Photos of the Year Eric WyNNE

Cruise ship tourists enjoy the view as they take a guided Segway tour along the Halifax waterfront on June 3.

Mooseheads’ goaltender Alex Gravel can only look as he gets scored on for the Quebec Remparts’ second goal with five minutes left in the first period at the Scotiabank Centre on March 22.
(Top photo) Lt. Alcantara pipes instructions to crew members as they readjust the gangway to the Cuauhtémoc docked at Pier 24 on May 5. As part of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of bilateral relations between Mexico and Canada, Mexico’s Tall-Ship Cuauhtémoc visited Halifax from May 5th to May 9th. (Bottom left) May 28 - Bernard Baker is one of the concerned congregants who hope to save St. Anselm's Church in West Chezzetcook after the Catholic Diocese abruptly closed it November 11, 2018, because of mould issues. (Bottom right) A male turkey, centre, rebuffs the attention from female turkeys in one of the barns at Ebbett’s Meadow Brook Farms in Tatamagouche on Dec. 15.
Violet McInnis, 3, (almost four) wearing her most favourite dress on Dec. 18, to go with story on her wanting to urge people to not forget to donate blood during the holidays.
Tourists enjoy a visit to Peggy’s Cove on June 7.
(Left) Chicoutimi Sagueneens’ Daniel Moody, Artemi Kniazev, and Jeremy Groleau, along with Mooseheads’ Arnaud Durandeau and Samuel Asselin eyeball the flying puck early in the third period at the Scotiabank Centre on Jan. 27. (Top right) A fan holds up a sign as Victoriaville Tigres’ Vincent Sevigny serves a penalty early in the first period against the Halifax Mooseheads on Jan. 31. (Bottom right) Dejected Mooseheads fans watch the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies skate around with the Memorial Cup on May 26. The Huskies beat the Mooseheads 4-2 in the Memorial Cup championship game.
Keelan Pyne proposes to HMCS Shawinigan Leading Seaman Sarah Davill after her ship arrived in home port at CFB Halifax on Sept. 26. The Shawinigan and HMCS Kingston arrived after a three-month deployment to Western Africa. Keelan surprised his girlfriend by proposing to her. And she said yes.
(Top photo) The casket of the youngest Barho children, Abdullah, 3 months, is carefully brought outside to be placed in one of seven hearses as the bodies are transported to a cemetery following a public funeral at the Cunard Centre on Feb. 23. (Bottom left) A man tears up as he prays as the names of the seven children who perished in the house fire in Spryfield. Approximately 400 people attended a special community gathering at Grand Parade on Feb. 20, in support of the Barho family. (Bottom right) The Cunard Centre was packed with people who wanted to participate in a public funeral for the seven Barho children on Feb. 23. The Barho children — Ahmad, 14; Rola, 12; Mohamad, 9; Ola, 8; Hala, 3; Rana, 2 and four-month-old Abdullah — all perished when fire swept through their Spryfield house on Feb. 19.
Premier Stephen McNeil listens from the doorway of the Legislative Library on March 27 as Education Minister Zach Churchill speaks to the media about details of an incident he had with Conservative Leader Tim Houston the previous day. Houston says he was assaulted during a heated verbal argument with Churchill.
Ellen Fullmore, 10, watches her friend Lily Arthurs, also 10, as they participate in a painting class at Argyle Fine Arts on April 6. Fullmore and Arthurs were among the students who wore curly wigs, plaid painting shirts and '80s-style shoes as they participated in a Bob Ross-inspired painting class. The Barrington Street gallery and art training class facility brought in instructors trained in the Rob Ross style of painting. Bob Ross was an American painter, art instructor, and television host. He was the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional television program that aired from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the U.S. Argyle Fine Art brought in instructors taught in the Bob Ross style of painting to share with the students. Bob Ross died in 1995 after a short battle with lymphoma.
Steve Adams tears up on Oct. 18 as he announces he will not re-offer as councillor in next year’s municipal election. The current councillor for Spryfield - Sambro - Prospect Road was first elected in 1991. He was successful in four subsequent elections including elections in 1994, 1995, 2000, 2004 and 2008, and then re-elected in October 2012 to represent District 11, Spryfield - Sambro - Prospect Road.
Moncton Magic’s Trey Kell gets tripped up by Halifax Hurricanes’ Malcolm Duvivier late in the second quarter of their NBL Canada game on April 29.
In his Dartmouth home on June 13, artist Tom Forrestall shows a photograph of himself from 1943 as he and his family spent some time at Sandy Bottom Lake.
Santa Claus (a.k.a.) Grant Thompson, 78) walks to a little girl in a car stopped at the lights on the corner of Sackville Drive and Riverside Drive in Lower Sackville Christmas Eve morning. Thompson spent more than an hour waving and handing out candy canes to motorists and children. The retired Royal Canadian Navy veteran and instructor with NSCC-IT has been one of Santa's official helpers by playing the Jolly Ole Elf himself in one capacity or another for over 20 years now.