Naval Reserves veteran Malcolm French explains why, on Remembrance Day, he wears a red poppy to honour the fallen and a white poppy in hopes of future without war.
Veteran Malcolm French on poppies and the meaning of Remembrance Day
“Why did I wear two poppies, and why will I do it again? For me, the red poppy represents the sacrifice of the fallen; the white poppy represents the hope for a better future where young soldiers, sailors, and air crew do not have to die.”
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This year, nine federal institutions on the Prairies will employ prison inmates to assemble Remembrance Day poppies.