Wedding Officiants in Ottawa East, Ontario

Jody HauckeawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jody HauckeJody 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.

Carol CousineauawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carol CousineauCarol, who lives in Orleans, is a kind and caring person. She likes to golf, garden, read and is an active bowler. She is a fantastic person who will take her role in your wedding ceremony very seriously. Carol is the kind of professional who loves to spend time with couples to see that their ceremony is all they want it to be. She will conduct your personalized wedding ceremony the way you want it celebrated and create a warm and welcoming ambiance for all concerned. Carol was recently voted by her peers as the 'Most Popular Wedding Officiant/Celebrant in Orleans.

Kes SmithawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Kes SmithKes loves weddings, and would love to help make your special day everything you have been dreaming of. Very outgoing and personable, Kes has an honours degree in Theatre from Queens University and is also a professional artist, so she knows how to add just the right touch of dramatic flair to your special day. Her husband is Jewish so she is very familiar with Jewish weddings. Kes is also extremely comfortable with non-standard or unusual ceremonies – if you’re thinking of a romantic costumed wedding ceremony, a special and unique theme or something more traditional, she’d love to help make your ideas a reality. Innovative, flexible and unflappable, with a great sense of humour, Kes will work to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for you, your family and guests, and a one-of-a-kind ceremony you will never forget!

Luc DespatisawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Luc DespatisLuc'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. He now spends much of his free time doing charitable work in developing countries. Luc is licenced both in Ontario and Quebec. Important. Always check his availability as Luc has had to reduce his availability for weddings.

Marie MigneaultawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Marie MigneaultMarie lives in Orleans and is completely fluent in French and English. She is an artist, a gifted trainer, very insightful and can bring clarity where there is doubt and hesitation. Marie has been married for over 30 years and has been blessed with two amazing children. She would love nothing more than to perform the wedding ceremony of your choice. She is comfortable conducting traditional, non-denominational, spiritual or same-sex wedding ceremonies. Marie celebrates each individual's uniqueness and she will help you create a ceremony that is as special as you are.

Joel-Jean BeaucheminawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Joel-Jean BeaucheminJoel-Jean is a young, dedicated and personable individual and professional who is currently living in Limoges. He is a strong communicator in both official languages. Most of all he is very creative, has excellent interpersonal skills, and laughs easily. He is also a professional actor, host, facilitator, and stage person, and he draws upon his creative talents and passion in that artistic realm as he goes about his daily life. He has university degrees in communications, theater arts (incl. arts management) and organizational development and analysis. Finally, Joel-Jean is also a part-time professor at a community college. He would be more than pleased to help make your special day a memorable one!

Adrienne ChateauneufawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Adrienne ChateauneufA wedding is a celebration of love between two people. It is the start of an exciting chapter in a couples life. I offer my services to Orleans and the surrounding communities, and as a Flight Attendant for 16 years I am confident that I will bring a high level of professionalism, warmth and fun to your special day. More than that, I will be sensitive and receptive to your ideas. Together, we will create a wedding ceremony that is meaningful, memorable, moving and personal. It is my priority to ensure that your wedding ceremony, whether non-denominational, same sex or spiritual, reflects your dreams and desires. Let me be your storyteller.

Brigitte SamsonawardWedding Industy Experts 2015awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Brigitte SamsonBrigitte was recently crowned the ‘Officiant of the Year 2017’ in Canada – Wedding Planning Institute of Canada. Brigitte is a fluently bilingual certified wedding planner and proud owner of Peak Planning Events. She has over 10 years of Wedding and Special Event Planning expertise and has been nominated for Best Wedding Planner in Ottawa 4 years in a row! This Ottawa native brings with her a wealth of industry knowledge and her zest for life to everyone she meets. She can help you with every wedding detail, with the care and attention as if it were her own special day. Licenced both in Ontario and Quebec, Brigitte respects and honours all religious, spiritual, cultural and secular backgrounds. She is comfortable conducting French, English or bilingual non–denominational, religious or same-sex wedding ceremonies.

Yvon BergeronawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Yvon BergeronYvon is a facilitator and always give 100% of himself. He was the master of ceremonies at an event at the age of 6. Since then he has never stopped working in public. Yvon loves people, loves life and people love him. His motto is ‘life is good’. Yvon is ready to help you prepare your wedding ceremony the way you want it done. Yvon will listen to you. Yvon has many talents such as advisor, facilitator, motivator, master of ceremony, trainer, musician, singer sense of humour etc etc. Yvon believes that EVERYBODY has many, many, many talents and he wants to use his to the maximum for you. If you ever decide to ask for him, you will never regret it. Take the time to choose the right person for your ceremony because it is a UNIQUE moment in your life. The person you choose will be the right one.

Cat BaronawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Cat BaronCat 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 non–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.

Rev. Rob CampbellawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rev. Rob CampbellRev. Rob Campbell is an experienced wedding officiant. His dry sense of humour lights up any room of people. Couples tell us how much they loved Rob's skills as a people person. When not conducting you will find Rob working for social justice. If you want a mature, experienced wedding officiant, Rob is your man. He is licenced in Ontario and Quebec.

Diane PaquetteawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Diane PaquetteYou will appreciate having Diane perform your wedding ceremony. She is a sympathetic and joyful people person. Diane has lived in eastern Ontario for over 30 years, has devoted her life to her marriage, her two grown children and her teaching career. She is fluently bilingual and will perform spiritual or non–denominational and same-sex weddings. Her background in Social Work and as a guidance counsellor have prepared her well to offer a ceremony according to the couple's wishes. She is at ease with various situations and will assure you a memorable day. Diane is licenced in Ontario and Quebec.

Mireille GroleauawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Mireille GroleauYour love is a story waiting to be told. Your wedding celebration is the first page of this beautiful romantic story. As a communications specialist and former Radio-Canada producer I have organized banquets, hosted fundraisers, in French or English or both. I am comfortable conducting non-denominational, spiritual, and same-sex wedding ceremonies. Let me make your life easier and help with the personal touches to your ceremony, including readings, music, even a role for your dog. Let love be your muse! Originally from Northern Ontario, I live in Orléans with my husband of 30 years. We have three children and a dog name Bozzo. I am a paper artist and avid scrapbooker.

Karine BrassardawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Karine BrassardKarine is open-minded, generous and has the utmost respect for couple's commitment. She is excellent at helping people finding simple gestures, words and songs that will add meaning to your unique religious, interfaith or spiritual wedding ceremony. She is fluently bilingual in French and English and lives in Orleans. She graduated with a BA in Women’s Studies from York University, she worked for four years in Asia as a teacher, and now her focus is on raising awareness about mental health and wellness. Karine’s always up for a road trip, and enjoys the opportunity to meet new people and discover new places. We know you will enjoy working with her.

Christine VilleneuveawardWedding Industy Experts 2013awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Christine VilleneuveChristine was recently voted the ‘Best Wedding Officiant in Orleans’ at the prestigious Wedding Industry Experts Awards. Christine, one of our most experienced officiants, is in great demand as a perfectly bilingual wedding officiant. She has many years experience in public speaking. Christine's warm and inviting personality makes everyone feel comfortable immediately and she is dedicated to working with couples to create their very special day. She is very comfortable with non–denominational or spiritual wedding ceremonies. Christine is licenced in Ontario and Quebec.

Gisele Savard-LalondeawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Gisele Savard-LalondeGisèle graduated from Saint Paul University in Ottawa and obtained a Master's Degree in Pastoral Theology. She worked as a chaplain in a French High School for a few years. Married, with four children, Gisele is a very caring and down-to-earth person. The following quotation sums up how this wedding officiant thinks: "After years of study, I needed to go back to the basics of life for balance, these being LOVE AND BEAUTY. It would be my privilege to officiate at your wedding day of LOVE in BEAUTY".

Melissa Weigel Kulick

Melissa Weigel KulickMelissa is married with a toddler and three black cats in Gatineau. She is experienced in performing wedding ceremonies as well as other life celebrations in both Ontario and Quebec. She holds a Masters in Divinity – Spirituality and is a trained Chaplain. Melissa has a knack to make your day truly meaningful and will ensure your wedding ceremony represents you as the unique couple you are. Her approach is always professional, fresh and inspired! She keeps fit by running and volunteers with a cat rescue agency. Let her ease your mind and help make your day wonderful.

Christine LibonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Christine LibonChristine is from Ottawa, married and has two independent adult sons. She embraces all the seasons through outdoor activities such as cross-country skiing, kayaking, cycling and hiking. She has a diverse background as a criminologist, horticulturalist and funeral minister. Through her ministry and as a volunteer Christine has served the community in various capacities relying on her creativity and strong interpersonal skills. Her world view embraces the full variety of faiths and traditions. She brings to the table a blend of professionalism, enthusiasm, grace and respect for all unions including same-sex. On your wedding day Christine will, with a calm compassionate presence, guide you through your genuinely meaningful and memorable wedding ceremony.

Muguette PrevostawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Muguette PrevostBorn in Montreal, Muguette moved to Ottawa in the 1980's and now resides in Rockland Ontario. She is licenced in Ontario and Quebec for many years. Retired from the City of Ottawa, she was appointed by the city clerk to perform English, French and bilingual wedding ceremonies for several years. The institution of marriage is sacred to her. Her energy, warmth and inviting personality makes everyone comfortable immediately. She is open-minded, loves working with couples to ensure their ceremony is perfect for them, and is always happy to go out of her way to please. She has a deep respect of other cultures and faiths. She has also performed many same sex ceremonies and feels privileged when a couple chooses her to unite them in marriage. Muguette's goal is making your special day one that you will cherish all your life.

Nicola WoltersawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Nicola WoltersNicola believes your wedding day should be celebrated the way you want. She is licenced in Ontario and Quebec and can help you with your choice of a bilingual (English/French), spiritual, non-denominational or same-sex wedding ceremony. She understands it's an expression of your love and your commitment to each other. Having worked as a birth and postpartum doula she has first-hand practice in supporting families at every stage and appreciates the importance of celebrating life's milestones. Nicola lives in Russell, ON and travels all over Ottawa to perform wedding ceremonies. Married for over 20 years with three children, Nicola considers it to be a privilege and honour to help you celebrate your special day.