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Michael is a professional, experienced and thoughtful Justice of the Peace (JP / JOP) Wedding Officiant who presides over civil wedding ceremonies and vow renewals. Michael creates and delivers ceremonies reflecting the love you both share that will be remembered for years to come. He truly loves officiating weddings and making each one special. He is also a preferred vendor at the premier wedding venue Liscombe Lodge.

Michael invites you to take a few moments to read the reviews from many of the wonderful couples that he has married over the years.

Please feel free to contact him anytime and he would be more that happy to help you with any questions you may have about getting married in Nova Scotia.

Services offered

The services Michael offers include:

  • Personalized ceremonies
  • Significant flexibility in the ceremony
  • Available 7days a week
  • Vow renewals

How he works

Price is dependent upon ceremony location and normally ranges from $200 to $700 so please contact for a quote.

More information

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Civil union
Vow renewal
Ceremony rehearsal

What services do you provide?

Allow couple' own vows

What religious affiliations do you serve?

No denomination

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

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100% Recommended by couples

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Amy G. Married on 02/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Highly Recommended - Especially for Liscombe Lodge Weddings

Michael was friendly, knowledgeable and so close to our wedding venue! He has done many wedding there and lives close by so it was very convenient for everyone. He even met us in Halifax before hand to go over paperwork which is much closer to where we lived, was a huge help. I loved how customized his speech was to my husband and I, he let us make our own edits and added so many personal touches, all via email! Everything was so easy with him, I highly recommend him to anyone getting married! Thank you Michael for everything!
Violet-Marie K. Married on 18/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Micheal was absolutely a perfect fit !

Micheal was extremely accommodating. We had to switch venues, and he did so with a smile on his face. He was extremely professional, while be friendly at the same time. He really fit into our cermony smoothly. Would definately recommend him to anyone looking for an officiant.
Kieran M. Married on 27/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating


Michael was perfect for us. He made a beautiful ceremony that many of our friends and family were complimenting afterwards. He was incredibly helpful in preparing for the ceremony and making things as easy as possible for us.
Shaylyn P. Married on 13/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing, Highly Recommend!!

Michael was amazing to work with! Very quick to respond to any questions we had and very easy to work with. The ceremony he prepared was absolutely beautiful and perfect for us. Thanks Michael for helping us make our wedding day so special :)
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Tonya W. Married on 06/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Michael Wilson- Awesome

We hired Michael for our JP earlier this month. He's been fantastic to work with. We wanted "short,sweet & legal" ceremony and he delivered. He customized our ceremony for our nerdy tastes which made it more interesting than the normal run of the mill vows.
Excellent to communicate with, very helpful in navigating the paperwork.
Jenna P. Married on 18/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

You Need Michael!

We couldn't have asked for anyone better to officiate us! We would recommend Michael over and over again to anyone. He made the ceremony everything we could have asked for and more. There was absolutely no stress involved.
Michael was very accommodating and helpful throughout the whole wedding planning process and was always available. We decided we wanted to have a small elopement 4 days before our big, planned ceremony/reception and after telling Michael this, he did everything he could to be there for us. 48 hours after this, we were married :)
The ceremony was so personalized to us because Michael really got to know about us and our relationship during the planning process. The ceremony meant the absolute world to me and the words that were spoken that day are some that I will hold in my heart forever.
Thank you for working with us and allowing us to have the intimate elopement of our dreams. You are the best!!
Julie F. Married on 12/02/2022
5 out of 5 rating

He made our wedding extra special!

Michael was such an amazing officiant. Right from the start, he was so thorough and wanted to ensure our ceremony was exactly what we wanted. He ensured he was knowledgeable of our backgrounds and incorporated it into the ceremony to make it extra special. Michael made every step of the ceremony easy and smooth and personal鈥ouldn鈥檛 have asked for any one better!!
Krista G. Married on 16/10/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Highly recommend

Would recommend Michael as an officiant to anyone/everyone! He was AMAZING to work with. He made the organization of the ceremony so stress free and was very accommodating. He worked with us through 3 wedding date changes and two location changes. He stuck with us even though the location change required him to travel. He is such a humble person and really makes the ceremony personalized to you as a couple. Many guests said it was one of the most intimate ceremonies they have attended. Thank you Michael for helping make our wedding day so special and memorable!
Jack Married on 04/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Very happy!

For our wedding in Antigonish, Michael was very accommodating, punctual, encouraging and helpful - especially during a pandemic. From a couple getting married for the first time, Michael was able to help us during the whole process from start to finish. Michael is cheerful, and very positive. We added some custom pieces to our vows and Michael handled them with ease.
Alyssa I. Married on 09/07/2021
5 out of 5 rating


Michael was with us through plan A, B, C and all the way down until the moment we called him with a few hours notice to say let's elope tonight! He got in his car and drove to meet us, even recommended a gorgeous spot. We could not be more pleased with the how the ceremony went. It was personalized to us, and reflected us perfectly. Michael is a pleasure to work with. He made the process so easy amongst the chaos and stress of a COVID wedding. He was available to us for every question or concern. We cannot say enough kind things about him, he truly made the day exactly what it was supposed to be. Thank you, Michael!
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