Mayor Labeaume receives one of the first poppies for Remembrance Day

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Mayor Régis Labeaume (third from left) and Deputy Mayor Michelle Morin-Doyle (far right) received Remembrance Day poppies from members of the Royal Canadian Legion.

I'm going to encourage the public to wear the poppy, particularly in light of recent events," said Mayor Régis Labeaume after having a poppy pinned to his lapel by Claude Racine, president of the Lt. Col. J. Charles Forbes, RMWO (Québec, no. 265) branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, at a recent event at Quebec City Hall.