I don't know how you missed this one - all Canadian children learn it in grade 2 or 3:

Land of the silver birch
Home of the beaver
Where still the mighty moose
Wanders at will

Refrain:
Blue lake and rocky shore
I will return once more
Boom diddy-ah da, boom diddy-ah da, boom diddy-ah da, ehaaa

High on a rocky ledge
I'll build my wigwam
Close to the water's edge
Silent and still

Refrain

My heart grows sick for thee
Here in the low lands
I will return to thee
Hills of the north

Refrain


It is related to a similar song "My Paddle's Keen and Bright", written by Margaret Embers McGee in 1918[1], which is used to keep time paddling and is frequently intermingled:

My paddle's keen and bright
Flashing with silver
Follow the wild goose flight
Dip, dip and swing

Dip, dip and swing her back
Flashing with silver
Swift as the wild goose flies
Dip, dip and swing

See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUgHzMPflek
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