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Photos of the year - Phil Hossack 2012

  • Frost smitten - I photograph a lot of moments people just want to forget, things we don't always want to see. I've picked this as my favourite image - Jim Craig with his children Larianne and Joshua at St. Vital Park on a frosty February day - because it's simply a beautiful moment, a moment universal in its appeal. Every kid has a memory like this from their childhood... something we all want to remember and do.  (Phil Hossack/Winnipeg Free Press)

    Frost smitten - I photograph a lot of moments people just want to forget, things we don't always want to see. I've picked this as my favourite image - Jim Craig with his children Larianne and Joshua at St. Vital Park on a frosty February day - because it's simply a beautiful moment, a moment universal in its appeal. Every kid has a memory like this from their childhood... something we all want to remember and do. (Phil Hossack/Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Perogy Club at St. Ivan Suchavsky Ukrainian Orthodox cathedral - Doris Skakun, 90, who has been making perogies there every week since 1967, holds a wooden tray of perogies to be cooked before packaging.  June8, 2012  (Phil Hossack Winnipeg Free Press)

    Perogy Club at St. Ivan Suchavsky Ukrainian Orthodox cathedral - Doris Skakun, 90, who has been making perogies there every week since 1967, holds a wooden tray of perogies to be cooked before packaging. June8, 2012 (Phil Hossack Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Scenes from a Grade 2 class at Al Hijra Islamic School. Mohamed flashes a toothless grin and a peace sign. May 22, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Scenes from a Grade 2 class at Al Hijra Islamic School. Mohamed flashes a toothless grin and a peace sign. May 22, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • The first New Moon of 2012 hangs over the Canadian Museum for Human Rights construction Tuesday night, marking the first day of the Chinese Year of the Dragon.  January 25, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    The first New Moon of 2012 hangs over the Canadian Museum for Human Rights construction Tuesday night, marking the first day of the Chinese Year of the Dragon. January 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Syrian Winnipeggers struggle to light candles along Main Street near Pioneer Avenue Thursday evening. A small vigil with about 30 participants marked the 1st anniversary of the Syrian uprising.  March 15, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Syrian Winnipeggers struggle to light candles along Main Street near Pioneer Avenue Thursday evening. A small vigil with about 30 participants marked the 1st anniversary of the Syrian uprising. March 15, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • A thrilled Brandon Courchene (right) and brother Dallas (left) react to a huge welcoming throng at Winnipeg's Richardson Airport Tuesday as hundreds of Sagkeeng's community welcomed them and teammate Vince O'Laney home after the trio won Canada's Got Talent.  May 15, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    A thrilled Brandon Courchene (right) and brother Dallas (left) react to a huge welcoming throng at Winnipeg's Richardson Airport Tuesday as hundreds of Sagkeeng's community welcomed them and teammate Vince O'Laney home after the trio won Canada's Got Talent. May 15, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Darrius Stranger (9) covers up while taking the offence from Natasha Meekis (9), at GoJo Gym Tuesday afternoon.  January 17, 2012  (Phil Hossack - Winnipeg Free Press)

    Darrius Stranger (9) covers up while taking the offence from Natasha Meekis (9), at GoJo Gym Tuesday afternoon. January 17, 2012 (Phil Hossack - Winnipeg Free Press)

  • The Pipes and Drums of Manitoba lead costumed Scots in a parade around the Manitoba Legislative Building Thursday afternoon to mark

    The Pipes and Drums of Manitoba lead costumed Scots in a parade around the Manitoba Legislative Building Thursday afternoon to mark "Tartan" Day. April 5, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Metal workers grind and weld portions of a spiral staircase that will climb through the centre of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights to a towering observation deck. April 13, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Metal workers grind and weld portions of a spiral staircase that will climb through the centre of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights to a towering observation deck. April 13, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann at the MTS Centre. May 10, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann at the MTS Centre. May 10, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Grace Little, 97, has been giving to a scholarship/bursary fund at U of W for aboriginal people for years, and one of the beneficiaries was Grand Chief Derek Nepinak. March 30, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Grace Little, 97, has been giving to a scholarship/bursary fund at U of W for aboriginal people for years, and one of the beneficiaries was Grand Chief Derek Nepinak. March 30, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Sarah Brooker models her own designs; here a

    Sarah Brooker models her own designs; here a "re-purposed" t-shirt made into a bathing suit. June 4, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Steve Langston poses in his Osborne Village apartment that doubles as the offices of Dirty T Shirt Productions. June 12, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Steve Langston poses in his Osborne Village apartment that doubles as the offices of Dirty T Shirt Productions. June 12, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Reduced to a smoking hulk, the MS Lord Selkirk lays listing in the Selkirk Slough, ironically the very body of water it was built beside and launched into. June 19, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Reduced to a smoking hulk, the MS Lord Selkirk lays listing in the Selkirk Slough, ironically the very body of water it was built beside and launched into. June 19, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Some guys really make it look easy...then there's David Hanks  who just can't help show us just how much he puts into his effort on the slack line.  David and a few of his wire-walking buddies spent the afternoon in Assiniboine Park balancing and walking a 10-meter line strung between two trees. June 21, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Some guys really make it look easy...then there's David Hanks who just can't help show us just how much he puts into his effort on the slack line. David and a few of his wire-walking buddies spent the afternoon in Assiniboine Park balancing and walking a 10-meter line strung between two trees. June 21, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Kelvin Clipper #89 Scott Douglas stops St Paul's #9 Easton Oliver-Hanna in his tracks in the first period of playoff finals Monday.  March 6, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Kelvin Clipper #89 Scott Douglas stops St Paul's #9 Easton Oliver-Hanna in his tracks in the first period of playoff finals Monday. March 6, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Calgary Hitmen's Trevor Cheek takes Brandon Wheat King's Ryley Miller out of play in overtime action Thursday night at Winnipeg's MTS Centre . March 29,2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Calgary Hitmen's Trevor Cheek takes Brandon Wheat King's Ryley Miller out of play in overtime action Thursday night at Winnipeg's MTS Centre . March 29,2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Logan Hudson, defending Canadian Saddle Bronc Rider, takes a ride on Tools Turn Thursday at the Morris Stampede. July 19, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Logan Hudson, defending Canadian Saddle Bronc Rider, takes a ride on Tools Turn Thursday at the Morris Stampede. July 19, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Logan Hudson, defending Canadian Saddle Bronc Rider takes a ride on a rocket launcher named

    Logan Hudson, defending Canadian Saddle Bronc Rider takes a ride on a rocket launcher named "Tools Turn" Thursday at the Morris Stampede Grandstand. July 19, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Buffalo Sabres #55 Jochen Hecht covers up after finding himself the target of his own team inside the Jets' net with Ondrej Pavelec in second period action. January 18, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Buffalo Sabres #55 Jochen Hecht covers up after finding himself the target of his own team inside the Jets' net with Ondrej Pavelec in second period action. January 18, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • A sprawling WInnipeg Jet goalie Ondrej Pavelec takes care of business early in the game Thursday at the MTS Centre. February 23, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    A sprawling WInnipeg Jet goalie Ondrej Pavelec takes care of business early in the game Thursday at the MTS Centre. February 23, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane celebrates with Kyle Wellwood (#13) Alexander Burmistrov (#8) and Dustin Byfuglien (#33) after scoring his 25th goal during their game against the Florida Panthers. March 1, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane celebrates with Kyle Wellwood (#13) Alexander Burmistrov (#8) and Dustin Byfuglien (#33) after scoring his 25th goal during their game against the Florida Panthers. March 1, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • An airborne Mike Renaud shows off his punting form at the Bombers' mid-day workout Friday.  August 31, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    An airborne Mike Renaud shows off his punting form at the Bombers' mid-day workout Friday. August 31, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets captain #16 Andrew Ladd takes one on the nose reaching around Florida Panther #20 Sean Bergenheim at the MTS Centre Thursday. March 1, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Winnipeg Jets captain #16 Andrew Ladd takes one on the nose reaching around Florida Panther #20 Sean Bergenheim at the MTS Centre Thursday. March 1, 2012 - (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Kelvin Clipper #89 Scott Douglas (center) celebrates with #11 Dylan Allary  (left) and  #91 Mike Lorange after he scored the team's opening point to tie St Paul's at 1-1 in the first period of playoff finals Monday. March 6, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Kelvin Clipper #89 Scott Douglas (center) celebrates with #11 Dylan Allary (left) and #91 Mike Lorange after he scored the team's opening point to tie St Paul's at 1-1 in the first period of playoff finals Monday. March 6, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Ardell Saylar (left) and his son Aaron pose with one of their prize mounts at Assiniboia Downs.  August 28, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Ardell Saylar (left) and his son Aaron pose with one of their prize mounts at Assiniboia Downs. August 28, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Bill DesJardin holds the 30 staples used to close the gaping incision made by surgeons at Concordia Hospital in Winnipeg to replace his right knee. September 6, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Bill DesJardin holds the 30 staples used to close the gaping incision made by surgeons at Concordia Hospital in Winnipeg to replace his right knee. September 6, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Swaddled by surgeon's hands, a knee replacement implant gleams under the surgical lights at Concordia Hospital Monday morning. August 13, 2012  (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Swaddled by surgeon's hands, a knee replacement implant gleams under the surgical lights at Concordia Hospital Monday morning. August 13, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Surgeon Eric Bohm (left) Dr Jon March (center) and Dr Jason Crosby (right) work on replacing a knee while Nicaraguan surgical nurses watch with interest. October 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Surgeon Eric Bohm (left) Dr Jon March (center) and Dr Jason Crosby (right) work on replacing a knee while Nicaraguan surgical nurses watch with interest. October 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Family (some bearing gifts) arrive at Managua's Hospital Escuela. They provide not only moral support but food, care and everything from showers to clean sheets. October 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Family (some bearing gifts) arrive at Managua's Hospital Escuela. They provide not only moral support but food, care and everything from showers to clean sheets. October 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • Suffering the heat poorly, Lucia Moyorga urges her son to fan her harder after a short walk the day following her surgery in Nicaragua. October 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

    Suffering the heat poorly, Lucia Moyorga urges her son to fan her harder after a short walk the day following her surgery in Nicaragua. October 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

  • The morning after his surgery, Juan Canda grimaces as he sinks into a chair after his first walk with physio-therapists Ian WIndle (left) Adrian Salonga. Juan received

    The morning after his surgery, Juan Canda grimaces as he sinks into a chair after his first walk with physio-therapists Ian WIndle (left) Adrian Salonga. Juan received "bi-lateral" surgery. October 25, 2012 (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press)

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