DNA Edit: Remembering Armistice - In a country where warriors have led down their lives without so much as a murmur, it is a good idea for the Indian establishment to take note of sacrifices made, even 100 years ago
Remembrance Day ceremonies on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, and at city halls, places of worship and military bases across Canada commemorated the end of the First World War a century ago.
The First World War claimed almost 66,000 Canadian lives and 172,000 Canadians were wounded, 3,461 of whom had a limb amputated.
As of 11 a.m. on Sunday, it had been an entire century since the Armistice of November 11, 1918 came into effect and brought the First World War to an end.
Calgarians were among the thousands of Canadians who attended Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country to pay tribute to members of Canada’s military and mark 100 years since the signing of the armistice to end the First World War.
A cold bright sun shone on the green and purple wreaths that mark 100 years since the end of the Great War, and many other conflicts since then.
Veterans, dignitaries, Surrey residents remember 100 years since end of First World War
Rabbi Reuven Bulka urged the audience at Ottawa's Remembrance Day ceremony to "reflect on the notion of a world war," and asked: "If the world can be at war, is it not possible for the world to be at peace?
Exactly one century since the end of the First World War, it’s the memories of the sacrifice made by their fellow soldiers that veterans hope are never forgotten.
John Goheen was invited to lay a wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Sunday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice and the Canadians who died serving their country between 1914 and 1918.
Princess Anne and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon were among those who attended the service in Glasgow.
At 11 a.m., a sombre silence was broken by the beginning of a 21-gun salute and the deep tolling of a bell marking the solemn occasion