I am 35 years old  and had zero health concerns and took zero medications prior to being vaccinated. In Spring 2020 my neighborhood long-term-care (LTC) home was in a large and deadly COVID outbreak and they needed helping hands. I shut my small business down and raised my hand to help, noting that l’ve never […]

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Prior to having the COVID vaccine I was a healthy 24-year-old female, very active, exercising five or six days a week, walking, jogging, all with no issues. I received my first vaccination on March 19th, 2021. Afterwards I only felt tired and had a sore arm. Then I got my second on August 9th, 2021

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I am a 55-year-old mother of six and grandmother of four from Edmonton, Alberta. I retired five years ago to help babysit my grandson after his mom went back to work part-time. As I had previously had an anaphylactic reaction to a flu shot, I decided not to risk getting this vaccine. After rules were

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I am a 30 year old mother and wife from Ottawa. My life and health forever changed on May 9th, 2021. Sadly, I didn’t listen to my gut and let the pressures of my workplace, as an educator, get in the way of making the choice. Happy Mother’s Day to me. Immediately after receiving it,

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I was a Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor with three kids who loved my life. I went to hot yoga, the gym, and hiked as often as possible. I spent my weekdays working 40 hours in a multi-disciplinary health clinic, and my weekends and evenings racing my kids to sports games and dance competitions. I was

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