Humans of Edmonton

Photos by Jerry Cordeiro

By Jerry Cordeiro

Cordeiro wanders Edmonton’s roads, alleys and river valley, documenting stories of the less fortunate and showcasing a range of colour, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, creed and migration status. He only photographs people whose trust he earns. See more of his work on Humans of Edmonton Experience’s Facebook page.



Calgary’s Chinatown has been relocated twice—first in 1886, after a fire on Stephen Avenue destroyed half the neighbourhood, and again in 1910 when a CPR proposal to build a hotel in the vicinity of Chinatown forced residents to relocate.

Year of Unrest

The pandemic wasn’t all we had to cope with in 2020. There was turmoil across Alberta. Protesters blockaded CN Rail’s line west of Edmonton to oppose a gas pipeline in BC. Moms Stop The Harm held a “die-in” at the legislature in response to the threatened closure of supervised consumption ...