What language is the Canadian national anthem in?

What language is the Canadian national anthem in?

Lyrics. The National Anthem Act established set lyrics for “O Canada” in Canada’s two official languages, English and French.

What does the Maple Leaf Forever mean?

According to other accounts, this was actually the original wording. Muir was attempting to express that under the Union Flag, the British and French were united as Canadians. “The Maple Leaf Forever” is also the authorized regimental march of The Royal Westminster Regiment.

Was the Maple Leaf Forever Canada’s national anthem?

Alexander Muir’s song “The Maple Leaf Forever” was once Canada’s de facto national anthem, but has faded into obscurity in the 150 years since it was composed. The popular story of the song’s creation came from Muir’s friend George Leslie.

What is a Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coin?

Canadian Gold Maple Leaf. The Canadian Gold Maple Leaf (GML) is a gold bullion coin that is issued annually by the Government of Canada. It is produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.

What does the Maple Leaf mean to Canada?

The official emblem of Canada, the sugar maple leaf has been used to symbolize the nation and its people since the mid-18 th century, meaning it predates nationhood. The maple leaf was created in 1979 by Walter Ott and is surrounded by engravings of “Canada,” “9999,” “Fine Gold” and “Or Pur,” as well as the respective weight of the coin.

Are Canadian Maple Leaf coins legal tender?

These legal tender Canadian gold bullion coins’ content and fine gold bullion purity are guaranteed by the Government of Canada. More Accessories… You can store your 1979 – 1982 1 oz Gold Maple Leaf Coins safely and securely with Kitco Allocated Storage.

What is the purity of a Maple Leaf coin?

The gold Maple Leaf coin was .999 pure until 1982, when its purity was raised to .9999. Some coins are issued at a purity of .99999; this standard does not replace the Mint’s .9999 Gold Maple Leaf coins, but is instead reserved for special editions. The coin has a mass of 100 kg (which is 3215 troy ounces).