Last year Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hosted US President Barak Obama and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for the North American Leaders Summit in Ottawa. I was one of the official photographers for the summit.
This was the second time I had photographed Barak Obama; the first being his first official state visit. The next time the POTUS rolls through town, he will probably be on a book tour or a high paying speaking engagement.
Canada’s Governor General David Johnston at Rideau Hall in Ottawa April 13, 2016. Photograph by Blair Gable for Maclean’s Magazine
Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will give Peter Stoffer and Rodger Cuzner a run for their money in the nicest-guy-on-Parliamen-Hill contest. I photographed him quickly in the rotunda of Centre Block on Parliament Hill for Macleans Magazine.
Last week, Maclean’s Magazine and L’actualité held a Welcome to the Hill event at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier for Members of Parliament. While former Liberal MP Lloyd Axworthy received a Lifetime Achievement Award, it was former Prime Minister Jean Chretien who stole the show. Chretien was giving out Shawinigan Handshakes, throwing punches, posing for selfies, meeting new MPs, and hanging with the old boys.
See more of my photos from the night at Macleans.ca
Full moon rises on Christmas Eve in Ottawa December 24, 2015. The full moon will peak at 6:11 am EST on December 25, marking the first full moon to happen on Christmas day since 1977. The phenomenon won’t happen again until 2034. REUTERS/Blair Gable
Shortly after being sworn into Cabinet by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Governor General’s David Johnston, a few new Cabinet Ministers stood in front of the Canada Doors in the foyer of the House of Commons for a portrait.
John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.
Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada