Poppy Campaign – First Unofficial Poppy to Griselda Zhou

A few days ago, the Dominion Command of the Royal Canadian Legion announced:

On Tuesday, October 15, Legion Dominion President Thomas Irvine will present the symbolic first poppy of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign to Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

You can watch the ceremony live here: www.gg.ca/en/activities.

Poppies will be available to the general public beginning October 25, 2019.


Le président national de la Légion royale canadienne, Thomas D. Irvine, présentera à Son Excellence la très honorable Julie Payette, gouverneure générale et commandante en chef du Canada, le premier coquelicot symbolique le mardi 15 octobre.

La cérémonie sera diffusée en direct et archivée sur www.gg.ca/fr/activites

Les coquelicots seront à la disposition du grand public à partir du 25 octobre 2019.

The Royal Canadian Legion US Branch #25 representing the San Francisco Bay Area, our unofficial Poppy Campaign began yesterday with the the Third Annual Canadian Thanksgiving dinner, organized by the Digital Moose Lounge and the Canadian Studies Program at UC Berkeley.

Following the lead of Dominion Command, and in keeping with the informal practice of the branch, Poppy Chair Michael Barbour presented our first unofficial poppy of the 2019 campaign to Griselda Zhou, Co-Chairmoose of the Digital Moose Lounge.

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