Archive for October, 2008

OTTAWA, ON. October 24, 2008 – Artist David Lidbetter holds a vernissage of his natural Silence – Canadian Landscapes collection at the Terence Koyman Gallery on Sussex on Friday, October 24, 2008. The exhibit runs from October 24 to November 5, 2008.

OTTAWA, ON. October 24, 2008 – Gordon Pimm, 85, is the author of Leo’s War, a book that offers a glimpse into his uncle Leo Boutillier’s life as a Canadian soldier in World War I, told through letters to his family. The letters were kept in storage for 80 years before they were opened and incorporated into this work.


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OTTAWA, ON. October 23, 2008 – Ken Marshall, 67, spends time with Moe, a Shih Tzu mix from the Ottawa Human Society. Once a month, the Ottawa Humane Society brings in their four-legged volunteers to the Ottawa Mission  as part of a pet therapy program for the men in the hospice.

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Survived day two of the grind, three ride-alongs and one assignment later. My day included CHEO children playing at an accessible playground, Spam, Carleton University architecture students and shaking hands with the Indonesian ambassador. None of my pictures knocked my socks off today so it just means I’ll have to work even harder tomorrow. Sleep seems like a far off notion, but maybe I’ll give it a try!

OTTAWA, ON. October 22, 2008 – Le Cordon Bleu Signatures Executive Chef Yannick Anton creates a dish that creatively uses Spam luncheon meat to add salt and fat to an ox tail ravioli.

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So I survived my first day of independent shooting at the Ottawa Citizen – I filed three assignments and it was definitely a trial by fire. Got sent to the wrong address on my first job and during my last one I busted the shoe on my PocketWizard. But no worries, I eventually made it to the right address and crazy glued the shoe and the world is right again! Hours melted away, I learned a lot and had a pile of fun .

OTTAWA, ON. October 21, 2008 – Tim Connolly and Morgan Friend of psychobilly band The Bible All-Stars relax on the patio of the Dominion Tavern where they will play their CD release of Pretty Down There on November 1, 2008. Other band members Greg Langille and Joel Carlson were unavailable for the photo.

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I am interning in the photo department at the Ottawa Citizen this week and am awash with nerves and excitement. I can’t wait to shoot, shoot, shoot. Stay tuned.

OTTAWA, ON. October 20, 2008 – Luke Richardson stretches on the ice during a practice session at the Bell Sensplex in Kanata Monday, October 20, 2008.

OTTAWA, ON. October 20, 2008 – Chris Kelly flies over Alexandre Picard and Jarkko Ruutu  during a practice session at the Bell Sensplex in Kanata Monday, October 20, 2008.

OTTAWA, ON. October 20, 2008 – Dany Heatley practices shooting on Alex Auld during a practice session at the Bell Sensplex in Kanata Monday, October 20, 2008. The Senators play their next game against the Florida Panthers on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at Scotiabank Place.

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OTTAWA, ON. October 19, 2008 – Ottawa streets were flooded with the undead as thousands of people dressed as zombies took part in the annual Zombie Walk, lurching their way toward Parliament Hill.

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LIVERMORE, CA. July 7, 2007 – Something scenic along the highway near Livermore, California.

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