Year In Pictures – 2015

A group of joggers run across the Humber Bay Arch Bridge during extreme cold temperatures in Toronto, February 16, 2015. Toronto experienced some of the coldest weather of the year reaching -25C (-13F) on Sunday, as Environment Canada lifted its "extreme cold weather alert" Monday when temperatures warmed to -13C (8.6F), according to local reports.

A group of joggers run across the Humber Bay Arch Bridge during extreme cold temperatures in Toronto, February 16, 2015. Toronto experienced some of the coldest weather of the year reaching -25C (-13F) on Sunday, as Environment Canada lifted its “extreme cold weather alert” Monday when temperatures warmed to -13C (8.6F), according to local reports.

Here is a selection from my favourite images from the year 2015.

Toronto, Ontario - January 27, 2015 -- Skating -- People skate on Grenadier Pond in Toronto, Tuesday January 27, 2015

Toronto, Ontario – January 27, 2015 — Skating — People skate on Grenadier Pond in Toronto, Tuesday January 27, 2015

Toronto, Ontario - February 2, 2015 -- SNOWSTORM -- People walk up Bay St during a snowstorm in Toronto, Monday February 2, 2015

Toronto, Ontario – February 2, 2015 — SNOWSTORM — People walk up Bay St during a snowstorm in Toronto, Monday February 2, 2015

Toronto, Ontario - April 26, 2015 -- Sikhs Khalsa Day Parade -- People are reflected in Nathan Philips Square during the Sikhs Khalsa Day Parade in Toronto, Sunday April 26, 2015.

Toronto, Ontario – April 26, 2015 — Sikhs Khalsa Day Parade — People are reflected in Nathan Philips Square during the Sikhs Khalsa Day Parade in Toronto, Sunday April 26, 2015.

Toronto, Ontario - April 29, 2015 -- Lynn Crosbie author -- Author Lynn Crosbie holds her Dog Frank as she poses for a picture in her home in Toronto, Wednesday April 29, 2015 (

Toronto, Ontario – April 29, 2015 — Lynn Crosbie author — Author Lynn Crosbie holds her Dog Frank as she poses for a picture in her home in Toronto, Wednesday April 29, 2015

Toronto, Ontario - January 27, 2015 -- Michael Wekerle -- Difference Capital Financial Inc chief executive officer Michael Wekerle poses for a portrait in Toronto, Tuesday January 27, 2015

Toronto, Ontario – January 27, 2015 — Michael Wekerle — Difference Capital Financial Inc chief executive officer Michael Wekerle poses for a portrait in Toronto, Tuesday January 27, 2015

The sun begins to rise over skyline in Toronto, September 21, 2015.

The sun begins to rise over skyline in Toronto, September 21, 2015.

An Eastern cottontail rabbit hides in the grass at Tommy Thompson Park, located on a man-made peninsula, known as the Leslie Street Spit, in Toronto, June 24, 2015.

An Eastern cottontail rabbit hides in the grass at Tommy Thompson Park, located on a man-made peninsula, known as the Leslie Street Spit, in Toronto, June 24, 2015.

rews work on the an Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 29, 2015. An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened shortly after midnight. The airline said in an update on Sunday afternoon that all but one of those admitted to hospitals had now been released.

Crews work on the an Airbus A320 that slid off a runway at the end of Air Canada Flight 624 at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, March 29, 2015. An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east coast city of Halifax on Sunday, sending more than 20 passengers and crew to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident happened shortly after midnight. The airline said in an update on Sunday afternoon that all but one of those admitted to hospitals had now been released.

Toronto, Ontario - June 23, 2015 --Air India Memorial service -- A woman is reflected behind the names of the victims at at the Air India Memorial during 30th anniversary service for families of victims of the Air India bombing in Toronto, Tuesday June 23, 2015.

Toronto, Ontario – June 23, 2015 –Air India Memorial service — A woman is reflected behind the names of the victims at at the Air India Memorial during 30th anniversary service for families of victims of the Air India bombing in Toronto, Tuesday June 23, 2015.

A cyclist rides across the Mimico Creek Bridge inside Humber Bay park in Toronto, November 25, 2015.

A cyclist rides across the Mimico Creek Bridge inside Humber Bay park in Toronto, November 25, 2015.

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Jordan Spieth of the U.S. hits from a sand trap and onto the tenth green during third round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 11, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the eighth fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. walks up the eighth fairway during second round play of the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 10, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. celebrates winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

Jordan Spieth of the U.S. celebrates winning the Masters golf tournament at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia April 12, 2015.

King City, Ontario - July 6, 2015 -- Paula Findlay -- Canadian Triathlete Paula Findlay poses for a picture ahead of the Pan American games in King City, Monday July 6, 2015.

King City, Ontario – July 6, 2015 — Paula Findlay — Canadian Triathlete Paula Findlay poses for a picture ahead of the Pan American games in King City, Monday July 6, 2015.

Mexico's Claudia Rivas dives in to the water with the rest of the racers to start the the Women's Triathlon at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Thursday July 9, 2015.

Mexico’s Claudia Rivas dives in to the water with the rest of the racers to start the the Women’s Triathlon at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Thursday July 9, 2015.

Brazil's Luisa Borges and Maria Eduarda De Souza perform during the Duet Synchronized Swimming technical routine at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Thursday July 9, 2015.

Brazil’s Luisa Borges and Maria Eduarda De Souza perform during the Duet Synchronized Swimming technical routine at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Thursday July 9, 2015.

duardo Colon Ortiz of Peru competes in the track cycling 1km time trial for the men's omnium at the Pan Am Games in Milton, Friday July 17, 2015.

Eduardo Colon Ortiz of Peru competes in the track cycling 1km time trial for the men’s omnium at the Pan Am Games in Milton, Friday July 17, 2015.

Jade Dusablon races her way to a seventh place finish during the Women's Open Water Swimming at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Saturday July 11, 2015.

Jade Dusablon races her way to a seventh place finish during the Women’s Open Water Swimming at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Saturday July 11, 2015.

Gaspar Riveros of Chile pours water on himself after finishing the men's triathlon at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Sunday July 12, 2015.

Gaspar Riveros of Chile pours water on himself after finishing the men’s triathlon at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Sunday July 12, 2015.

Shawnacy Barber of Canada clears the bar on his way to winning the gold medal for pole vault during the athletics at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Tuesday July 21, 2015.

Shawnacy Barber of Canada clears the bar on his way to winning the gold medal for pole vault during the athletics at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Tuesday July 21, 2015.

Canada's Dillon Brooks, 9, and Melvin Ejim battle for the ball with Brazil's Carlos Nascimento, centre, during the second half of their gold medal basketball game at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Saturday July 25, 2015.

Canada’s Dillon Brooks, 9, and Melvin Ejim battle for the ball with Brazil’s Carlos Nascimento, centre, during the second half of their gold medal basketball game at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Saturday July 25, 2015.

Canada's Dillon Brooks (9) walks off the court as Brazil celebrates winning the gold medal in men's basketball at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Saturday July 25, 2015.

Canada’s Dillon Brooks (9) walks off the court as Brazil celebrates winning the gold medal in men’s basketball at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Saturday July 25, 2015.

New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez walks by fans holding up asterix signs after grounding out against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of MLB American League action in Toronto, Wednesday September 23, 2015.

New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez walks by fans holding up asterix signs after grounding out against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of MLB American League action in Toronto, Wednesday September 23, 2015.

Toronto, Ontario - October 8, 2015 -- -- Texas Rangers' Delino DeShields slides safe into home plate past Toronto Blue Jays' catcher Russell Martin during third inning of game one American League Division Series play Oct 8, 2015 in Toronto.

Toronto, Ontario – October 8, 2015 — — Texas Rangers’ Delino DeShields slides safe into home plate past Toronto Blue Jays’ catcher Russell Martin during third inning of game one American League Division Series play Oct 8, 2015 in Toronto.

A young girl in the audience looks up as Canada's Prime Minister and Conservative leader Stephen Harper speaks during a campaign rally in Quebec City, October 16, 2015. Canadians will go to the polls for a federal election on October 19.

A young girl in the audience looks up as Canada’s Prime Minister and Conservative leader Stephen Harper speaks during a campaign rally in Quebec City, October 16, 2015. Canadians will go to the polls for a federal election on October 19.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau holds his son Hadrien as he exits a campaign rally in Brampton, Ontario, Canada October 4, 2015. Canadians will go to the polls for a federal election on October 19.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau holds his son Hadrien as he exits a campaign rally in Brampton, Ontario, Canada October 4, 2015. Canadians will go to the polls for a federal election on October 19.

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper gives a pair of thumbs up gestures as he gives his concession speech after Canada's federal election in Calgary, Alberta, October 19, 2015.

Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper gives a pair of thumbs up gestures as he gives his concession speech after Canada’s federal election in Calgary, Alberta, October 19, 2015.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks at a campaign rally in Brampton, Ontario, Canada October 4, 2015. Canadians will go to the polls for a federal election on October 19.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks at a campaign rally in Brampton, Ontario, Canada October 4, 2015. Canadians will go to the polls for a federal election on October 19.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Aaron Crawford walks on to the field to play the Toronto Argonauts in their CFL eastern semi-final playoff football game in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, November 15, 2015.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Aaron Crawford walks on to the field to play the Toronto Argonauts in their CFL eastern semi-final playoff football game in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, November 15, 2015.

Members of the Edmonton Eskimos run onto the field prior to the CFL's 103rd Grey Cup championship football game against the Ottawa Redblacks in Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 29, 2015.

Members of the Edmonton Eskimos run onto the field prior to the CFL’s 103rd Grey Cup championship football game against the Ottawa Redblacks in Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 29, 2015.

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly raises the Grey Cup after his team defeated the Ottawa Redblacks in the CFL's 103rd Grey Cup championship football game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 29, 2015.

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly raises the Grey Cup after his team defeated the Ottawa Redblacks in the CFL’s 103rd Grey Cup championship football game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 29, 2015.

The mother Valerie Carder (L), and sisters Lily (C) and Erin, of John Gallagher, a Canadian volunteer fighter and former Canadian forces member who was killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria against the Islamic State, react after pallbearers carried his casket into a funeral home in Blenheim, Ontario, Canada, November 20, 2015.

The mother Valerie Carder (L), and sisters Lily (C) and Erin, of John Gallagher, a Canadian volunteer fighter and former Canadian forces member who was killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria against the Islamic State, react after pallbearers carried his casket into a funeral home in Blenheim, Ontario, Canada, November 20, 2015.

A woman from the Kurdish community pays her respects to John Gallagher, a Canadian volunteer fighter and former Canadian forces member who was killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria against the Islamic State, in Blenheim, Ontario, Canada, November 20, 2015.

A woman from the Kurdish community pays her respects to John Gallagher, a Canadian volunteer fighter and former Canadian forces member who was killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Syria against the Islamic State, in Blenheim, Ontario, Canada, November 20, 2015.

Syrian refugees are greeted by Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) on their arrival from Beirut at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada December 11, 2015. After months of promises and weeks of preparation, the first Canadian government planeload of Syrian refugees landed in Toronto on Thursday, aboard a military aircraft met by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. R

Syrian refugees are greeted by Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) on their arrival from Beirut at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada December 11, 2015. After months of promises and weeks of preparation, the first Canadian government planeload of Syrian refugees landed in Toronto on Thursday, aboard a military aircraft met by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Maria Karageozian is reunited with her father Hagop, a Syrian refugee who arrived earlier in the morning, at the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto, in Mississauga, Ontario, December 11, 2015.

Maria Karageozian is reunited with her father Hagop, a Syrian refugee who arrived earlier in the morning, at the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto, in Mississauga, Ontario, December 11, 2015.

Hagop Manushian, a Syrian refugee who arrived earlier in the morning, is reunited with his granddaughter Rita at the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto, in Mississauga, Ontario, December 11, 2015.

Hagop Manushian, a Syrian refugee who arrived earlier in the morning, is reunited with his granddaughter Rita at the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto, in Mississauga, Ontario, December 11, 2015.

Toronto, Ontario - December 9, 2015 -- UBER PROTESTS -- Toronto taxi driver Suntharesan Kanagasabai accuses the driver of the moving car he is hanging to of being an Uber driver, during a protest against Uber in Toronto, Wednesday December 9, 2015.

Toronto, Ontario – December 9, 2015 — UBER PROTESTS — Toronto taxi driver Suntharesan Kanagasabai accuses the driver of the moving car he is hanging to of being an Uber driver, during a protest against Uber in Toronto, Wednesday December 9, 2015.

The moon rises behind the Canadian landmark, the CN Tower, and the skyline in Toronto, November 25, 2015.

The moon rises behind the Canadian landmark, the CN Tower, and the skyline in Toronto, November 25, 2015.

A performer blows fire from her mouth in the 26th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade in Toronto, December 21, 2015.

A performer blows fire from her mouth in the 26th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade in Toronto, December 21, 2015.

Reveller Jacqueline Fernandez watches on in the rain in the 26th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade in Toronto, December 21, 2015.

Reveller Jacqueline Fernandez watches on in the rain in the 26th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice Parade in Toronto, December 21, 2015.

Evan Leversage, who is terminally ill with brain cancer, rides off in the Santa Claus in a float during a Christmas parade in St. George, Ontario, Canada October 24, 2015. Evan Leversage, is a seven-year-old boy who has been living with inoperable brain cancer since he was two years old. His family has organized a Christmas celebration in early October complete with a full parade, in case Evan does not live to celebrate his last Christmas day on the traditional date of December 25, according to local media.

Evan Leversage, who is terminally ill with brain cancer, rides off in the Santa Claus in a float during a Christmas parade in St. George, Ontario, Canada October 24, 2015. Evan Leversage, is a seven-year-old boy who has been living with inoperable brain cancer since he was two years old. His family has organized a Christmas celebration in early October complete with a full parade, in case Evan does not live to celebrate his last Christmas day on the traditional date of December 25, according to local media.

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