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Beating the heat at Toronto's Caribbean Carnival

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Revellers take part in the annual Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival parade in Toronto, August 4, 2012.

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A shot from afar of the Caribbean Carnival parade, which marched down Newfoundland Drive onto Lake Shore Boulevard around noon.

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Spectators photograph the parade from the Ontario Place walkway over Lakeshore Boulevard in Toronto.

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A parade marcher with a large feathered headdress. Many costumed revellers complained of intense heat, which has exceeded 30 degrees all day.

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A parade goer keeps hydrated, as the heat climbed over 40 degrees with the humidex.

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A small bag of ice is shared by parade goers.

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Despite security fears that have prompted heightened security, and limited attendance, it has still been a fun day for marchers and spectators.

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