The World Will Always Remember September 11
Canada observed the three-month anniversary of the September 11 attacks in a ceremony at the Embassy auditorium on 8:30 a.m. The U.S. National Anthem was played at precisely 8:46 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The ceremony included Ambassadorial remarks; the playing of the U.S. and Canadian national anthems and a moment of silence. Attending the ceremony was Canadian government officials, senior Canadian military officials, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Ottawa Police and Fire Departments.
A World United
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"I think that you know you have the support of Canadians. When you will need us, we will be there."
O Canada! Our home and native land!
True patriot love in all thy sons command.
With glowing hearts we see thee rise,
The True North strong and free!
From far and wide,
O Canada! We stand on guard for thee.
God keep our land glorious and free!
O Canada! we stand on guard for thee