Professional Development

CWO will offer the links to the best and brightest wedding officiant education available to help members become better officiants and business owners.

Member Directory

Every member receives a listing in CWO’s Member Directory. Couples can find officiants and vendors by city, county, keyword or postal code.

Marketing Plan

CWO’s comprehensive ongoing digital marketing plan will raise the profile of officiants with couples and other wedding vendors.

Monthly Newsletter

Members will keep on top of the latest trends in the wedding industry, CWO events and education. CWO offers mentoring opportunities for officiants interested in giving back.


The life of wedding officiants can feel isolated. Through bi-monthly webinars CWO members will connect and create a solid network of like-minded colleagues.

Pathway to Licensing

CWO will provide clear direction and a pathway to registration and licensing for aspiring officiants throughout Canada. CWO will offer guidance on the process only, no accreditation.


When you join Canadian Wedding Officiants you immediately become part of an encouraging and forward-thinking network of officiants.

CWO supports members throughout your entire career by providing the resources and assistance you need to be one of the most professional and successful officiant in Canada.

Members are warmly welcomed at all times, from newly trained and licensed officiants to seasoned professionals, corporate memberships for groups of officiants working together, and other wedding vendors who may be interested in what CWO has to offer.

Canadian Wedding Officiants’ Mission Statement

  • To provide members with support and resources to create exceptional ceremonies and operate successful businesses.
  • To provide guidance, advice and mentoring for aspiring officiants.
  • To offer resources for couples to learn about wedding ceremonies and find officiants and other wedding vendors.
  • To elevate the wedding officiant industry in Canada.
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