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Thousands gather at the National War Memorial in Ottawa to remember Canada's war dead

Johnson was flanked at the memorial by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, this year's Silver Cross Mother, Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr and other dignitaries.

At 11 a.m., all observed two minutes of silence, followed by a flypast of two Canadian Forces jets.