November 11, 2018 6:01 pm
Updated: November 16, 2018 12:40 pm

IN PHOTOS: Thousands gather for national Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa

People lay their poppies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the base of the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Beatrice Britneff / Global News

Thousands gathered on Sunday morning for the national Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa.

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In addition to commemorating all Canadians who have served their country and died in past wars, this year’s ceremonies marked the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended the First World War.

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Click through the gallery below for a selection of photos from Sunday’s ceremony in the national capital.


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