A ceremony for couples who want a simple intimate service for just the two of you.
It is ideal for those couples who want a “home destination” wedding in a private home, backyard or simple public without the fuss of a traditional wedding.
- a choice from several pre-written ceremonies
- is about 10- 15 minutes in length
- phone/email/skype consultation
You provide: venue, music, license, rings and witnesses
Common Questions and Answers
Pictures and videos are welcome, however the use of flashes is strongly discouraged, as it can alter the quality of pictures taken by professional photographers and can be distracting to you. I will make myself available for a short while after the service should you want to include me in any pictures.
To be married in Ontario you must be 18 years of age. You require a marriage license and must have two witnesses over the age of 18 witness your marriage.
A marriage license can be purchased at the clerks office in city hall, and is good for 90 days. There is no waiting period in Ontario to be married. i.e. you can be married the same day as you purchase your license.
As soon as you book your venue you should then book your Officiant. Summer months are busier than others, one year in advance is not too early to book. Off season weddings November-April do not require booking so far in advance. A good rule of thumb is: As soon as you know the date of your wedding book your Officiant.
Yes. I find the wedding customs and traditions of other cultures and religions fascinating, and would be happy to learn about, and incorporate appropriate elements into your wedding ceremony. Please feel free to discuss this with me.