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Remembrance Day in Ottawa

Remembrance Day is always an important day for me as a peace activist and also as a writer who tries to speak truth to power. I participated once again in a White Poppy ceremony at the Cenotaph in Ottawa, after the main Red Poppy event. In my speech I made it clear...

Why I wear both the red poppy and the white

Peace activist Heather Menzies wears the red poppy to commemorate the sacrifices of Canadians who have died in war, and the white one to honour those who brought the war home. By Heather Menzies Published in the Toronto Star on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 I will be wearing...