Joanie and Aleem met while living in Philadelphia during their residency program at Temple University. Once back in Canada, Joanie went to work in Quebec, while Aleem returned to Toronto. Over the following four years, the couple pursued a long-distance relationship, travelling back and forth to see each other on weekends. It was two years into their relationship, during a romantic vacation to California, when Aleem popped the question. Aleem picked the perfect spot that evening, getting down on one knee and proposing to Joanie on a sailboat overlooking the sunset off the Pacific Coast.
To celebrate the start of a new life together, Joanie and Aleem approached their wedding with an elegant, romantic, and classic theme in mind. Old Quebec City was