O Canada and the Two Solitudes

The Dorchester Review, 2017

6 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2017

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James Bowden

Parks Canada; Carleton University

Date Written: July 1, 2017


This paper examines the legislative history, from 2001 to present, of the Parliament of Canada's attempt to alter the lyrics to the English version of O Canada toward gender-neutral language.

Keywords: O Canada, national anthem

Suggested Citation

Bowden, James, O Canada and the Two Solitudes (July 1, 2017). The Dorchester Review, 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3014131

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