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Lebanese-Canadian opera artist sings ‘O Canada’ in Arabic

Lebanese-Canadian opera artist sings ‘O Canada’ in Arabic

Lebanese-Canadian opera soprano Miriam Khalil sang the first Arabic version of 'O Canada' recently. (Photo via Nikola Novak/ Miriam Khalil)

(TORONTO, CANADA) — Lebanese-Canadian opera singer Miriam Khalil recently recorded the first Arabic version of Canada’s national anthem through a project led by the Canadian Arab Institute.

According to the Institute, the project aims to encourage Arabic-speaking Canadians to be “more engaged” with their citizenship.