​​​​​​​Remembrance Day 2017: Photos Of Canada Remembering The Fallen

Sima Shakeri
A wooden cross is surrounded by poppies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier following Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Nov. 11, 2017.

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.

Ottawa


Enormous crowds gathered in the capital for the national ceremony, which featured Julie Payette in her new role as governor general.

A Canadian flag flies as people line up along Wellington Street and outside Parliament Hill's East Block to watch the National Remembrance Day Ceremony.