this, you came highly recommended by the newlyweds. Having said this, my fiancé and I are getting married on October 5, 2013. Now, I know there is still quite some time before the big day but, I as I understand it, you are in high demand. I would love to find out from you if you perform ceremonies on the Quebec side (our venue will be at Le Belvedere, near Wakefield), Awaiting your reply.Much appreciated.
We found Mary Bachat very professional and made our wedding such a pleasant one. We would highly recommend Mary. Your office staff was very helpful and very patient and answered all of our questions promptly. Very professional. Overall a wonderful and beautiful experience.
Karen and Jeanette
Thank you for such a great planning meeting, we both walked out of the building with such a good (and somewhat giddy feeling) knowing such a warm and genuine person will be marrying the two of us. This truly is a gift to have you, thank you! We look forward to working with you!
Tom and Erin
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