This enactment amends the National Anthem Act to substitute the words “of us” for the words “thy sons” in the English version of the national anthem, thus making it gender neutral.
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R.S., c. N-2
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1 The schedule to the National Anthem Act is replaced by the schedule set out in the schedule to this Act.
(Section 1 / article 1)
SCHEDULE / ANNEXE
(Section 2 / article 2)
National Anthem — Hymne national