Archive for June, 2009


TORONTO, ON. June 26, 2009 –  The King of Pop met his untimely end on June 25, 2009, leaving the world in sorrow. Streets are now abuzz with the grim news and storefronts across the city pay hommage to the fallen king.  A Michael Jackson bust stares out onto Queen West and Dufferin Street in the front window of thrift store, Public Butter. (Sarah Dea/Toronto Star)

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TORONTO, ON. June 24, 2009 – Brian Robertson, 26, will be teaching over 100 youth aged 11-13 to swim at Malvern, starting Monday, June 29, 2009. The program encourages youth to stay active and develop a healthy mindset for later in life. (Sarah Dea/Toronto Star)

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On June 24, 2009, one of my photos of day 2 of the city workers strike appeared on the front of the Toronto Star website.

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Holy Spirit Crushed


SCARBOROUGH, ON. June 25, 2009 – Students from Holy Spirit Catholic School in Scarborough are devastated after hearing the news that Arrowsmith, a program offered for the past year to help improve their memories and learning disabilities, will no longer be offered. The Catholic school board supervisor cut funding for the Arrowsmith program Wednesday night and parents are outraged.Terry Moss (father), David Moss, 10, Evette Harder (mother), Paige Harder, 9, Brooke Harder, 11, Monique Mardigian, 10, and Shirley Mardigian (mother). All three families  are planning to change schools after hearing the news of the program being cut. (Sarah Dea/Toronto Star)

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Maple Leaf Alumni Golf



June 25, 2009 –  The 15th annual Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Golf Classic teed off today at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham despite the rainy weather. More than 30 members of the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Association hit the greens for Leafs Funds For Kids charity. Pictured is Johnny Bower, 84, former Toronto Maple Leaf, taking a swing at the ball. (Sarah Dea/Toronto Star)

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TORONTO, ON. June 24, 2009 – Things got heated in Nathan Phillips Square as local 75 members picketed during the city workers strike in Toronto in 30 degree weather. Donna Cromarty, an early childhood teacher, shields her face from the midday sun with an umbrella during a picket. (Sarah Dea/Toronto Star)

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Capital Women

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TORONTO, ON. June 22, 2009 – Women in Capital Markets hosted a luncheon at the King Edward Hotel, discussing the latest survey of women working on Bay St. and how they made no gains during the stock market boom and are poised to lose ground during bad times. This report is the fourth in a series of studies examining the representation of women in Canadian capital markets. Pictured are Anne Haldimand, Managing Director, Money Market Trading and Origination, TD Securities, Martha Fell CEO from Women in Capital Markets, and Michelle Khalili, Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets, CIBC World Markets Inc. (Sarah Dea/Toronto Star)

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