Julie Tkachuk - Speaker & Writer
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Welcome to my website! 

I have been a government appointed Marriage Commissioner since 2005 and I have officiated at more than 1,600 civil (non-religious) wedding ceremonies.  Yes, that is a lot of weddings and I continue to thoroughly enjoy officiating. 

After all these years, because of intimate moments between couples or with their families, I find that my eyes still get moist at times.  And then there are those unexpected humorous things that happen and I end up laughing so hard that tears stream down my cheeks.   

With over a decade of experience as an officiant, my familiarity with Edmonton's wedding venues, attention to detail, organizational skills and absolute commitment to having fun, booking me will ensure that your ceremony is as stress-free as possible. 

Your Wedding

Will yours be a large wedding at a rented venue  with many attendants and guests?  Would you prefer a small ceremony with just two witnesses present?  Do you want to be married somewhere unique, in your own back yard, indoors, outdoors, in a tent or on a patio?  Same-sex ceremony?  Or would you like to renew your vows?

Whatever the size or style of your wedding, my warm, professional service and my ability to quickly put people at ease will ensure that your ceremony flows smoothly and is an enjoyable, meaningful, warm and memorable event.


Visit the testimonial page to read comments from some of the fantastic, fun-to-work-with brides and grooms that I have had the honor and pleasure of uniting in marriage.

"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched.  They must be felt with the heart."  – Helen Keller