Soldiers escort the coffin of Cpl Nathan Cirillo
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Ottawa shooting: Funeral for Cpl Nathan Cirillo

The funeral of Canadian soldier Cpl Nathan Cirillo, who was shot dead by a gunman at a war memorial in the capital Ottawa last week, has taken place in his home city of Hamilton.

Hundreds of mourners, including Prime Minister Steven Harper and the corporal's five-year-old son, gathered at the city's cathedral for the service which was accompanied by full military honours.

Paul Cusiac reports.

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