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Covering the Royals…

(above picture) Princess Diana enthralled by mayor’s chain of office as she and Charles sign the guest book. 1986 With all the media hype over the Royals, we’d thought we show you some of Peter’s popular work.   Peter’s long career has brought him lot’s of opportunities to capture the Royals whether in the U.K. or abroad…. Read More

Covering Canada in Vietnam

As part of the International Commission of Control and Supervision (ICCS) Canada played a huge peacekeeping role in Vietnam.  Canadian soldiers partook in helping stabilize and keep the peace while enforcing cease fires .  Peter was there to cover the Canadian efforts. Below are photos of Peter with others including AP photojournalist Nick Ut who captured… Read More

Racial tensions of Boston Busing

(Above) A policeman breaks up a fist fight between supporters and protesters of forced busing in Boston, MA, on first day of school in September 1974. The racial barriers that divided America for so long came to an end in 1974, or so we thought again.  In 1974  Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. ruled that students from… Read More

Lucky Shot? PM Lester Pearson’s funeral

Peter likes to say that he gets lucky sometimes, but this one has “right place at the right time” written all over it.  Standing in the cold of December in 1972 on Gatineau Hills, just outside of Ottawa, Peter waited patiently for the arrival of the funeral procession of the late PM Lester Pearson.  He recalls… Read More

John, Yoko, and Pierre

“If all politicians were like Mr. Trudeau, there would be world peace” said John Lennon, and that message was heard by millions during John and Yoko’s peace crusade which included many stops in Canada. Shot in 1969 only one day before Christmas eve on Parliament Hill at the Prime Minister’s Office, Peter recalls the excitement… Read More