Julie Tkachuk - Speaker & Writer


Welcome to my website

I am a Government-Appointed Marriage Commissioner authorized by Service Alberta, Vital Statistics to perform civil (non-religious) marriage ceremonies.

Since receiving my first government appointment in 2005 I have officiated at more than 1,650 weddings at almost every venue in and around the city of Edmonton. Although the number of ceremonies I've performed may sound like a lot, I enjoy this work so much that every couple I officiate for receives not only the benefit of all my experience, but they get my enthusiastic energy as well.

The civil ceremony I have created is both warm and intimate. I am often told by guests attending the weddings at which I have officiated that mine is the most beautiful ceremony they have ever heard.

Extremely comfortable in front of groups and behind a microphone, I am great at spontaneously making light of those unexpected events that can and do occur during ceremonies. I am also prompt, able to quickly put people at ease, very organized, detail-oriented, skilled at dealing with delicate family/personal situations and absolutely committed to having fun.

Your Wedding

Will yours be a large wedding at a rented venue  with many guests? Would you prefer a small ceremony with just two witnesses present? Do you want to be married in your own back yard, at a park, or somewhere unique like centre ice, a streetcar ... or in a playhouse? Are you a same-sex couple? Or would you like to renew your vows?

Whatever the size or style of your ceremony, my wealth of experience and love for what I do will ensure that yours is a stress-free, enjoyable, meaningful and memorable event.



"Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile."
Franklin P. Jones

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