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Poppy supply running out. Steve's Remembrance Day rant blamed.

Canadians have snapped up Remembrance Day poppies this year at a clip normally reserved for the latest boy band CD or hot new Christmas toy.

"We've run out and that's never happened since it all started in 1921," said Mick Steers, a spokesman for the Royal Canadian Legion, which runs the 80-year-old poppy campaign.

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Originally posted on Friday, 2001-11-09 at 13:56:35.