But for those of us looking to go a cheaper route, there's a solution: the internet.
But can a formula determine whether two people will have a successful long-term relationship? According to market research company IBISWorld, the online dating industry made $153 million in Canada in 2014.
It works with special algorithms that match users with potential dates.
The top performers in our review are Match, the Gold Award winner; Spark, the Silver Award winner; and Ok Cupid, the Bronze Award winner.
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