The Maple Leaf Forever
By Jennifer M. MacLeod
Published: December 30, 2012.
At one time, Canada's most famous "national anthem," this patriotic song has all but vanished from today's schools and public performances. What was it about, and if it was so beloved, why does nobody sing it anymore?
Through the song's lyrics, this approachable, short living history of Canada explores our British, French and First Nations heritage from the 1700s to the present day.