National War Memorial, on Confederation Square at jct. Wellington and Elgin sts., is a memorial arch dedicated in 1939 to honor the Canadian soldiers who fought in World War I. It was rededicated to all those who have served Canada in time of war. On November 11 (Remembrance Day) each year Canadians gather at the memorial to remember those who fought in the war. The governor general and the prime minister are frequent attendees.