As Canadians across the country gathered to commemorate Remembrance Day and honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, photos began to pour in from ceremonies taking place from coast to coast.
Here are some of the most striking images.
Enormous crowds gathered in the capital for the national ceremony, which featured Julie Payette in her new role as governor general.
Tremendous crowds for National Remembrance Ceremony: pic.twitter.com/23OfEAmVAi— David Akin 🇨🇦 (@davidakin) November 11, 2017
Let us remember, today & always, the service & sacrifice of our @CanadianForces members and their families. Honour the Fallen, Help the Living. #LestWeForget#RemembranceDay#RememberanceDay2017#CanadaRememberspic.twitter.com/DCQspRidIR— Wounded Warriors CAN (@WoundWarriorCA) November 11, 2017
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked Remembrance Day while overseas:
Some took the time to pay special respect to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was killed in 2014 while guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near Parliament Hill.
People have placed poppies on the plaque remembering Cpl Nathan Cirillo pic.twitter.com/LHDwgyBP6V— Cormac Mac Sweeney (@cmaconthehill) November 11, 2017
Canadians of all ages also visited the National Military Cemetery to honour the dead.
Elsewhere in the country, Mayor John Tory met with veterans in Toronto, as hundreds gathered downtown to commemorate the day.
Joined hundreds of Toronto residents in remembering those who have served our country at the Remembrance Day Service at the Old City Hall Cenotaph today. #TorontoRemembers#LestWeForget#CanadaRememberspic.twitter.com/o16FRsAD4O— John Tory (@JohnTory) November 11, 2017
The mayor also attended a ceremony at Prospect Cemetery.
Manulife's headquarters also planted thousands of Canadian flags to honour the fallen.
Premier Kathleen Wynne also commemorated the day at Queen's Park.
Toronto also paid tribute to the Canadian soldiers who died in the Korean War.
In Calgary, snow didn't stop people from showing up in droves to the Field Of Crosses to thank veterans for their sacrifices.
In Winnipeg, people gathered around a cenotaph despite the cold to honour the fallen.
In British Columbia, Premier Horgan spoke at a solemn ceremony.
Langford also hosted an Aboriginal Remembrance Day ceremony.
Vancouver highlighted the diversity of our country's veterans during some of its ceremonies.
Other powerful images also came out of Halifax.
Montreal also commemorated the emotional day.
This story has been updated to include other Remembrance Day ceremonies.
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