On a November evening last year, 20-year-old Suvarna, a Toronto resident who didn’t want her last name used, thought she was going to Snakes and Lattes in downtown Toronto to meet a man whose personality was “screaming out” her type. Little did she know that her ex-boyfriend was waiting there for her instead.
Dating app Hinge, promoted as a “classier Tinder,” debuted in Toronto Thursday, the American product’s second international launch following London, England earlier this month.
Naheed Nenshi was not supposed to become the mayor of Calgary in 2010. Polls predicted he’d finish a distant third and a Calgary Herald poll, taken a few weeks before the election, gave Nenshi only nine per cent of the popular vote. “Recent history in polling has not been strong in this country,” he told students in Toronto recently. In fact, Nenshi won the 2010 Calgary election with 40 per cent of the vote.