November 8, 1945 (20th Parliament, 1st Session)

CCF

Major James William Coldwell

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. COLDWELL:

-a piece of music particularly and peculiarly Canadian, which, when our people meet in other parts of the world, might be played as significant of our nationhood. When I was in Brussels last year the brigadier who was in charge of that city was explaining to us that the people of Brussels had been good enough to invite each Saturday evening to the opera the Canadian soldiers- Canadian soldiers were the only soldiers at that time in any number in Brussels. He said that when the people in charge of the opera asked what anthem should be played, and he suggested "O Canada"-

Topic:   CANADIAN FLAG
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