Tag Archives: homeless

Man against a brick wall

I see this guy around downtown a lot. He’s one of Toronto’s many street people. I suspect he’s homeless and lives in a shelter, but that’s only a guess. I shot this on Bay Street just north of Toronto City … Continue reading

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No way to spend Christmas Day

Here’s another shot from the 25th. I’m always surprised at the number of homeless/street people I see downtown on Christmas day every year. Some are the same people I’ve seen for years now. This year, with Canada falling all over … Continue reading

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Man of the street

Not sure this guy’s story is, but he’s definitely a savvy street dude. I see him out front of the Tim Horton’s near Ryerson University all the time. Talking to him, he really seems to have his shit together. I … Continue reading

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I want to build this church

“I have this vision,” he said. He went on to explain how he was a recovering addict and wanted to build this church up north. He named the town but I can’t recall. “It’s going to be a safe place … Continue reading

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The street

When I first walked by this guy I’d actually decided not to photograph him. I’m not sure why, really, as I am oft to shoot homeless and street people, when I see something interesting. But I glanced back and was … Continue reading

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In the shadows

Toronto’s a great city. It really is. Very multicultural. Lot’s to see and do. All the first world amenities. However, as a society we still haven’t figured out how to adequately provide for the less fortunate. I phrased it like … Continue reading

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Lost in thought

Based on what he’s wearing you’d think it was a winter shot, but I snapped this just a week back in Toronto’s renowned Yorkville. I’ve seen this guy around for years now, usually in the same park. I think he … Continue reading

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Life’s struggles

This lady is a fixture in the downtown core. I’ve seen her for years. I photographed her first about four years back. She is mentally very ill. She cries out a lot and waves off demons no one else sees. … Continue reading

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