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From Seoul to Sooke, B.C.: Remembering Canadian veterans and the fallen

Images from Remembrance Day ceremonies across Canada and beyond. We will add photos to this gallery through the day as ceremonies roll out across the country

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Veteran Bob Kennedy chats with Army Cadet Tristen Garnhum, 12, after the Remembrance Day ceremony in London, Ont., Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.

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A veteran salutes during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Members of the Seaforth Highlanders are silhouetted as they march out of Jack Poole Plaza in downtown Vancouver. The Olympic cauldron was re-lit on Remembrance Day in a ceremony to commemorate the service of Canadian veterans at home and abroad.

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Priscilla Blake, the widow of Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Craig Blake who died in Afghanistan last May, prepares to lay a wreath during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grande Parade in Halifax.

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A bagpiper from the Seaforth Highlanders plays at Jack Poole Plaza in downtown Vancouver

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Allan Tanner, 85, salutes at the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grande Parade in Halifax.

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Josee Simard, whose daughter Cpl. Karine Blais was killed in Afghanistan on April 13, 2009, lays a wreath during a Remembrance Day ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

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Governor-General David Johnston, second from right, comforts Silver Cross Mother Mabel Girouard of Bathurst, N.B., during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Nov. 11, 2010. Ms. Girouard is the mother of Chief Warrant Officer Robert Michael Girouard who was killed by a suicide bomber in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2006.

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Richard Patten with the Legion arranges wreathes to be laid during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa

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Remembrance Day wreathes to be laid are seen prior to the start of Remebrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Nov. 11, 2010.

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Canadian Veterans line up in formation during Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Silver Cross Mother Mabel Girouard, mother of Chief Warrant Officer Robert Girouard who was killed in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber in 2006, receives a wreath to be placed at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial.

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People place poppies on the Tomb of the Uknown Soldier following Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa

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A veteran places a wreath during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa

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Veterans pay their respects as they attend Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grande Parade in Halifax on Nov. 11, 2010.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper carries a wreath while escorted by a Canadian war veteran at the National War Memorial, during a Remembrance Day service in Seoul Nov. 11, 2010.

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Mr. Harper carries places the wreath.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left,, Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard, third right, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, far right, escort veterans as they take part in a Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial Gloster Valley, at Solma-ri north of Seoul.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron marks Remembrance Day at Gloster Valley, South Korea November 11, 2010. The site is where the British Army fought one of their bloodiest battles when the 1st Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment were cut off and surrounded by the Chinese army during the Battle of Imjin River during the Korean War in 1951.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and a British veteran pay tribute at a monument with the names of British soldiers during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial Gloster Valley, at Solma-ri north of Seoul on Nov. 11, 2010 before the start of the G20 Summit.

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A Canadian soldier places a poppy on a monument at Kandahar Airfield to Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan during a Remembrance Day ceremony.

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Following a Remembrance Day ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, soldiers removed the poppies from their uniform and left them on a monument to Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan, on Nov. 11, 2010.

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