Canada to Give Slain Soldier Hero's Send-Off

October 25, 2014 11:02 AM

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The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government was given a hero's send-off Friday, with a motorcade along the highway where the country honors its war dead.

Bagpipes rang out from the crowd of around 1,000 people as two new ceremonial guards were reinstated to the post at Canada's national war memorial for the first time since Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, was gunned down earlier this week.

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