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Check out these images of how Albertans are keeping it positive during the COVID-19 crisis

Calling all Calgarians and residents of southern Alberta! The COVID-19 crisis is one of economic uncertainty and social isolation — but it's also a prime time to get to know one another and share how we're all navigating this unfamiliar time together.

Photos from our community of people who are adapting, helping and staying positive

Jo Williams shared this photo of his son Kerry and their dog Peso after a frolic in the snow. “This period with everyone at home has made our family value our dog that much more. We call her a walking love sponge, she asks for little and gives so much,” said Williams. (Jo Williams)

Calling all Calgarians and residents of southern Alberta! The COVID-19 crisis is one of economic uncertainty and social isolation — but it's also a prime time to get to know one another and share how we're all navigating this unfamiliar time together.

While we practice social distancing, we have an opportunity to connect. That's why CBC Calgary launched We're In This Together, a campaign to amplify positive voices during these challenging times.

A lot of us, stuck at home, have hidden talents and big hearts. And we want you to share them with the rest of us!

  • Can you play an instrument?
  • Have you trained your dog to do a nifty trick?
  • How did you recently support a neighbour?
  • Have you resorted to unique home schooling tactics or workouts?
  • Have you turned your kitchen table into an extraordinary makeshift office? 

Grab your camera and show us your best photo or video. Please provide a quick explanation of what's happening, who you are and where you live so we can share. 

  • Send your submissions to calgaryphotos@cbc.ca or tag us on social media using @cbccalgary #cbccalgary. 

Because we're all in this together, Calgary. And Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, and Brooks, Pincher Creek, Crowsnest Pass, Taber, Vauxhall, Warner, Banff, Canmore and Nanton.

Let's hang out and get to know one another. Even if it is online.

Asari is 8 years old and she always sleeps with her sleeping mask on. Yesterday, when she woke up, she had the idea to reuse her sleeping mask to cover her nose if she needed to go outside. She doesn’t know if it will work to block the virus but she got her sister, who has asthma, to also try it out. (Maythrie Daniel)
Physiotherapist Shannon Leydon, made a comfortable makeshift office chair for her husband after he found himself sore from suddenly working from home on a hard kitchen chair. She used a portable tie-on high chair and attached pillows. According to her husband, it has been a game changer. See the before and after pictures. (Shannon Leydon)
Calgarian Amy Whitmore, just learnt about winter seeding so she decided to give it a try. She is making mini greenhouses out of milk jugs and has been keeping active with home workouts. (Amy Whitmore)
Scott MacFarlane, Director of Operations for Arcurve Inc. sends a cheers with his coffee as he gets accustom to working from home. (Donna MacFarlane)
This neighbourhood sign shows appreciation and support for Alberta Health Services. (Unknown)
Colleen Janssen Hood and her daughter Vienne had an excellent craft idea. Learn how to crochet while creating a timely game with an educational message about avoiding contact and washing your hands. You can't touch this. (Trish Exton-Parder)
Rick Shoemaker found out about his daughter Auria doing this in class one day, so this past week he challenged both Auria and his wife Jacquie to do the pencil challenge. 51 pencils was their record. (Rick Shoemaker)
Shannon Colle and her friend desperately needed to go for a walk so they repurposed a couple hockey sticks with duct tape. Introducing the Canadian social distancing stick! (Shannon Colle)
This drawing of the COVID-19 siege was submitted by a family who now has the picture hanging in their window. (Bruce Warren)
This Calgary-area visual artist started a COVID-19 sketchbook and then shared her work online. The response has been enthusiastic, people are finding the drawings entertaining and thoughtful. (Debbie.lee Miszaniec - One Life Fine Art)
Here are some sidewalk signs with funny and inspirational messages on them for people to read while on walks. Although we may not be together, we are in this together. (Ashleigh and Penn Alder)
Local artist Emily Beaudoin has been working on a series of paintings called 'Shelter', to help folks stay positive and thankful for their homes. (Emily Beaudoin)
Neighbours in the community of Evanston missed the Calgary Zoo so much that they made their own homemade version. (Ashley Thompson, Sarah Carriere, Nicole Barcelo-Doig)
Neighbours in the community of Evanston missed the Calgary Zoo so much that they made their own homemade version. (Kaylee Davies)
Wise words of wisdom we all need right now. (Allysha Nicole)
Rev. John Pentland leads prayer during an online service at Hillhurst United Church. All but 10 pews have been filled with pictures of congregants who are watching from home. (Anne Yates-Laberge)
There's a new Calgary Tower in town thanks to siblings Ava, Cassandra, James and Noah. (Kevin Vanes)
We can’t get enough of these huskies smiles as they enjoy the beautiful sunshine and snow. (Richard Smith)
When in doubt, get a shovel and your siblings to build a snow fort. (Lilyana Gebrearegawi)

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