July 31, 2015


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Photos of the year: John Woods

Westwood Warriors of the Winnipeg High School league prepare to battle Oak Park Raiders for a playoff spot. Westwood allegedly threw a game March 3 by pulling their goalie despite the fact that they were in the lead. Their coach was suspended. March 4, 2011
Ryan Purpur, Jesse Martin, Janeen Martin, Ray Braun and Cam Friesen at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, react after Mark Chipman announces at the NHL draft that the new NHL team in Winnipeg will be called the Jets. June 24, 2011
Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Paul LaPolice runs out with his team at the start of the 2011 Grey Cup final between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the BC Lions in Vancouver. November 27, 2011
Chloe Reimer and her team Gang Green celebrate her point at the MTS Superspike beach volleyball tournament at Maple Grove Rugby Park. July 16, 2011
Daniel Guzman of Sisler High School competes in the varsity boys long jump at the MILK Provincial Track and Field Championships at the University of Manitoba. June 10, 2011
James Hunt (Blue) and Sebastion Jagnyzak (Red) box in the first annual Take It Outside boxing event on Arthur Street in downtown Winnipeg. The event is a fund raiser for disadvantaged youth at Pan Am Place. August 6, 2011
Vicky Robson practices poll vault at the University of Manitoba. Robson is the lone Manitoban on the Canada Pan Am track and field team competing next month in Mexico. September 15, 2011
Wesmen players come together at the end of the University of Winnipeg Wesman Baseball 100 inning marathon. Funds were raised for the Wesmen baseball program. September 24, 2011
A giddy crew of media seem intoxicated with Maria Aragon at a press conference after she spoke with Lady Gaga on the radio at Hot 103 in Winnipeg. It must have been a slow news month. February 18, 2011
At a memorial service at IRCOM family and friends mourn for Abdul Jemei, a young immigrant who was killed March 16. April 1, 2011
Gerald Tait, assistant EMO on Roseau River First Nation, stands on a community ring dike on the reserve. The community was evacuated under threat of flooding. April 19, 2011
Anita Neville, long time Liberal federal MP for Winnipeg South Centre was defeated in the federal election. May 2, 2011
At the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger thanks Brig.-General Paul Wynyk and the Canadian Forces for their assistance during this year's flood in Manitoba. May 20, 2011
Two year old Mackenzie holds tight as her dad Master Corporal Ryan Maher holds her after he returned home at 17 Wing from the Libyan Operation Mobile which is based in Italy. September 9, 2011
Seven year old Kayden can't let go of his dad Master Corporal Ryan Maher after he returned home at 17 Wing from the Libyan Operation Mobile which is based in Italy. September 9, 2011.
Signs at Occupy Winnipeg in Memorial Park. November 12, 2011
People discuss world issues and injustices and erect tents as part of Occupy Winnipeg in Memorial Park Winnipeg. October 15, 2011
Firefighters go into defensive mode at a fire at 270 Tecumseh. December 5, 2011
A woman texts as another passenger is extricated from her vehicle after a motor vehicle collision on Berry at Ness. May 26, 2011
An anxious Len Mackie, heart transplant recipient, and his wife Kelly await the arrival of the parents, Joann and Roger Larre, of his donor Kyle Larre to his home in Winnipeg. October 8, 2011
Sonia Christ, owner of the Manitoba Great Pyrenees Rescue, is photographed with Tanner in Winnipeg. Tanner is a stray that refuses to stay in his foster homes unless he wants to. Tanner is a bit of an escape artist. February 11, 2011
A pair of men stand amongst the crowd as they hold candles at Manyfest. The party really got going today with kid zones, artist and farmer markets, a dance party, Lights on Broadway among the many events. September 10, 2011
People come and go from The Bay downtown. Zellers in the Bay downtown has been passed over as a Target location. September 23, 2011
Elissa Gabriel (C) lights candles for Mary Catcheway (R), the sister of Jennifer Catcheway, and some children at a vigil for murdered and missing women in Winnipeg. October 8, 2011
A young fan at the NHL Face-off party at The Forks in Winnipeg. Thousands of Winnipeggers were on hand to celebrate the return of the NHL to Winnipeg. October 6, 2011
A caregiver for her ailing husband are wondering about their future in Winnipeg. August 5, 2011
Models wait to get fitted at Swish - A Fashionable Soiree, a fashion fundraiser for the Rainbow Resource Centre, held at the Delta Hotel in Winnipeg. May 7, 2011
One Man gives out hugs at the Folk Fest at Birds Hill Park. July 7, 2011
A person carrying a shocking pink umbrella crosses St. Mary at Smith in the middle of a sun shower in Winnipeg. September 3, 2011
Born Ruffians perform at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg. March 19, 2011
People enjoy a ride on the YoYo at the Morris Stampede in Morris. July 22, 2011
Jordan Loeb snowshoes at the Red River Christmas event at Lower Fort Garry. December 4, 2011
A pedestrian crosses the Arlington bridge during a sunset. July 30, 2011
A couple of angry mallards go at it at The Forks. July 8, 2011
Geese take off at the north Perimeter. April 8, 2011
 A woman walks her dog across the foot bridge in Assiniboine Park. December 12, 2011
A male mallard stands out in a flock of feeding ducks at Kildonan Park. October 10, 2011
A couple of gulls go for a paddle as autumn colours reflect in the Red River in north Winnipeg., September 22, 2011
A truck passes some power transmission lines  in a sunset on the northwest perimeter. September 22, 2011
Hay bales sit under a rainbow just west of Winnipeg. September 3, 2011.
Westwood Warriors of the Winnipeg High School league prepare to battle Oak Park Raiders for a playoff spot. Westwood allegedly threw a game March 3 by pulling their goalie despite the fact that they were in the lead. Their coach was suspended. March 4, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
Ryan Purpur, Jesse Martin, Janeen Martin, Ray Braun and Cam Friesen at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, react after Mark Chipman announces at the NHL draft that the new NHL team in Winnipeg will be called the Jets. June 24, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Paul LaPolice runs out with his team at the start of the 2011 Grey Cup final between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the BC Lions in Vancouver. November 27, 2011 - Postmedia News
Chloe Reimer and her team Gang Green celebrate her point at the MTS Superspike beach volleyball tournament at Maple Grove Rugby Park. July 16, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Daniel Guzman of Sisler High School competes in the varsity boys long jump at the MILK Provincial Track and Field Championships at the University of Manitoba. June 10, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
James Hunt (Blue) and Sebastion Jagnyzak (Red) box in the first annual Take It Outside boxing event on Arthur Street in downtown Winnipeg. The event is a fund raiser for disadvantaged youth at Pan Am Place. August 6, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Vicky Robson practices poll vault at the University of Manitoba. Robson is the lone Manitoban on the Canada Pan Am track and field team competing next month in Mexico. September 15, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Wesmen players come together at the end of the University of Winnipeg Wesman Baseball 100 inning marathon. Funds were raised for the Wesmen baseball program. September 24, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
A giddy crew of media seem intoxicated with Maria Aragon at a press conference after she spoke with Lady Gaga on the radio at Hot 103 in Winnipeg. It must have been a slow news month. February 18, 2011 - JOHN.WOODS@FREEPRESS.MB.CA
At a memorial service at IRCOM family and friends mourn for Abdul Jemei, a young immigrant who was killed March 16. April 1, 2011 - JOHN.WOODS@FREEPRESS.MB.CA
Gerald Tait, assistant EMO on Roseau River First Nation, stands on a community ring dike on the reserve. The community was evacuated under threat of flooding. April 19, 2011 - JOHN.WOODS@FREEPRESS.MB.CA
Anita Neville, long time Liberal federal MP for Winnipeg South Centre was defeated in the federal election. May 2, 2011 - JOHN.WOODS@FREEPRESS.MB.CA
At the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger thanks Brig.-General Paul Wynyk and the Canadian Forces for their assistance during this year's flood in Manitoba. May 20, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
Two year old Mackenzie holds tight as her dad Master Corporal Ryan Maher holds her after he returned home at 17 Wing from the Libyan Operation Mobile which is based in Italy. September 9, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Seven year old Kayden can't let go of his dad Master Corporal Ryan Maher after he returned home at 17 Wing from the Libyan Operation Mobile which is based in Italy. September 9, 2011. - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Signs at Occupy Winnipeg in Memorial Park. November 12, 2011 - Winnipeg Free Press
People discuss world issues and injustices and erect tents as part of Occupy Winnipeg in Memorial Park Winnipeg. October 15, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
Firefighters go into defensive mode at a fire at 270 Tecumseh. December 5, 2011 - Winnipeg Free Press
A woman texts as another passenger is extricated from her vehicle after a motor vehicle collision on Berry at Ness. May 26, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
An anxious Len Mackie, heart transplant recipient, and his wife Kelly await the arrival of the parents, Joann and Roger Larre, of his donor Kyle Larre to his home in Winnipeg. October 8, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
Sonia Christ, owner of the Manitoba Great Pyrenees Rescue, is photographed with Tanner in Winnipeg. Tanner is a stray that refuses to stay in his foster homes unless he wants to. Tanner is a bit of an escape artist. February 11, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
A pair of men stand amongst the crowd as they hold candles at Manyfest. The party really got going today with kid zones, artist and farmer markets, a dance party, Lights on Broadway among the many events. September 10, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
People come and go from The Bay downtown. Zellers in the Bay downtown has been passed over as a Target location. September 23, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Elissa Gabriel (C) lights candles for Mary Catcheway (R), the sister of Jennifer Catcheway, and some children at a vigil for murdered and missing women in Winnipeg. October 8, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
A young fan at the NHL Face-off party at The Forks in Winnipeg. Thousands of Winnipeggers were on hand to celebrate the return of the NHL to Winnipeg. October 6, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
A caregiver for her ailing husband are wondering about their future in Winnipeg. August 5, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Models wait to get fitted at Swish - A Fashionable Soiree, a fashion fundraiser for the Rainbow Resource Centre, held at the Delta Hotel in Winnipeg. May 7, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
One Man gives out hugs at the Folk Fest at Birds Hill Park. July 7, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
A person carrying a shocking pink umbrella crosses St. Mary at Smith in the middle of a sun shower in Winnipeg. September 3, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Born Ruffians perform at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg. March 19, 2011 - JOHN.WOODS@FREEPRESS.MB.CA
People enjoy a ride on the YoYo at the Morris Stampede in Morris. July 22, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Jordan Loeb snowshoes at the Red River Christmas event at Lower Fort Garry. December 4, 2011 - Winnipeg Free Press
A pedestrian crosses the Arlington bridge during a sunset. July 30, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
A couple of angry mallards go at it at The Forks. July 8, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
Geese take off at the north Perimeter. April 8, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
A woman walks her dog across the foot bridge in Assiniboine Park. December 12, 2011 - Winnipeg Free Press
A male mallard stands out in a flock of feeding ducks at Kildonan Park. October 10, 2011 - JOHN WOODS
A couple of gulls go for a paddle as autumn colours reflect in the Red River in north Winnipeg., September 22, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
A truck passes some power transmission lines in a sunset on the northwest perimeter. September 22, 2011 - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press
Hay bales sit under a rainbow just west of Winnipeg. September 3, 2011. - John Woods/Winnipeg Free Press

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