Cortney Pasternak is licensed by the Registrar General of Ontario and the Ontario Humanist Society to provide Humanist (similar to civil or legal) marriage ceremonies in Ontario (though she is happy to officiate at many other life cycle events as well). She has been screened and trained by the Ontario Humanist Society, which is a vibrant, dynamic and growing organization. More about Cortney →
- About Cortney
- Cortney Pasternak | Licensed Wedding Officiant
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- Frequently Asked Questions
- Marriage Prep / Pre-marital Counselling
- Marriage Preparation and Pre-Marriage Counseling
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Tag Archives: Humanist
The Mindful Marriage: How about Starting on your Wedding Day?
I have become increasingly interested in the notion of living mindfully — with care, awareness and presence — in a long term relationship such as marriage. This is something I find is strongly aligned with values as a Humanist Officiant … Continue reading
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Fair Trade Enters the Eco-Wedding Business
As a Humanist Wedding Officiant it is probably no surprise that I am a a big fan of finding more environmentally ways to plan a wedding. I’ve certainly blogged about it in past posts and if you google “green weddings” … Continue reading
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Wedding Season and Officiant Bargain Hunting
Gorgeous spring weather is such a great reminder that wedding season is fast approaching. I’m reminded how much I enjoy hearing from couples searching for a wedding officiant — even those working more last minute with very little time to … Continue reading
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Marriage Fraud: Responding to a Real or Exaggerated Crisis?
It’s easy to understand the anger following the recent news story about a Canadian woman who married a Cuban man, only to have him leave her days after he arrived here. Her story is not a happy one. It is … Continue reading
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Humanist Weddings Growing in Popularity
I am often contacted by couples looking for an officiant to perform a “legal” or civil ceremony for them. Their thinking is that a Humanist wedding – which can indeed be spiritual and filled with beautiful cultural rituals and traditions … Continue reading
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