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Garden of Remembrance

As we near Remembrance Day many of us will wear a poppy as a sign of respect and gratitude for those who served in uniform to protect and ensure the freedom of Canada.

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow…  In the spring of 1915 when Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae wrote this poem at the second Battle of Ypres he likely never imagined how the poppy would come to represent gratitude and hope for Veterans and survivors of WW I.

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