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Remembrance Day

Canada Honour Poppies Remember Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

  "In Flanders Fields the poppies blow... Between the crosses row on row." John McCrae Thursday November 11th marks Remembrance Day. Also known as Armistice Day, the eleventh day of the eleventh month is commemorated each year to mark the end of World War I in 1918. In 1921, the poppy was adopted as the flower of remembrance, meaning this year marks the 100th anniversary of the remembrance poppy in Canada. With hostilities formally ending, the armistice took effect at eleven o'clock in the morning on November 11th, 1918 - the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh...

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