2019 National Poppy Campaign

October 15, 2019

  • The Governor General stands at the front of the room alongside Royal Canadian Legion executives, as veterans in the crowd stand and applaud.
  • The Governor General delivers remarks at a podium.
  • The Governor General receives the symbolic first poppy of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign from Thomas Irvine, Dominion President of the Royal Canadian Legion.
  • The Governor General stands for a photo alongside The Royal Canadian Legion executives, after receiving the symbolic first poppy.
  • The Governor General shakes hands with a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • The Governor General shakes hands with a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • The Governor General pins a poppy on the lapel of a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • The Governor General pins a poppy on the lapel of a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • The Governor General shakes hands with a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • The Governor General shakes hands with a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • The Governor General kneels down and speaks with a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • The Governor General shakes hands with a veteran during the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.
  • A large group of veterans stand in solidarity during the singing of the National Anthem at the launch of the 2019 National Poppy Campaign.