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Why I Do Not Wear A Poppy

Every year, millions of Canadians take part in this campaign by attaching the poppy to their clothes. I do not wear the poppy, or donate to the RCL, because I believe that this campaign glorifies war instead of calling for peace. I believe that it is of the utmost importance to remember past wars and the soldiers who took part in them, but I remember these things quite a bit differently than how the RCL would like you to remember them.
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Cost Of 9/11 For Canada Revealed In Report

An additional $92 billion has been spent on national security in Canada in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, according to a report to be released Wednesday. The study by the Ottawa-based Rideau Insti...