May 19, 1950 (21st Parliament, 2nd Session)

PC

Julian Harcourt Ferguson

Progressive Conservative

Mr. J. H. Ferguson (Simcoe North):

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a question of privilege to call the attention of the house to an item which appeared in a daily paper a few days ago. It says that the strains of "O Canada" have been selected to replace "Rule Britannia" as the formal salute by navy bands to the chief of the Canadian naval staff, the

Naval Service-Formal Salute naval board of Canada, admirals of the fleet, admirals and commanders in chief. I say to the house that there are many Canadians whose forefathers-

Topic:   NAVAL SERVICE
Subtopic:   REPLACEMENT OF "RULE BRITANNIA" BY "O CANADA" AS FORMAL SALUTE BY NAVY BANDS
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