Career Timeline - Peter Power

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Awards & Recognition

 

Assignments & Projects

 

 

World Track Cycling and Para Cycling - Independent

 


 


 

Operation Caribbe -HMCS Yellowknife Drug Interdiction - Pacific Ocean 


- for Canadian Geographic

 

Kids Help Phone Anniversary Book Photography - "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

 


 

Began teaching Digital Photojournalism at Humber College and Mohawk College

 

Communitech Book Photography - "We Built This" - Portraits

 

Halifax Partnership 20th Anniversary Magazine Photography 🇨🇦
 

Rogers Cup Tennis for Tennis Canada

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

NPAC POY

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

NPAC POY

Finalist - Photojournalist of the Year
 

NPAC POY

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"

 

NPAC POY

3rd Place - Portrait and Personality - Leonard Cohen
 

NPAC POY

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"

 

NPAC POY

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

 

Nunavut 


- Canada’s Troubled North - The Globe and Mail

 

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

NPAC POY

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


The Webby Awards

HONOREE

Documentary Single Episode - "100 Soldiers"


 

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

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

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


NPAC POY

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

NPAC POY

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"


 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 


 

Five-part multimedia story on children recovering from traumatic brain injuries - Recovering with Grace” - The Globe and Mail

 

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

 

In March of 2007 I accepted a new staff photographer position at the Globe and Mail - Canada's National Newspaper and resigned from The Toronto Star after nearly 17 years.

 

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


ECNPA

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

 

1990

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


 

1989
 

Hired as Staff Photographer, The Burlington Spectator

 

Graduated from Loyalist College Photojournalism Program

 

1988
 

Toronto Star student photographer (intern)
 

 

1982-1987
 

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


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