Montreal and Winnipeg ring in at 50.8 and 50.7 percent, respectively. “It’s so much easier to be a single guy than a single girl in Toronto,” says Chris. Chris and James work in banking, but the same pattern abides among the so-called sensitive types: writers, artists, people with humanities degrees, 64.9 percent of whom are female.“I get away with so many things that I probably shouldn’t get away with.” By now, three women, a little more done up than Lindsey, Laura and Michelle, have encircled Greg, delivering hugs and shots. After Earls, we head to the hipper Dundas West strip.
But that isn’t so different from such restaurants in Edmonton or Calgary, even Langley, B. I’ve never lived in a community where you need to get in a ball gown as often as in Fort Mc Murray.”Wood Buffalo Mayor Melissa Blake said the gender skew is more noticeable in pubs and eateries when men from away, working in isolated camps, head into town for dinner, drink or entertainment.That lament is old by now, inspiring cover stories (Kate Bolick’s “All the Single Ladies” was anthemic) and drunken rants: we work hard and succeed in ways our grandmothers could never have hoped to, figuring love and family will eventually come, should we want them.But, for women seeking men, the stats are not favourable. Her friends Laura and Michelle—equally accomplished, equally attractive—are sitting in a booth at Earls, a restaurant–cum–pickup joint for Toronto’s Financial District crowd. ” says Lindsey, a gamine, dark-haired 31-year-old who works in corporate sales.