Right Hon. L. S. Si. Laurent (Prime Minister):
Mr. Speaker, today Canadians in every part of this land are celebrating officially the birthday of our gracious sovereign, *Queen Elizabeth.
As members of this house we will, as in [DOT]other years, be demonstrating our devotion to Her Majesty by carrying out our duties as the representatives of Her Majesty's Canadian subjects and giving our attention to the public business of the nation.
However, before proceeding to the business of the day, the Leader of the Opposition (Mr. Drew) and I would like to suggest, with your permission, Mr. Speaker, that we all stand and sing together the first verse of *"God Save the Queen".
Whereupon the members of the house rose and sang
God Save the Queen BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE
Subtopic: TRIBUTE ON OCCASION OF CELEBRATION OF BIRTHDAY