Armistice Commemorations in Belgium

November 10, 2018

The Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada commemorated Remembrance Day and the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War at events in both Canada and Belgium.

  • The Governor General Julie Payette, wearing an army uniform, salutes.  Servicemen and women stand in the foreground.
  • A large crowd stands in front of their chairs.  Governor General Julie Payette is standing center, in an army uniform, and salutes.
  • The Governor General stand in front of a white tomb.  To her right is Mr. George Barkhouse.
  • Governor General Julie Payette stands at a podium.  In the foreground are white tomb stones.  Behind her, to her right, a mountie in red surge stands at attention.
  • A serviceman stands in front of a monument, eyes towards the ground.  The monument's base has an angular triangle pattern, the top is the shape of a large teardrop.
  • The Governor General kneels to place a wreath, decorated with flowers, at the base of a monument.
  • The Governor General of Canada is speaking at a podium, with her female Aide-de-camp on her right side. A giant concret sculpture in the shape of a teardrop is behind her.
  • The Governor General of Canada is laying a wreath of flower at a wall monument at night with the help of a military member.
  • The Governor General is signing a guestbook. The Mayor of Mons, Elio di Rupo, is standing at her right is watching her.