313 Total Quotes

Canadian Politician Quotes

Edward Blake
I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention.
Edward Blake
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Stephen Harper
I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened in the decades following Confederation, there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome.
Stephen Harper
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Stephen Harper
Universality has been severely reduced: it is virtually dead as a concept in most areas of public policy.
Stephen Harper
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I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, a party that will promote true conservative values and principles. I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate. I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties.
Peter MacKay
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Big words seldom accompany good deeds.
Charlotte Whitton
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I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.
Paul Martin
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What Canada has to do is to have a government connected to the priorities of the people of which it is elected to serve. Those priorities include ensuring medicare is sustainable, support for the military, and tax and justice systems that work.
Peter MacKay
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The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences.
Paul Martin
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For years governments have been promising more than they can deliver, and delivering more than they can afford.
Paul Martin
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Stephen Harper
Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it.
Stephen Harper
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Stephen Harper
If you want to be a government in a minority Parliament, you have to work with other people.
Stephen Harper
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The only country where you see any positive movement within domestic consumption is Brazil, where you really do have a variety of coffees to make blends with.
Robert Nelson
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Tony Blair faced a massive defection from his own party ranks during voting around the intervention in Iraq. For our present purpose, the point is not that he survived the defection, but that he had to face it.
Stockwell Day
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Have you ever, on a cloudless night, looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless, glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads. Stretching on and on, one province to the next. With only the stars in the distance.
Paul Martin
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Stephen Harper
If Ottawa giveth, then Ottawa can taketh away.
Stephen Harper
#Canadian Politician

Stephen Harper
Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been.
Stephen Harper
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In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others.
Paul Martin
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Will you, my countrymen, the descendants of these men, warmed by their blood, inheriting their language, and having the principles for which they struggled confided to your care, allow them to be violated in your hands?
Joseph Howe
#Canadian Politician

No matter what other plans are out there, this is the best plan.
Tom McMillan
#Canadian Politician

Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
Charlotte Whitton
#Canadian Politician

Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party... unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative.
Stockwell Day
#Canadian Politician

It's true that technology and the information age is sweeping the world. It has changed fundamentally some of the economies of the world.
Dan Miller
#Canadian Politician

The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change.
Stockwell Day
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Edward Blake
I fear the carnival of crime is beginning on our border.
Edward Blake
#Canadian Politician

Stephen Harper
That's my personal view I would say most in my caucus agree with that but there are some who don't and I've always said that on these kinds of moral issues, people have the right to their own opinions.
Stephen Harper
#Canadian Politician

Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics.
Preston Manning
#Canadian Politician

Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it.
Joseph Howe
#Canadian Politician

Stephen Harper
We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies. Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally. We are playing again with national and global security matters.
Stephen Harper
#Canadian Politician

If the United States leads a multinational force into Iraq without United Nations backing, Canada should fight beside its neighbour. We've gone from being a middle power to a muddle power on this one.
Peter MacKay
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Stephen Harper
We'll support the government on issues if it's essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians.
Stephen Harper
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