With Remembrance Day right around the corner, poppies are in full bloom as Canadians wear the tiny red flower in honour of those who fought for the country.
This NovemberThe FDA and regulators in other countries to get emergency or conditional authorization as quickly as possible for kids ages 12 through 15., Canadians are commemorating something else:1622056277645,, too. The poppy marks 100 years as a symbol of remembrance in Canada. First adopted on July 6, 1921 following the First World War, the poppy continues to be worn in honour of the millions of Canadians who have served and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace.
Despite its long history, there are plenty of fascinating facts about the flower that may not be familiar. Here are eight things you may not know about the poppyThe models stolen most often i.
1. The poppy’s use as a symbol of remembrance was inspired by a poem.