Recently there was a shooting at a daycare in Gatineau, Quebec. When I arrived on the scene I was concerned that I would see children who had been traumatized by the event. I was relieved to see that the kids were calm and some even laughing – I knew that whatever had happened did not happen in front of them. When I left the scene after all of the kids had been picked-up I went over to my son’s daycare to give him a hug and fill in his teachers. I could only imagine the dread and relief that the parents involved must have felt.
I have been shooting the IIHF Women’s hockey championships happening in Ottawa for Reuters for the last few days. My assignments, thus far, have been to cover the Sweden vs. Whoever games happening at the Nepean Sportsplex. Unfortunately they haven’t been doing so well, but here are a few frames that I like.
Canada’s Finance Minister Jim Flaherty (L) and Prime Minister Stephen Harper walk to the House of Commons to deliver the budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa March 21, 2013. REUTERS/Blair Gable (CANADA)
I shot my first game of basketball in two years tonight, in preparation for tomorrows Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) mens basketball championships in Ottawa. The Acadian Axemen were defeated by the Carleton Ravens.
Acadia Axemen lost to the Carleton Ravens’ during their Canadian Interuniversity Sport semi-final basketball game in Ottawa March 9, 2013. Blair Gable
Canada’s National Defence Minister Peter MacKay in his office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa February 12, 2013.