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11/30/2012

Football, Football, Football and other pictures from November!

November featured a lot of football, but here is what happened off the gridiron first.

2012-11-01
ANDREW FRANCIS WALLACE - Canadian geese follow a golfer as he walks the 18th fairway at Lakeview Golf Course in Mississauga, November 11, 2012.

2012-11-02
RENE JOHNSTON - RCAF member Armin Konn shows a photo of himself from the past after the Remembrance Day Service at the Old City Hall Cenotaph at 60 Queen Street West.

2012-11-03
CARLOS OSORIO - Dale Rutledge's family has farmed in Melancthon Township since 1883. Rutledge was one of the founders of the fight against the quarry. While relieved that the application has been withdrawn, Rutledge doesn't think the fight is over. "We have the same stuff under us today as we did yesterday. I don't trust those guys," said Rutledge. November 22, 2012.

2012-11-04
STEVE RUSSELL - A funeral procession walks past the Wychwood Barns, where Tomer (Tom) Samson took his children on weekends. Samson, a beloved father of two and teacher of many at Swansea public school, died in a hit-and-run while cycling.

2012-11-05
RENE JOHNSTON - Tomislav Svoboda, sits in the north bound Jarvis bike lane as he protests the removal of the lane as the paint scrubbing machine works on left. He was arrested for his actions by Toronto Police.

2012-11-06
RENE JOHNSTON - A cyclist passes in the fog in Ashbridges Bay in Toronto.

2012-11-07
RANDY RISLING - Aizhu Wang, communications official at Beijing Genomics Institute in front of a wall of Nature Journals. BGI is the fourth largest contributor to Nature Journal is China and is part of the Autism Genome 10K collaboration with Autism Speaks. The project will create and analyze the world's largest library of sequenced genomes of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

2012-11-09
DAVID COOPER - Mats Sundin, talks in a one-on-one interview with Rosie DiManno before being inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame.  November 10, 2012.

2012-11-10
KEITH BEATY - Cover in black-and-white for first Canada Black Friday section.

2012-11-11
BERNARD WEIL - Biology professor Maydiane Andrade holds a Northern Widow spider, native to Ontario and caught near Lake Simcoe. Andrade specializes in the mating habits of black widow spiders. November 1,  2012.

2012-11-12
RICHARD LAUTENS - Grace Takacs, 10, tries her hand milking a fake cow. She asked to come to the Royal Fair for her birthday ã skip school and go. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair had opened its doors for the 90th year.

2012-11-13
TARA WALTON - Liese Wiebe holds the jar that she hid in a wall of her bible school in 1945.  The var was found by Jens Ramputh while renovating the historic Hunter Road home in Virgil Ontario.  Inclosed in the jar were two pennies for luck and two letters from two young bible students dated February 23, 1945 urging the finder to seek them out.  Ramputh made a phone call locating Lieses Wiebe, now 90 years old. November 3, 3012. Here is the video about the story.

2012-11-14
TARA WALTON - Patrons of St. Michael's Eritrean Orthodox Church, located at 702 Jane Street, hold a prayer service and visitation for Cabbagetown murder victim Nighisti Semret.  Some of Semret's family who found out about her murder through the internet drove from the United States to attend the funeral, November 4, 3012.

2012-11-15
CARLOS OSORIO - Major John Murray of the Salvation Army addresses the media at the warehouse facility on Railside Road. The Salvation Army has allegedly been the victim of an intricate fraud, robbing it of more than $2 million in toys from its Toronto warehouse over the course of two years, charity officials say. The agency fired the executive director of the warehouse Monday. He was put on paid leave shortly after a whistleblower employee came forward in mid-August. His firing came as the result of an internal audit, said Maj. John Murray of the Salvation Army. November 21, 2012.

2012-11-17
RENE JOHNSTON - Workers smooth the sides of the walls on the Niagara Tunnel Project. The new smooth surfaces within the massive 10 kilometre tunnel will bring 500 cubic meters of water per second to the Sir Adam Beck Generating Station. This can power 160000 homes.

2012-11-18
ANDREW FRANCIS WALLACE - A boy watches The Santa Claus Parade from a tree near Queen's Park, November 18, 2012. 

2012-11-19
RANDY RISLING - Santanna Marrocco exercises her horse Eddie at a stable just outside of Bolton. Santanna was an avid rider before losing both of her legs in a car accident. She is trying to raise enough money to buy a custom built saddle so that she can get back on a horse again. November 12, 2012. See Randy's Video.

2012-11-20
TARA WALTON - Over 400 people gathered at Toronto's Riverdale Park Saturday November 10, 2012 to celebrate the life of three year old Stella Joy Bruner-Methven.  Together they told stories, sang songs, played games, lit candles and remembered the life of Stella Joy. 

2012-11-22
VINCE TALOTTA - Spectacular fireworks display by Circus Orange at the Calvalcade of Lights at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto.

SPORTS ...

2012-11-23
LUCAS OLENIUK - Milos Raonic had some fun with the crowd passing out prize tennis balls at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto prior to his exhibition match with Andy Roddick.

FOOTBALL, FOOTBALL, FOOTBALL.

November brought the end to the seasons of the Toronto Argonauts and the Don Bosco Eagles.

2012-11-24
KEITH BEATY - Shot for the fashion front, Toronto Agronaut receiver Mike Bradwell dressed in Hugo Boss.

2012-11-27
STEVE RUSSELL - Toronto Argonaut mascot Jason consoles Henry Burris who consoles Avon Colbourne as they leave the field as the Toronto Argonauts eliminate the Hamilton Tiger-Cats from a post season berth with a 43-40.  November 1, 2012.

2012-11-25
RICHARD LAUTENS - In first half action, Argos QB Ricky Ray takes off on a run and reaches for a first down. The Toronto Argonauts took on the Edmonton Eskimos at the Rogers Centre in the CFL Eastern Division Semi-Final on Remembrance Day.  

2012-11-26
RICHARD LAUTENS - Edmonton back up quarterback, who came in for the second half, Matt Nichols injured with his left foot. The Toronto Argonauts would beat the Edmonton Eskimos 42-26 in the CFL Eastern Division Semi-Final.

2012-11-28
RICK MADONIK - Argos quarterback Ricky Ray (left) and wide receiver Chad Owens, check out the size of the stadium before the Eastern Conference Final.

2012-11-29
RICK MADONIK - Marc Parenteau, of Toronto Argos, celebrates after defeating the Montreal Alouettes 27-20 at Olympic Stadium to capture the Eastern Final sending the Argos to the Grey Cup.

2012-11-31
RENE JOHNSTON - Calgary Stampeders fans and supporters watch Fletcher Armstrong and and Marty the horse try to ride into the Royal York, as part of Grey Cup shenanigans. Royal York security initially did not let the horse in, but, after twitter outcry the hotel let the horse in and sign the guest book.

2012-11-32
COLIN McCONNELL - Governor General David Johnston takes the opening kick-off during pre-game ceremony at the 100th Grey Cup game at Roger's Centre. 

2012-11-33
VINCE TALOTTA - Doug Prentice, hams it up for the camera before the 100th Grey Cup featuring the Toronto Argonauts and the Calgary Stampeders in a Toronto Star photo booth set up on the stadium's concourse. See the rest of the pictures from Vince's Photo Booth!

2012-11-34
DAVID COOPER - Justin Beiber (on a fan's smart phone) performs during the halftime show at the 100th Grey Cup.

2012-11-35
STEVE RUSSELL - Toronto Argonauts Andre Durie scores a fourth quarter touchdown against the Calgary Stampeders in the 100th Grey Cup game.

2012-11-36
STEVE RUSSELL -  Toronto Argonauts head coach Scott Milanovich gets the Gatorade dump in the final seconds as Toronto defeats the Calgary Stampeders to win the 100th Grey Cup 35-22.

2012-11-37
LUCAS OLENIUK - Adriano Belli breaks a handle off the Cup while celebrating victory in the 100th Grey Cup, November, 25, 2012. See more pictures from the Grey Cup!

2012-11-38
BERNARD WEIL - Mayor Rob Ford gets a big kiss from Argos kissing bandit Adriano Belli in the middle of his speech onstage at Nathan Phillips Square. November 25,  2012. 

2012-11-40
STEVE RUSSELL - Why does Clinton Leonard wear a licence plate, his favourite player is Jerome "The Bus" Bettis. The Don Bosco Eagles warm up before beating the Northern Secondary School 31-0 in the TDSSAA Senior Boys Football Metro Bowl Qualifier at Birchmount Stadium.  November 15, 2012.

2012-11-43
STEVE RUSSELL - Mayor Rob Ford reacts after getting doused with Gatorade after Don Bosco Eagles beat the Northern Secondary School 31-0 in the TDSSAA Senior Boys Football Metro Bowl Qualifier. See more pictures from this game.

2012-11-44
RANDY RISLING - Mayor Rob Ford takes part in Grey Cup celebrations at the CFL Adrenaline Zone at Nathan Phillips Square. November 20, 2012. 

2012-11-45
RICHARD LAUTENS - Mayor Rob Ford at football practice with the Don Bosco football team which is at the centre of his conflict of interest conviction.  The team practiced at their school in North Etobicoke prior to Tuesday's Metro Bowl final. Monday morning, Mayor Ford was found guilty in his conflict of interest trial and must step down as mayor in 14 days.

2012-11-42
BERNARD WEIL - Hours before the Metro Bowl final, Mayor Rob Ford sips his coffee while City Solicitor Anna Kinastowski explains to councillors the details and legalities of the judges decision in the Mayors conflict of interest case.

2012-11-39
STEVE RUSSELL - Despite a big hit by Don Bosco's Neko Hamilton and another defender knocking the helmet off of Huron's Derek Pisani in the first half, The Don Bosco Eagles from Etobicoke and coached by Mayor Rob Ford would drop the Metro Bowl to the Huron Heights Warriors. HEAR what Mayor Ford has to say about his team after the game.

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