A civil ceremony is non-religious ceremony, performed by a government official called a registrar. It can be performed by:
- County clerk
- Justice of the peace
- Notary public
- Superior court clerk
- Township council member
On July 20, 2005, bill C-38 received its Royal Assent, making Canada the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. Since religious ceremonies are not normally an option, many gay couples will have a civil ceremony.
A civil ceremony can be either formal or informal, depending on what you want. Couples can exchange vows, and even have music playing if they want. After the marriage is official, the couple and their witnesses can go to the reception. A great thing about holding a civil ceremony is that you can do it with just your close friends and family present, then after proceed to the reception where the rest of your family and friends will be waiting for you! It’s a quicker ceremony, and you only have to worry about your immediate wedding party (parents, witnesses, close friends or family members) needing transportation to your reception.
When you have your wedding this way, only one or two limousines are needed, because you would have a smaller wedding party with you. Then you can arrive in style to your reception, where all your guests will be waiting for you! A gala reception is a great way to celebrate, and it gives you ample opportunity to take pictures of all your loved ones, eat a great feast, and enjoy your wedding day!
At Babylon Productions, we boast over 25 years of excellent service in the wedding industry. We offer many wedding services, including:
- Limousine Rental and Service
- Wedding Photographers
- Wedding Videographers
- Wedding Invitation Printing and Services
- Wedding entertainment (DJ, singer, or even a live band!)
Our wedding photographers are skilled artists that will capture the highlights of your special day on to high-quality, glossy prints. They will take photographs in any style you like! Black and white photos are elegant, as are colour ones. You decide what you want! Our professional photographers will work with you to ensure you have the best wedding photos possible.
For your wedding video production, make sure you use one of our videographers! They will capture every moment of your wedding reception, and later edit it the way you choose onto a quality DVD production. At Babylon, your wedding video isn’t just a video, but a grand production that you are meant to treasure for years to come! That’s why you should hire only the best for your wedding videography needs. Trust the best in the wedding business. Trust Babylon