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Caroline believes in celebrating your love. Born and raised in Oakville/Toronto area, she is familiar with the surrounding community and comfortable performing your wedding ceremony anywhere, any type and denomination you wish. Now residing in Oakville, in her spare time you’ll find her enjoying paddle boarding, playing hockey and taking care of her beloved “nephew”, an English Bulldog named Rupert. Caroline is focused on being attentive and inclusive in the service she provides. She looks forward to your special day with an upbeat attitude, and conducting your personalized ceremony you and your loved ones will be sure to remember.
Aestus (Ace for short) was born and raised in Newfoundland and has lived more than 20 years in downtown Toronto. Aestus has a positive outlook on life with a slightly offbeat sense of humor to balance it out. He has been a Registered Nurse for 20 years after training at George Brown College, and worked for a decade at Casey House in HIV/AIDS care, and more recently moved into the fast paced environment of an operating room. Aestus experience makes him comfortable with very emotional people and groups, and very competent handling stressful situations. He has performed hundreds of ceremonies over the past few years and is an expert in making you and your family comfortable, relaxed, and happy. He is comfortable working in both spiritual and non-spiritual situations and looks forward to helping tailor a ceremony that reflects your unique needs. He believes in and supports inclusivity and diversity, and some of his favorite wedding memories are from non-traditional families and venues. Aestus has discovered that performing wedding ceremonies leaves him with a sense of joy and excitement that he is thrilled to share with you in order to add that energy to the start of your married life together.
Lisa is able to conduct your wedding ceremony in French or English and has been with All Seasons since 2010. She holds an undergraduate degree in Sociology from Mount Allison University (Sackville, NB) and is certified by The Wedding Planners Institute of Canada. A consummate professional who is extremely well organized, Lisa is a master of detail. Ultimately dedicated to her client’s requests, Lisa assists with weddings with excitement, care and attention as if it were her own special day.
Being a Wedding Officiant is Rachel’s way to honour her late parents who also worked in the wedding industry during their 46 year marriage. Rachel is an experienced speaker, a firm believer in marriage equality,and would be thrilled to conduct your inter-denominational or spiritual wedding ceremony. Ever expanding her interests, she's obtained her licence as a Private Investigator, and enjoys making handfasting cords and other ceremonial products which help her learn and explore aspects of wedding rituals from around the world. She and her husband live in the Roncesvalles Village area of Toronto.
The day you have dreamed about is just around the corner, and you are bubbling over with love and anticipation. You want to find the right officiant who will listen to your ideas, your likes and dislikes and help you put together a wedding that is perfect and uniquely yours. If you are not quite certain what you would like, Heather will provide the suggestions that you need. She has a warm and vibrant personality, yet also radiates a sense of calm. She lives in North Toronto but serves the entire GTA. Heather would love to help you with your non-denominational, spiritual, same-sex or intercultural wedding ceremony whether it's English, French or bilingual. With a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo and a French degree from the Sorbonne University in Paris, she delights in learning about other peoples’ cultures. She has spent considerable time in Italy, lived in Paris, and was thrilled to take a second visit to India. She has a small counseling practice and is also part of a team that welcomes and settles newcomers to our country. Request Heather if she sounds like someone who has what you might be looking for.
Kim was born and raised in Cobourg, and now calls Roncesvalles Village in Toronto home. She loves being part of the All Seasons Wedding team, and working with couples and performing their meaningful and memorable ceremonies. Kim holds a Bachelors of Arts in Global Development Studies from Queen’s University, a Bachelors of Education in experiential, outdoor education from Lakehead University, and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto. She is open minded and energetic, and is happiest when outdoors, (her favourite wedding location), exploring and surrounded by friends. Needless to say, Kim would be overjoyed to conduct your wedding ceremony in the location of your choice.
I’m a Queens Graduate (92) with my own law practice and I teach part time at Humber College.I would consider it a privilege to perform your spiritual, traditional or same gender wedding ceremony. I reside in Etobicoke but serve a large part of the GTA including downtown. I love meeting and interacting with new people as well as advocating for people who cannot advocate for themselves. In my younger days I also completed several half-marathons, duathlons and triathlons. I hold out hope that I will one day finish a full marathon and maybe an Ironman Triathlon! Besides travelling, I enjoy experimenting with vegetarian cooking, and organizing and participating in activities with family and friends, including my 9 godchildren and 15 nieces and nephews.
Naomi who lives in Scarborough but also serves downtown Toronto is an wonderful wedding officiant and is comfortable in any wedding ceremony situation whether it be inter-faith, spiritual or non–denominational. Before coming to All Seasons in 2007 she was a Unitarian lay-Chaplain for six years. She enjoys an international career as a mime, mask, and clown performer and arts/educator. In her private life she also loves to sing and is an avid bird watcher! Naomi's warm personality and love of ceremony make people feel comfortable and relaxed as she shares in these beautiful wedding ceremonies of love and joy.
El-Farouk is a global citizen; born and raised in Tanzania, moved to London UK, Vancouver, BC and now lives in Toronto with his husband and 3 cats. El-Farouk has been celebrating and supporting interfaith, multi-faith, spiritual, humanist and Muslim same-sex and mixed-sex wedding ceremonies for over 10 years. His life's work in law is to represent refugees, primarily those fleeing persecution due to their gender, sexual orientation/gender identity and/or HIV status. He is also a human rights and spirituality activist which is expressed in his work as the co-founder of the Toronto Unity Mosque, flag-ship mosque of the El-Tawhid Juma Circle network of LGBTIQA affirming, gender equal mosques. He is eager to work with any and all couples in creating a celebration of your love that affirms who you are.
David lives in North York but sevices the GTA. He is fluent in English and Portuguese. A chaplain and spiritual care provider for over 15 years, David would be honoured to conduct your English wedding ceremony or Portuguese ceremony. In his professional work he is constantly meeting people from all kinds of backgrounds and age groups. He has experience doing multi-faith, ecumenical and spiritual services. David has an easy going and friendly personality and disposition, and is motivated by his compassion for people. He has a bachelor's degree from Lakehead and a master's degree from U of T ( Theology). David enjoys cycling and is an avid book collector. Married with two children and his central creed is that we all have a human spirit. His desire has always been that he serves the desires and needs of people in his care. O seu credo principal é que nos todos temos um espírito humano. O seu desejo sempre foi que ele servo os desejos e necessidades espírituais de pessoas em seu cuidado.
Sandra brings a professional attitude infused with joy and enthusiasm to both your wedding planning and your wedding day. She is a mother and grandmother, a choir member, after school teacher and lay leader in her Temple community. Sandra lives in the Beaches area and works as a Holistic Health Care practitioner, human rights activist, and Teacher/Facilitator. She hopes to facilitate a wedding ceremony to meet all your expectations whether you are religious or secular, she believes in the inclusion of all. Wherever you choose to celebrate - in a traditional setting or under a waterfall, Sandra will bring just the right amount of reverence to your wedding ceremony
Located in North York, Rodrigo is originally from Brazil, where he had his own legal practice. Rodrigo admits one of the best decisions in his life was marrying his wife Maria and starting a family. The other was coming to Canada in 2015 and becoming Canadians. He is fluent in English and Portuguese (Brazilian) and enjoys working with couples who want a spiritual, interfaith or cultural wedding ceremony. He would love nothing more than being part on your celebration, in whatever form it takes. O casamento não é o início de um relacionamento, mas uma transição para uma vida de cuidados mútuos e realizações. It’s meaning is “Marriage is not the beginning of a relationship, but a transition to a life of mutual care and achievements.”
Stoney is a law graduate and a practicing lawyer. She also holds a Masters of social work from U of T. After struggling to find an officiant willing to provide the type of ceremony Stoney (and her partner) envisioned, her goal is to ensure others would not have the same difficulty. Stoney lives in downtown Toronto and she is particularly excited about working with couples who want their traditional or spiritual wedding ceremony to be personal, meaningful and original. She is an active member of the Mary Lambert Swale Homes Board of Directors, and serves on the City of Toronto Property Standards Committee. She looks forward to working with you to celebrate the reasons you have chosen to marry.
Chris has lived in Toronto’s Leslieville neighbourhood for 15 years and he will be happy to help celebrate your bilingual (English/French) wedding ceremony in any of Toronto’s vibrant communities. Chris has both a Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from the University of Vermont. He has been a keynote speaker at professional conferences and universities throughout North America. Chris volunteers with the Toronto People with AIDS Foundation’s Friends for Life Bike Rally, loves cooking and entertaining, and exploring the city’s parks with his rescue dog, Jolene. Chris would consider it a privilege to be a part of your celebration – and looks forward to working with you.
Robb speaks fluent French as well as English. He has been elected as the best wedding officiant in Toronto and all Canada. ( Wedding Industry Experts Awards). For a number of years now, Robb has been the most in demand wedding officiant in the GTA. Spend a few moments talking with Robb and see for yourself. His engaging personality and amazing sense of humour allow people - including strangers - to feel very welcome and comfortable. You will be assured of a day to remember, highlighting the unique cross-cultural, multi-faith or same sex ceremony that will be yours to treasure. His compassionate and non-judgmental approach and unique outlook on life and love will ensure that he will help create a wonderful wedding ceremony for you and your loved ones to remember.A word of caution. Warning he books up very early!
A wedding is just the beginning of a journey two people make with one another. Gregg is as passionate as you are about your wedding ceremony, and his only desire is that your special day means more than just saying “I do” to your best friend and soul mate. Gregg is originally from Buffalo, NY and now lives in downtown Toronto. He has his Masters in Physiotherapy, and is dedicated to helping others without prejudice or judgement. He loves the outdoors and hiking is his favorite thing to do anytime of the year. It’s your path to choose what you want, and he looks forward to officiating at your ceremony and making it a day you both will remember.
My wife and I are long-time residents of Mississauga, preferring to settle there after our University years. My spiritual journey began while travelling in Southern California where I started to meditate and practice yoga. This led me to study Comparative Religions at York University and California State University, Fullerton, CA. I then completed my Master’s Degree in Hindu Religious History, with a minor in Christian Studies at McMaster University in Hamilton. Luckily, my background gives me a unique perspective into the stresses of your day. My public speaking skills along with my years of meditative teachings will be at your disposal. I look forward to meeting you!
Janice Lives in North York just off the Don Valley and Eglington but serves a wide area of Toronto including downtown.She has great experience as wedding officiant. She holds her Master’s degree in Religious Studies (as an historian), from the University of Toronto, and her BA and Honours degrees in Religious and Ritual Studies from York University. Janice is published author and long-time grief counsellor. Whether you desire to blend traditions in a new way or create a new one, your wedding ceremony requires someone to listen supportively and guide with sensitivity and experience to help you make it uniquely your own. Janice would welcome the opportunity to assist couples at this important and special time in your journey together.
Congratulations on your happy news! Kim would be deeply honoured to be part of this exciting, pivotal moment in your lives. From backyards to banquet halls, surrounded by a small group of loved ones to hundreds of family and friends, she draws on the experience of over three hundred weddings to help you put together your perfect ceremony, from beginning to end. With her warm personality, winning smile, compassionate spirit and professional nature, she will happily honour your needs, traditions and vision to create the ceremony you have always dreamed of. As a career event planner she can also help you with your ceremony logistics, from the time your guests arrive to the time she pronounces you to be a married couple! Skilled with traditional, non-denominational, inter-faith, inter-culture and same-sex weddings, she also conducts baptisms. You will be in very caring, experienced and professional hands with Kim. - Kim was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Markham’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards.
Katharine Tapscott lives in downtown Toronto. She is delighted to be a Wedding Officiant. Getting married is one of the most special times in two people’s lives and Katharine welcomes the opportunity to be a part of your journey. She appreciates both the joy and the importance of your promise to one another and she will work with you to ensure your non-denominational, spiritual or inter-faith wedding ceremony is everything you hope it will be. Katharine is married with one daughter. Katharine holds degrees in Psychology from McMaster University and Law from the University of Toronto.
Danielle lives in North York with her husband and two children, and has had a distinguished career teaching French Immersion to Kindergarten children. Danielle is fluent in French and English and holds an Honours B.A. in French and a B.Ed. from York University .She is comfortable conducting all kinds of weddings including multi-cultural weddings, inter-faith weddings and same-sex weddings. You will find her warmth, compassion, and her attentive listening skills valuable assets to help you plan your wedding day. Danielle is a dedicated professional; focused on assisting, facilitating and working collaboratively with couples in making their wedding an unforgettable occasion.
Elaine who lives in Thornhill is one of those officiants who is very much in demand. Along with conducting a wedding for two people of the Jewish tradition her speciality is uniting a Jewish person with a person of another tradition. She believes that your wedding ceremony should be a reflection of what you as a couple are passionate about. She creates a safe environment for you to craft a sacred ceremony that is uniquely yours. Whether your interfaith or spiritual wedding ceremony is under a chuppah, under the stars, in a kayak or something more traditional, Elaine is open-minded and flexible. Her easy going nature, sense of humour and appreciation of ritual will help ensure that your special day honours what is important to you. As a business owner, Elaine's background is in law and recently she was the recipient of the Wm J Simpson distinguished Paralegal award presented to her by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Elaine is much in demand as a speaker on certain historical aspects of the holocaust. She's a member of the Toronto Jewish Chorus and a consummate seeker of joy in all that she does. Your family and friends will know you made the right decision by choosing Elaine.
If you are looking for a professional speaker in the Scarborough area who listens with interest, passion and professionalism – combined with a graceful sense of humor, well, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re planning a traditional ceremony, a spiritual ceremony or something customized, I will perform a wedding ceremony that unites your relationship with love and has your guests charmed. When my husband and I, along with our 11 year old bulldog, are not visiting our children and grandchildren, I’m volunteering my time with the Canadian Diabetes Association, Hospice Palliative Care Ontario and the Bereavement Ontario Network.
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