About The Project
Edmonton in the Time of Covid is a collection of stories and photographs which tell how members of a North Central Edmonton community navigated the first pandemic in 100 years.
By sharing stories of ordinary citizens during this pandemic, the intention is for future Edmontonians to look back on the Covid pandemic to see how everyday people moved through this extraordinary, life changing event.
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What an amazing story of an incredibly amazing woman! Michelle’s courage and adaptability to try new things is inspiring.
I think gardens were a salve to many people. I’ve seen a lot of people utilizing community gardens. I hope…
Gardening has always brought me peace and comfort, too (at least, while things are alive 🙂 I became aware of…
What has your experience been with COVID-19?
Everyone’s story is different and we’d like to hear yours.
Anyone Edmontonian can share a story with us. We’ll even select some to post here on the site. Simply click the button to get started.
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Please feel free to share the links for the stories on Facebook or Instagram, crediting Rebecca Lippiatt and providing a link back to this site.
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If you would like to share your own images and stories, we invite you to use the following hashtags;
#yeginthetimeofcovid #yegcovidphoto #yegcovidstory #yegcovid #inthetimeofcovid #yegphoto #edmontonliving
Edmonton in the Time of Covid is supported by the Edmonton Heritage Council and the City of Edmonton.
Thank you also to the Rat Creek Press for their support.
I am deeply grateful to the residents of the Rat Creek neighbourhoods (Alberta Avenue, Norwood, Delton, Eastwood, Spruce Avenue, Elmwood Park, Westwood and Parkdale-Cromdale) for sharing their lives and stories. They made this project possible.