Tannis Toohey -Staff Photographer
July 5, 2010 - Colm Manning, 10, finds a way to beat the summer heat by playing in the Jimmie Simpson wading pool while Toronto is under a severe heat alert, and its citizens are taking to the shade and water parks to cool off.
July 5, 2010 - Humayra Khan, 18 months, takes a nap with her parents in the shade with a cool breeze down by the lake at Ashbridges Bay. Torontonians took to the Beach in search of a way to cool off.
August 2, 2010 - Lucy Reimer, 2, relieves her thirst a drop at a time from the water guns at the Wychwood Barns splash pad on a hot holiday Monday.
August 25, 2010 - Ron Rodwell, 83, enjoys the bumper cars at the CNE. Rodwell has been going to the Ex since he was five and he has only missed a few years, when the grounds were shut down because of WWII.
September 22, 2010 - Amelia Tiffney, 11 months, taste-tests Baby Congee rice dish at a taste-off using babies ages 8 to 12 months as the judges. They are choosing top three rice recipes from across Canada based on facial expressions and a little help from their moms. Event was to promote do-it-yourself simple baby food recipes using rice, sponsored by the USA Rice Federation, where Canadians get most of our rice.
September 22, 2010 - Ayrianna McGregor, 11 months, tastes a Lentil-Pumpkin rice pudding dish at the rice cook off.
September 23, 2010 - Mayoral Candidate George Smitherman laps up a drink from the water fountain at the newly opened Sugar Beach before he talks to the media about his commitment to the city and its waterfront revitalization in Toronto.
June 25, 2010 - A tourist places his camera through a small opening the in security fence to take a photo of the Mounted Police in riot gear as they prepare to go on patrol for G20 security.
June 24, 2010 - Domenic Caruso, 27, is consoled by his fiance, Jennifer Brooks, 26, as they react to Italy's 3-2 loss to Slovakia which ousts their team from the World Cup tournament. Shot in Toronto's Cafe Diplomatico.
July 6, 2010 - A four alarm fire at 98 and 100 Donlands also affected the three neighbouring homes, 90 firefighters were on scene as well as 20 Fire Trucks.
July 6, 2010 - A resident affected by a four alarm fire at 98 and 100 Donlands north of the Danforth can only watch as firefighters work to control the blaze.
July 27, 2010 - Oswin Williams, 23, and Jelani Cielto, 20, enjoy themselves as the perform with Trinidad and Tobago's World renowned Silver Stars Steel Orchestra at Scotia Plaza.
September 25, 2010 - Toronto FC captain Dwayne De Rosario, and Chad Barrett (left) react to their 3-2 loss against San Jose Earthquakes in MLS action.
September 25, 2010 - Toronto FC Dwayne De Rosario battles for the ball with Jason Hernandez, left, and Chris Wondolowski in their 3-2 loss versus San Jose Earthquakes.
October 2, 2010 - Bishop Linda Nicholls blesses Sandra Costa's timid Chihuahua, Charlie, during the annual Blessing of Animals at the Cathedral of St. James in Toronto.
October 27, 2010 - Toronto Mayor-elect Rob Fod speaks in a media scrum after his appearance on AM 640's John Oakley show.
November 9, 2010 - Farmer Janet Jones gets an affectionate kiss from on of the young alpacas on her farm, Arriba Linea Alpaca, in Uxbridge.
December 7, 2010 - Mayor Rob Ford reacts as councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (from Scarborough Centre Ward 38) surprises him with a kiss on the cheek as he receives his declaration of office during the swearing in ceremony in City Hall Council Chambers.
December 13, 2010 - Ephraim Brown's mother Lorna Brown leaves the courthouse sobbing with Ephraim's aunt Ingrid Osborne, after after Akeil Eubank, 24, and Gregory Sappleton, 24, are both found not guilty in the 2007 murder of 11 year old Ephraim Brown.