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Prevented from wearing poppies,    Dare you - Canada

Started 6-Nov by Dot_hoe; 1078 views.
Dot_hoe

From: Dot_hoe

6-Nov

maple_leaf Whole Foods workers prevented from wearing poppies, Doug Ford calls move 'disgusting'

The grocery chain bans the use of any political messaging at work, and recently updated their policies to include the Remembrance Day symbol.

As Remembrance Day approaches, grocery chain Whole Foods is banning its Canadian workers from wearing the poppy, which has angered politicians from all sides of the spectrum.

The U.S.-based company, owned by Amazon, recently updated its policies to prevent employees from its Canadian locations from wearing a poppy while at work.

https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/whole-foods-workers-prevented-from-wearing-poppies-doug-ford-calls-move-disgusting

Author of the article: National Post Staff
Publishing date: Nov 06, 2020  maple_leaf

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Dot_hoe

From: Dot_hoe

6-Nov

Remembrance Day

Also referred to as Poppy Day or Armistice Day, Remembrance Day is observed in Commonwealth countries, including Australia and Canada. Other countries such as the U.S. have similar observances like Veterans Day. November 11 is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended World War I hostilities between Allied nations and Germany in 1918.

DimeTrious

From: DimeTrious

10-Nov

Wasn't it obvious that the current hooligans want to destroy our culture and respect for our ancestors?

Dot_hoe

From: Dot_hoe

10-Nov

Yes, nonetheless Remembrance Day will be observed

Wabbeet

From: Wabbeet

11-Nov

MILITARY SALUTE!  wave

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DimeTrious

From: DimeTrious

12-Nov

'It is quite different this year': Veteran marks a low-key Remembrance Day amid COVID-19

Retired veteran Wade Bond says he's disappointed to be unable to mark Remembrance Day among crowds of people following widespread cancellation of ceremonies due to COVID-19. The 54-year-old from Whitecourt has been in Edmonton since August while his wife,...

Trouble makers and mind achers want their ludicrous showmanship... 

japanese_goblin Very sad. 

MochaSofa

From: MochaSofa

15-Nov

 L O V E 

   

MochaSofa

From: MochaSofa

15-Nov

Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh also spoke out over the poppy move, saying, “It was wrong when they banned staff expressing support for Black Lives Matter and it’s wrong to ban the Poppy.”

NOW THAT'S GREAT!!

BarthaS

From: BarthaS

16-Nov

I wore a poppy at work and still do!

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