Summer Snaps 2013

Summer snaps are here!

The Coupler called for your summer vacation photos. And you responded from far and near, from cottage country to overseas, with some incredibly fun and spectacular snapshots. A big thanks to all participating employees and pensioners! Please enjoy our summer snaps photo gallery below. We hope these help warm your fall and winter (double click on the photos to view full size).

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  1. CN Tower Edgewalk! There is nothing like living on the edge, 365 metres above the city!

    Photo courtesy: Jae-June Han, Substations
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  2. Hiking one of the Rock Lake trails at Algonquin Park with my family; my seven-year-old daughter admiring the great view from Booth Rock.

    Photo courtesy: Miquel Escobar, IT Services
  3. This summer we rented a cottage near Parry Sound. This is my five-year-old son, Rowan, jumping off the dock. We had a great time!

    Photo courtesy: Alan Lyons, Training and Development
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  4. On my SeaDoo on Lake Ontartio, near Port Credit.

    Photo courtesy: Mike Connolly, Radio Shop
  5. Felicia, Adamo and Julia in Fort Lauderdale outside the Wings store during Shark Week. My funny kids!

    Photo courtesy: Bruna Augurusa, Investigative Services
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  6. On the Isle of Skye in Scotland. This is the light house on the Neist Point. Breathtaking view!

    Photo courtesy: David Rose, Training and Development
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  7. By the sea near beautiful Plymouth where I grew up.

    Photo courtesy: Andy Byford, CEO
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  8. Sunset over the St. Lawrence River in Kamouraska, QC.

    Photo courtesy: Vasily Khodanovich, Construction.
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  9. View from the Pamure Island Lighthouse, PEI

    Photo courtesy: Vasily Khodanovich, Construction.
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  10. My five-year-old son, Stanley, and I on top of Sugar Loaf Mountain in Rio; that is Corcovado in the background. I never travel without my name badge!

    Photo courtesy: Chris Upfold, Acting CSO
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  11. Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco was warmer than ususal this summer.

    Photo courtesy: Catherine Waterson, EC&E
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  12. California seals...

    Photo courtesy: Catherine Waterson, EC&E
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  13. On Plymouth Hoe overlooking the Sound.

    Photo couresty: Andy Byford, CEO
  14. Blue Mesa Resevoir, Colorado. A life-long motorcyclist, I rode south through the mountains of Idaho, Utah, Wyoming and Colorado, winding up in Taos, New Mexico before turning east.

    Photo courtesy: David Hollinsworth, pensioner
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  15. Highway 16 east of Ten Sleep, Wyoming.

    Photo courtesy: David Hollinsworth, pensioner
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  16. Sunset in Wasaga Beach.

    Photo courtesy: Chiara Barci, IT Services
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  17. My youngest daugher, Sienna, who is courageous and always conquering every obstacle she encounters at age seven. In Montego Bay, Jamaica with my family.

    Photo courtesy: Noor Al-Shaikh, EC&E
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  18. Performer playing with fire; do not try this at home! In Montego Bay, Jamaica with my family.

    Photo courtesy: Noor Al-Shaikh, EC&E
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  19. My family took a vacation to the island of Martha's Vineyard. We rented at cottage, which gave us wonderful sunsets.

    Photo courtesy: Michael Godin, Eglinton Garage
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  20. First summer on my own bike, it is great! Makes for a few bad hair days, but that is ok. Biker on the left is Jeffrey Johnson from Greenwood Nights.

    Photo courtesy: Jessica Klamann, IT Services
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  21. Watkins Glen State Park, New York State.

    Photo courtesy: Dawn Dudley, Malvern Division
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  22. Attending the crowning of the Gala Queen of Kinghorn on a trip back to my hometown in Scotland. It was an honour bestowed upon me many, many years ago. What a hoot!

    Photo courtesy: Margaret Fick, pensioner (second from left)
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  23. My 14-year-old son, Scott, took a picture of this friendly moose on an ATV trail in the Ottawa Valley.

    Photo courtesy: Ed Winger, Transit Enforcement
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  24. Trip to Colorado with my beloved 2008 Honda Goldwing, the best touring bike in the world despite what the Harley riders think.

    Photo courtesy: Gord Friedrich, pensioner
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  25. In the desert at the Four Corners, the only place in the U.S. where four states meet at one point. I am sitting facing Arizona. It was 102 degrees F that day!

    Photo courtesy: Gord Friedrich, pensioner
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  26. Went ape for tree-top trekking in Horse Shoe Valley and plan to go again!

    Photo courtesy: James Sullivan, Gunn Building
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  27. Ezequiel and Xavier at Universal Studios, Florida.

    Photo courtesy: Lazaro Igreja, Streetcar Engineering
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  28. Attended the Murdoch Mysteries at The Old Mill with cast and crew.

    Photo coutesy: John Engeldinger, Harvey Shop (third from right; wife, Tracey, second from left)
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  29. Breaktaking scenery out west at Ten Peaks, Lake Moraine.

    Photo courtesy: John Black, Materials and Procurement
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  30. California coast driving.

    Photo courtesy: Lisa Tse, Property Development
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  31. With my two children, Aidan and Tiffany, in front of the Parthenon in Greece.

    Photo courtesy: Stephen Rambali (and his wife, Reena), Greenwood Complex
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  32. Our grand-puppy, Grizzley, ready to go to the beach; he got a haircut early that morning, donned his sports handkerchief and was all set for a day of swimming.

    Photo courtesy: Mike Aziz, Human Resources
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  33. Bombs away! My four-year-old son, Joshua, jumping into the pool in Cuba.

    Photo courtesy: Mike Macas, Technical Support Services
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  34. Joshua’s sister, Madeline, 6, not be outdone, is doing the same.

    Photo courtesy: Mike Macas, Technical Support Services
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  35. Spending time on the farm milking cows, treating cattle for hoof infection on the nice rolling hills of Trent Hills district.

    Photo courtesy: Troy Easter, Greenwood Track
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  36. Captain Sam, my dog, heading out (no pun intended) fishing.

    Photo courtesy: Paul Tedesco, Queensway Division
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  37. My six-year-old daughter, Fatima Amin, enjoying a summer day at Mississauga Park.

    Photo courtesy: Muhammad Siddiqui, Wiring and Service
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  38. At Lake Louise, Banff with my two-month-old son, Manish, looking right into my eyes probably wondering why we are not in the water swimming or canoeing.

    Photo courtesy: Murali Kameswara, Wilson Carhouse
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  39. From a trip to West Virginia, just outside Seneca Rocks.

    Photo courtesy: Victor Lefebvre, pensioner
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  40. Had a wonderful vacation cruising through Alaska; view from cruise ship near Glacier Bay.

    Photo courtesy: Saikat Chakravorty, Audit
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  41. On the Island of Capri, Italy.

    Photo courtesy, Mirella Ardizzi, Customer Communications
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  42. My daughter, Rayah, enjoying the summer rain.

    Photo courtesy: Shawn Silva, Materials and Procurement
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  43. My son, Noah, thoroughly enjoying his first Father's Day.

    Photo courtesy: Shawn Silva, Materials and Procurement
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  44. Here are my boys, Keegan and Cameron, on a family trip to Stephenville, Newfoundland.

    Photo courtesy: Jeff Fleming (and wife, Necia), Rail Cars and Shops
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  45. Spent the summer visiting family in my old stomping grounds; showed my kids where I grew up in the Muskokas - Dwight Beach.

    Photo courtesy: John Robinson, Signals
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  46. A transit bus passed us by along Boulevard Laurier, Quebec City.

    Photo courtesy: Roy Tejares, IT Services
  47. Sailing in Florida on a real pirate ship; they have the beards to prove it!

    Photo courtesy: Mike DeToma (and wife, Jane), Coupler Office
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  48. Ron and his wife, Joanne, love sailing off the Napali Coast, Hawaii on a custom 65-foot luxury sailing catamaran.

    Photo courtesy: Ron Picavet, IT Services
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