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When they met, gay marriage wasn’t legal. Twenty years later, they finally wed

Carrol Anne Sceviour and Shirley Walker, married since 2015, met in 1996 at a conference in Seattle. “On the Sunday before I left, she kissed me and my knees just about gave out,” Sceviour said.


In step: From dancing partners to life partners

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Frederic Bazin and Elyna Kudish met at a salsa social. Says Bazin: “I spent the next two months going to all the different clubs and socials hoping to bump into her. When I finally did I made a beeline.”


When one cat lover meets another cat person

Gina Marino and Hunter Marmon were married in 2017. For Marino, “must love cats” was a requirement for a partner: “In the past I’ve had relationships that have broken up over that.”


The couple behind ‘the gayest wedding cake ever’

Chris Farias and Jared Lenover made viral headlines after ordering a cake from a Hamilton bakery that was part celebration, part political statement.


How ‘asking for a friend’ brought two fashion entrepreneurs together

Before they were the husband-and-wife team behind the modest fashion label Balbea, Aicha Chtourou and Bilal Mashhedi were two university students on an unusual blind date.

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He’s a sommelier. She doesn’t drink. The tricks to this pairing

Jen McNeeley and Jamie Drummond knew each other from industry events before she reached out with a Facebook message: “You seem fun and open-minded. Would you be interested in coming over for a slow dance?”


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How to hold a wedding in the middle of the Vancouver Marathon

Marathon training in winter became a key part of James Makokis and Anthony Johnson’s relationship. "It was getting dark at 4:30, so we would end up running under the stars.”


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He gave her his heart, she gave him her kidney – then they got married

Early on Chris Marsland told Emily Moloney Marsland he had a kidney condition. “Things were going really well and we were definitely falling in love. But then I get really sick.”


This New Brunswick couple share love, but not a postal code

Married since 2009, Lonnie Blackmore and Andrea Stevens-Blackmore live two hours apart: “The decision not to live together wasn’t something we planned,” she says.

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