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The Dating Diaries: Melissa and Rob

The Dating Diaries: Melissa and Rob

I heard Salsa Soul Productions was hosting a free salsa lesson at the waterfront so I asked my date if he wanted to come along. I had spotted him dancing at an event before and he didn’t seem like the shy type. I can’t really […]

The Dating Diaries: Odin and Nadia

The Dating Diaries: Odin and Nadia

Odin was from Europe, four months into his Ph.D., and Nadia was from Nova Scotia, starting her law degree. Nadia caught Odin’s eye on the Saturday of Labour Day weekend. One had come halfway across the world, the other halfway across Canada. Was the match to be? […]

The Dating Diaries: Sara and Jeremy

The Dating Diaries: Sara and Jeremy

Sara is a 24 year old marketing coordinator who enjoys reading, cooking, and attending events in the city. Her dating life consists of a series of dates, usually in the summer, that fizzle down soon after. She describes herself as stylish, driven, and fun, but […]

The Dating Diaries: Jackie and Ben

The Dating Diaries: Jackie and Ben

Jackie is a McMaster student studying English literature. She loves to read and hang out at coffee shops. She met Ben by chance at a coffee shop on Valentine’s Day. I was spending the afternoon studying at Starbucks, intrigued by my existentialism philosophy reading material […]

The Dating Diaries: Sam and Kyle

The Dating Diaries: Sam and Kyle

Sam works in PR in Hamilton and Kyle is an accountant in Burlington. They were set up by a mutual friend and went on a blind date after seeing photos of each other and talking briefly via text. I was set up with Kyle by a […]

Former CHCH Personalities React

Former CHCH Personalities React

After over 129 full-time employees were let go at CHCH on Friday, the people of Hamilton and surrounding cities are still looking to the reporters they know and love for the story. Some former employees turned to Twitter to express their frustrations… Here’s what really went down at @CHCHTV […]

The Dating Diaries: Elizabeth and Dom

The Dating Diaries: Elizabeth and Dom

Elizabeth is a 29 year old medical student at McMaster University. She loves to work-out, cook healthy food, and drink wine with friends. She describes her dating life as “sparce: when you’re studying as much as I am, it’s hard to go out on dates.” […]

The Dating Diaries: Patrick and Carly

The Dating Diaries: Patrick and Carly

Patrick is a 27 year old quality control analyst who lives near James South. He likes playing the ukulele, watching rugby, and going for coffee. He enjoys being spontaneous and going to Art Crawls and out for Indian food at Gates of India – though […]

First Date Ideas in the Hammer

First Date Ideas in the Hammer

Ladies and gents, here’s your guide to Hamilton dating. You’re welcome. Meeting people can be tough in general, never mind when you’re seeking that special someone. Whether you found a match on Tinder or serendipity brought you into the same elevator (does this happen in real life?), […]