Monthly Archives: December 2013

Toronto Ice Storm

People walk through wreckage following an ice storm in Toronto, December 22, 2013.

People walk through wreckage following an ice storm in Toronto, December 22, 2013.

A Toronto Hydro worker works to restore power in the Scarborough suburb following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit  on December 22.

A Toronto Hydro worker works to restore power in the Scarborough suburb following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22.

A woman walks by a car that was hit by a fallen frozen tree limb that is hanging on a  power line during an ice storm in Toronto, December 22, 2013.

A woman walks by a car that was hit by a fallen frozen tree limb that is hanging on a power line during an ice storm in Toronto, December 22, 2013.

A giant inflatable Santa is knocked over behind a tree limb that has fallen over a power line following an ice storm in Toronto, December 22, 2013.

A giant inflatable Santa is knocked over behind a tree limb that has fallen over a power line following an ice storm in Toronto, December 22, 2013.

A car is seen under a collapsed tree following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit  on December 22.

A car is seen under a collapsed tree following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22.

A frozen shopping cart is seen following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit  on December 22.

A frozen shopping cart is seen following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22.

Toronto Hyrdro workers work to restore power following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit  on December 22.

Toronto Hyrdro workers work to restore power following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 customers were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22.

Hazel Crawley tends to her cat her home that has no heat or power for over 5 days following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 residents were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22, local media reported.

Hazel Crawley tends to her cat her home that has no heat or power for over 5 days following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Over 30,000 residents were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22, local media reported.

92 year old Helen Wilson lays under a pile of blankets, in a house with no power or heating for over 5 days, following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013.  Wilson is kept under care from her family at the house, while over 30,000 residents were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22, local media reported.

92 year old Helen Wilson lays under a pile of blankets, in a house with no power or heating for over 5 days, following an ice storm in Toronto, December 27, 2013. Wilson is kept under care from her family at the house, while over 30,000 residents were left without power in Toronto Friday since the storm hit on December 22, local media reported.

Sex Worker’s Rally

Red umbrellas, that are used as a symbol for sex workers rights, are seen in front of a rally at Allan Gardens park to support Toronto sex workers and their rights in Toronto, Friday December 20, 2013.  Canada's Supreme Court struck down on  prostitution laws in a unanimous 9-0 ruling on Friday, giving Parliament a year to produce new legislation.

Red umbrellas, that are used as a symbol for sex workers rights, are seen in front of a rally at Allan Gardens park to support Toronto sex workers and their rights in Toronto, Friday December 20, 2013. Canada’s Supreme Court struck down on prostitution laws in a unanimous 9-0 ruling on Friday, giving Parliament a year to produce new legislation.

Memorial for Toronto Police Officer Constable John Zivcic

Toronto Police officers line the route as the hearse containing Constable John Zivcic's casket arrives at his memorial service in Toronto on Monday December 9 2013.

Toronto Police officers line the route as the hearse containing Constable John Zivcic’s casket arrives at his memorial service in Toronto on Monday December 9 2013.

Police officers are silhouetted on the procession route for Constable John Zivcic before his memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Police officers are silhouetted on the procession route for Constable John Zivcic before his memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Police officers are reflected in a puddle before Constable John Zivcic's memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Police officers are reflected in a puddle before Constable John Zivcic’s memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Constable John Zivcic's family reacts during his memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Constable John Zivcic’s family reacts during his memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Family members react during Constable John Zivcic's memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Family members react during Constable John Zivcic’s memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair touches the casket of Constable John Zivcic during his memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair touches the casket of Constable John Zivcic during his memorial service in Toronto, Monday December 9, 2013.

A cold day in Toronto

Santa, and Rob Ford

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford walks by a giant statue of Santa as he leaves city hall in Toronto, Friday December 13, 2013.  Toronto Mayor Ford admitted early last month he had smoked crack cocaine, saying it was probably

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford walks by a giant statue of Santa as he leaves city hall in Toronto, Friday December 13, 2013. Toronto Mayor Ford admitted early last month he had smoked crack cocaine, saying it was probably “in one of my drunken stupors,” but he has said he is not an addict.

Hockey Reflection

Dwyane Wade

Hamilton Tiger-Cats