Some of the best from October!
BERNARD WEIL - Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion holds a copy of the executive summary of the City of Mississauga Judicial Inquest and gets some advice from her legal council, Elizabeth McIntyre, while answering reporters question in the Mississauga City Hall council chambers. Earlier, Commissioner Douglas Cunningham released his findings. October 3, 2011.
STEVE RUSSELL - A laneway off of Yonge is transformed into a movie quality rain scape in Curtis Grahauer's "I just Know Something Good is going to happen, 2011" during the 2011 edition of Nuit Blanche where the city core is transformed by the work of hundreds of artists in the sixth installment of the sunset-to-sunrise celebration of contemporary art in Toronto.
RICHARD LAUTENS - Freelance writer Jered Stuffco does chin-ups as he exercises on the subway. He has no time to exercise and a long commute on the TTC to get to work. He gets on the subway car on the Danforth line and does some chin-ups, push-ups, dips and some stretching before he reaches his stop at Kennedy.
RENE JOHNSTON - Jackson Tuson is a kid who is one of three people participating in our Outside of the Box Halloween costume story. Three people were provided with a few basic materials (a box, tape, paint, tinfoil) and were told they could source 3 additional materials to make an inspired and original Halloween costume.
STEVE RUSSELL - Ellen Skinner makes an emotional appeal to witnesses and the murderers of her son near the corner of Adelaide and Victoria Streets where her son, Christopher, was murdered two years ago. The family of Christopher Skinner, father Warren, mother Ellen and sister Taryn meet with media at the corner of Adelaide St. and Victoria St. where Skinner was killed in a hit and run on Oct. 18, 2009. Friends of Christopher and the investigating officers also appealed to the public and the murderers to come forward. Skinner was walking along Adelaide trying to hail a taxi when police believe that his hand came in contact with a dark SUV near Yonge and Adelaide, Skinner continued walking and started to cross Adelaide at Victoria when he was assulted by a pair of people from a dark SUV stopped at the light. Skinner was left in the street and then run over by the the SUV and left dead in the intersection.
MICHELLE SHEPHARD - Business is booming at Mogadishu's fish market as the city slowly struggles back to life following the withdrawal of Al Shabab and the onset of thousands of refugees, who have fled the southern famine and fighting.
JIM RANKIN - A family strolls a back street of the city, devastated by shelling. Libyans awoke to Day One without Col. Moammar Gadhafi and took to the streets to celebrate. In Misratah, families traveled to see the devastation wrought in this city by pro-Gadhafi forces, and by evening, women and children paraded through main streets to celebrate and remember the men who joined anti-Gadhafi fighters and toppled his regime.
TARA WALTON - "Howl-o-ween" High Tea at Toronto's King Edward Hotel kicks off Winter Woofstock Sunday October 30, 2011. Pet owners dressed up their pooches in Halloween costumes Sunday afternoon and paraded them around the runway to kick of the Winter Woofstock event that runs November 19th and 20th at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place.