Love in the air in Kamloops

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KAMLOOPS - Kamloops has ranked among the top romantic cities in the country, after sales results were analyzed by a major online retail store. released its fifth annual rankings of the ‘Most Romantic Cities in Canada’ today, and the Tournament Capital claimed the seventh spot.

The company compiled sales data from Jan. 1, 2013 to Jan. 3, 2014 of romance novels and books, romantic comedies and romantic music CDs on a per capita basis in cities with more than 80,000 residents.

Victoria, B.C. earned the top spot, ranking the highest in all categories and purchasing the most romance novels and relationship books, romantic comedy DVDs and romantic CDs.

Here’s the full list:

1. Victoria, British Columbia
2. Winnipeg, Manitoba
3. Niagara Falls, Ontario
4. Lethbridge, Alberta
5. North Vancouver, British Columbia
6. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
7. Kamloops, British Columbia
8. Langley, British Columbia
9. Edmonton, Alberta
10. Regina, Saskatchewan
11. Red Deer, Alberta
12. Thunder Bay, Ontario
13. Calgary, Alberta
14. Brantford, Ontario
15. Sherbrooke, Quebec
16. Pickering, Ontario
17. Kingston, Ontario
18. Nanaimo, British Columbia
19. Waterloo, Ontario
20. Cambridge, Ontario

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