Happy Canada Day! yo mofo Cannucks!
O Canada 152 yrs strong –
flag, anthem and beaver (the rodent, you perv!)
The Canadian Red Ensign was the flag of Canada until 1965,
current national flag. Red is symbolic of England and white of France,
Canada has been fought over by those countries all along, and is bilingual.
designed by – George Francis Gillman Stanley
George Francis Gillman Stanley
Born July 6, 1907
Died September 13, 2002
… Hudson’s Bay Company
(where the significance of the Cdn symbol of the beaver came from)
– first post at Fort Charles 1668
2nd at Moose Factory 1672
3rd Fort Albany 1675 -79
near James Bay./ Hudson’s Bay
oldest Cdn co and one of world’s oldest
God Save the Queen
much as some might rather sing the one by the Sex Pistols as we aren’t all Royalists or even descended from them. Canada is a diverse nation, after all.
The Maple Leaf Forever
“The Maple Leaf Forever” is a Canadian song written by Alexander Muir (1830–1906) in 1867, the year of Canada’s Confederation.
O Canada – French and English version
updated version – O Canada