#NorthVanStories Living History

#NorthVanStories Living History video series explores the power of personal storytelling to foster resilience in our communities.

We invite you to take a moment to listen and experience the power of personal storytelling. Join in the laughter and open your heart to the sorrow, because we are learning that we are all in this together.

#NorthVanStories Living History video series is a part of Mayor Linda Buchanan’s Healthiest Small City Social Resiliency Collective

Join Squamish Nation Elder Xwechetaal (Dennis Joseph) in a blessing song to help us through these difficult times. His story and song unites our mind, body and spirit and encourages us to carry on.

If there is a silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ann Mitchell will find it and paint it. Her story shines a light on the power of creativity and community.

North Shore Pride Alliance co-founders Chris Bolton and Gary Woods talk with Liam Nichols about the impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ+ community in North Vancouver. Their conversation recalls the HIV/AIDS epidemic and reminds us all that: “Love Wins.”

When the pandemic began, Jackson Waller was finishing his last year of high school. Unsure of what the future had in store, he grabbed his camera and began capturing North Vancouver under lockdown.

Giselle Clarke-Trenaman shares her personal story about living through the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a story of love, loss and an appeal for perseverance.