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ECAMP Stories explore the People, Places, Things, & Moments significant to our city from the perspectives of Edmontonians. Delve into these curated story collections to discover more about the history of this place.
A Black Presence in Alberta
The collection hosts ongoing work and welcomes contributions through community voices and work.
Join us as we continue to find ways to examine, discuss, share, celebrate, and amplify Black voices in order to learn and challenge our understandings of race, racialization, and racial identity in the context of colonial Canadian histories.
Make sure to check out our Virtual Exhibit And Still We Rise: A Black Presence in Alberta
In this featured collection, explore aspects of Edmonton’s LGBTQ2S+ history such as nightlife, community, protectionism, historic events & pride.
Perhaps it’s the climate or maybe it’s the community, but Edmonton hosts over 50 festivals every year! In this collection, uncover the histories behind these annual events and explore their significance to Edmonton.
The perspectives and stories of women have often been downplayed or excluded from representations of history. In this collection, discover parts of Edmonton’s heritage history by exploring the stories of women.
We continue to learn and grow together as we build this collection to better amplify the voices and stories of diverse women.
Indigenous Peoples have lived, travelled, and cared for the land now known as Edmonton since time immemorial. Their deep seated past and resiliency continues to shape the history of this place. In this collection, uncover Indigenous perspectives historically excluded from the story of Edmonton.
Edmonton’s City Council
Over the years Edmonton has had its fair share of city councillors. Explore the collection and learn more about the interesting people who have served on City Council.
After the Pisces Bathhouse Raid: Michael Phair – LGBTQ2S+ Activist and Community Leader
As of this writing, Michael is one of the few men charged as a “found-in” to speak publicly on the…
Margaret Crang: the AOC of #yegcc circa 1933
When Margaret Crang won a seat as an alderman in the 1933 municipal election, she set the record as the…
Mayor William Hawrelak: Resigned, Removed & Re-elected
At the centre of Edmonton’s river valley system sits William Hawrelak Park, an “emerald oasis” that plays host to ice…