Crowds gathered at the National War Memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day
The solemn ceremonies, punctuated by tolling bells and 21-gun salutes, tears of remembrance and speeches of thanks, were part of global commemorations recalling the end of hostilities
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.
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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.
More than 1,000 people, including military personnel, dignitaries and descendants of those who served have attended a “poignant” service to mark 100 years since the end of the First Wor
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
As we near the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, we might take time to ask: What is it that we remember on Remembrance Day?The typical Remembrance Day ceremony takes place around a cenotaph and includes state officials (politicians and military officers), ecumenical religious figures, and often the mother, father, or spouse of a lost soldier; sometimes, too, a soldier scarred in conflict, though the injury must be obvious: hidden injuries are insufficiently illustrative for the occasion.