In photos: Canada remembers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Friday, Nov. 11. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Spectators also braved the cold and extra-blustery day to watch the procreedings and honour those who serve for Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Spectators also braved the cold and extra-blustery day to watch the procreedings and honour those who serve for Canada. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Members of the RCMP marched at the Ottawa Remembrance Day ceremony. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Wreaths were placed at the base of the National War Memorial to honour and remember those who have, and who continue to serve, protecting Canada and maintaining peace domestically and abroad. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The fly-over in Ottawa included CF-18s, a CH-147 Chinook, and two CH-146 Griffon helicopters, according to a government press release. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Environment Minister and MP for Ottawa Centre, Catherine McKenna, and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Mr. Trudeau and Ms. Grégoire Trudeau lay a wreath at the National War Memorial. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Canada's Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Jonathan Vance, places a wreath. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

A group of veterans look on at the emotional ceremony. According to the Canadian government, more than 2.3 million Canadians have served in the forces since Confederation. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Governor General David Johnston stands with Colleen Fitzpatrick, the 2016 Silver Cross Mother, which honours her family and son, Corporal Darren Fitzpatrick, who was killed in action in March 2010 while serving in Afghanistan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright