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Canada’s national anthem is now gender neutral

It was a simple tweak — just two words. But with that, Canada just voted to turn its national anthem “Oh Canada” gender neutral, delighting liberal lawmakers and infuriating conservatives. The offending line — “in all thy sons command” — was switched to “in all of us command.” Mauril’s bill to make O Canada gender neutral […]
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