From a hilltop, the marram grass on the distant Cavendish dunes beckons. On Saturday, that tranquility is going to be shattered as a made-in-Canada celebrity wedding takes over the town.
Aubrey Bell, whose home and art gallery are next door to the Phaneuf estate, was posting No Trespassing signs this week to dissuade anyone who might be tempted to cut through his fields to get a peek. “The rumours that we’ve heard lead us to believe that there is a possibility of unwanted traffic here.
In 2001, the majority of Canadian marriages (76.4%) were religious, with the remainder (23.6%) being performed by non-clergy.
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Canada nationally since 2005.
In 2001 there were 146,618 marriages in Canada, down 6.8% from 157,395 in 2000.
Prince Edward Island had the highest crude marriage rate (6.5 per 1,000 people) and Quebec had the lowest (3.0).