Kirsten Lowe, an Ottawa law student, brought flowers to the memorial today. She also brought her rescue dog, Nelson, in honour of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who loved his dogs.
Police tell me that the Ceremonial Guard will soon be here to march in front of the memorial.
The crowd has been cleared back to make room for the Ceremonial Guard. They're expected any moment now.
The Ceremonial Guard arrival has been pushed back to 1:45.
Elsewhere in the city, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo's body is now on its way to Hamilton.
Prolonged applause after the prime minister shakes hands with members of the Canadian Forces. Now bagpipes playing in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The Ceremonial Guard leaves just behind the prime minister as the Peace Tower clock rings.
Two soldiers now posted again beside the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front of the National War Memorial. CTV News has confirmed that their names are Daniel Germaine and Mark Daigle. Both are Afghanistan veterans and members of the 2nd Batallion of the Royal Canadian Regiment.
Trent Browett says his brothers were friends with Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and that Cirillo would spend time at the Browett house in Hamilton.
"Nathan could light up any room he walked into... He spoke to everyone and treated everyone with kindness," Browett said in a message from Peterborough.