Rene Johnston finds his favourites from 2010
Rene Johnston - Staff Photographer
May 28 2010. Geoff and Melissa Teegan use the backyard to get to their 100-year-old house on Beech Avenue Geoff who just bought the house wants to demolish it and build a new, super-modern house that is designed with the disabilities of his wife, Melissa, in mind. Neighbours were unhappy that a house they considered historic was going to be knocked down.
May 24 2010. Busker juggler DynaMike juggles knives high above the crowd at the on a tall unicycle in front of the Woodbine Bathing station as passers by talk on cell phones. Thousands came out for the summer like day on the longweekend Monday at Ashbridges Bay.
November 11 2010. Cpl. Bill Kerr takes off his poppy and pays his respect to Gaetan Roberge at his grave. Kerr, a Sudbury resident, an Afghanistan vet and a triple amputee attended his first Remembrance Day functions in his home town with his own Second Battalion Irish Regiment.
January 12 2010. Goaltender Curtis Joseph ponders his future as he announced his retirement at the Toronto Maple Leafs home rink, ending a 19-year career in the NHL in which he was fourth on the career victory list. The 42-year-old Joseph is the goaltender with the most wins to have never won the Stanley Cup. He had 454 victories.
OCTOBER 4 2010. Toronto Police, OPP and Toronto Fire respond and corral pigs on the ramp to the Gardiner to a waiting trailer. A 26-year-old truck driver had been charged after a tractor-trailer carrying dozens of pigs rolled over this morning on a ramp linking Hwy. 427 to the Gardiner Expressway. Ontario Provincial Police Const. Graham Williamson said the transport was going too fast when it rolled on the ramp from Hwy. 427 southbound to the eastbound Gardiner just before 4:30 a.m. The truck flipped over, sending more than 200 pigs wandering onto the roadway.
August 25 2010. Stormtroopers get a little footie in while in the park on Wednesday. Darth Vader and Stormtroopers invaded Trinity Bellwoods Park to play some games and look for Luke Skywalker. The event was put on as a teaser for FanExpo a science fiction show and collector event that has run for 16 years and is one of Canada's biggest SciFi shows.