Remembrance Day/Week Events In Edmonton

Remembrance Day/Week Events In Edmonton

One hundred years ago, Canada was involved in World War I (The Great War) which saw the largest Canadian war casualties in history. The number of Canadians who died in that war surpass all other wars Canada has been involved in, combined. Although there are no more surviving veterans from World War I, there are still veterans from World War II and after, and an opportunity for all Canadians to thank them, and attend Remembrance…

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Save The Poppy, For the Veterans

Save The Poppy, For the Veterans

I support the legion’s stance on keeping the trademarked poppy as it is without a decorative poppy pin centres. Editorial Facebook feeds have been populated with the latest Pinterest-style campaign to sell poppy pin centres to secure your poppy this year. The legion headquarters have called this defacing the trademarked symbol. I am in full support of their stance, but not necessarily on the reason that it defaces the poppy. I paid a paper bill…

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