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Students and faculty converged at Humber's North and Lakeshore campuses for the college's commemoration services.

Professor Carey French led the ceremony this year, and said that we owe a debt to those service men and women who fought for our freedom.

Canada had its greatest loss of life in the First World War, with more than 65,000 dead.

During the First World War, Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae wrote a war poem, titled: In Flanders Fields.

Humber Students' Federation's president Ahmed Tahir recited the poem.

Since then, every year, on the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month, we observe a moment of silence to acknowledge the sacrifices made by so many.

Students bowed their head during the moment of silence, displaying red poppies on their coats and shirts.

On social media, at 11:11 each year, the Ottawa Citizen, with its Twitter account <a href="" target="_blank">@WeAreTheDead</a> tweets out a Canadian Forces member killed in the line duty.

Their goal--to research the biography on the solider.