REGINA, Sask. (24/11/13) - Saskatchewan Roughriders Graig Newman and Tyron Brackenridge congratulate each other upon defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to win the 101st Grey Cup in Regina, Sask. on Nov. 24, 2013. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ST. ANDREWS, N.S. (13/12/12) - Darrell Lake takes in a late December afternoon in his trailer in rural St. Andrews, N.S. Lake was injured nearly six years ago when his truck rolled on a curve on the Trans-Canada Highway. He now lives with full-time care and his three dogs on the same property where he grew up. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
CFB Trenton (01/11/11) - Lindsay Raphael, wife of Master Corporal Byron Greff approaches the casket at his repatriation at CFB Trenton on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. A member of the Edmonton-based 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, MCpl Greff was killed by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device In Kabul on October 29, 2011. Greff was the first Canadian killed in Afghanistan during the new NATO-led training mission. He leaves behind a wife and two young children. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (04/05/13) - Bagpiper Brennan MacDonald leads the graduating class of St. Francis Xavier University to St. Ninian Cathedral for a Baccalaureate Ceremony Saturday, May 4 in advance of their spring convocation. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (17/05/13) - Bob Murray has been involved in the New Glasgow music festival as a violinist for nearly it's entire 75 year history. He is returning for the celebration to play a duet with a partner he used to collaborate with in his teen years. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
REGINA, Sask. (17/10/13) - Salma Bibi, a student at Regina Public Schools Adult Campus, holds her 18-month-old daughter Arezo as her oldest daughter Hediya, almost 4, plays at the Kids First daycare centre Thursday, Oct. 17 in Regina. The family arrived in Canada from Afghanistan and Salma is working on finishing her high school education. Photo by Rachel Psutka, Leader-Post.
BELLEVILLE, Ont. (29/11/11) - Danny Howsen watches as firefighters carry away his vehicle's door after removing it with the Jaws of Life at a four-vehicle collision on Wallbridge-Loyalist Road and Moira Street in Belleville Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011. Howsen was taken to Belleville General Hospital after being extracted from his vehicle. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (27/02/13) - Rev. Rebecca Sample is the unconventional face of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Antigonish. She arrived at the parish nearly three years ago and said one of the greatest challenges she faces as a religious leader is not her gender, but her age. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (20/10/12) - Dominique Comtois of the St. Francis Xavier University X-Men football team waits for medical treatment after a hit in the endzone during play on Saturday, Oct. 20. Falling behind in the second half, the X-Men lost 29-16 to the visiting Mount Allison Mounties and missed a guaranteed playoff position. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (11/11/12) - A veteran places her poppy on one of the dozens of wreaths encircling the cenotaph at Chisholm Park in Antigonish at the end of Remembrance Day ceremonies Sunday, Nov. 11. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
TRENTON, Ont. (10/11/11) A cadet stands at attention while guarding the cenotaph in Trenton, Ont. on November 10, 2011. The annual candlelight vigil is organized by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 110 in honour of veterans and members of the Canadian Forces who are currently serving, or lost their lives defending this country. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
SIKSIKA NATION, Alta. (18/06/11) - Demarcus Pacheco, 10, of the Yakama Nation, came all the way from Spokane, Washington to compete in the 4th Annual World Chicken Dance Championship at Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park on Saturday, June 18. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (03/05/13) - Scott Williams, a piper with a lifelong love of the Antigonish Highland Games and piping, is one of the inaugural members of the Antigonish Highland Society’s Hall of Fame. He is seen here in the piping room of his Antigonish home Friday, May 3. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
BELLEVILLE, Ont. (03/11/10) - A member of the Georgian Grizzlies men's rugby team (blue) takes down Loyalist Lancer Sean McMurtry while fellow Lancer Bryan Cole follows closely behind in first-half action of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association Division II men’s rugby championship in Belleville on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. Supported by a large home crowd, the Lancers defeated the Grizzlies with a score of 28-12 to secure the title for the second year running. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
GUELPH, Ont. (29/08/12) - Clelia Porzio-Gouveia, 7, practices her silks skills with the help of Jessica Martin of Centre of Gravity circus summer camp in Guelph on Wednesday, August 29. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (23/02/13) - New York native Steve Konchalski took his game north to Canada half a century ago. Now 67, Konchalski is a legend in Canadian basketball, coaching the St. Francis Xavier University X-Men. He has over 800 wins to his name. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
GUELPH, Ont. (18/07/12) - Fife Road resident Ernest B. shows where a stash of at least ten city signs, including three stop signs, were found Tuesday by his wife in a ditch off the road just west of Guelph. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
CALGARY, Alta. (06/08/11) - Calgary Stampeders receiver Jabari Arthur dives over Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Ryan Hinds (on ground) as Jason Shivers rushes to help make the play on Saturday, August 6, 2011. The Stampeders went on to beat the Tiger-Cats 32-20, securing their first home win of the season. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
OHIO, N.S. (31/01/13) - Parents, school board officials and members of the Department of Transportation arrive at the scene of a school bus crash on the Ohio East Road in Antigonish County early Thursday, Jan. 31. There were no students on board at the time and the driver escaped through a hatch on the roof of the over-turned bus. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
WOOLER, Ont. (11/11/11) - Arnie Powell, 90, paints in his favourite chair at home in Wooler, Ont. on Nov. 11, 2011. Powell began painting last year as a hobby, despite having no previous painting experience. He has since had his art receive an honourable mention in a local painting show. Powell relies on his daughters to stay in his own home after his wife Vera died last year after 66 years of marriage. Powell hopes to keep painting as long as he can. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ELORA, Ont. (28/06/12) - Yehuda Nestel, owner of community-supported agriculture collective Plowshare Farm, sets out to cultivate a field with the help of work horse Milly near Elora on June 28. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
LANARK, N.S. (01/12/12) - Morgan Gauthier relaxes in the trees in the snowy woods where she will spend a Saturday, Dec.1 night with friends from FreePlay Antigonish, a group providing outdoor physical activities for youth aged 10 and up. Despite the cold temperatures and several inches of snow on the ground of their Lanark area site, a total of 18 youth and three chaperones used their survival skills to build shelters and fires, cook a meal, and sleep out for the night. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
BELLEVILLE, Ont. (01/11/11) - Open swim time at Belleville's YMCA represents freedom for Josh Daley, 16. Visits to the pool used to involve constant supervision from his mother Janice, but he now spends the hour happily alone or with friends. Seen here on November 1, 2011, Josh has Down syndrome and is becoming more and more independent as he approaches adulthood. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
BELLEVILLE, Ont. (24/09/11) - Garrett Hooey of the Belleville Bulls and Nick Cousins of the Soo Greyhounds search for an airborne puck in first period action of the Bulls home opener on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. Cousins, a Belleville native, helped the Sault Ste Marie side to several goals but the Bulls won 4-3 after three hard-fought periods. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
GUELPH, Ont. (05/07/12) - Matthew Paonne, 8, cools off from a hot Thursday with help from the Guelph Fire Department at Norm Jary Park. Matthew was one of dozens of children who came out with their parents to enjoy the spray from a fire hose and climb inside a fire truck, ambulance, or police cruiser as part of the Hot Summer Nights program, which will be held on Thursdays throughout the summer. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
ANTIGONISH, N.S. (14/10/12) - Alexandre Arseneau of the U de Moncton Aigles Bleus leaps for a header during first half action against the St. F.X. X-Men Sunday, Oct. 14. The X-Men won 3-0. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
GUELPH, Ont. (30/05/12) - Protesters make their way to downtown Guelph on Wednesday, May 30. Starting in the Ward, around 20 protesters participated in a casserole march, banging pots and pans to show their solidarity with the students of Quebec. They were joined by at least another 50 in the downtown core. Photo by Rachel Psutka.
GUELPH, Ont. (26/06/12) - Annie de Grey takes in a sunny Tuesday afternoon with some hula hoop time in Guelph's Exhibition Park. The temperature is expected to soar throughout the week, peaking for a weekend with both days over 30C. Photo by Rachel Psutka.