Tara Walton's best of 2011
Tara Walton - Staff Photographer
Danae Chambers, 71, lays in her bed at Castleview Wychwood Towers, a Toronto long-term care home during a visit with long time friend and now her power of attorney Anna Schrofer. Chambers a former artist has advanced Alzheimer's disabling her from speaking and moving on her own. In April Chambers was sexually assaulted by a male practical nurse who is now facing charges. Tuesday November 8, 2011.
18 year-old Amrit Voodram poses for a photo Monday August 1, 2011 bearing the wound of Saturday's Caribana shooting. A bullet grazed just above Voodram's left eye before exiting the brim of his Jays ballcap.
Toronto chef Lauren Wilton poses for a photo Tuesday September 13, 2011 inside of her Toronto apartment. Wilton has decorated her body with food tattoos, including a whisk, fork and spoon, two garlic heads, dandelion greens and a boar head.
Canadian artist Justin Bieber is greeted by Toronto rapper Drake Tuesday February 1, 2011. Beiber, Drake and a bunch of fans watched Justin's movie "Never Say Never" together at the AMC Yonge and Dundas theatre during a fan screening of the movie.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford kicks off the Metro Bowl at the Rogers Centre. Whitby's Donald A. Wilson Secondary School took on Aurora's St. Andrew's College Tuesday November 29, 2011 at the OFSAA Metro Bowl.
Male African Penguin Pedro (orange band) swims along side female Farai (double yellow band) Thursday November 10, 2011. The Toronto Zoo separated Buddy and Pedro to mate with other female African penguins, Farai and Thandiwey, because the penguins are endangered.
Danette Relic and Vincent Martin recreate their first kiss, Tuesday July 5, 2011 on the corner of Yonge Street and Wellington. The couple who first kissed in this spot on October 20, 2009 have plotted the location of their kiss on a new map created by Chris Fraser that allows people to plot their best kiss stories from around the city.
Supporters take to the lawn in David Pecaut Square adjacent to Roy Thomson Hall to watch the state funeral of NDP Leader Jack Layton Saturday August 27, 2011. Layton's funeral procession left from Toronto City Hall and travelled to Roy Thomson Hall with his family following on foot behind his hearse.
Olympic gold medal contender Priscilla Lopes-Schliep poses for a photo holding an image of her babe to be Thursday afternoon at the York University Track Centre. Priscilla is facing one hurdle she didn't expect on the road to London, she's pregnant. March 24, 2011.
Vaughn Nembhard, a 35-year-old man has filed a human rights complaint against the Toronto police alleging he was racially profiled and wrongfully arrested in February poses for a photo, Thursday September 8, 2011. In the complaint against the Toronto polce Nembhard alleges he was roughed up, wrongfully arrested and stripsearched by police because he is black.
Toronto FC midfielder Mikael Yourassowsky Slides through the field after a collision with Seattle Sounders FC defender Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (not featured) during the first half of play at Toronto's BMO Field, Saturday June 18, 2011.
Haris Chishti holds his newborn son Ali, Monday July 4th, 2011 inside of his wife's ICU room at Toronto East General Hospital. Ayseha, a 36 year-old mother of two went into cardiac arrest just a few days after giving birth to her son Ali.