• A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
  • A view of downtown Winnipeg at dawn
  • Samantha Page runs her four-dog team at their home near Woodlands, Manitoba.  February 12, 2014  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)
  • The main floor ticket area, restaurant and patio.
  • Photographer's choice: Sometimes life rolls out in front of a photojournalist perfectly. Like the Sunday my dog went to a local mall to tell Santa what he wanted for Christmas. This brother and sister were ahead of us. They have different owners but double teamed Santa this year for old times sake. Only appearing online because of a tight paper the next day, I hope it puts a smile on your face as big as mine. 

Lil' Buddy and Lola Get a seat on Old Saint Nick at Kildonan Place Shopping Centre. December 8, 2013 BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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  • January 30, 2012

    Don Starkell - Modern-day voyageur

    Legendary Winnipeg adventurer Don Starkell, who is best remembered for a Guinness Book of World Records feat of paddling more than 19,000 kilometres with his son Dana, from his prairie home to the Amazon, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 79.

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  • Don Starkell hauls up his 19-year-old sea kayak from the Red River .  August 24, 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Don Starkell hauls up his 19-year-old sea kayak from the Red River . August 24, 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Don Starkell in his 19-year-old sea kayak on the Red River. August 24, 2009 
(Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Don Starkell in his 19-year-old sea kayak on the Red River. August 24, 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • (l-r) Jeff, Dana, Don and Sherri Starkell. 1982
(Ken Gigliotti / Winnipeg Free Press)

    (l-r) Jeff, Dana, Don and Sherri Starkell. 1982 (Ken Gigliotti / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Don and Dana Starkell on their trip to South America

    Don and Dana Starkell on their trip to South America Photo Store

  • Dana, left and Don Starkell celebrate their arrival in Trinidad. 1981 (Supplied photo)

    Dana, left and Don Starkell celebrate their arrival in Trinidad. 1981 (Supplied photo) Photo Store

  • Don Starkell and son Dana go over their equipment prior to leaving on a two-year canoe trip to South America. Starkell and his two sons travelled through 12 countries on the trip from Winnipeg to Brazil. 1980.
(Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Don Starkell and son Dana go over their equipment prior to leaving on a two-year canoe trip to South America. Starkell and his two sons travelled through 12 countries on the trip from Winnipeg to Brazil. 1980. (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Don Starkell. Port of Spain. 1981
(John de la Pastide / Special to the Winnipeg Free Press)

    Don Starkell. Port of Spain. 1981 (John de la Pastide / Special to the Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Don Starkell and son Dana arrive in this Amazon River port in Northern Brazil at the end of a two-year canoe trip from Winnipeg. 1982 (Vedada Para)

    Don Starkell and son Dana arrive in this Amazon River port in Northern Brazil at the end of a two-year canoe trip from Winnipeg. 1982 (Vedada Para) Photo Store

  • Don Starkell

    Don Starkell Photo Store

  • Don Starkell in Concordia Hospital recovering from frostbite after trying to navigate the Northwest Passage.  December 2 / 1992
(Jeff De Booy /  Winnipeg Free Press)

    Don Starkell in Concordia Hospital recovering from frostbite after trying to navigate the Northwest Passage. December 2 / 1992 (Jeff De Booy / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Don Starkell .  August 24 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Don Starkell . August 24 2009 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Don and Dana Starkell. 1981

    Don and Dana Starkell. 1981 Photo Store

  • Don Starkell. 1986
(Jim Haggarty / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Don Starkell. 1986 (Jim Haggarty / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Don Starkell and son Dana pose with canoe in Panama Canal Zone before embarking for the Colombian Coast.  September 24, 1981

    Don Starkell and son Dana pose with canoe in Panama Canal Zone before embarking for the Colombian Coast. September 24, 1981 Photo Store

  • Winnipeg author and outdoor enthusiast Don Starkell recuperates in his home after being badly burned in his house last March. September 16, 2010
(Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Winnipeg author and outdoor enthusiast Don Starkell recuperates in his home after being badly burned in his house last March. September 16, 2010 (Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

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