Toronto Royal Canadian Legion and TTC launch annual poppy sales campaign

Canadian war veterans and peacekeepers will team up with grade six students to launch the Toronto Royal Canadian Legion’s annual TTC Poppy Campaign with a kick-off event tomorrow, October 30, at 11 a.m. at Spadina Station.

Canadian war veterans and peacekeepers will pin poppies on students to remind Toronto to wear a poppy in honour of the men and women who served Canada.

On Remembrance Day, Wednesday, November 11, at 11 a.m., the TTC will bring all of its vehicles to a halt to remember those who died in service of our country.

All TTC buses and streetcars will carry a sign on Remembrance Day reading “Lest We Forget” and a message will run on all platform video screens throughout the subway system.  The TTC Honour Guard will take part in the Remembrance Day service at the Cenotaph at Old City Hall.

On Remembrance Day, all current and former members of Canada’s military and one companion ride for free on the TTC. 


What: Launch of the Toronto Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Campaign.
Where: Spadina Station (streetcar platform)
When:  Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11 a.m.

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