2015 Photos of the year – Ruth Bonneville


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Tina Fontaine's Great Aunt, Thelma Favel holds back tears as she wraps herself in a blanket and hugs a photo of Tina next to a window in her home in Sagkeeng First Nation on the afternoon of hearing the news of the police finding her suspected killer. December 11, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Longtime friends (l-r) Heather Houston, Marissa Danyluk and her sister Teresa Danyluk didn't let the rain, high winds and cold stop them from rekindling a childhood love by going to the Red River Ex. June 17, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Three-year-old Madalyn Park, right, and five-year-old Rena Bedder laugh and giggle in the warm sunshine together at the Nature Playground in Assiniboine Park. April 10, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Colin Bryant (left) and James Balmes have some fun as they show off their pipes to the audience while competing in the Mens light middleweight category during the Manitoba Body Building Association Provincial Qualifier competition at Pantages Theatre. March 28, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Two-and-a-half-year-old Mason Martins lifts his chest up and roars like a wild cat with his dad after the family, Reena and George Martins finished getting their faces painted during Kids Fest at the Forks. June 06, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Views of Ron Mueck's exhibit of a newborn baby which is startlingly large and life-like at the WAG. The works are either monumental in scale or undersized. May 22, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Family members carry colourful umbrellas while making their way past the lily pond in the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden on their way to a wedding rehearsal in the rain. From left - Dan Saydak (father of the groom), Marge (red), Art Stubel and Joanne Saydak (yellow). August 5, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Four-year-old Rachael Lee laughs after a gust of wind overtook her dads large golf umbrella while out walking with him to the Riverview Community Centre. May 07, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
For the past 10 years, Jim Zacharkiw has volunteered his time to be the keeper of the Witch's Hut at Kildonan Park. Although he plans to continue, he is concerned who will help him fill the hours if he can't come as often due to health reasons in the future. July 20, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Larry Jensen at his quirky store Michael Rodent�s Bed, Bath and Kitchen, which houses the most bizarre assortment of quirky collectibles, is closing after 16 years of being an icon on Academy Road. January 06, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
A group of girls make their way through a wall of foam at the start gate of Adrenaline Adventures, Foam Fest, a 5k obstacle course that takes participants through mud, rope climbs and bouncers. June 27, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
A participant in the Dirty Donkey Mud Run dives into the muddy waters along the course at Assiniboine Downs. August 15, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Students from Emerald Hutterite Colony in The Pine Creek School Division play sponge hockey during recess on a warm, fall afternoon. October 13, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Early Childhood Educators working with kids at Splash Child Enrichment Centre on McGregor Street. Pre-school child gets a drink of water from tap while washing her hands. April 28, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Cool Gardens: Eight-year-old Isobel MacLean looks through hundreds of photographs of people placed on blue flags at one of the Cool Gardens art exhibits titled, Cool Citizen at the Forks. July 15, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
12-year-old Ian Dyck runs his hand over the coat of a horse while visiting Cavalia's Odysseo with other children from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. October 01, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Theodore Fontaine, attends the former Assiniboine Residential School (Assiniboia Residential School) at 611 Academy he went to in the late 1950's. Now it is the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. Fontaine spends time looking out the window of his former classroom and on the stairwell he climbed many times while attending the school. May 28, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Rozalynde McKibbin is an antique doll collector. Her home is a museum with over 1000 dolls that she has purchased, been given or has created herself. October 29, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Manitoba Moose Jiri Fronk flips into Bakersfield Condors goalie Laurent Brossoit (31) during second-period AHL action at the MTS Centre. November 20, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Award-winning Winnipeg Free Press Photographer Ken Gigliotti on his last day before retiring. January 01, 2015 (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
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