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One year of Left in Love dates leaves us wanting more

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Left in Love launched one year ago, on February 14, 2014. We figured that, while it might not be hard to find a date in the age of Tinder and OKCupid, the search for an intimate partner is all the more difficult when you add politics to the mix. Who wants to put pants on, leave the house, and sit through dinner with someone who turns out to think Rob Ford is just a victim of progressive media biases or that sexual harassment is a compliment?

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| February 6, 2015
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Left in Love: Will Autumn and Fabian's common interests turn into shared passion?

Photo: Meghan Murphy

Left in Love is a dating column for progressive daters who give a damn! Each month, Meghan Murphy matches couples looking for radical love and documents the date in this space. Our couple this month is  Autumn and Fabian.

Autumn is a 33-year-old work in progress -- a lifelong learner trying to create the life that she wants to be living. She works in the health-care field and is a lover of good books, music and documentaries. Sunny/Introvert.

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January 9, 2015
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Left in Love: Roz and Sam cross political lines with creativity

Photo: Meghan Murphy

Left in Love is a dating column for progressive daters who give a damn! Each month, Meghan Murphy matches couples looking for radical love and documents the date in this space. Our couple this month is  Roz and Sam.

Roz is a 28-year-old student, support worker, visual artist and children's author. Creative/optimist.

Sam is 33-year-old professional musician, amateur cook and armchair scientist. Leggy/pensive.

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| August 28, 2014
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Left in Love: Can Selina and Cass create a united front despite political differences?

Photo: Meghan Murphy

Left in Love is a dating column for progressive daters who give a damn! Each month, Meghan Murphy matches couples looking for radical love and documents the date in this space. Our couple this month is Selina and Cass. 

Selina is 29-year-old who works in the arts. She loves documentaries that aren't really documentaries, karaoke and friendship. Short/idealist.

Cass is a weirdo who lives on Commercial Drive and works managing festivals, concerts and political campaigns. He enjoys a good cappuccino and is in a casual relationship with local gin. Jaded/pragmatic.

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Apartners film delves into trend of committed couples living apart

Sharon and David

Filmmaker Sharon Hyman has a favourite line from one of the subjects of her film Apart♡ners: Living Happily Ever Apart.

"How can I miss you if you won't go away?" Hyman laughs over the phone.

The Montreal director -- whose previous film Neverbloomers examined the idea of adulthood and what it means -- is still in development with the documentary, which she hopes will be in production this September and on VOD and in theatrical release in 2015.

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