… goes to the Canadian War Museum. I’m just an average white poppy wearing guy, so I replied thus:
White poppies are now at Toronto Meeting House, and will also be at Yonge St Meeting (Newmarket) from next week.
Yesterday Toronto Monthly Meeting approved my request to have white poppies at the meeting house this year.
Further to They’ll turn white soon enough, I’ve heard from CFSC that you can’t get white poppies in Canada. Maybe that’s a project for next year.
So everyone’s getting these red-centred quarters in their change from Tim Hortons:
They’re apparently the world’s first bicolour coin. The red in the middle has already started to look very distressed , ‘cos everyone’s scratching them to see if the colour comes off. And it does.
If Canada were really serious about peace, they’d have made the coin like this:
… like the white remembrance poppies I used to get from the Peace Pledge Union in the UK.