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Adult (24-54)

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Jaquie

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"I'm always at a certain level of stress that I never felt before."
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Milsa

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
" I know we will get there."
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Kate

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"One minute your best friend won’t come near you because they treat you like you’ve got the plague ‘cause they’re terrified."
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Chris

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"I think people's memories are short."
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Charlie

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"We came here just for a year to experience Canada and all of the sudden it’s been totally changed."
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Shawna

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"I miss hugging my friends."
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Janelle

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"It has given me time to just slow down and not have all these commitments and things to go and do."
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Liz & Sarah

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"It’s hard to tell them why they can’t hug their friends when they come back to school."
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Rebecca

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"We’ll be more aware of others, more compassionate, and patient."
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Britney

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"Hopefully being apart will bring people closer together after this is all over..."
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Grace

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"Maybe go back 100 years ago, it's a very, very special time. Negative, but it's an experience."
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Sasha

at Stony Plain Public Library
"I got to keep the faith that we can go enjoy music again, and that I'll be able to play a gig again where people can dance."
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Joni

at
"I don't think the world will ever be the same again, to be honest. And I kind of feel sad for that."
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Kim

at Whispering Waters Manor
"My hope is we will be more compassionate, more appreciative of essential workers for example. "
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Senior (55+)

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Nancy

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"Operating the farmers market has been a challenge, but I’m amazed by the number of families, and customers, and visitors that are maintaining…"
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Leanne

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"My arms are just aching to be able to hold my grandson and my other -- the two of them."
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Bill

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"I feel that it’s been blown way out of proportion."
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Dianne

at
"I also really began to notice within myself and with others the impact of uncertainty."
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Linde Lou

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"It hasn’t changed my life at all!"
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Nikki

at Stony Plain Public Library
"It’s actually improved my relationship with my family and probably made relationships with my friends slightly more difficult."
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Ken

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"In order to get through it we all have to work together better."
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Melinda

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"I think we got to come back down to the real earth that we had years ago and show respect for people."
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David

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"My ancestors lived through the Spanish flu, so we'll overcome this as just like anything else and society will keep moving forward."
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John

at Stony Plain Public Library
"I think it's really showing some ugly truths about our society."
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Deb

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"Holidays will happen again. We'll travel."
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Annette

at Whispering Waters Manor
"We can't get out and do the things we used to do."
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Eddie

at Whispering Waters Manor
"Maybe the general public needed a wake up call, and I think we got it"
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Kay

at Whispering Waters Manor
"I was raised out near Drayton Valley in the Dirty 30s, and I know what isolation is."
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Laura

at Whispering Waters Manor
"If you have friends that formerly used to come and go out with you, they don't, and it's not because of them, but they're afraid of…"
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Mary

at Whispering Waters Manor
"Sometimes I can be just caught up in a moment and I panic a little bit. I do, I kind of panic and I think, 'Oh my gosh, is this it?'"
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Miriam

at Whispering Waters Manor
"I would say it doesn't affect my relationships other than being disappointed that we can't go to things together."
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Pat

at Whispering Waters Manor
"I have a very caring family that comes often as they can, but what a change it makes."
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Youth (14-24)

Hale

Hale

at Stony Plain Farmer's Market
"If I get this, I could very likely die from it."
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Tyler

at Stony Plain Public Library
"Everything's just different now."
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Cody

at Stony Plain Public Library
"It's almost a paranoia in a way."
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Rose & Lily

at Stony Plain Public Library
"I feel like everyone's just going to be using COVID as a joke, but they're still going to be weary about it."
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