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Coronavirus: Royal Canadian Legion transforms poppy campaign amid pandemic

The poppy campaign is one of the best-known fundraisers in Canada, happening each year in the lead up to Remembrance Day. As Mike Le Couteur reports, the Royal Canadian Legion has had to adapt amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 means this year veterans and volunteers can’t pin poppies on people at stores and malls across most of the country, so the Legion has partnered with HSBC Bank to create the Pay Tribute Poppy Box. The toaster-sized boxes will be at HSBC locations across Canada and select stores in Ontario as a cashless donation box.

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    Boooooo boooooooo

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    i still dont see a poppy stand anywhere!

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    Seriously though this is messed! Take your face diapers and well….

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    How dare they .
    Those men DIED , gave their lives fighting against communist regimes. This is an absolute insult to everything they fought for .
    DEPLORABLE.
    End the PLANNED-DEMIC.
    Stand up for your RIGHTS.
    Say No to Forced SOCIALISM !

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    Smart but where are they

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    Stand for thee everyone our government has turned into what we stand against

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    Our fallen heros are rolling in their graves. We are no longer the "land of the free".

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