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Canadian fallen firefighters honoured in Ottawa

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Firefighters from the head dress party stand during the service at the Canadian Fallen Fire Fighters memorial ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sunday afternoon. Firefighters from across Canada attended the annual ceremony to commemorate firefighters who have died in the line of duty in the last year, or have died due to work related illnesses. The CFFF acknowledged 14 deaths and presented families with ceremonial helmets and medals. The foundation also added 61 names from seven provinces of those who have been recognized as having died in the line of duty due to work-related illnesses. Photo by John Riddell.
 

September 12, 2011
By Fire Fighting in Canada
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Firefighter pipe bands march during Sunday’s firefighter memorial service on Parliament Hill. Photo by John Riddell. The ceremonial bell on display with a piece of metal from the World Trade Center during Sunday’s service on Parliament Hill. Photo by John Riddell.
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Associate Minster of National Defence Julian Fantino speaks at the CFFF service at the on Parliament Hill Sunday afternoon. Photo by John Riddell. Firefighters from Edmonton salute during the service at the Canadian Fallen Firefighters memorial ceremony on Parliament Hill. Photo by John Riddell.