Wedding Officiants in North Bay, Ontario

Including: Sturgeon Falls, Nipissing First Nations, Cache Bay, Verner, Redbridge, Corbeil, Rutherglen, Mattawa, Callander, Powassan, Trout Creek etc

Judy Bechard, B.A. BSc (Kingswood University).awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Judy BechardJudy is a Appointed Minister with Clergy Support Church. She is a fun, consummate professional with over 20 years’ experience marrying couples. Add in her public speaking experience and you have someone who connects with all audiences to create an atmosphere of joy on your special day. She conducts spiritual, multi-faith and multi-cultural ceremonies in the North Bay area. Judy loves the outdoors, is married and together with her spouse they enjoy country living with their two beautiful Golden Retrievers. Judy believes strongly that: “You don't marry the person you can live with - you marry the person you cannot live without".

Jules-Pierre Fournier, B.Ed, BFA ( Laurentian)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jules-Pierre Fournier

JP is an Officiant with a lot to offer. He’s fluently bilingual in English and French, located in North Bay and he has been involved in the wedding industry for over 10 years. Married with three young children, he makes his living as a high school theatre teacher. He received his theatre and teaching degrees from Laurentian University. Comfortable in front of crowds of all sizes, JP is looking forward to helping you make the focus of your wedding day - your wedding ceremony, a personal and memorable experience.

Sandy SouthawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Sandy SouthSandy is an open-minded, sensitive individual with a good sense of humor. As an Appointed Designated Minister since 2016, she lives in Callander, and is happily married to her soul mate and the love of her life, and together they have raised two beautiful children. Her passion is photography and has photographed many weddings appreciating the uniqueness of each couple. Sandy is non-judgmental and will perform a wedding ceremony for couples to reflect who they are and the story they share. She is committed to giving you 'your day...your way'.

Amanda Jewell, B.Env.Sc., B.Sc (Waterloo)awardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Amanda Jewell

Born and raised in North Bay, Amanda returned home after university training. An Appointed Designated Minister since 2016, conducting Life Celebration ceremonies has been her focus. She appreciates the value of conducting a special event like your wedding ceremony and being part of this moment in people’s lives. Amanda is an experienced public speaker, sensitive to your needs and a glass half full type of person. 

Shawna FournierawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Shawna Fournier

Shawna is a young professional who loves giving back to her community and being outdoors. In the summer you will find her on the lake and, in the winter, on the rink with a hockey stick. You will be hard pressed to find an officiant with a kinder spirit, who looks to share love and laughter with each couple she meets. Having worked as a massage therapist and in Human Resources, Shawna understands that trust, honesty, and respect are paramount for any successful relationship. When you are planning your wedding ceremony, Shawna has the energy, and the ability to make your wedding day dreams come true.

John DancavitchawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

John Dancavitch

Love, trust, mutual understanding, common goals and a sharing of each other provide the cornerstones for marriage. You are now ready to make your commitment to each other and tell the world. It is my role to help you dedicate yourselves to each other in a wedding ceremony, with respect and acceptance of who you are. I have respect for all forms of faith. I am an Appointed Minister, former tradesman, senior manager, educator, and musician, having lived in Ontario, Alberta and Newfoundland. Our two dogs fill our day. I travel to most areas in central Ontario. I would love to help make your day perfect in a fun, friendly way.

Jack BedardawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jack BedardJack is completely fluent in French and English. He has been happily married for over 30 years and after retiring from the military, he and his wife decided to settle in North Bay. Throughout the years, he has met and worked with many people from different cultures and denominations. If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind wedding ceremony created for and by you, Jack is looking forward to helping you realize your dream wedding day. He has been an Appointed Minister with Clergy Support since early 2018.

Marie Viviane GirouxawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Marie Viviane Giroux

Marie Viviane, as an Appointed Designated Minister for life celebrations, is one of our experienced and proficiently fluent French and English celebrants in the North Bay area. She is an awesome person, with a great sense of humour. She’s been privileged to have travelled and visited many parts of the world and this has given her a great respect for people from all walks of life and cultures. You will often find her in her flower gardens during the summer months and at the Curling Club over the winter. Marie Viviane believes that each wedding celebration is unique. She will be honoured to assist you on your special day by providing you with the celebration of your choice, making your day memorable and stress-free.