Hindu Charriot Festival, Montreal, Quebec. (Phil Carpenter)

Hindu Charriot Festival, Montreal, Quebec. (Phil Carpenter)

iPhone photo of a man relaxes outside his store downtown Cabarete, Dominican Republic, January 24, 2019.  Phil Carpenter.  

iPhone photo of chambermaids on a break at a resort in Cabarete, Dominican Republic, January 21, 2019.  Phil Carpenter.

The "spokesperson" for the bride's family negotiates with the groom's family during a Ghanian wedding ceremony in Montreal, Quebec. (Phil Carpenter). 

A groom kisses his brides hand during a Muslim wedding in Granby, east of Montreal, Quebec. (Phil Carpenter).  

A man plunges into a river through a cross-shaped hole in the ice during Eastern Orthodox celebration of Epiphany in Rawdon, Quebec.  (Phil Carpenter)

Jamaican Reggae icon Jimmy Cliff performs at the International Reggae Festival in Montreal, Quebec, Sunday August 19, 2012.  (Phil Carpenter).  

Scuderia Ferrari Brazilian driver Rubens Barrichello races past the Paris hotel in Monaco during the 63rd Grand Prix de Monaco. A street race on the Formula One Grand Prix circuit since 1929, the Monaco race is known as the most glamorous where the well-heeled gather, often at great expense, to watch the race up close. Rooms at the Paris hotel that weekend, for instance, can go for an average of around $800 a night. (Gazette/Phil Carpenter).

MONTREAL, QUE.: NOVEMBER 16, 2016 -- A man with a mobile phone walks past a light installation in a tunnel near the entrance to Place Wilfrid-Pelletier, at Place des Arts, in Montreal, Wednesday November 16, 2016 at 11:51 AM.  The art piece was created an

A man with a mobile phone walks past a light installation in a tunnel near the entrance to Place Wilfrid-Pelletier, at Place des Arts, in Montreal, Wednesday November 16, 2016. The art piece was created and installed from a partnership between the school of visual and media arts at UQAM, and the Consulate General of France in Quebec. (Phil Carpenter / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

An unidentified by reacts to the sound of a steel pan drum while playing with it, during a steel pan festival in Montreal, Quebec.  (Phil Carpenter)

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