This is what was said introducing the songwriting project: I said to the class, “Canada is 150 years old”. One child raised his hand and said, “That doesn’t sound right. There’s gotta be more. What about the First Nations? What about the Dinosaurs?” Another precocious 8 year old said, “Well, politically…”
We are 8 year old students at Queen Mary Elementary School in Vancouver. Led by Greg Weir, with a guitar, we like to make up new songs that relate to our school life and to sing together as often as possible.
Canada 150 written by Mr. Weir and Mr. Reimer with the students of Wendy Vanderwoerd and Jodi Mackay at Queen Mary Elementary School, Vancouver, Canada