City of Fort St John Council proclaims October 25 to November 12 for annual Poppy Campaign

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – At a City of Fort St. John Council meeting on Tuesday, Council proclaimed October 25 to November 12 for the Royal Canadian Legion’s annual Poppy Campaign.In recognition of the annual Poppy Campaign, a Poppy Campaign Flag will be flown outside of City Hall.According to the Canadian Legion, from the last Friday of October through Remembrance Day, millions of Canadians wear a Poppy as a visual pledge to never forget those who sacrificed their lives for freedom.- Advertisement -The Canadian Legion invites everyone across the country to show their recognition and respect by proudly wearing this symbol of Remembrance and taking a moment to reflect.Each year the Legion relies on volunteers to help sell poppies at stores all around the community in order to financially support veterans and their families.last_img read more