For the past three years, the Dominion City Brewing Company has partnered with some of Ottawa’s best chefs, bakers, artists, and growers to host Makin’ It Grain – an event that raises money for FarmWorks, a project of Operation Come Home. FarmWorks is a certified organic vegetable farm in Ottawa that employs at-risk youth in paying positions to build skills and confidence through work experience. Dominion City Brewing Company is an Ottawa craft brewery that makes really delicious beers and is committed to supporting the local community. This years culinary lineup included Prime Minister Justin’s Trudeau’s personal chef Katie Ardington, The Albion Rooms executive chef Jesse Brett Bell, Andaz Ottawa executive chef Stephen La Salle, Holland’s Cake and Shake pastry chef Holly Laham, and Dominion CItys head brewer Scott Denyer.
Burnt Point Lodge 2017 online campaign. Classic gear for the modern outdoorsman. Silk scarves, leather gloves, plaid shirts, canvas bags, blanket rolls, etc. Only the finest. burntpointlodge.com
David Johnston completed his extended term as Canada’s Governor General earlier this year after spending seven years at Rideau Hall. Over those years, I spent a healthy amount of time photographing His Excellency – everything from portrait sittings and interviews, to meeting veterans at Remembrance Day and awarding the Orders of Canada.
Jagmeet Singh, leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party (NDP). Photographs by Blair Gable for the Toronto Star
Canada’s 29th Governor General Julie Payette takes part in her swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chambers on Parliament Hill and at Rideau Hall in Ottawa October 2, 2017. Photograph by Blair Gable for the Globe and Mail
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a selfie with an boy who fell over the security railing while trying to take a photo of him during Canada Day celebrations as the country marks its 150th anniversary since confederation, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa July 1, 2017. Despite the rain and a large security presence, people waited in lines for up to 8 hours to enter Parliament Hill. REUTERS/Blair Gable
My buddy Randy has an awesome, local fashion and gear company inspired by good coffee, adventure and clean design. Check out our Black Coffee Apparel lifestyle shoot in the back-woods of Cantley, Quebec. You’ll see me rolling in his gear and it’s my favourite. http://www.blackcoffeeapparel.com
Update your personal brand with a new portrait! On June 22, $99 gets you a short session with a Ottawa portrait photographer Blair Gable, or another Third Floor York photographer of your choice, and a shiny new portrait. Your session includes one digital file for your website / social media. Sessions are 15-20 minutes in length and additional styles or additional digital files can be added to your package.
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Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. The Saskatchewan Member of Parliament beat out more than a dozen hopefuls, including Maxime Bernier, Michael Chong, Kellie Leitch, and Lisa Raitt. Tony Clement and Kevin O’Leary dropped out before the voting began. Scheer was previously Speaker of the House of Commons under Stephen Harper’s government.
Conservative Member of Parliament Maxime Bernier in his Confederation Building office in Ottawa April, 2017. Bernier is running for the Conservative Party of Canada leadership with a Libertarian agenda and has been seen as a front-runner for much of the race. Bernier was backed by Kevin O’Leary after he dropped out of the race. Photograph by Blair Gable for Maclean’s Magazine