When you were clicking “Proceed to Checkout” on that shopping cart full of romance novels, you probably didn’t think you were sitting in the second most romantic city in Canada, did you? Well, if you happen to live in North Vancouver, then you were.
North Vancouver has been named the second most romantic city in Canada by Amazon, holding on to the number two spot from last year. Elsewhere Vancouver jumped up seven spots to come in fourth on the romantic rundown. Amazon’s yearly ranking is based on collating products purchased per capita, including items from categories such as romance and relationship books, romantic comedy DVDs, sexual wellness products, jewelry, and romantic CDs.
The sleepy seaside capital of Victoria, B.C. placed first in every category, while North Vancouver placed second in number of romance and relationship books purchased. The most popular book was The Rosie Project, the story of genetics professors who struggles with women, and creates a questionnaire to find the perfect mate. Steamy.
1. Victoria, British Columbia
2. North Vancouver, British Columbia
3. Waterloo, Ontario
4. Vancouver, British Columbia
5. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
6. Calgary, Alberta
8. Guelph, Ontario
9. Oakville, Ontario
10. Edmonton, Alberta