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Wedding Officiant and Life Cycle Celebrant available for intimate weddings, elopements, and other ceremonies in Ottawa and surrounding areas, and all across Ontario.

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Grounded Ceremonies

Karen Trines - wedding officiant, celebrant


My name is Karen Trines (she/her), and I am an Ottawa wedding officiant and certified Life Cycle Celebrant. I am located in the West end of Ottawa, and I work mostly with clients in Ottawa and surrounding areas. I am also available for travel when needed!

I am a proud member of the LGBTQ2S+ community, and would be overjoyed to marry any two adults in love, regardless of race, colour, religion, ethnicity, ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Learn more about me here!

Photo by Lauren McCormick Photography

Couple wedding paper signing
Couple elopement
Couple at wedding - same sex wedding
Wedding Ceremonies

I love to work with couples on all different types of ceremonies, from quick paper signings, to intimate elopement ceremonies, to fully customized wedding ceremonies. Learn about each of the different services I offer below:

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