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WATCH: A scaled down Remembrance Day ceremony was held at Montreal's Place du Canada Thursday morning, one of many tributes being held across the island – Nov 11, 2021

A Remembrance Day ceremony was held Thursday morning at Place du Canada in downtown Montreal.

Invited guests arrived at around 10:30 a.m. with the official ceremony taking place at 11 a.m.

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante places a wreath at the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies Thursday, November 11, 2021 in Montreal. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press

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While the Place du Canada ceremony is the main tribute in Montreal, it was smaller than previous years as it was not open to the public.

Several streets in the downtown core were closed off for the procession.

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Other boroughs and municipalities across the island also observed Remembrance Day on their territories.

An Honour Guard leaves the cenotaph after Remembrance Day ceremonies Thursday, November 11, 2021 in Montreal. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press

 

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