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In photos: Canadians honour fallen soldiers on Remembrance Day

Communities across the country are holding Remembrance Day ceremonies to honour Canada's soldiers

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An air cadet bows his head in prayer during Remembrance Day ceremony at the Cenotaph in London Ontario, Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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Members of the Calgary Police Ceremonial Unit endure frosty temperatures during Remembrance Day services outside the Military Museums in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.

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Members of the public place poppies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa, Sunday November 11, 2012.

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Governor General David Johnston and his wife Sharon lay a wreath at the National Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa Sunday November 11, 2012.

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Canadian Army veteran, former defence minister and former mayor of Quebec City Gilles Lamontagne, right, lays a wreath at the Cenotaph during Remembrance Day celebrations Sunday, November 11, 2012 in Quebec City.

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Cadets attend a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal, Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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A man holds a box with medals and photographs during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal, Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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An unidentified veteran pauses as he lays a wreath at the National Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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Liberal MP and leadership candidate Justin Trudeau attends a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal, Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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Members of the colour guard attend Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.

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A volley of shots are fired as a mark of respect during a Remembrance Day dawn service at Prospect Cemetery in Toronto, on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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Second World War veteran Edward McKerness salutes during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal, Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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Second World War veteran Jacques Nadeau displays his medals and badges during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montreal, Sunday, November 11, 2012.

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Milena D'Emico holds a flower during a Remembrance Day dawn service at Prospect Cemetery in Toronto, on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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The Canadian flag is seen at half mast during a Remembrance Day ceremony in downtown St. John's, Nfld., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.

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Veterans march down Water Street following a Remembrance Day ceremony in downtown St. John's, Nfld., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.

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A Remembrance Day ceremony underway in downtown St. John's, Nfld., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.

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Former service personnel gather at a Remembrance Day dawn service at Prospect Cemetery in Toronto, on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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The Canadian flag is lowered to half mast during a Remembrance Day dawn service at Prospect Cemetery in Toronto, on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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Visitors inspect military graves ahead of a a Remembrance Day dawn service at Prospect Cemetery in Toronto, on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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A member of the armed forces forms inspects wreaths ahead of a Remembrance Day dawn service at Prospect Cemetery in Toronto, on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife, Laureen, walk after laying a wreath at a Remembrance Day ceremony at Sai Wan War Cemetery in Hong Kong November 11, 2012. About 2,000 Canadian soldiers were sent to the former British colony in November 1941, and more than 550 died on the battlefield or in prison camps.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) walks with a World War Two veteran at Sai Wan War Cemetery as he attends a Remembrance Day ceremony in Hong Kong November 11, 2012.

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A wooden cross sits next to a military gravestone in the National Military cemetery in Ottawa, Friday November 9, 2012.

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Despite heavy snowfall, two people walk through the Field of Crosses in Calgary, Alberta, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. The project is set up each year for Remembrance Day and more than 3000 crosses bear the name and a Canadian flag for Albertans killed in wartime.

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Heavy snow falls on a new wreath and poppies laid in front of a grave at the military section of the Burnsland Cemetery in Calgary, Alberta on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

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First Nation Veterans hold their annual Remembrance Day ceremonies at the war memorial in Victory Square in Vancouver, British Columbia November 8, 2012. The ceremony honoured native veterans who served in the Canadian military past and present.

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Canadian First Nation Veterans hold their annual Remembrance Day ceremonies at the war memorial in Victory Square in Vancouver, British Columbia November 8, 2012. The ceremony honoured native veterans who served in the Canadian military past and present.

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A First Nations woman spreads ashes from burning sweet grass around the war memorial at Victory Square during Remembrance Day ceremonies in Vancouver, British Columbia November 8, 2012. The ceremony honoured native veterans who served in the Canadian military past and present.

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City worker Bob Clydesdale replaces burnt-out bulbs in light standards designed like helmets at the Victory Square war memorial in Vancouver, British Columbia November 7, 2012. The work was part of preparations for Remembrance Day ceremonies on November 11.

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People fill the streets around the Victory Square Cenotaph during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday, November 11, 2012. T

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A military aircraft performs a flyover during a Remembrance Day ceremony at Victory Square in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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World War II veteran Fred Holland, 92, pauses during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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Second World War veteran Steve Milne holds a white rose to be laid on the cenotaph at Victory Square while attending a Remembrance Day ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday November 11, 2012.

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A veteran kneels after laying a wreath at the National War Memorial during Remembrance Day ceremonies in Ottawa November 11, 2012.

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