MONTREAL -- The Royal Canadian Legion's Quebec command is expecting huge losses for its charity this year as the COVID-19 pandemic throws a wrench in its annual poppy campaign.

Every year, veterans volunteer their time to accept donations for poppies to remember the sacrifices made by soldiers and their families. 

The COVID-19 pandemic means this year's remembrance day will be especially sombre -- but the Quebec command of the legion plans to hold ceremonies nonetheless, just in a different scope and scale, the Royal Canadian Legion Quebec Command's president Kenneth Ouellet told CTV News. 

Watch Christine Long's report above.