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.”
Veterans, their families, and supportive Canadians from across the country are organizing a major demonstration on Parliament Hill beginning June 4th, 2014. “Rock the Hill 2014” is being billed as Canada’s largest demonstration in support of veterans since the First World War.
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With insufficient subsidies from the federal government, funeral directors are shouldering some of the costs to bury Canadian veterans.