September 2013, summer ends, boys of summer out, Leafs rise.
STEVE RUSSELL - Mike Wiskus flies his Lucas Oil Pitts through the spray of Toronto Fire's William Lyon MacKenzie during at the Canadian International Air Show that closes out the final weekend of the Canadian National Exhibition. More from the CNE airshow.
COLIN McCONNELL - Marie Slank,left, gets emotional as she and Patricia Seth speak to media after a two billion class action lawsuit against the Ontario government for alleged abuse against developmentally disabled residents at Huronia Regional Centre was settled.
RANDY RISLING - George "Knia" Singh, a law student and mentor to youth in at-risk areas of the city, filed a freedom of information request for access to Toronto police contact cards that involve him. The cards were filled with inaccuracies and Singh questions the value of the data.
KEITH BEATY - The Gardiner Museum opens "Mo No Ma," with a quirky show of sculpture by Toronto's An Te Liu. Liu's work consists largely of repurposed packaging materials which he reconfigures in abstract forms eerily reminiscent of such Modernist masters as Henry Moore.
RICK MADONIK - Actor Benedict Cumberbatch stars in THE FIFTH ESTATE, the story of Julian Assange, and two other films at the Toronto International Film Festival. See more of Madonik's TiFF portraits & a Master Glass episode takes you into the room during a 2 minute TiFF portrait.
BERNARD WEIL - Abigail Johnson, Minister at Beach United Church, is framed by large window on the south side. Beach United Church, built in 1914, has undergone a spectacular 3-year reno, taken out all its pews so chairs can be used in any configuration, revamped the kitchen to make it 3-times bigger (it's part of a drop-in lunch program), put in automatic solar blinds, installed the largest rooftop solar system of any church in GTA and left its old chimney standing because it has endangered chimney swifts.
BERNARD WEIL - Pitcher Brodie John Harkness, playing on the Ontario Maroon team, is photographed in a triple exposure pitching against Alberta Red team, during Tournament 12. The Blue Jays Baseball Academy, in collaboration with Blue Jays Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar hosted the inaugural Tournament 12, a national baseball showcase tournament at Rogers Centre.
STEVE RUSSELL - Alexander Gustafsson lands a sharp right on Jon Jones in the main event, a title fight for the Light Heavyweight championship at UFC 165 at the Air Canada Centre. See more pictures from UFC165!
RICK MADONIK - Blue Jay's left fielder Kevin Pillar can not come up with a ball in left field against the Tampa Bay Rays. See our tibute to fans who endured the 2013 season.
STEVE RUSSELL - Toronto Maple Leafs left wing James van Riemsdyk would get a goal tender interference penalty for running over Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller as Buffalo Sabres defenseman Chad Ruhwedel looks on.
STEVE RUSSELL - Did we say goalie fight? Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller and Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier fight in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 in preseason action. More from this old time hockey game!