Getting Married

If you plan to get married in British Columbia, there are some formalities and procedures you should know about. This script on getting married in BC covers who can get married, getting a marriage licence, and requirements for the marriage ceremony.

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marriage, getting married, marriage licence, marriage ceremony, marriage commissioner, witnesses, Dial-A-Law
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