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Rob is restrained by Kevin, following a fight with another member of their group, January 4, 2010. Calgary, Canada. Rob and Tyler are members of a Neo-Nazi Skinhead group called W.E.B. (White European Bloodlines), one of many Skinhead groups across Canada.
A dog near a fire, January 9, 2010. Calgary, Canada.
Blood is sprayed on a basement wall, following an altercation, January 4, 2010. Calgary, Canada.
Rob, Kevin, and Tyler, after being escorted out of a local bar by the Calgary Police Guns and Gangs unit, January 22, 2010. Calgary, Canada.
Tyler and Tyler talk while drinking, March 7, 2009. Calgary, Canada.
Conor hangs a picture of Adolf Hitler in a friends basement apartment, March 11, 2009.
Jordan uses a laptop computer, May 23, 2009. Hamilton, Canada.
Rob sieg heils while making out with his girlfriend, January 26, 2010. Calgary, Canada.
Kyle dresses his daughter Aryanna, March 7, 2009 in Calgary, Alberta.
Jordan and Dallas work out in a backyard, March 20, 2009. Calgary, Canada.
Young Skinheads sleep on a basement floor, March 7, 2009.
Richars and Andrew's apartment, August 7, 2009. Toronto, Canada. 3. Louie Palu/Zuma Press
US Army flight medic SGT Ian Bugh of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade prepares for a night mission outside his medevac helicopter at Forward Operating Base Wilson in volatile Zhari District in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This medevac unit is call signed DUSTOFF and dates back to the VIetnam war. This medevac deployment during the Kandahar Offensive would go on to complete almost as many missions as the units that operated in the Vietnam War.
Men rush a wounded 8-year-old boy to Canadian troops for help after he was critically injured by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) set by Taliban insurgents looking to target Canadian troops on patrol in the village of Fathullah in Panjwa'i District in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan who would call on a medevac for life saving treatment.
Seen in a US Army MEDEVAC helicopter are the bandaged legs of an Afghan soldier who lost his feet and part of his legs to an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Arghandab Valley in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. IED's are one of the most common weapons used by Taliban insurgents which can be indiscriminate, killing and maiming both combatants and civilians.
An Afghan police officer sits stunned while comforting two boys who were blinded by land mines set by Taliban insurgents targeting Afghan and American soldiers. The boys are being evacuated in a US Army MEDEVAC helicopter from the Arghandab Valley in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan to an ISAF medical facility for treatment. IED's are one of the most common weapons used by Taliban insurgents which can be indiscriminate, killing and maiming both combatants and civilians.
US Army flight medic SGT Ian Bugh of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade treats one of two critically wounded US soldiers in the back of a medevac helicopter in volatile Zhari District in Kandahar Province where they were wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) set by insurgents. Flight medics keep casualties alive just long enough so they can be treated at a higher facility at Kandahar Airfield.
US Army flight Medic SGT Patrick Schultz talks to a wounded US soldier in the rear of a medevac helicopter while flying to Kandahar Airfield after he was injured by an improvised explosive device in Zhari District, Kandahar, Afghanistan. Many wounded soldiers such as this have serious internal wounds, trauma and are blindefolded due to the effects on the eyes of medications.
While being transported by medevac helicopter a US soldier holds his comrades hand after he was critically injured in an insurgent attack on their patrol in Maiwand District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
A frightened Afghan boy watches US Army flight medic SGT Ian Bugh (L) of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade treat one of his two critically wounded brothers in the back of a medevac helicopter flying at breakneck speed for life saving treatment at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The boys were injured in volatile Zhari District in Kandahar Province by an improvised explosive device (IED) set by insurgents which was detonated by a passing donkey. With multiple critical casualties the medic must make the difficult decision and choose who has the best chance of surviving and treat them first, these boys were treated and survived.
A US soldier illuminates the legs of a comrade critically injured by an improvised explosive device (IED) attack at night on their armoured vehicle for the flight medic flying with the 101st Airborne Combat Aviation Brigade who is organizing the evacuation of the wounded via a medevac helicopter to Kandahar Airfield, Kandahar, Afghanistan. Medevac crews work 7 days a week 24 hours a day even at night.
The shadow of a US medevac helicopter of the 101st Airborne Combat Aviation Brigade is flying seen over US and Afghan troops after picking up a wounded US soldier critically injured by an improvised explosive device (IED) south of Spin Pir in Zhari District, Kandahar, Afghanistan during operations aimed at clearing insurgents from their strongholds. Medevac helicopters fly into any area to pick up casulties even under fire.
A US Army medic (L) embraces flight medic SGT First Class Richard Miller (R) of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade below the medevac helicopters rotor blades giving SFC Miller details of the casualties injuries as paratroopers from the 101st Airborne carry their wounded comrade who was injured by an improvised explosive device (IED) attack to the waiting helicopter in Zhari District, Kandahar Afghanistan.
The rotors of a US Army medevac helicopter blows dust over a mud wall and a field along with yellow smoke popped by troops on the ground to mark the landing zone (LZ) and as it lands to pick up a US soldier critically wounded by an IED (improvised explosive device) somewhere between the villages of Sangasar and Spin Pir in Zhari District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Every LZ is different and very confusing as the blowing dust makes visibility almost impossible even when looking out for insurgents who are constantly trying to shoot the helicopters down.HM. Olivier Asselin/Independent Photojournalist
Tony Boussana, 24, who is partly paralized by polio, is helped by his girlfriend Sabena, 19, as he tries to sit up in his bed at the A. Cisse Hospital in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo on Friday December 3, 2010. "When I got to the hospital I could still move my arms, but now I can't", he says. "I feel completely lost."
A bible lies next to the foot of Maouaka, 19, who suffers from respiratory complications from polio, as she lies in a bed at the A. Sice general hospital in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo on Wednesday December 1, 2010. Maouaka died a few hours after this image was taken.
Maouaka, 19, who suffers from respiratory complications from polio, lies in a bed at the A. Sice general hospital in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo on Wednesday December 1, 2010. Maouaka died a few hours after this image was taken.
Vivien Massomba, 12, who suffers from palsy following a polio infection, grimaces while being massaged by a health worker at the Tie-Tie hospital in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo, on Thursday December 2, 2010.
Relatives prepare to bury the body of Rachel Yaki Diane, 26, who died following a polio infection at the Vendelou cemetery in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo on Saturday December 4, 2010.
Volunteers hang a banner announcing the upcoming round of polio vaccination as night approaches in Djambala, Republic of Congo on Monday December 6, 2010.
A member of a social mobilization team uses a megaphone from a moving vehicle to inform the population about the upcoming polio vaccination round in Djambala, Republic of Congo on Tuesday December 7, 2010.
A child receives two drops of polio vaccine during the second round of vaccination in Djambala Village, Republic of Congo on Wednesday December 8, 2010.
A man gets vaccinated against polio during the second round of vaccination in Djambala Village, Republic of Congo on Wednesday December 8, 2010.
A woman's finger is marked with indelible ink after she was vaccinated against polio during the second round of vaccination in Djambala Village, Republic of Congo on Wednesday December 8, 2010.PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR-Sponsored by The Canadian Press WINNER-Tyler Anderson/The National Post
Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver Adam Nicolson loses his helmet while being tackled by Toronto Argonauts defenders Greg Blue, Ejiro Kuale and Michael Grant during CFL action in Toronto, June 13, 2010.
A man with a trumpet takes his shirt off the hood of a burning cop car on Queen Street West during the G20 Summit in Toronto, Saturday, June 26, 2010.
Mayoral candidate Rob Ford tries to ignore a person dressed in a chicken suite holding a sign that reads 'Where is Rob Ford's Plan', during in front of City Hall in Toronto, Wednesday, August 4, 2010. Ford became mayor of Canada's largest city on December 1, 2010.
A funeral procession makes its way through the streets of Leogane, Haiti, Monday, February 1, 2010. Three weeks after the devastating earthquake, the people of the seaside town at its epicentre struggle to rebuild their lives after loosing so much.
Musician, producer and rapper, Pharrell, pose for a portrait at the Four Season Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, October 14, 2010.
A ball catches Toronto Blue Jays infielder Alex Gonzalez's shirt during a game against the Chicago White Sox during the home opener of the Toronto Blue Jays in Major League Baseball (MLB) action in Toronto, Ontario, April 12, 2010.
Angel investors Frank Erschen (L), Randall Howard (M) and Robert Douglas (R), explore new virtual reality equipment that is part of a digital media innovation centre at the Communitech Hub (The Hub) in Kitchener, Ontario, Monday, December 20, 2010.
A freight train drives into the last rays of sunlight along the tracks beside the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto, Ontario, March 31, 2010.
A group of children cool of in the water of a public tap near a temporary tent city in Leogan, Haiti, Thursday, February 4, 2010. Three weeks after the devastating earthquake, the people of the seaside town at its epicentre struggle to rebuild their lives after loosing so much. NOMINEE- Jimmy Jeong/Independent Photojournalist
Philip Roth in his apartment in Manhattan, NY on October 5, 2010. His latest book, Nemesis, is set in his hometown of Newark, N.J. in 1944 in the midst of a polio outbreak.
Edmonton - August 11, 2010 - Photos of police tactical team training rappelling techniques in downtown Edmonton.
Edmonton - April 8, 2010 - Models, many of them first-time models, wait nervously backstage during Western Canada Fashion Week.
Edmonton - May 16, 2010 - Two-year-old Maddox Flynn. Parents Mike Flynn and Nicole Champagne expect Maddox to have surgery in New York on Friday for a severe facial malformation that has affected him since birth.
Rancher Carmen Langer looks over some of his pure bred cattle at one of their fields near Peace River, Alberta on July 14, 2010. Residents in the area have been complaining of strong odours in the air which they say are affecting the health of their animals and family members.
Edmonton - April 2, 2010 - The 30th Annual Good Friday Outdoor Way of the Cross Walk through inner city Edmonton.
Author Salman Rushdie poses for a photo in Manhattan, NY on November 12, 2010. Mr. Rushdie has just released his latest novel, 'Luka and the Fire of Life' which is inspired from the video games played by his son Milan.
Aaron Patzer poses for a photo in Manhattan, NY on November 29, 2010. Aaron Patzer is the founder of Mint.com, (acquired by Intuit in 2009) which is an online finance management site targeted towards a young online audience.
New York City, NY - October 31, 2010 - A costumed parader speaks with an officer during Halloween in New York city.
Reinie Jobin, an elder with the Lubicon nation, middle, sits in the office of Bernard Ominayak, 30-year chief of the Lubicon nation, at Little Buffalo which is 70kms east of Peace River, Alberta on July 15, 2010. Residents in the area have been complaining of strong odours in the air which they say are affecting the health of their animals and family members. NOMINEE- John Lehmann/The Globe and Mail
Some of the manny actors seen here October 18, 2010 who entrain the crowds at this years Fright Nights on until October 31, 2010 at Vancouver's PlayLand.
An Iraqi-Canadian kisses a holy cross during mass at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Surrey December 12, 2010. The church has become the spiritual and geographical centre for Iraqi Christians in the area that have fled Iraqi because of their religious beliefs.
A young surfer checks out the last few ridable waves of the day at Long Beach South of Tofino October 14, 2010.
Canadian Peter Devries during the O'Neil Cold Water Classic surfing competition in Tofino, British Columbia October 14, 2010. The Devries the son of one of the original local Tofino surfers who last years won the inaugural event failed to win his heat and was eliminated from the event.
Sockeye salmon make their way up the Adams River at Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park north of Chase B.C. October 12, 2010. Struggling against insurmountable odds the salmon return once every fours years to this spot where only 1 out of every four thousand eggs laid in River lives to return as a spawning adult.
A young boy climbs out of cave at Chesterman Beach South of Tofino makes his way out into the ocean October 6, 2010. Tofino will host The O’Neill Cold Water Classic Canada October 9-15, 2010 the most Northern surf competition on the plant.
Tamils from Sri Lanka are escorted of their vessel by Canadian Border Services after the ship carrying 490 suspected asylum seekers docked at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt near Victoria August 13, 2010.
With the help of his father Kulvir Lehal, Jujhar age four takes part in the Eighth annual turban competition in Surrey, B.C. April 5, 2010. The annual event is the largest in North America and showcased the many styles of turbans from different parts of the world.
Canadian Samuel Edney makes his way down the Luge track at the Whistler Sliding Centre February 13, 2010 during men's singles competition first run.