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RESPECT: A photo odyssey celebrating Canada's boreal forest.


RESPECT takes an innovative and thought-provoking look at Canada's Boreal Forest. Nine Canadian photographers braved weather and time constraints to collectively create a vibrant picture of Canada's North. The sweeping vistas captured digitally convey the fragility as well as the brutality of the Boreal Forest.

Boreal Communications assembled a team of creative minds to nurture RESPECT from conception to completion with the support of SAJO. In its third chapter, the exhibition is presented in collaboration with Harbourfront Centre, Canada’s leading centre for contemporary culture. During its three and a half month installation on Toronto's central waterfront, this unparalleled photo odyssey will be viewed by millions.

This project began in Quebec in 2006 when SAJO, a Montreal based company, asked Boreal Communications to design a photo essay promoting the Boreal Forest to urbanites. A team consisting of a pilot, a project director/narrator and a number of photographers was quickly put in place. This team flew from Quebec to the Yukon between 2006 and 2007, and more recently, ventured into the Far North of Ontario. One section of this exhibit depicts scenes from Quebec, Ontario (Georgian Bay & Slate Islands), Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia and the Yukon whereas the second section focuses exclusively on the Far North of Ontario.

For more information visit Boreal Communications website.