MP wants to change Canadian national anthem because he finds it sexist
MP Mauril Belanger would like to see changes made to a portion of the Canadian national anthem that he considers sexist. This concerns the English version of the anthem. He would like to change the sentence "true patriot love in all thy sons command"(" A true love of the fatherland animates all your sons ") by"true patriot love in all of us command"(A true love of the motherland animates us all"), which is more inclusive. Mr. Bélanger, who is at the end of his career due to a degenerative disease (Lou Gehrig's disease), would like to end his political career with the adoption of this bill which would change two words of English lyrics of O Canada. You can hear the passage at 0:20 from this video.