Launch of the 2018 Poppy Campaign

October 18, 2018

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, received the symbolic first poppy of the 2018 National Poppy Campaign.

  • The Governor General stands in front of a podium and delivers a speech as the crowd looks on.
  • The Governor General, Mr. Thomas Irvine (President of the Legion) and a group of 15 Cadets and Junior Rangers stand in a semi-circle as an image of a digital Poppy is projected on the screen behind them.
  • The Governor General speaks to and holds the hand of a veteran.
  • Governor General speaks with a group of Cadets and Junior Rangers.
  • Governor General speaks and holds the hand of a veteran.