Category Archive: Canada

Oct 21 2015

#Induction2015

Getting down to the last few events on my photography calendar, with the Canadian cyclo-cross championships this weekend being the expected finale. That will be a trip to Winnipeg for a few days and should prove to be both fun and exciting. Here’s a shot from last year’s event. Today’s excitement wasn’t on my calendar …

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Sep 16 2011

Getting Caught up: The GPC Quebec Gallery is Online

I’ve gone through the 2,150 photos I took at this race and picked a few I think are worth sharing. Here’s a gallery that I hope you’ll enjoy… try the slideshow option and let me know what you think.Next up will be the Montreal race… it was an amazing race, so stay tuned! http://kraikerphoto.com/Grand_Prix_Cycliste_de_Quebec_g269.html

Jul 06 2011

Back, for a brief “visit” home

Home! I never expected this to be as busy a job as it’s become. And I am totally enjoying it.Note: The photos I’ve put up here are mostly from this Picasa gallery, you’re welcome to look through all of them. When I sat down to put an entry up on Friday I knew it would …

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Jun 25 2011

Two Down, Two to Go

The Canadian National Road Championships are underway with the Individual Time Trials and Elite women’s road race done and the Elite men and Criterium races still to come. David Veilleux The ITT was held June 23rd in the area around Belfountain, ON which has lots of rolling countryside. It was a fast 21.6KM course with …

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Jun 09 2011

Off to Almonte and BusFusion on Thursday

A year ago I was getting serious about the idea that has evolved into this Next Chapter including the VW camper aspect. So Andrea and I went off to our first bus event, the 10th annual BusFusion at Almonte. Peace, Love and VW I’d been reading up and discussing VW buses for a couple of …

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Apr 27 2011

The “Official” Retirement Lunch

IBM gives retiring employees a lunch, and with a limited budget it was a challenge to decide who to invite… I picked 12 to share the afternoon with, and I think we all enjoyed it. The venue was Baka which Terry had suggested based on a Summerlicious event. The scotch list was enough to confirm …

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Mar 29 2011

Testing… yes, I think my eyes (and mind) are ready

I spent a little time on Sunday looking, exploring, walking and letting my mind enjoy simple thoughts. The ones that caught my attention were the result of the past cold days, and the effect of the wind as it splashed on the shore of the Leslie Street Spit. Here’s a photo from my stroll, I’m …

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Mar 23 2011

Inspiring – The Inaugural Canadian Sidney Hillman Award

I had the honour of attending the inaugural Hillman Prize Canada presentation ceremony held at the Steam Whistle Brewery tonight. And I found it a very inspiring event, as well as timely. The Sidney Hillman Foundation was established in 1950 in honour of Sidney Hillman (the founder and president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of …

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