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, Leslie
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.
Kathleen lives on Ossington Ave and became a Wedding Officiant over a decade ago. She has extensive experience with many different types of weddings, cultures and wedding venues. Whether modern or traditional, formal or more relaxed, Kathleen is comfortable with weddings in all settings. These include country clubs, restaurants, city halls, hotel meeting rooms, provincial parks, convention centres, living rooms & backyards, from 2 to 300 guests. Kathleen will be very flexible at helping you personalize the kind of ceremony that fits 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 plan your special wedding day.
Sandra who lives in the Beaches area brings a professional attitude infused with joy and enthusiasm to both your wedding planning and your wedding day. She is a mother and grandmother, who loves to sing and was an educator prior to her wedding ministry. She is a leader in her Temple community and works hard as a human rights activist. She is one of the founding members of the Jewish Liberation Theology Institute. She loves wedding ceremonies and hopes to facilitate a wedding 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 will bring just the right amount of reverence to your wedding ceremony.
Heather lives in North Toronto but serves the entire GTA. 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. 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.
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.
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! Did we mention she is very very much in demand?
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.
Carl lives in the Queen street west 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 over a hundred 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 social event 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."
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.
El-Farouk is our pastoral ambassador to the Rainbow Muslim Community in Toronto creating dialogue and deepening relations between the two faiths. . He lives in the city with his husband and 3 cats. He has been a Designated Minister with Clergy Support since Oct 2016. El-Farouk has been celebrating and supporting interfaith, multi-faith, spiritual, humanist and Muslim same-sex and mixed-sex Life Celebrations for many years. In addition to this ministry, he is also a refugee lawyer who represents refugees, primarily those fleeing persecution due to their gender, sexual orientation/gender identity and/or HIV status. His ministry also includes being a human rights and spirituality activist which is expressed in his work as the co-founder of the Toronto Unity flag-ship El-Tawhid Juma Circle network of LGBTIQA affirming, gender equality in mosques. He is eager to work with any and all couples in creating a celebration of your love that affirms who you are.
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 in the Para Legal program at Humber College. I am also an appointed Designated Minister so I am open to many spiritual paths. I live 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
If you are looking for a professional wedding officiant 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.
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.
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.
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.
Stoney lives in downtown Toronto and is a practicing lawyer as well as a Designated Minister. She earned three academic degrees from U of T. After struggling to find an officiant willing to provide the type of ceremony Stoney (and her partner) envisioned, she became a Designated Minister to to ensure others would not have the same difficulty as she did. 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 also speaks Danish for the purpose of a wedding ceremony. She looks forward to working with you to celebrate the reasons you have chosen to marry your beloved.
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.
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.
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.
Robert is one of those rare people who was actually born in Toronto and continues to live there. He enjoys living downtown where, as a lover of the arts, he is in close proximity to the vibrancy and cultural activity of the city. He's fluent in Italian and able to hold a French conversation. Having dedicated his entire career to providing counselling and support, he is comfortable and confident with people of diverse backgrounds and disabilities. Robert looks forward to conducting a meaningful and personalized wedding ceremony that reflects the unique character and qualities of the two of you as a couple. As a music aficionado, if desired he will assist you with your music selections making your ceremony even that more memorable and distinct.
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.
I live in Newmarket and 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. 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.
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.
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