Canada’s first non-profit organization to grant the union of marriage celebrated through a wedding to those faced with a terminal illness.

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We are AWW Society, Canada’s first non-profit that grants the union of marriage to a bride or groom who is diagnosed with a terminal illness and has a life expectancy of 5 years or less. Since our foundation in 2014 in Vancouver we partner with local wedding professionals that volunteer their services in support of our mission.

A Spring Wedding: Linda and Dave

The month of March marks the beginning of Spring. And if you are from Vancouver, B.C. you know that the seasons here can be unpredictable. Luckily for Linda and Dave, the weather decided to bless them, and it turned out to be their most beautiful day ever. Even though...

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Strength, Support, and Wedding Planning: Anita and Mark

The thing about weddings is there’s no right or wrong way to do them, the only thing you need to worry about getting right is loving your spouse. When your love is strong enough, you can face anything together: even wedding planning. And if there is anyone who can...

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Linda and Dave

Linda met Dave on a dog walk 13 years ago in a Vancouver park. Some time after the couple would be confronted with one of life’s biggest challenges: Linda was diagnosed with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), a deteriorating illness. But their love...

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