Andrew Francis Wallace - 2012
Andrew Francis Wallace - Staff Photographer - @awallacethestar
A high performance Audi R8, priced $134,000, caught on fire on the Toronto Gardiner Expressway in the early evening, June 25, 2012. No one was injured, and the roadway opened shortly after firefighters extinguished the blaze.
An emu looks through a fence at the High Park zoo. The animals at High Park Zoo and Riverdale Farm are living on borrowed time. Despite the thousands of Torontonians who have signed supportive pledges and joined Facebook pages, they're both slated for closure this year if a way can't be found to keep them open. March 30, 2012.
Sharon Norman puts a Dalton McGuinty mannequin in a car on Davenport Avenue, April 13, 2012. A life-size Dalton McGuinty manikin will walk with low-income people from a west Toronto foodbank to Queen's Park on April 19, stopping along the way to hear from street people and others who fear the province's austerity budget will make life worse for them.
Toronto Blue Jays Rajai Davis leaps at the wall for a Philadelphia Phillies John Mayberry Jr. solo home run during the third inning of MLB action at the Rogers Centre, June 17 2012. The Jays defeated the Phillies 6-2.
Hair stylist Paul Grimard shows Tom Rand, Ph.D, a managing partner of the MaRS Cleantech Fund, his new mohawk hair cut during a Terry Fox Foundation meet and greet at the MaRS Discovery District, September 5, 2012. Rand was taking part in an event that helped to raise money for the September 16th Terry Fox Run.
Mayor Rob Ford leaves University Avenue Court after a day of answering to charges of breaking a provision of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, September 5, 2012. Ford appeared to be on the ropes Wednesday, admitting, for the first time, he would have abstained from a February vote had city staff warned him he risked breaking the law.
Danny Auger, poses outside his OrillIa home September 10, 2012. Auger went on Workers' Compensation after an accident in 2009 when his sleeve was caught in a mitre saw and his arm was sliced off. His arm was later reattached but he suffers from nerve pain. Rather than use an addictive painkiller, he ingests marijuana and wants Workers' Comp to pay for it, like they would with a synthetic drug.
Maria Watson views her husband Desmond Watson after a funeral at St. Christopher's Parish Church in Mississauga, November 28, 2012. Maria fought a hospital for three years to keep her husband Desmond alive against the wishes of physicians.
Terry Neilson takes advantage of warm temperatures to test a prototype 14' sailboat for kids to learn to sail, at Humber Bay Park West December 4, 2012. Toronto broke a weather record today when temperatures were measured at 16.2 C.
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