Victor Biro is a freelance photojournalist based in Toronto with a focus on editorial and spot news photography.
His work has been used in local, international and national newspapers and web sites, including The Canadian Press, The Toronto Sun and Toronto Star.
Victor has also received recognition in Spot News Photography in the form of awards from The National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) and The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC).
e-mail: victor at victorbiro dot com
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Demonstrators protesting the reversal of the Enbridge 9B pipeline shut-down work at a Toronto site by locking themselves to construction equipment. The controversial change of the pipeline direction is designed to move Alberta crude oil to Montreal.
A 34 year-old Toronto Police officer was rushed to St. Michael's Trauma Centre and is in intensive care after a serious accident on Bloor St. West of The West Mall. Constable John Zivcic underwent surgery to address severe head trauma.
An 80 year-old driver was trapped for more than three hours after being struck by a tractor-trailer and pushed into a concrete wall. Fire fighters and paramedics from Toronto and York Region worked tirelessly before he was airlifted to hospital
A motion by Toronto councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong to challenge Mayor Rob Ford to take a leave of absence for drug and alcohol treatment was debated.
Beleaguered Toronto mayor Rob Ford addressed those gathered at the cenotaph at Old City Hall for Remembrance Day. Ford was greeted by a mixed reception as he met with veterans and their families.
The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise was boarded by Russian commandos on September 18th after they attempted to board an oil drilling platform in Russian waters as part of their demonstration against exploitation of Arctic resources.