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See some of the best Canadian photos from 2018



The bus crash of Humboldt Broncos was selected as Canada's news for the year. (Humboldt Broncos / Twitter)

Humboldt Broncos bus accident

The Humboldt Broncos Junior Hockey Team was on its way to a playoff game in Nipahín, Saskatchewan. When his bus and semi-truck clashed at the junction on April 6, killing 16 people and injuring 13 people.

(Olivia Stefanovich / PS)

The accident made headlines around the world and struck a chord with Canadian hockey lovers, uniting the country with sorrow. Canadian media have chosen it as news from Canada for the year.

(Chanss Lagaden / CBC)

Dynamic duo in Canada

Tessa Vorue and Scott Moore completed their glorious careers in 2018, winning their second Olympic gold medal with an Olympic gold medal with a record total score at the Winter Olympics in Peyongjang, South Korea.

(Kevin Lite / PS Sport)

The Icons of Canadian Ice Dancers were named for the US Sports Canadian Athletes of the Year.

(Kevin Lite / PS Sport)

Toronto van attack

Ten people died and more than a dozen were injured after a van was plowed by pedestrians on a crowded pavement in Toronto on April 23rd.

(Albert Leung / PS)

Alec Minasian, 26, from Richmond Hill, Ont., E is charged with 10 counts of first degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder, and will be tried on February 3, 2020.

(David Donnelly / PS)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Major General Julie Payte and Ontario Prime Minister Kathleen Wynn were among the most senior senior officials who joined the great number of mourners in the vigil of Mel Lammanman Square in Toronto in honor of the victims of the attack.

(Carly Thomas / PS)

Toronto attack Danforth

Toronto was again hit by a tragedy after shooting on Dufffort Street on July 22.

(Patrick Morel / PSC)

Riz Falon (18) and Juliana Cosis (10) were killed, while 13 others, aged 17 to 59, suffered wounds.

(Meagan Fitzpatrick / CBC)

Kinder Morgan is protesting

The proposed expansion of Kander Morgan's Transcarpath pipeline is one of the most controversial and divided issues in Canadian politics this year, causing several protests across the country.

(Christer Vara / PS)

Outside, two Greenpeace activists can see themselves as a scaling of Kinder Morgan's exercises in Delta, BC, in May.

In March, gas pipeline opponents held demonstrations in front of MP's offices across the country as part of a national day of action against Kinder Morgan.

(Tina Lovegreen / PSC)

Historic floods in New Brunswick

(Trevor Lions / PS)

Record flood levels have destroyed parts of New Brunswick this summer, washing their roads and destroying homes.

(Shane Fowler / PS)

The federal government has provided support for the flooding efforts in the province, including military assistance.

(Mary-Catherine McIntosh / CBC)

The worst season of fire on a record in BC

British Columbia was in a state of emergency this summer, when it burned nearly 13,000 square kilometers from the province, breaking the record in 2017.

(Daryl Dick / Canadian Press)

Tornado ripps through Ottawa, Gatineau, Que.

(Christine Nelson / PS)

Powerful Twister broke through the rural Ottawa community of Dunrobin on September 21, destroying dozens of homes.

Tornado – one of the two that touched the Ottawa-Gatino region – had wind speeds of up to 265 km / h.

(Sean Kilpatrick / Canadian Press)

Canada legalizes recreational cannabis

Canada has become the first major Western nation to legalize and regulate the sale of cannabis for recreational use in 2018.

(Evan Mitsui / PS)

The world watched when the country made history with the first legal sale of a non-medical container right after midnight on October 17, on the occasion of the start of what the New York Times called Canada's "national experiment".

(Evan Mitsui / PS)

The move to legalize cannabis for recreational use, triggering a brand new industry with wide implications for almost every aspect of society, was voted the Canadian business story of business news for the year.

(Evan Mitsui / PS)

Giant old growing cedars of B.C.

The coastal forests of British Columbia are home to huge, ancient trees that can reach incredible heights and live to 1000 years.

(Chris Korda / PSC)

Trees are symbols of the ongoing battle in the province among environmentalists – who want trees of old plants to limit forest workers, and who want at least some trees for old plants available for logging.

(TJ Watt / Ancient Forest Alliance)

Ken Wu, executive director of the environmental group "Ancient Forest Alliance", is seen above with a stump of a western rectangler with a length of four meters in the Gordon River, near Lake Kovichan on Vancouver Island.


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