A change towards gender equality
may be coming to O Canada.
Indeed, it has been on the masculine side for too long:
“The True North strong and free!”
Time has come for a feminine touch.
Let the True North be “pretty and free!”
Because it’s 2016.
(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)