Largest crowd ever in Woodbine Park, Toronto gathers for #SoupStock – a culinary protest to Stop The Mega-Quarry

It was the nicest weather I could remember for a Sunday in late October and it brought the largest gathering ever in Woodbine Park, Toronto – over 40,000 people for #SoupStock – a one-day culinary celebration that featured tasty soups from more than 200 of Canada‚Äôs top chefs. Everybody had the same purpose in mind […]

BLOG: The Occupy Wall Street movement comes to Toronto as protesters settle in St. James Park

The Occupy Wall Street movement made its way to Toronto yesterday. Hadn’t planned to shoot it as I was heading to the camera show. When I missed my Go bus by one frickin’ minute, and had another hour to kill, figured I’d check out King and Bay where the demonstrators were beginning to gather. Protest […]

BLOG: Big crowds take to Queen’s Park with a provocative message in first ever SlutWalk Toronto (Mom, don’t read.)

When there is a demonstration going off on a spring-like Sunday afternoon in Toronto, called #slutwalk – it’s hard not to think a few interesting photo opportunities might present themselves (all photos Richard Budman.) The demonstration turned out bigger than expected as maybe thousands turned out to Queen’s Park, then marched a short distance to […]

Toronto Photo Story of the Year: G20 Protests and Police actions

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