Including: The Beaches, Yorkville, Rosedale, The Annex, Forest Hill, Lawrence Park, Deer Park, Casa Loma, St. Lawrence, East York, North York, Scarborough, Parkdale, Kensington Market, Chinatown, Leslieville, Cabbagetown, Riverdale, Little India, Crescent Town, Willowdale, Downsview, Toronto Harbour, Toronto Island, Distillery District, North York, etc
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.
I believe that marriage is an amazing journey. Whether you have decided to marry your long time partner or someone that you have only known a short time, I would love to help you personalize your wedding ceremony. Big or small, non–denominational or spiritual I am comfortable in any setting. I am open to ceremonies anywhere in the GTA. Having grown up in a large family in Toronto I have learned to be flexible. I have been involved in many volunteer roles throughout my life as I truly love to help others. I have been married for 29 years to the love of my life a Toronto Fire Fighter. We have raised two great kids who are currently away pursuing their studies. Newmarket has been our home for the past 23 years. If you are looking for a marriage officiant who is caring, open and flexible look no more I'm the one for you. - Mary was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular Wedding Officiant in Aurora’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards.
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.
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.
Ann lives in the Bloor/Yorkville area of downtown Toronto. She is a certified English (TESL) teacher whose last assignment was in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.Ann loves people and devotes most of her time to international volunteering for projects supporting the eradication of poverty such as Millennium Development Goals. Locally she volunteers with Canadian Red Cross in Disaster Management. Ann is an optimist. Her warm personality, ability to adapt to different cultures, her travel experience combined with public speaking through Toastmasters International makes her the ideal choice. She will listen, support and guide you wholeheartedly on this most auspicious occasion.
Toni Ellwand lives in the Leslieville area of down town Toronto. Toni is thrilled to be a wedding officiant. She loves all aspects and all types of weddings. Toni believes that joining your life with another human being is one of the greatest steps that you will ever take and she welcomes the opportunity to be a part of your wondrous journey. Toni has worked as an actress in Toronto for over 27 years and so she brings with her a deep respect for the ceremony and the magic of your special day. Toni also speaks Italian and French. So if your wedding is downtown Toni is your experienced officiant!
Brian lives downtown at QueenE and Woodbine. He has been the recipient of two awards from the prestigious Wedding Industry Experts Awards including the best wedding officiant in Toronto. He is easy going and approachable, with a gentle sense of humour. He believes that, no matter how you define sacred, the joining of two lives together is one of the most sacred things to be shared in this lifetime. He makes sure the celebrations are joyful and can be dignified and reverent, or 'lighter' and can be tailored to fit most tastes. It is very important to him that you both feel comfortable and to ensure your celebration is special and memorable. He looks forward to meeting with you to discuss your dreams and wishes for your day and help you make them come true. He is the second most requested officiant on our Toronto team by couples that have seen him in action.
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.
Reggie is fluent in English and Dutch.For a Wedding ceremony you will cherish forever, ask for Reggie. He is a sensitive and caring person with a passion for golf and classic movies. Reggie has been a volunteer with Big Brothers of Canada and The Weekend to End Breast Cancer.His personable nature and outgoing personality contribute on a whole to making all of your guests feel welcome and part of your special day. Couples say: Our officiant was wonderful and friendly and we'd recommend him to anyone!
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.
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!
Charles is an award winning and much in demand wedding officiant (International Wedding Industry Experts). Charles lives in the Toronto Riverdale community with his wife Melinda and cat, Chimo. A long time facilitator and public speaker supporting his community, Charles can bring a spark and sense of fun and connection to your wedding ceremony. If you want a wedding day where everyone will feel a special part, whether it is a non-denominational wedding ceremony, a spiritual wedding ceremony, same sex or interfaith wedding ceremony, then talk to Charles. His favourite hobby is cycling on the roads and trails of Toronto, or baking and trying out new recipes. Charles has helped families with patient advocacy for ALS Ontario, the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Canadian Association of Wound Care. He also volunteers his time as chair of the board for The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, an international post-secondary professional school in Cabbagetown, and for Ina Grafton Gage Home, a small nursing facility in Scarborough. Charles would be delighted to help make your big day your best ever.
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 spiritual, secular or interfaith wedding ceremony in the location of your choice.
At this time, Pamela is unable to confirm her availability beyond Dec. 2017. Pamela lives in Etobicoke but serves much of the GTA and Oakville.She believes every marriage is as unique as the people involved, and the wedding ceremony should be as special and extraordinary as you both are. I would be honoured to help you with your personal wedding ceremony on a beach, in a backyard, in a forest or a church. Whether you’re looking for a non-religious, inter-faith or a spiritual wedding ceremony – together, we will create a wedding that is exactly as you want it to be. During our planning session, I want to hear the story of how you met, your most memorable moments as a couple and of course how you see this special day unfolding. I am passionate about life, I serve my community as a social worker, a psychotherapist and a spiritual director. Life has taught me the value of humour, I inspire joy where ever possible … and I love a good adventure.
I would enjoy nothing more than to conduct your spiritual, traditional or interfaith wedding ceremony in English or Arabic. I live in the Richmond Hill area. but serve Aurora, Newmarket, Thornhill, North York right to downtown Toronto. I was born and raised in Egypt I graduated from the University of Alexandria as an Agricultural Engineer, working for many years for local and international organizations, and ending up my career as a Chef. Now retired, I provide Friday speeches (Khotbah) in an attempt to spread peace and share the information I have.
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.
Lynda who lives in Toronto says: "Wedding celebrations are one of life's greatest joys for everyone involved and as a wedding celebrant, I would love to work with you in designing a ceremony that is uniquely yours! Over the years, I have been a high school teacher, counsellor, public speaker and events planner. I am very much a 'people person' and am usually described as having a very warm outgoing and energetic personality. I enjoy being creative while at the same time paying attention to details. I thoroughly enjoy performing wedding ceremonies large or small, formal or informal and I would certainly be delighted to be a part of your very special day!"
Drew, a strong believer in simplicity and flexibility, was voted by his peers in the wedding industry as the most popular new wedding officiant in Toronto in the coveted annual Wedding Expert Awards 2015. Drew looks forward to help plan and perform your spiritual wedding ceremony the way you want it. As a York University graduate and a public servant for over 20 years, he will work hard to make sure that your day is special and memorable. An enthusiastic, humorous and detailed person, Drew brings a sense of calm and fun to your day. He is comfortable performing all types of wedding ceremonies in front of large and small settings. Drew is available throughout the Greater Toronto area and cannot wait to meet you.
Dwayne has served in the Scarborough wedding industry for over 20 years. He also serves Markham right through Toronto to downtown.He has a great positive personality, thinks quickly on his feet, and possesses a friendly sense of humour. Dwayne is creative and has a keen eye for the little details that will make your occasion that more special. He ensures that each spiritual or non-denominational wedding ceremony is done with the vision and ideals that are desired by you - the bride and groom. He believes that a marriage is one of the most significant events in life as couples unify themselves physically, spiritually and emotionally. Dwayne would consider it a privilege to serve you in celebrating your love, passion and commitment.
Stoney is a law graduate and a practicing lawer. 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.
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.
Edgar lives in North York serving the Greater Toronto Area. He is fluent in English and Spanish. He’s been an exceptionally motivated spiritual care provider for over 20 years and has experience in conducting multi-faith, civil and spiritual wedding ceremonies. Edgar holds a Bachelor's degree from University of DeVry (Computer Information Systems) and a Master degree from Canada Christian College (Psychology and Christian Counselling). Edgar enjoys playing soccer, volleyball, reading and walking his dog. Edgar has two beautiful daughters and three delightful grandchildren. Sera un privilegio servir y ser parte de tu dia tan especial como es tu matrimonio.
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.
Jay is a very experienced wedding and funeral officiant. People enjoy his calm, kind hearted and inclusive approach. He brings a wide variety of experiences and resources to assist you with expressing your love for one another in ways that are dignified, respectful, and fun. Jay is comfortable, relaxed and cool with large-scale events as well as more intimate gatherings. He leads traditional ceremonies, collaborates with you on simple, modern celebrations, and can envision with you, the most complicated, multi-family, multi-cultural event. If you have a preference for an officiant that is unflappable, fun-loving, and experienced, Jay would love to speak to you about one of the most important events in your life.
Debbie is honoured, happy and grateful to be a part of your declaration of love. She is comfortable conducting your wedding ceremony anywhere within the Toronto downtown area. She’s also familiar with the Japanese culture, and Shinto-style bilingual (English/Japanese) ceremonies. Incredibly, she is the first woman to have mastered the Japanese Shakuhachi flute and has played internationally for all types of events. She also gives back to her community through ‘Music Can Heal’, offering her music and spiritual talent to charities and fundraising events. She is a great cat lover and has a mischievous Cornish Rex named ‘Little Buddha’. Debbie looks forward to sharing with you on your special day.
Don has is one of our most experienced wedding officiants. Active in his local community he has served as President of a Civitan Club and Master of his Masonic Lodge. For the last 10 years, Don has worked with the homeless and is involved with the shelter services. He loves to golf, sail and paint. Don's professional acumen and caring way, would be an asset in planning and assisting you in your non–denominational or spiritual wedding ceremony.
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 any type of inter-faith, inter-culture and spiritual 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.
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.
Kathleen is one of our experienced Wedding Officiants, helping couples with many different types of weddings in the Toronto area. She has been an Officiant for Wiccan, Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, same-sex, non-denominational and spiritual wedding ceremonies. These wedding ceremonies were held in Country Clubs, backyards and basements, Hotel Meeting Rooms, Provincial Parks and Convention Centers. Kathleen is very flexible at helping you choose the kind of ceremony to fit your image of the wedding of your dreams. She loves 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 with your special wedding day.
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.
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.
Michael Skaljin is a fluently bilingual wedding officiant in English and Serbo-Croatian. He has a genuine sensitivity for people and his sense of humour enables him to make people feel comfortable and at ease. Michael has fulfilled roles in various religious capacities over the years in multifaith settings to care for individuals and their families. Through his sensitivity, calmness and patience, he will help you to ensure the planning of your wedding service is enjoyable. His background in Western and Eastern traditions, raised Roman Catholic and trained as a novice monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, gives him the experience with a diversity of religious and spiritual beliefs and practices to allow you to integrate the practices and customs of any faith tradition into your cross-cultural, multifaith, non–denominational, or same sex wedding ceremony. By choosing Michael as your wedding officiant you will be guaranteed a memorable day.
The day you’ve dreamed about is just around the corner, and you want to find the right wedding officiant who will listen to your ideas, your likes and dislikes. Someone to help you pull together your spiritual, intercultural, or traditional wedding ceremony that is uniquely yours. Feel free to incorporate some French into the ceremony. Heather lives in North Toronto but serves the entire GTA. 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. Request Heather if she sounds like someone who has what you might be looking for.
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
Carl lives in the Bathurst and Bloor area of downtown.A great wedding requires a superb sense of occasion – and that is Carl’s forte. He’s an accomplished wedding officiant who enjoys helping couples make their ceremony just right. Carl’s performed many hundreds of weddings since becoming a celebrant. However he’s not pursuing volume. He prefers a personal touch. Or in Carl’s words… “Weddings are my chance to meet two people at their very best. Nerve-stricken, yes. Exhausted, often. But positive, excited, and mindful – always. The chance to guide you through the most important occasion of your life is an honour. My promise is to craft the most meaningful, beautiful, and suitable, ceremony possible. My enthusiasm will match your own. We do this out of love.”
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