• September 8, 2014 - Canadian Museum For Human Rights 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)
  • Glass negatives by photographer E.J.C. Smith, taken circa 1898. His photo store was located at 276 Smith Street in Winnipeg.
  • Nov. 17, 1885: Louis Riel
  • A full moon becomes a blood moon as Canada experiences a full lunar eclipse, early Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Images from around the world chosen by the photo desk at the Winnipeg Free Press.

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  • January 3, 2014

    Photos of the year - John Woods 2013

    Photojournalist John Woods picks his best work from 2013.

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  • PHOTOGRAPHER'S CHOICE - In this job we are privileged to spend time with people who show you the strength of the human spirit... Cole was one of those people. 
Maydanuk was in a tragic workplace accident at the CN rail yards in Brandon on July 25, 2012 resulting in the loss of both of his legs. Here he fits his first set of legs. 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    PHOTOGRAPHER'S CHOICE - In this job we are privileged to spend time with people who show you the strength of the human spirit... Cole was one of those people. Maydanuk was in a tragic workplace accident at the CN rail yards in Brandon on July 25, 2012 resulting in the loss of both of his legs. Here he fits his first set of legs. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • In his bedroom, Cole Maydanuk puts on compression stockings to reduce the amount of fluid in his stumps.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    In his bedroom, Cole Maydanuk puts on compression stockings to reduce the amount of fluid in his stumps. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Cole Maydanuk walks with his practice

    Cole Maydanuk walks with his practice "tomato cage" legs and works with his therapist Ron Recuencoat during a physiotherapy session at HSC. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • About 50 Idle No More protestors close the intersection of York and Waterfront Drive in front of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights January 7, 2013. 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    About 50 Idle No More protestors close the intersection of York and Waterfront Drive in front of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights January 7, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Aaron Anderson practices Sonata no. 3 in F major, HWV 370, 2nd movement by George Frideric Handel prior to his performance in the Winnipeg Music Festival at Young United Church Sunday, March 3, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Aaron Anderson practices Sonata no. 3 in F major, HWV 370, 2nd movement by George Frideric Handel prior to his performance in the Winnipeg Music Festival at Young United Church Sunday, March 3, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Wilma Derksen, whose daughter Candace was murdered in 1984, is photographed in downtown Winnipeg Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Derksen is planning to create a hospice for victims of crime called Candice House.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Wilma Derksen, whose daughter Candace was murdered in 1984, is photographed in downtown Winnipeg Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Derksen is planning to create a hospice for victims of crime called Candice House. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Graffiti on the wall of Main Street Project may give clients some comfort or distraction as they wait to enter the shelter. January 22, 2013.  (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Graffiti on the wall of Main Street Project may give clients some comfort or distraction as they wait to enter the shelter. January 22, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Friends and family place candles in the snow at a vigil for Nadia Fiddler in the courtyard of a Manitoba Housing complex on Doncaster Sunday, January 25, 2013. Although not confirmed by police, it is alleged that Fiddler was found dead in the courtyard Saturday.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Friends and family place candles in the snow at a vigil for Nadia Fiddler in the courtyard of a Manitoba Housing complex on Doncaster Sunday, January 25, 2013. Although not confirmed by police, it is alleged that Fiddler was found dead in the courtyard Saturday. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A person breaths on a candle as friends and family attend a vigil for Nadia Fiddler in the courtyard of a Manitoba Housing complex on Doncaster Sunday, January 25, 2013. Although not confirmed by police, it is alleged that Fiddler was found dead in the courtyard. 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    A person breaths on a candle as friends and family attend a vigil for Nadia Fiddler in the courtyard of a Manitoba Housing complex on Doncaster Sunday, January 25, 2013. Although not confirmed by police, it is alleged that Fiddler was found dead in the courtyard. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Willy Halisi, father of ten-year-old Ashuza, who died after having hernia surgery, contemplates a reporter's question during an interview in his family home in March 17, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Willy Halisi, father of ten-year-old Ashuza, who died after having hernia surgery, contemplates a reporter's question during an interview in his family home in March 17, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • People attend the presentation of Heartland, the last show at the Winnipeg IMAX theatre March 31, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    People attend the presentation of Heartland, the last show at the Winnipeg IMAX theatre March 31, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • On Sunday May 12, 2013, after clearing snow piled to the roof with his sons Lorne Perche, looks over the destruction at his cottage on Ochre Beach after the lake ice was blown ashore by strong winds the day prior.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    On Sunday May 12, 2013, after clearing snow piled to the roof with his sons Lorne Perche, looks over the destruction at his cottage on Ochre Beach after the lake ice was blown ashore by strong winds the day prior. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A pedestrian crosses Portage Avenue during a day of rainfall May 19, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    A pedestrian crosses Portage Avenue during a day of rainfall May 19, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Members of the Lali Gurass from Winnipeg's Nepal community practice at Victoria-Albert School on Bannatyne Ave Sunday, June 2, 2013. They are getting ready for a tournament in Saskatchewan later in the month.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Members of the Lali Gurass from Winnipeg's Nepal community practice at Victoria-Albert School on Bannatyne Ave Sunday, June 2, 2013. They are getting ready for a tournament in Saskatchewan later in the month. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A cyclist crosses the Arlington Street Bridge Monday, June 3, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    A cyclist crosses the Arlington Street Bridge Monday, June 3, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A sunset off Inkster Boulevard in west Winnipeg May 21, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    A sunset off Inkster Boulevard in west Winnipeg May 21, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A silhouette on Garbage Hill in Winnipeg Tuesday, July 23, 2013.  (John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press)

    A silhouette on Garbage Hill in Winnipeg Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A silhouette on Garbage Hill in Winnipeg Tuesday, July 23, 2013.  (John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press)

    A silhouette on Garbage Hill in Winnipeg Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • KISS performs at the MTS Centre Thursday, July 18, 2013.  (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    KISS performs at the MTS Centre Thursday, July 18, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • KISS performs at the MTS Centre Thursday, July 18, 2013.  (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    KISS performs at the MTS Centre Thursday, July 18, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Kenny Sacramento of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen warms up before soccer practise Monday, September 23, 2013. 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Kenny Sacramento of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen warms up before soccer practise Monday, September 23, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Fiona Nixon (8) was out flying her kite with her mom and sister at Westview Park (Garbage Hill) Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Fiona Nixon (8) was out flying her kite with her mom and sister at Westview Park (Garbage Hill) Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Melanie Sifton, a marathoner who finished a few minutes before the bombs went off in Boston, is photographed on Wellington Crescent June 11, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Melanie Sifton, a marathoner who finished a few minutes before the bombs went off in Boston, is photographed on Wellington Crescent June 11, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Silhouette of a man who was a victim of an attempted murder case recently in Bissett. He was working in a quarry when two gun-toting strangers opened fire on him and chased him into the bush. June 24, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Silhouette of a man who was a victim of an attempted murder case recently in Bissett. He was working in a quarry when two gun-toting strangers opened fire on him and chased him into the bush. June 24, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • The sun sets over the closing day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday, July 14, 2013. 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    The sun sets over the closing day of the Winnipeg Folk Festival Sunday, July 14, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • People comfort each other at the scene of a head-on collision between a pickup truck and a semi on the Trans Canada in Headingley July 22, 2013. The male driver of the pickup died at the scene.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    People comfort each other at the scene of a head-on collision between a pickup truck and a semi on the Trans Canada in Headingley July 22, 2013. The male driver of the pickup died at the scene. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • An artistic look at Omand Bridge in Winnipeg on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The small bridge has been shared by pedestrians and trains  as a means of crossing the Assiniboine River for years. A lone pedestrian prefers to walk the tracks as he crosses the bridge late in the afternoon.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    An artistic look at Omand Bridge in Winnipeg on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The small bridge has been shared by pedestrians and trains as a means of crossing the Assiniboine River for years. A lone pedestrian prefers to walk the tracks as he crosses the bridge late in the afternoon. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Mason Bessey tries out the new skate board park at the Kelvin Community Centre Monday, October 14, 2013. The centre was renamed the Clara Hughes Recreation Park the next day.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Mason Bessey tries out the new skate board park at the Kelvin Community Centre Monday, October 14, 2013. The centre was renamed the Clara Hughes Recreation Park the next day. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Twenty-one year old Aaron Prociuk performs his The A. R. Cash Show at Royal Canadian Legion Henderson Branch Friday, October 25, 2013. The A. R. Cash Show is a tribute act to Johnny Cash. 
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Twenty-one year old Aaron Prociuk performs his The A. R. Cash Show at Royal Canadian Legion Henderson Branch Friday, October 25, 2013. The A. R. Cash Show is a tribute act to Johnny Cash. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Twenty-one year old Aaron Prociuk performs his The A. R. Cash Show at Royal Canadian Legion Henderson Branch Friday, October 25, 2013. The A. R. Cash Show is a tribute act to Johnny Cash. Johnny Cash remains popular 10 years since his death with as many as five tribute acts to Cash in Winnipeg.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Twenty-one year old Aaron Prociuk performs his The A. R. Cash Show at Royal Canadian Legion Henderson Branch Friday, October 25, 2013. The A. R. Cash Show is a tribute act to Johnny Cash. Johnny Cash remains popular 10 years since his death with as many as five tribute acts to Cash in Winnipeg. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • Twenty-one year old Aaron Prociuk performs his The A. R. Cash Show at Royal Canadian Legion Henderson Branch Friday, October 25, 2013.  (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Twenty-one year old Aaron Prociuk performs his The A. R. Cash Show at Royal Canadian Legion Henderson Branch Friday, October 25, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • The sun sets behind a Manitoba farm on Highway 210, just east of St. Adolphe, Sunday, November 24, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    The sun sets behind a Manitoba farm on Highway 210, just east of St. Adolphe, Sunday, November 24, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A man lowers his head during a candlelight vigil against tragic events taking place in Saudi Arabia to Ethiopian people, including torturing children, at the Ethiopian Society of Winnipeg, Sunday, December 1, 2013.
(John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press)

    A man lowers his head during a candlelight vigil against tragic events taking place in Saudi Arabia to Ethiopian people, including torturing children, at the Ethiopian Society of Winnipeg, Sunday, December 1, 2013. (John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press) Photo Store

  • A young family slides down

    A young family slides down "Garbage Hill" at Westview Park amid a setting sun Saturday, December 21, 2013. (JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Photo Store

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