“I started the event in 2011 because several of my friends said that they couldn’t find any vegetarian or vegan men.
The events were really successful, so when I moved back to Ottawa, I thought I’d try it out here,” Brighten says.
The success is down to Hamilton's single scene being quite strong, he said."From what I've heard and seen, Tinder takes a bit of time, speed dating you've only got three minutes.
"It's a much more efficient way to get to know someone and get a vibe for what they're like.
About two dozen people attended, according to the Toronto Star.
Go Co is planning another speed-dating event for June.
”To connect potential co-homebuyers, Gaynor held a “speed-dating” event called “C-Harmony: Creating Co-operative Connections” at a Toronto pub on Thursday.READ MORE: * Online dating for the over 40s * NY Post warns against dating 'hot women' - here are 20 other types to avoid * 16 modern-day dating terms to know"I had a gut feeling it was going to work out."He put the idea out on Facebook and "away you go".The first event saw about 70 singles meet, mix and mingle.She says that the success stories are why she continues to hold speed-dating sessions and hopes to bring that success to Ottawa’s dating scene.“I know that speed dating is not a new concept but one specifically for vegetarians and vegans was definitely very unique,” Brighton adds. Wilson: Well, I was hoping [shows a post-it note on the cover saying MY LUNCH DO NOT TOUCH!!