Wedding Date: February 19, 2021
St. Patrick’s Basilica, Ottawa,
Canadian War Museum, Ottawa,
Planner: Tula Events –
Florist: Flower’s Talk – Elizabeth Young
“It was a beautiful September weekend when
Casey proposed to me,” Cheryl says.
“We were up at Casey's parent’s cottage and
we had gone fishing with Casey’s dad early that morning. Casey's dad
saying, "this is a day you'll never forget."
“I was thinking he meant because it was so beautiful and the fish were
plentiful – little did I know he knew about the upcoming proposal.” Read Cheryl and Casey's full proposal story
Cheryl’s ivory satin A-line gown, designed by
Essence of Australia, featured a strapless curved neckline, fitted
corset back and chapel train. The gown was adorned with Swarovski
diamante flowers and scattered beads and pearls.
wore a black tux with peak lapel, two button
black vest and a ivory dress shirt with an apple red fusion
Cheryl says they had the most fun driving around
Ottawa in their rented limo bus with the bridal party; five bridesmaids
groomsmen and the photographers.
The couple had photographs taken at the Rideau Canal, The Canadian War
Parliament Hill and Confederation Park with ice sculptures.
The most unexpected moment was when Cheryl's dad
sat down after saying his speech at the reception and had a heart
Casey, being a paramedic had many friends who attended the wedding who
and physician assistants – thank goodness – and Cheryl’s dad was well
He did leave the wedding in an ambulance but Cheryl
is happy to report he is now in good health, after having an angiogram
stents put in to repair his blockages.
Cheryl says, “Don't stress over the small details
because no one will notice they're missing except you!”
“Walk down the aisle slowly and enjoy it,” she
finally, take a moment to take it all in, especially when sitting at the
table. Take a mental picture of your reception hall and all the people