Crowds gathered at the National War Memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day
OTTAWA — Spiritual leaders reflected on the horrors of the First World War while calling for a world of tolerance and peace on Sunday as thousands of Canadians braved the biting cold to remember and honour those who fought to defend such ideals.
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.
A 19-year-old carries on his grandfather's legacy by attending the Remembrance Day service.
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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.
Global News coverage began at 10:30 a.m. MT with news anchor Linda Olsen hosting our live broadcast of #CalgaryRemembers.
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
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.