Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Former National Post & Toronto Star columnist, past vice president of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
My understanding is that this tradition stretches back to the 1400s. One begins on Christmas Day, counts back four Sundays, and the Friday prior is the market’s opening day.
I had a great deal of fun taking several hundred photographs. A few appear below (click to enlarge). Here’s hoping your holiday season is a joyous one.