O Canada

Make 'O Canada' Gender Neutral? Change Is Headed For A Vote

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — A Conservative MP says "O Canada" doesn’t need to be amended in order to be gender neutral. Edmonton MP Peter Goldring was reacting to...

Young 'O Canada' Singer Replaces 'God' With 'Please,' Impresses Atheists

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.04.2014 | Canada Impact

A nine-year-old singer drew the praise of atheists online when she replaced the "God" with "please" when she sang the national anthem at a Canada Day ...

Young 'O Canada' Singer Replaces 'God' With 'Please,' Impresses Atheists

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Impact

A nine-year-old singer drew the praise of atheists online when she replaced the word "God" with "please" in "O Canada" at a celebration earlier this m...

Most Canadian Moment (West Coast Edition)

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Music

The Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators threw on throwback jerseys Sunday and laced up their skates to do battle on the ice in BC Place, which is no...

How Feminism Has Failed Our Children

Lydia Lovric | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Lydia Lovric

Women have been brought up to believe that they have the right to pursue their own goals and dreams without any consideration for those around them. As a result, we have women having babies who almost immediately hand the child off to a daycare worker or nanny so that they can return to the office in order to feel fulfilled.

Margaret Atwood Wants 'O Canada' Lyrics Changed

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Living

Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood has joined the chorus of prominent Canadian women calling for the lyrics of "O Canada" to be more gender-neutra...

Our National Anthem Does Not Represent Me

Doug Thomas | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada
Doug Thomas

Approximately 20 per cent of Canadians cannot sing the words to "O Canada" without being hypocrites. They are atheists; "O Canada"'s words are theist in both languages. The words to "O Canada" need updating in both languages. This should not be difficult if we accept the notion of separation of church and state.

WATCH: A Beer-Inspired Version Of 'O Canada'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Living

Chances are you'll be hearing lots of 'O Canada' this weekend, it being Canada Day and all. Not to feel left out, the people at Molson, asked musi...

Students Must Sing O Canada, Board Rules

CBC | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics

Students in the Toronto Catholic District School Board will now be required to sing O Canada out loud instead of standing in silence while...

O Canada A Cappella: Students Forced To Sing Anthem?

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 04.13.2012 | Canada Living

Singing out loud can be a nerve-racking experience, but if one Toronto school trustee gets her way, some Toronto students may be forced to do just tha...

True Patriot Love Shows For O Canada: Anthem Voted Above US, UK

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

Right on the heels of National Flag Day, Canadians get confirmation of what we've always believed -- our national anthem is among the best. At leas...

O Canada: Anthem Overload

Mike Gallay | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada
Mike Gallay

When someone raises a flag on Canada Day, sure, terrific. Bob and Doug forever. When it's time to honour our brave war veterans, no doubt, they're the champs. But when I attend a game to cheer on the local collection of rink-circlers, I don't feel it's a relevant or appropriate place for the anthem.

Canada Day: Celebrating 144 Years of Making Room for One Another

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Only now are we starting to address the damage done by the colonization which refused to acknowledge the rights and respect the culture of the First Peoples of Canada. We have much more work to do. We have to admit the racism and prejudice that exists and fight it every day in our lives.

Canada's Son, My Hero

Mike Anderson | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada
Mike Anderson

"I'm going to bike across Canada this summer, you in?" The words floated out of my roommate's mouth mouth like he was asking if I wanted to go see a movie. I had no idea how to answer. Yet, just a few months later, I dipped the tire of my new road bike into the Atlantic and I thought of Terry Fox.