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Photos of the year - Boris Minkevich 2012

  • Onlookers watch a fireball rise from Speedway International, a company that was storing biofuel.  Provincial investigators pegged spontaneous combustion as the cause of the fire. 
October 1, 2012. (Boris Minkevich / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Onlookers watch a fireball rise from Speedway International, a company that was storing biofuel. Provincial investigators pegged spontaneous combustion as the cause of the fire. October 1, 2012. (Boris Minkevich / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Two young girls are comforted and treated after an accident on McGillivray Boulevard.  July 13, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Two young girls are comforted and treated after an accident on McGillivray Boulevard. July 13, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Molly the mule gives owner Karin Schlaikjar a hug in his own special way. March 29, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Molly the mule gives owner Karin Schlaikjar a hug in his own special way. March 29, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Crows attack the owl within 15 minutes of its release. December 4, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Crows attack the owl within 15 minutes of its release. December 4, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • A Great Horned Owl that was caught up in some soccer nets in Shamrock Park in Southdale on November 16th was rehabilitated and returned to the the city park behind Shamrock School and released. December 4, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    A Great Horned Owl that was caught up in some soccer nets in Shamrock Park in Southdale on November 16th was rehabilitated and returned to the the city park behind Shamrock School and released. December 4, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • High school volleyball semifinals at the University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre. MBCI Hawks' #13 Josh Goosen creams the ball while Crusaders' #8 Adam DeJonckheere try for the block. November 22, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    High school volleyball semifinals at the University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre. MBCI Hawks' #13 Josh Goosen creams the ball while Crusaders' #8 Adam DeJonckheere try for the block. November 22, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Winnipeg Blue Bomber Chris Cvetkovic has a moment with his daughter Payton,5, during a break in practice. July 25, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Blue Bomber Chris Cvetkovic has a moment with his daughter Payton,5, during a break in practice. July 25, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Mike Keane and Lanny McDonald show off their staches during the Mike Keane Celebrity Classic at the MTS Iceplex.  November 15, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Mike Keane and Lanny McDonald show off their staches during the Mike Keane Celebrity Classic at the MTS Iceplex. November 15, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Aspects of Alterity is a new work for five dancers by Gearshifting's Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie at the Gas Station Arts Centre.  November 15, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Aspects of Alterity is a new work for five dancers by Gearshifting's Artistic Director, Jolene Bailie at the Gas Station Arts Centre. November 15, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Ladd plays street hockey with fans on the top level of the Forks parkade.  November 13, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Ladd plays street hockey with fans on the top level of the Forks parkade. November 13, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Dashing through the snow... Bailey, a 3-year-old poodle cross rips through the snow while his owners dig out of the city's first winter snow storm. November 11, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Dashing through the snow... Bailey, a 3-year-old poodle cross rips through the snow while his owners dig out of the city's first winter snow storm. November 11, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis salutes the graduating class. November 9, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Winnipeg Police Chief Devon Clunis salutes the graduating class. November 9, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Sir Richard Branson is hoisted by Virgin Radio Winnipeg Brand Director Dale Davies and Virgin Radio Canada's Executive VP of Content Programming Rob Farina upon his arrival in Winnipeg. October 4th, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Sir Richard Branson is hoisted by Virgin Radio Winnipeg Brand Director Dale Davies and Virgin Radio Canada's Executive VP of Content Programming Rob Farina upon his arrival in Winnipeg. October 4th, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Vita, Manitoba wild fires. Sunset fire south of town. October 2, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Vita, Manitoba wild fires. Sunset fire south of town. October 2, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Mayor Sam Katz faces the press at city hall. September 27, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Mayor Sam Katz faces the press at city hall. September 27, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular at the MTS Centre. November 22, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular at the MTS Centre. November 22, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • A flock of sparrows feast in a bird feeder in the back lane of Spence Street. September 21, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    A flock of sparrows feast in a bird feeder in the back lane of Spence Street. September 21, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • From Lakeshore Heights just south of Grand Beach, pelicans fly through a sunset in the rain. June 3 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH PHOTO / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    From Lakeshore Heights just south of Grand Beach, pelicans fly through a sunset in the rain. June 3 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH PHOTO / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Fringe at Old Market Square - Chris Without the Hat juggles fire for the crowds. July 18, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Fringe at Old Market Square - Chris Without the Hat juggles fire for the crowds. July 18, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Full Flex Tour featuring Skrillex at the SHAW Park. July 18, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Full Flex Tour featuring Skrillex at the SHAW Park. July 18, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Legendary rocker John Fogerty entertains a huge crowd at the MTS Centre Thursday evening. September 20, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Legendary rocker John Fogerty entertains a huge crowd at the MTS Centre Thursday evening. September 20, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Clayton & Wendy Kunzelman farm in Inwood, Manitoba. They have special rare Icelandic sheep. November 16, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Clayton & Wendy Kunzelman farm in Inwood, Manitoba. They have special rare Icelandic sheep. November 16, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Crews demolish the Movie Village building in Osborne Village.  August 27, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Crews demolish the Movie Village building in Osborne Village. August 27, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • A pedestrian was taken to hospital late this morning following a collision with a vehicle at Portage Avenue and Rouge Road. A police release just before 1 p.m. called the collision 'a serious motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.'  July 24, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    A pedestrian was taken to hospital late this morning following a collision with a vehicle at Portage Avenue and Rouge Road. A police release just before 1 p.m. called the collision 'a serious motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.' July 24, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Emergency crews at Balsam Bay Harbour go out on Lake Winnipeg where a report of a truck through the ice is investigated. January 11, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Emergency crews at Balsam Bay Harbour go out on Lake Winnipeg where a report of a truck through the ice is investigated. January 11, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • The Canadian Museum for Human Rights Museum in downtown Winnipeg. July 3, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Canadian Museum for Human Rights Museum in downtown Winnipeg. July 3, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Vintage Wings pilot Bruce Evans flies the Boeing Stearman over Winnipeg Friday afternoon. May 18, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Vintage Wings pilot Bruce Evans flies the Boeing Stearman over Winnipeg Friday afternoon. May 18, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • A rainbow over the stands. Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Hamilton Tigercats. June 20, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    A rainbow over the stands. Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Hamilton Tigercats. June 20, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • A crow takes a break on the front of an old Canadair CF-5 on static display near 17 Wing airforce base in Winnipeg.  June 19, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    A crow takes a break on the front of an old Canadair CF-5 on static display near 17 Wing airforce base in Winnipeg. June 19, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • The Super Moon as seen from south of Grand Beach, Manitoba.  May 5, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The Super Moon as seen from south of Grand Beach, Manitoba. May 5, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • A photo of the Esplanade Riel  and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights from the Red river. June 7, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    A photo of the Esplanade Riel and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights from the Red river. June 7, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Police and fire fighters try to talk down Ed Ackerman from the roof of his to-be-demolished home. Ackerman was fighting a City demolition order. The situation was resolved peacefully. January 24, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Police and fire fighters try to talk down Ed Ackerman from the roof of his to-be-demolished home. Ackerman was fighting a City demolition order. The situation was resolved peacefully. January 24, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Employees at Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Ave., watch a press conference where the building was recognized with a LEED Platinum Award. May 24, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Employees at Manitoba Hydro Place, 360 Portage Ave., watch a press conference where the building was recognized with a LEED Platinum Award. May 24, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • A coyote hides behind a car just before it was trapped on the second floor of a parkade on Albert Street.  The subdued coyote was put into a cage and then into the back of a pickup truck. He was released in Beaudry Park. March 19, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    A coyote hides behind a car just before it was trapped on the second floor of a parkade on Albert Street. The subdued coyote was put into a cage and then into the back of a pickup truck. He was released in Beaudry Park. March 19, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • The province's new Amphibex AE 400 starts breaking ice north of Selkirk, Manitoba on the Red River.  February 21, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    The province's new Amphibex AE 400 starts breaking ice north of Selkirk, Manitoba on the Red River. February 21, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • International Red Panda Day is Saturday September 15th and the Assiniboine Park Zoo will be celebrating in a big way! The Zoo is home to three red pandas - Rufus, Rouge and their cub who was born on June 30 of this year. The female cub has yet to be named and the Assiniboine Park Zoo is asking the community to help. September 14, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    International Red Panda Day is Saturday September 15th and the Assiniboine Park Zoo will be celebrating in a big way! The Zoo is home to three red pandas - Rufus, Rouge and their cub who was born on June 30 of this year. The female cub has yet to be named and the Assiniboine Park Zoo is asking the community to help. September 14, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Dave Maddocks carves out a character on the Yorkboat snow sculpture in the entrance of the Festival du Voyajeur park. February 16, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Dave Maddocks carves out a character on the Yorkboat snow sculpture in the entrance of the Festival du Voyajeur park. February 16, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Young models smile during the Wonderful Wedding Show fashion show.  January 22, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Young models smile during the Wonderful Wedding Show fashion show. January 22, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

  • Canada geese fly in the Sage Creek development. September 18, 2012  (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

    Canada geese fly in the Sage Creek development. September 18, 2012 (BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

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