Remembrance Day 2014

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Wearing a Poppy Isn't About Supporting War - It's About Giving Thanks

Taking this time to reflect on the dedication of our armed forces is not the same as blindly supporting war. Remembrance Day is really about being present to the experiences of those who sacrificed their mental and emotional well-being in the name of our country. It's about expressing gratitude to those who gave up their dreams so that the rest of us can pursue ours. After all, while the poppy historically symbolizes the blood of fallen soldiers, it also represents a flower that was able to grow in land too infertile for much else; transforming from a mere community of poppy seeds while simultaneously converting the land into fertile and beautiful possibility.
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Vets Groups Decry Government

Canadians will gather to mark Remembrance Day today, but two groups of veterans are expressing anger at the Conservative government over its policies. The main Remembrance Day event in Ottawa will be...