The performance of Canada’s national anthem in English only ahead of the play-in match between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Montreal Canadiens has angered Montreal’s French-speaking fans.
— DenisCoderre (@DenisCoderre) August 2, 2020
“Damn it, the national anthem has always been in two languages! Thank you NHL, ”former Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre said displeasedly.
It is worth recalling that the official languages of Canada are French and English.