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Remembrance Day in Canada is honoured on November 11 and wearing a poppy is a big part of the process of respecting our veterans.

According to the Royal Canadian Legion, almost 20 million poppies are expected to be handed out this year — but did you know there's an actual "poppy protocol" that should be followed wherever possible?

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With COVID-19 still sticking around, Remembrance Day in Canada will be different and fewer people are commemorating the day and wearing poppies.

A new poll from Historica Canada conducted by Ipsos shows that engagement with the annual day of remembrance is way down.

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It was a tumultuous day after news broke that a Whole Foods poppy ban in Canada would not allow employees to wear the Remembrance Day symbol, but now the company has reversed its decision. 

Canada’s Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay made the announcement in a November 6 tweet.

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After a controversial decision on behalf of Whole Foods to ban poppies from employee uniforms, Premier Doug Ford is speaking out.

The grocery chain has put a ban on poppies because they don't comply with their uniform rules, CBC reports.

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