Career Timeline - Peter Power

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Awards & Recognition


Assignments & Projects



Sheridan CAPS Advertising Video Series (Director & DOP)


Cleveland Clinic Canada - 100th Anniversary Book


Pine River Institute - Ongoing Marketing Photography & Video


World Track Cycling and Para Cycling - Independent




Operation Caribbe -HMCS Yellowknife Drug Interdiction - Pacific Ocean 

- for Canadian Geographic


Kids Help Phone Anniversary Book - "Always There. 30 Years of Kids Help Phone"


Rogers Cup Tennis for Tennis Canada



Rogers Cup Tennis for Tennis Canada

Toronto Indy - Zuma Press


Canada Reads - CBC

Featured Photographer

FLASH 2017



Rogers Cup Tennis for Tennis Canada


North American Indigenous Games -Official Photographer


St. Joseph's Hospital kidney transplant live stream



Began teaching Digital Photojournalism at Humber College and Mohawk College


Communitech Book Photography - "We Built This" - Portraits


Halifax Partnership 20th Anniversary Magazine Photography 🇨🇦

McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation Family Appreciation photography

National Newspaper Awards

Two Nominations

News Feature Picture of the Year


Fort McMurray 🇨🇦 - From Boom to Bustfor The Globe and Mail


Corporal Cirillo murder and funeral - for The Canadian Press


Feature Picture of the Year - Uéshépun - Labrador
"Hunting Demons in Labrador" - 1st




Natuashish - Newfoundland and Labrador  

; Ten years after Davis Inlet
- "Hunting Demons” Story & Photographs - Independent


Sony photography workshops - Toronto and Montreal 


Founded Peter Power Photography Inc. April 2014


Finalist - Photojournalist of the Year


Sports Feature Picture of the Year


Canada’s Future in the North, Nunavut, NWT, Yellowknife

 - The Globe and Mail

Lac Mégantic Rail Disaster 🇨🇦 - The Globe and Mail

National Newspaper Award (NNA)

Winner - Feature Photography - "Hospice"



3rd Place - Portrait and Personality - Leonard Cohen


HM - Single Multimedia - Maternal Healthcare - Sierra Leone

The Canadian Association of Journalist

Photojournalism Award (1 of 4 FINALISTS)

Society of Newspaper Design (SND)

Award of Excellence (x2)


Economy - Exploitation & Recovery - Sierra Leone 🇸🇱and Liberia 🇱🇷, Africa - The Globe and Mail


Canadian Veterans at Summer Camp - The Globe and Mail


NPPA Best of Photojournalism(BOP)

Second Place-Local Portrait and Personality

The Webby Awards

Finalist – News and Politics Series - "Trials of Nunavut"



Photo Story of the Year - "Nunavut - The Troubled North"


Mogadishu, Somalia 🇸🇴 - Conflict: Famine and Mental Health - The Globe and Mail

Pictures of the Year International (POYi) Award of Excellence - Issues Reporting Picture Story 

"Nunavut - The Troubled North"

The Webby Awards

HONOREE Documentary-Series

"Dementia: Personal Stories of Hearts and Minds"

The Canadian Association of Journalist (CAJ) Photojournalism Award FINALIST


Haiti 🇭🇹 - Assigned to cover the aftermath following the devastating earthquake. 


Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, B.C.  🇨🇦 - The Globe and Mail



- Canada’s Troubled North - The Globe and Mail


Dementia Project - "Stories of Heart & Mind" - The Globe and Mail


Multimedia Story (single person) – 1st -"Seth: The Sweet Vanished Past"

The Webby Awards


Documentary Single Episode - "100 Soldiers"


People of the Holland Marsh Documentary - “Marshmuckers” - The Globe and Mail



Low-budget NASCAR video documentary - “Lightning’s Last dance” - The Globe and Mail


Memoriam Video to commemorate Canada’s 100th Soldier killed in Afghanistan - The Globe and Mail


Mexico 🇲🇽- "The War on Drugs" - The Globe and Mail

News Photographers of Canada Pictures of the Year (NPAC POY)

1st Place - Multimedia Story - "The Boy in the Moon"


3rd Place - Picture Story - "Attitude is Everything"


HM – Multimedia - "Attitude is Everything"

Pictures of the Year International(POYi) 

3rd Place - Multimedia Project - "The Boy in the Moon"

NPPA Best of Photojournalism(BOP) 

HM - Documentary Video

"The Boy in the Moon"

The Webby Awards 

FINALIST - Documentary Series

"The Boy in the Moon"


Children recovering from traumatic brain injuries at Bloorview Kids Rehab - Recovering with Grace” - The Globe and Mail


Living with CFC Syndrome Documentary - “Boy in The Moon” - The Globe and Mail


In March, 2007 I accepted a new staff photographer position at the Globe and Mail - Canada's National Newspaper


Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 🇨🇺- Joint Task Force Detention Centre - Toronto Star


Black Tickle, Newfoundland and Labrador  

- Water Crisis on the Labrador Coast - Toronto Star

Eastern Canadian News Photographers Association (ECNPA)

Photographer of the Year - 2nd time

Pictures of the Year International(POYi)

Award of Excellence - Portrait


Horn of Africa 🇸🇴
Liboi Refugee Camp - Mogadishu, Somalia - "Uneasy Peace Under Muslim Rule" - Toronto Star


Pakistan, from North Waziristan to Karachi 🇵🇰- ISIS in this Afghanistan neighbour - Toronto Star

NPPA (Region Two) - Top Gun Award

(Awarded for outstanding service to the profession of photojournalism through conduct, initiative, leadership, skill and devotion to its traditions.)


Canadian Veterans @ Summer Camp - Toronto Star


Dominican Republic 🇩🇴
- "Baseball and Drugs" - The Toronto Star


Olympic Summer Games in Athens, Greece 🇬🇷- Toronto Star

Toronto Professional Firefighters Ass.

Best Photo Award

Kabul, Afghanistan 🇦🇫- Embed w/Canadian Troops ISAF - Toronto Star

National Newspaper Award (NNA)

Winner - Sports Photography

NPPA (Region Two)

Photographer of the Year - 3rd time


Winter Olympic Games, Salt Lake City, Utah 🇺🇸- Toronto Star


A Summer in Shanty Town - Toronto’s Tent City - Toronto Star


Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 🇨🇺- Joint Task Force Detention Centre - Toronto Star

National Newspaper Award (NNA)

Winner - Feature Photography

NPPA (Region Two)

Photographer of the Year - 2nd time


Moscow, Russia 🇷🇺- Contrasting East and West - Toronto Star


Walkerton, Ont. 🇨🇦- E-coli Outbreak - Toronto Star


Burnt Church, N.B. 🇨🇦- Indigenous Lobster Dispute - Toronto Star

Michener Award

Winner (with two reporters) for long-term series on mental health in Ontario called “Madness.”


National Newspaper Award (NNA)

 Nomination – “Madness”


Brazil 🇧🇷- South American Politics, People and Economy - Toronto Star


Mental Illness long-term documentary - “Madness” - Toronto Star



Edmonton, Alta. 🇨🇦
- Toronto Argonaut Grey Cup victory - Toronto Star

National Newspaper Award (NNA)

Winner - Feature Photography

Olympic Summer Games, Atlanta, Georgia 🇺🇸- Toronto Star


First college instructor experience

2nd Year Staff Photography course, Photojournalism Program, Loyalist College

National Newspaper Awards (NNA)

Nomination x2


Photographer of the Year

NPPA (Region Two)

Photographer of the Year


Chiapas, Mexico 🇲🇽
(twice) - Sub-Commandanté Marcos, Zapatista Uprising - Toronto Star



Baseball World Series Final - Blue Jays - Toronto Star



Hurricane Andrew 🇺🇸
(twice!) - Miami, Fla. and New Orleans, La. - Toronto Star


Baseball World Series Final - Blue Jays - Toronto Star



Belgrade, Serbia 🇷🇸- Anti-government rioting following arrest of Vuk Drašković - Toronto Star


Brindisi, Italy 🇮🇹
Albanian Refugee Crisis - Toronto Star



Oka, Quebec 🇨🇦- Standoff over Mohawk Land & Police/Military - Toronto Star


Hired as Staff Photographer The Toronto Star

Ontario News Photographer's Association

Winner, Student Portfolio



Hired as Staff Photographer, The Burlington Spectator


Graduated from Loyalist College Photojournalism Program



Toronto Star student photographer (intern)



Regular Officer Training Plan, Royal Military College of Canada - St. Jean, PQ & Kingston, Ont.

Achieved functional bilingualism in French and English. Military parachutist qualified.