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The Globe and Mail photo editors' favourite moments of 2017

Asylum seekers claiming to be from Nigeria cross illegally into Canada, on Roxham Road, near Hemmingford, Quebec. The incidence of illegal crossings increased in early 2017 and one of the busiest crossings was near Hemmingford.

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Rosa Pola (L) holds up a photo of Tanou Barry and Aissatou Cisse holds up photo of Ibrahim Barry (no relation to Tanou) during a vigil in Quebec City. According to Aissatou, both men were victims in the recent mosque shooting when two gunmen entered the Quebec City mosque and fatally shot six people and wounding others after prayer service.

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Levi Friesen, 19, right, along with his brother Andrew Friesen, 17, left, and their friend Tyler Mitchell, 18, middle, play hockey outside their home on the icy street near East 43rd Avenue and St. George Street in Vancouver, British Columbia. City of Vancouver crews have fallen behind in maintaining the side streets turning them into skating rinks.

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Hundreds of thousands of people marched during the Women's March on Washington, in Washington DC, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration. Left: Erin McGrath of Richmond, Virginia is pictured with her five-year-old daughter Veronica Seneschal. "I'm marching today for my daughters.” Centre: Stephani Ouzts, 29, North Carolina says she is "Marching for equality for women." Right: Samaa Eldadah, 15, of Washington DC, says she marched "Because we are greater than fear."

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

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Elders lead people out of the DAPL resistance camps near Cannon Ball, North Dakota in a ceremonial retreat ahead of a police enforced eviction.

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A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer stands among Vancouver Police officers during a memorial for Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson, who was killed in the line of duty on November 6, in Abbotsford, B.C.

Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

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Ile Mercier covered in flood water is seen on the Riviere des Prairies on the north part of Montreal. The bridge leading to the island is closed with its residents evacuated.

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Kelsey Thorne holds her daughter Nevaeh Porter, 8, as they both cry while viewing the remains of their home where they lived with her parents that was destroyed by wildfire on the Ashcroft First Nation, near Ashcroft, B.C.

Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

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Left: Andres Giminez and Carlos Ramo hold hands while 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. Right: Xinyun Lyu hurries to the wedding chamber where she was getting married Yang Wang. The wedding chamber is located in Toronto city hall.

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Governor General David Johnston and wife Sharon and dog Rosie leave following a ceremonial tree planting to commemorate the end of his mandate at Rideau Hall in Ottawa.

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Six-year-old twin sisters Izzy, left, and Billie Page, right, who reside and go to school on Toronto Islands, play on the sandbanks put in place to curb flood waters after they get home from Nelson Mandela Park Public School on the mainland which they are temporarily attending due to rising waters in Lake Ontario in Toronto. They are among the approximately 250 students of which around 25 live on the island, who have been relocated due to flooding.

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Masqueraders performs during the Grand Parade at the Caribbean Carnival in Toronto.

Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press

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Crab harvesters Joel Camus, left, and Andre Bourgeois prepare to store the day's final catch outside of Cheticamp Harbour in Cheticamp, N.S.

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Members of the Canada C3 expedition are pictured in front of Prince Leopold Island, Nunavut.

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Dancers walk backstage during the 2017 Youth America Grand Prix Regional Semi-Finals where hundreds of young ballet dancers audition for scholarships, in Toronto.

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Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alberta rides Get Smart for 92 points to win his third title as saddle bronc champion at the Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary, Alberta.

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Brock Radford lights a cigaret after getting rolled in the dirt by the bull he was riding during the PBR event in Cornation, Alberta.

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Samara Swan, 11, runs through the Pacific Ocean to train for tack and field on the beach near her home, in Ahousaht, on Flores Island in Clayoquot Sound.

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Wahida, who chose not to reveal her face, sits behind the curtain on her bed inside the female ward of Herat Prison. She was arrested when she was seven months pregnant, convicted for helping her sister-in-law murder her husband. Her 10-month-old daughter, Mahtab was born inside the prison. Her biggest fear is the future when her sentence is over and she has to face the outside world on her own.

Kiana Hayeri

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Sedra hugs her father after he tells her his dream for her is that she can "look up at the sky and feel happy."

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