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Best photos by Globe and Mail photographer Fred Lum for 2017

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Photographer Annie Liebovitz is photographed during an interview in Toronto. Liebovitz spoke about photography and her book, Annie Liebovitz Portraits 2005-2016.

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Performers entertain guests during dinner at the La Palapa restaurant in the popular surf and tourist town of Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

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Crowds gather for a vigil for those killed and injured after a shooting at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec. Two gunmen entered the mosque and fatally shot six people and wounding others after prayer service.

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With blood stains still on the carpet, and bullet holes in the walls, a member of the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec, prays after the mosque was reopened to the community. A lone gunman shot and killed six men shortly after prayer service but also wounded others who are in hospital.

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Film maker Joshua Z. Weinstein is photographed during a media interview day at the the Gladstone Hotel. His movie Menashe, spoken in Yiddish throughout, deals with a man and his son and the Ultra Orthodox community they are part of.

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After almost 54 years as headquarters for two newspapers (the Toronto Telegram and later The Globe and Mail) 444 Front St. West was finally demolished. Seven condominium towers are planned to be built on the site on the north west corner of Front St. West and Spadina Ave.

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New Orleans Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham (33) tries to pass the ball while tripping over Toronto Raptors centre Jakob Poeltl during NBA game.

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People gather on the beach to watch the sun setting in the popular surf and tourist town of Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

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Left image: Frances McAllister, 5, was the flower girl for her sister Ariana's ceremony at the wedding chamber located in Toronto city hall. Right image: Carlos Ramo (LEFT) and fiancé Andres Giminez embrace before getting married at the wedding chamber located in Toronto city hall. Earlier, Andres was asked if he had the rings with him and his smile dropped when he realizes he forgot the rings back at his apartment. With only half an hour available for the wedding, friends raced home and retrieved the rings in time for the ceremony.

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Antonio Lennert, Chief Experience Officer withsurfthegreats.org, bails on a wave while surfing the breaks off Bluffers Park. When the waves are good, this popular spot in Scarborough will see scores of surfers paddling out to catch the waves.

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A Mexican worker at The New Farm, carries boxes of freshly harvested salad greens to a washing/cleaning station before it is shipped to markets in southern Ont. The organic farm is located north of Shelburne, Ont.

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Visitors wander through Life After Utopia, an interactive participatory project by Alexander Hong, William Pemulis and Sheraz Khan. The exhibit is part of An Honest Farewell which is being held at the former location of Honest Eds store this weekend. The event put on by Toronto For Everyone (an initiative of the Centre for Social Innovation) featured live performances, interactive art installations and kids programs, as they said good bye and farewell to the iconic discount store at Bathurst St. and Bloor St. West.

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Celeste Smith, organizer of the Six Nations Right to Hunt counter-protest, beats her drum while protesters blocked members of the Six Nations of the Grand River from leaving Short Hills Provincial Park. A group from of the Six Nations were harvesting deer in the closed park, following their treaty right to do so. Protesters opposed the the hunt blocked vehicles from leaving the park at the end of the day.

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Rama Al Dibel,9, is photographed in her family's Thorncliffe area apartment. The family of five are government sponsored refugees from Homs , Syria and arrived in Canada over a year ago. They had been living in Lebanon after fleeing Syria.

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Byron Ruttan is photographed in his Verona, Ont. home. At the conclusion of a trial, the judge stated as fact, that Ruttan was raped 50 times by a court appointed mentor in 1979. In 2009, the mentor was charged, but the trial took 3 years, and though he was found guilty and sentenced to four years, the Supreme Court threw out the conviction, because of the three-year delay.

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Toronto Raptors physiotherapist Amanda Joaquim works with Raptors centre Lucas Nogueira before a game.

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Leonard Crawford, 54, is photographed on George St. in Thunder Bay, Ont. outside the Shelter Hous. Crawford, who lost him home after he was unable to keep up with tax payments, sleeps and has meals at Shelter House. In 2003, he hurt his back while working as a cleaner at a MacDonalds restaurant and and eventually left to take care of his father. The provincial government in Ontario is considering implementing a basic income for residents that could replace welfare.

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