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For the second year in a row, Globe and Mail photographer John Lehmann has been honoured with a Canadian Association of Journalists award for photojournalism. The award, which recognizes a photographer’s body of work across 2015, was presented in a gala ceremony in Edmonton on Saturday night. Mr. Lehmann submitted a portfolio of 20 photographs – including this image of a Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation potlatch ceremony in Alert Bay, B.C. Mr. Lehmann, a Vancouver-based national correspondent, has been with The Globe since 2001

July 9: Will Grimm with Wildfire Services during a controlled burn at the north end of the Sechelt forest fire on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.

July 31: A polar bear feeds on a beluga whale at the mouth of Seal River, which runs into Hudson Bay, north of Churchill, Manitoba.

Oct 14: Toronto Blue Jay centre fielder Kevin Pillar catches a fly ball during the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers in Toronto.

February 1: Muslim women celebrate world hijab day in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

October 3: Hanna Scott during her winning ride in the shortboard competition at the 2015 Queen of the Peak surfing competition in Tofino, B.C.

July 31: A female polar bear at the mouth of the Seal River on the shores of Hudson Bay, north of Churchill, Manitoba.

February 5: Ian Ferguson, author of How to be a Canadian, posing in Victoria, B.C.

March 7: The Willie Family Potlatch who are members of the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation in Alert Bay on Cormorant Island, B.C. where a ceremony was held for the new Sisuitl Symbol.

June 14: B.C. Ballet's Tara Williamson in Vancouver’s Chinatown.

July 17: Robert Lynn Green Senior sits on the stairs of his old home which was washed away in the flooding after Hurricane Katrina.

February 18: St. Michael's Residential School survivor Josie Hanuse (black hat) is overcome with emotion during a symbolic decommission and demolition of the former residential school in Albert Bay, B.C.

January 19: Carole Itter, a prominent Vancouver artist, at her cabin in Cates Park in North Vancouver.

June 23: Roy Mulvahill and Marvin William ride in a covered wagon during the Xeni Gwet'in Youth Wagon Trip. The eight-day trip starts in the Nemiah Valley and ends up in Williams Lake, B.C. for the start of the Williams Lake Rodeo.

May 11: A night time photo of a Joshua Tree illuminated by a torch in Joshua Tree National Park, California. This single image is a composite of 180 images stacked together to show the earth's rotation.

August 29: A sub adult grizzly bear chases down a salmon near Klemtu, B.C.