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Canada In photos: Remembrance Day ceremonies across Canada

Canadians mark solemn Remembrance Day in Ottawa and other cities, 100 years since the signing of the armistice that ended the First World War.

Second World War veteran Howard Costain, 98, waits for a Remembrance Day ceremony to begin in Vancouver.

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A Royal Canadian Air Force Sea King helicopter from the 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron flies past a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph in Vancouver.

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Petty Officer Second Class Justin Heron, of HMCS Discovery, stands at the Victory Square Cenotaph during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Vancouver.

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Cpl. Susan Forsberg comforts her children during a Remembrance Day ceremony at God's Acre Veteran's Cemetery in Victoria.

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Lieutenant Kerry-Ann Cameron looks on during Remembrance Day ceremonies at God's Acre Veteran's Cemetery in Victoria.

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Members of the Calgary Highlanders place poppies in grave markers following a Remembrance Day service in Calgary.

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Soldiers fire a 21 gun salute during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Edmonton.

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Ryan Mullens plays a flute made from oak descendant from trees from Vimy Ridge, France, beside a cenotaph marking the fallen from WWI following a Remembrance Day service in Calgary.

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A headstone is photographed during a Remembrance Day ceremony at God's Acre Veteran's Cemetery in Victoria.

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Poppies are placed on wreaths at a cenotaph during a Remembrance Day service at Vimy Ridge Memorial Park in Winnipeg.

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Children cover their ears during a honour volley at a Remembrance Day service at Vimy Ridge Memorial Park in Winnipeg.

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A photograph surrounded by poppies placed on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier following Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Commemorative wreaths are shown during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal.

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Lieutenant General Richard Rohmer places a wreath during the Ceremony of Remembrance held at Queen's Park in Toronto.

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A metal cut-out depicting a Canadian Soldier is shown during Remembrance Day ceremonies at National Military Cemetery in Ottawa.

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Silver Cross Mother Anita Cenerini pauses after laying a wreath during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Governor General Julie Payette shakes hands with Canadian Second World War veteran William John Buchanan, 103, from Montreal during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Wreaths are placed during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Medals are shown during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal.

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A member of the armed forces bows his head during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal.

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A sentry stands guard in Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax.

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Veterans arrive at Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax.

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Peter Weal, a retired army captain, salutes as he participates in Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax.

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Honour guards stand at the cenotaph as people gather for the Sunrise Remembrance Day service held at Prospect Ceremony in Toronto.

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Colleen McCourt, stands with her grandchildren Jaiden Swider, and Janiyah Campbell, during a Remembrance Day ceremony at Fort York, in Toronto.

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People wearing replica uniforms take part in a Remembrance Day ceremony at Fort York, in Toronto.

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