"When you wish to wear yours is your business. Compelling people to wear poppies because YOU think they OUGHT to is precisely the Poppy fascism, or intolerance, that I have complained of in the past."
Anyone may choose to wear a poppy or not. I choose not to wear one. It's not because I do not wish to honour those soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for Canada. I have attended several Remembrance Day ceremonies throughout Ontario. I have observed them on television. I choose not to wear a poppy because the red poppy is a trademarked symbol or the Royal Canadian Legion. The current red poppy does not belong to all Canadians, but to an incorporated entity. I refuse to wear a trademarked logo on my jacket or shirt (if it not already imprinted). It doesn't matter if it is the Royal Canadian Legion's poppy, McDonald's M or some other corporate logo.
Yes, I will remember the dead and injured Canadian soldiers who participated in World War I to the current Afghanistan War. I just refuse to wear a trademarked logo.