Wedding Officiants in Markham, Ontario

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Mimi Lee, B.Sc (Waterloo)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Mimi Lee

Mimi lives in Markham, coming from Hong Kong to Canada in 1987. Mimi is fluent in Cantonese and English, and communicates well in Mandarin. She is open to all types of wedding ceremonies. Mimi is a single mom and she looks forward to witness the formation and union of new families. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo, as well as two designations in the financial industry. With a background as a financial adviser, Mimi has worked with lots of young couples from a variety of different backgrounds. She also has lots of contacts who can help you to plan your wedding. It will be an honour to serve you on your big day.

Leah ElliottawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Leah Elliott

Leah lives in Markham and is a happy, outgoing, down-to-earth professional, and who will be available to celebrate weddings until December 31, 2022. As a wedding planner for over 10 years she is privileged to have met and helped over 200 unique couples. Originally from Vancouver, Leah has a deep connection with nature and a spiritual side that reflects her belief in respecting one another and the world around us. A mother of two boys, she is unfailingly patient and has a great sense of humour. Leah is an Appointed Minister with Clergy Support Church.

Cecilia Leung WereleyawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Cecilia Leung Wereley

Note: Cecilia is not available for additional bookings in 2023.  

Cecilia, who lives in Newmarket, has been performing weddings since 2004. She's experienced, popular and fluent in English and Cantonese. It would be her honour to conduct your unique spiritual, cultural or traditional wedding ceremony. Cecilia graduated from the University of Waterloo with a BMath degree in Mathematics and Computer Science. We know you will find Cecilia easy to work with, attentive and sincere.

April LuchiesawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

April LuchiesApril is supportive of traditional, same gender or uniquely themed wedding ceremonies, and welcomes all couples who wish to married. As a fluently bilingual (English and French) Registered Nurse in the Oshawa area, she has had the unique ability to be able to form deeply intense relationships with people. April has two boys, and is happily married to her military man. April has the perspective of being remarried herself and says “Our love is the triumph of hope over experience.” She is an experienced public speaker thanks to her Middle Ages Re-enactment Hobby. We know you’ll find April flexible and willing to work with you to have the ceremony that meets your dreams.

Brandy-Rose McIlmoyleawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Brandy-Rose McIlmoyleBrandy Rose, who lives in Ajax, has been serving people in the GTA and the Durham Region since 2006. Newly married herself, she understands all the joys of putting together a ceremony that reflects your individual taste and style. Brandy has many contacts in the wedding industry and will happily share them at your request. Brandy can help you whether you are planning an intimate wedding of 5 or 500. Confident, fun-loving, and open, she will help you tailor your ceremony to meet your specific needs. Please contact her with any questions you may have, it would be her privilege to officiate for you!

Tina CookeawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishFrench

Tina Cooke

Tina lives in Ajax with her husband and is a proud mother of two grown children. She comes to you equipped with experience, flexibility and the willingness to help you create the day and wedding ceremony exactly how you pictured it. She embraces your need and choice of a ceremony that respects your beliefs and gender. Tina is an author, speaker, facilitator and holistic practitioner. In her free time she enjoys nothing better than a hike through the woods or sitting by the lake and listening to the waves. You won't have any regrets if you choose Tina.

Judy Howard, BA (Hebrew U); LL.B (Osgoode Hall)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglishJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish Weddings

Judy Howard

Judy, who lives in Thornhill, is fluent in English and Hebrew. Originally from Montreal, she lived in Jerusalem for more than a decade, where she completed undergraduate and graduate studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After returning to Canada, she earned her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. Judy brings a breadth of experience and knowledge to your wedding day. Judy is ideally suited to officiate at your wedding ceremony: innovative or traditional, formal or intimate, interfaith or intercultural. Judy looks forward to helping you create a wedding ceremony that is joyful, meaningful, and memorable to you.

Carol TaggioawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carol Taggio

Carol is a resident of Holland Landing in the York Region and would be delighted to help you create a unique and personalized wedding ceremony. Before becoming an officiant, Carol had a distinguished career in education for over 35 years, and she applies this wonderful foundation in people skills to her couples and their needs. When Carol is not spending time with her three adult daughters and two grandchildren, she is scrapbooking about them. She stays fit Nordic pole walking or playing golf whenever she can. Request Carol and set up a meeting with her. You won’t be disappointed. Carol is credentialed with the Canadian International Metaphysical Ministry.

Rob Corbett, MFA (UBC), BA (Waterloo)

Rob Corbett

Rev. Rob is a busy active minister, professor and an LGBTQ2S+ member residing in the Leslieville community of Toronto. He is dedicated to making your celebration of love as perfect as it can be. Rob strives to make the most of every opportunity to help couples in this special moment of their journey. Rev. Rob has an MFA in Creative Writing (UBC) and a Theatre diploma from Sheridan College. He’s worked at the Stratford Festival and Walt Disney Animation. Rob is a proud dad of two amazing daughters and one lopsided dog. An active knitter, his scarves have appeared in Paris Vogue and around the necks and shoulders of many dear friends.

Kathryn Haynes, BA; B.Ed; MA (Brock)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Kathryn Haynes

Kathryn, who lives in Newmarket, believes that your celebration of marriage should be as special as the two of you! She is dedicated to providing the kind of wedding ceremony that you, your family, and, your friends will always remember. As an Appointed Designated Minister, she has been solemnizing marriage since 2016. Kathryn enjoys music and plays the Alto Saxophone and Fife. An avid history buff and ‘time-traveler', Kathryn re-enacts the American Revolution as a loyalist refugee and volunteers with the Stratford Perth Heritage Foundation.

Patricia GlogowskaawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Patricia Glogowska

Patricia who lives in Auora is fluent in English and Polish and now considers herself a proud ‘Torontonian’. Her background is in the airline industry and having lived on three different continents, she is sensitive to various cultures, religions, rituals and customs. Her warmth, passion for love, and a vivacious sense of humour will make you, as well as your guests, feel at ease and comfortable. Whether you are interested in a traditional or contemporary, intimate or formal ceremony, she will help you design your own unique service. Patricia would love to be a part of your journey, and join you in creating a custom-fit, personalized wedding for you to remember.

Ingrid DesrochesawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Ingrid DesrochesIngrid, who lives in Scarborough, thoroughly enjoys helping couples have a wedding ceremony that is both meaningful and memorable to them. She is a caring person, sensitive to individual needs, and can be trusted to conduct ceremonies in a manner that is both professional and friendly. Ingrid is comfortable with couples of all backgrounds, including mixed-culture and same-sex. She celebrates diversity and respects the personal freedom to choose one’s own path to happiness. Sensitive, compassionate, flexible, knowledgeable... Ingrid will work with you to make your wedding ceremony a very special one.

Scott Burrows, BEd; MEd (Lakehead)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglishItalian

Scott BurrowsScott lives in Newmarket with his wife and two boys. Scott is an avid sports fan and loves coaching his son’s teams. He is easy to work with; you can count on him to ensure that your wedding ceremony will reflect the sensitivity of your feelings on your special day. Scott would love to assist you in making your wedding day truly memorable. He is a trained mediator/facilitator, as well as a graduate of Concordia (B.A.), McGill (B.Ed.), and Lakehead (M.Ed.). Scott has taught in various levels of education (from primary to post-secondary) and he has spent almost 25 years in law enforcement. He has been conducting wedding ceremonies as an Appointed Designated Minister since January 2018.

Kathleen BairdawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishBilingualGerman

Kathleen Baird

Kathleen lives in Toronto West and became a wedding officiant over a decade ago. She has extensive experience with many different types of weddings, cultures, and wedding venues. She is comfortable with weddings in all settings, including country clubs, restaurants, city halls, hotel meeting rooms, provincial parks, convention centres, living rooms & backyards, from 2 to 300 guests. Kathleen will be flexible in helping you personalize a ceremony that fits your image of the wedding of your dreams. She loves to travel (bungee-jumping in New Zealand, Caribbean cruises, hot air ballooning in Australia) and meeting new people. She would love to meet YOU to help you plan your special wedding day.

Megan Quinn, M.Ed (OISE)

Megan QuinnMegan feels hugely privileged to be able to share in your love story as your wedding officiant. She believes above all else in the magic of forever love, for any two people lucky enough to find it. Megan happily performs ceremonies for all people and is an LGTBQ+ ally. Her utmost priority is to do her part to ensure that you have exactly the special day you are hoping for, and she looks forward to witnessing your love story. She is a minister with the Canadian International Metaphysical Ministry.

Jill LevineawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jill LevineI live in Richmond Hill, married to my soul mate Jeff, and together have two wonderful daughters and a dog Zoe. Your wedding is one of the most beautiful moments in your lifetime and I would love to help you in creating those important meaningful details. I will perform your custom wedding ceremony, based on your desired needs. I have worked with hundreds of people from diverse cultures and religions and am open minded in all aspects of life. As hobbies, I enjoy bootcamp, scrapbooking and being in nature.

Sandra RuchawardAdditional LanguagesEnglishJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish Weddings

Sandra Ruch

Sandra Laya is an ordained Kohenet Hebrew Priestess who officiates wedding ceremonies for interfaith couples, LGBTQ+ couples, Jewish couples and couples of all backgrounds She lives in the Toronto Beach neighbourhood. Sandra Laya brings a professional attitude infused with joy and enthusiasm to both your wedding planning and your wedding day. As well as a wedding officiant and celebrant of Life Cycle events, she is a mother and grandmother. She is a leader in her community and works hard as a human rights activist. She loves weddings and hopes to facilitate a ceremony to meet all your expectations. She believes in the inclusion of all. Wherever you choose to celebrate - in a traditional setting or under a waterfall, Sandra Laya will bring just the right amount of reverence to your wedding ceremony.

Elaine PageawardWedding Industy Experts 2016awardAdditional LanguagesEnglishJewish WeddingsConducts Jewish Weddings

Elaine Page

Elaine who lives in Thornhill is one of those officiants who is very much in demand. Elaine is much in demand as a speaker on certain historical aspects of the Holocaust. Her 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. She's a member of the Toronto Jewish Chorus and a consummate seeker of joy in all that she does. 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 wedding ceremony is under the stars, under a chuppah, 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. Your family and friends will know you made the right decision by choosing Elaine.

Janice Meighan, BA (York); MA (UofT)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Janice Meighan

Janice Lives in North York just off the Don Valley and Eglington but serves a wide area of Toronto including downtown. She has been officiating weddings since 2007. Janice is a published author and a 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 make it uniquely your own. Janice would welcome the opportunity to assist you at this important and special time in your journey together.

Danielle Ingster, B.A, B.Ed (York)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Danielle IngsterDanielle lives in North York with her husband and two children. She 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. 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. She is a very experienced and creative wedding officiant credentialled as an Appointed Minister with Clergy Support Church.

Rachel NormanawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Rachel NormanBeing 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 she would be thrilled to conduct your ceremony. Always 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.

Adele Boy, BA, BEd.(UofT)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Adele Boy

Adele resides near Newmarket (Sandford ) and has been doing wedding ceremonies since 2016. Your special wedding ceremony should contain your inspiring words, no matter the type of ceremony or location. She is warm, outgoing and willing to work hard to personalize your ceremony. Adele is an active member of her community, a beekeeper, she involved in a community choir, volunteers for the Pan Am games, Rogers Cup tennis and the Uxbridge Library Board. As a cottage owner in Haliburton, Adele is also willing to travel there to perform your wedding.