Although there are many people who have touched our lives, these special few are the ones that will stand with us on the big day!
Julie has known the couple from day 1. She is Ashley's best friend and confidant. Julie met Ashley while attending Nova Scotia Community College in Stellarton, Nova Scotia where they both took Business Administration. She is currently finishing her last year of Business at Saint Mary's University in Halifax.
Mat is James' longtime friend and fellow RMC Graduate. Mat and James were longtime rommates at RMC. Mat is an Armoured Officer currently posted to Valcartier, Quebec. Mat introduced James to the art of parcour and they've been monkeying around for years. Fair warning: DO NOT LEAVE HIM ALONE WITH A BOTTLE OF OLD MONK!! You'll quickly have one empty bottle and a VERY happy Mat!
Brittany is Ashley's younger sister. She is a physiotherapy assistant at the Aberdeen hospital. Her nickname is Bubba because when she was a baby, she would sit in her highchair and non-stop say ba-ba-ba-ba. She has two male beagles named Cooper and Hunter.
Stephen is James' longtime friend and fellow RMC Graduate. Stephen and James were fire team partners during their Common Army Phase training. Stephen is an Artillery Officer currently posted to Petawawa, Ontario. Many people know Stephen as "Brown Boy". Stephen and James challenge and teach each other in guitar playing when they get together.
Courtney is Ashley's other younger sister. Brittany and Courtney are twins! She currently works at Sobeys Head Office where she is a Data Integrity Specialist for the Ontario group. Courtney is known for her computer skills and her love of music. Once she is hooked on a new song she will play it over and over and over and over until your ears bleed.
Brent is James' longtime friend and fellow RMC graduate. Brent was in James' class for Civil Engineering at RMC. Brent is an Engineering Officer currently posted to Petawawa, Ontario. Brent and James are a self described unbeatable euchre team. Brent is a superhero enthusiast and loves Spiderman.
Devin has known Ashley and James since they were in Elementary School. She is the one that introduced them to one another....both times for James. But that's another story. She met Ashley while playing softball for the Stellarton Stingers. She was James' classmate in French Immersion since Grade 4 until graduation. She currently works for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation in various locations across the province.
Cullen is James' longtime friend and fellow RMC graduate. He is an Infantry Officer currently posted to Trenton, Ontario. Cullen and James have worked together to show the rest of the group what Nova Scotia hospitality is all about. Their antics and banter can be seen on each others' entertaining facebook videos.
Brittany is James' younger sister. She went to University at Saint Mary's in Halifax where she took Psychology. She now works at Trapeze Restaurant in Casino Nova Scotia as a lead waitress and shift supervisor. She has a talent for making all sorts of delicious desserts including cheesecake and fancy cupcakes.
Darrell has known both James and Ashley since Elementary school. Darrell met Ashley on the ballfield in Stellarton where his sister played with Ashley and her sisters. James and Darrell spent many hours during and after school as classmates in french immersion and teammates on the basketball team. Darrell currently teaches in Yarmouth Nova Scotia. Darrell shares James' passion to be prepared for a Zombie apocalypse. His swordfighting skills come to life whenever he hears the Pirates of the Caribbean soundtrack.
Marjorie and Jack are Ashley's Parents. Jack works for Northern Pulp as a lay-boy operator and is a HUGE Leafs fan. Marjorie works as a Optician for Wagg and MacLeod Optical in New Glasgow. The best part of Marjorie's year was finding out that there was a wedding to be planned!
Shirley LeGresley is James' Mother. She worked for Stright-MacKay in New Glasgow for over 10 Years as an Accoutant. She is a sun worshiper and notorious for her spanish catch phrase "Hola!" Shirley makes the BEST taco salad around. Combine that with her mouth watering porkchops and barbequed potatoes and you'll never want to leave. Just ask James' friends!
Mike is James' father and Jo-Ann is James' Step Mother. Mike works as a Service Manager at Nova Enterprises in Truro. If you want to buy him a beer at the wedding, make sure it's a Labatt Blue! Jo-Ann works as a personal care worker. She is often found either in the kitchen making something delicious to eat or in her beautiful garden. They both are huge hottub enthusiasts.