holds a variety of themed/specific interest speed dating events including Christian speed dating events in some, but not all of the cities we serve.
The actual schedule of these and other themed speed dating events varies as well and is determined by market demand and our ability to ensure a relatively close gender balance.
She says her problem is partly created by a lack of men, and partly by a lack of what she calls “quality.” “I’m sad to say the Alberta Male, who can certainly be kind hearted and good looking, lacks the worldliness and culture I so desire,” she says.
“I have yet to find a man here that appreciates femininity in a way that benefits both romantic partners.” A recent BMO study found that Albertans spend an average of ,360 on a wedding, compared to ,500 in Quebec.
And, hovering near 36 years in Edmonton and Calgary, the province’s median age is low compared to most cities in Canada.
But there are some strange anomalies to Alberta’s love scene.
Unsurprisingly, it’s hard for men there to meet single women, and, due to the fertile market, the yellow pages in Fort Mc Murray are overrun with escort service ads.
Alberta’s biggest cities certainly aren’t that extreme but, at 49.2 and 49.1 per cent, respectively, Edmonton and Calgary have the lowest percentage of women of any major Canadian city; indeed, Calgary and Edmonton are the only big cities in Canada with fewer women than men. Last year, Sam Singh, a 37-year-old Edmontonian, co-founded Troop of Foxes, a speed-dating group aimed at Edmonton’s growing urban, under-40 demographic.
In Fort Mc Murray, which the describes as “the manliest city” in Canada, some estimate the population breakdown is 60 per cent male and 40 per cent female.At our Christian Speed Dating Events, you'll meet up to a dozen other Christian single professionals in your age group through a series of six minute "pre-dates" at a local upscale restaurant or bar.