A sampling of city event coverage, ranging from politics and religion to the cultural and artistic realm.
(Photos: Connie Tsang)
Cirque du Soleil members assembled at Harbourfront's Music Garden, above, guiding audiences through a whimsical performance and closing out Luminato, Toronto's festival of art and creativity.
Revelers share an intimate moment on Church Street, the main thoroughfare for Toronto's Pride festivities.
Anti-mosque protesters gather at the proposed location of a new mosque close to New York's Ground Zero, site of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks.
Leader Jack Layton takes the New Democratic Party to historic heights, winning 103 seats and becoming Canada's Official Opposition Party.
World Cup fans descend on the intersection of College and Bathurst, celebrating Spain's first-time win of the coveted sports crown.
G20 riot police march up Spadina Avenue in Toronto, just north of a 100-strong crowd detained on Queen Street West.
A protester waves his hand high in the National Mall, Washington, D.C., as Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) performs "Peace Train" during Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.
Participants reenact Jesus' walk to the cross on Bloor Street as part of the Festival of Praise's Jesus in the City, an annual parade seeking to spread the word of God.
A volunteer strings paper hearts to trees on Valentine's Eve in Toronto's Trinity Bellwoods. The public installation, spearheaded by Jaclyn Kaloczi, was a feel-good project to spread love to strangers.
Nathan Phillips Square was the final stop for the annual Khalsa Day parade, part of an ancient harvest festival honouringthe birth of the Khalsa, the collective body of all Sikhs.
Protests mounted at Columbia University, where Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared as a public speaker at the university's annual World Leaders Forum.
Over 1,000 cyclists rode through Toronto's downtown core to rally against the proposed bike lane cuts on Jarvis Street.