Quotations on Canada

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For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity.
- Sidney Altman
(Keywords: Family, Opportunity, Canada, Land, Relatives)

God has made Canada one of those nations which cannot be conquered and cannot be destroyed, except by itself.
- Norman Angell
(Keywords: God, Canada, Nations)

I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: Men, Women, Canada, Divorce, Evil)

Not so much in Canada, but certainly in the US, as I'm sure you know, money is all, and if they can get another 26 programs of the same thing even though it advances the culture or those actor's careers not at all it doesn't matter.
- Rowan Atkinson
(Keywords: Money, Actor, Canada, Careers, Culture)

Canada sets aside 36 percent of their visas for people with skills they think their country needs. We set aside six percent. We educate the doctors, and then don't give 'em a green card.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: People, Canada, Country, Doctors, Needs)

My wife and I came to Canada for the 1994 Commonwealth Games and we really liked the B.C. lifestyle and environment. The following year we applied to become permanent residents. We moved here in 1996 after the Atlanta Olympics.
- Jonathan Brown
(Keywords: Wife, Canada, Environment, Games)

I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away.
- James Cameron
(Keywords: People, Canada, Niagara, Water)

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: Equality, Canada, Justice, Tolerance)

On the same day I was sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada, I announced the most sweeping reform ever undertaken in the structure of our federal government.
- Kim Campbell
(Keywords: Government, Canada, Day, Reform)

And, actually it was interesting because I had done a lot of traveling in the United States and Canada and Mexico on my motorcycle; and I was really, it was the first time I had really gotten out of the Minnesota area to speak of.
- Duane G. Carey
(Keywords: Time, Canada, First, states, Traveling, United)

The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they consider is essentially their field. Men painters mostly despise women painters. So I have decided to stop squirming, to throw any honour in with Canada and women.
- Emily Carr
(Keywords: Men, Women, Canada, Woman)

Another part of the global war on terrorism that Canada and the United States are working on together is in helping failed states, states like Afghanistan, where people have no voice.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: War, People, Afghanistan, Canada, states, Terrorism, United, Voice)

But Canada remains a crucial partner in this global war on terrorism, and we are grateful for that. Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and military personnel continue anti-terrorist operations in the Persian Gulf.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: War, Canada, Military, Terrorism)

Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Positive, Canada, Climate, Countries, Help, Investment, states, Trade, United, World)

Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Canada, Play, Security, Stability)

When you think about the day-to-day, positive impact on the lives of U.S. citizens, there is no relationship that we have in the world that is more important than our relationship with Canada.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Positive, Canada, Day, World)

We would be there for Canada, part of our family. That is why so many in the United States are disappointed and upset that Canada is not fully supporting us now.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Family, Canada, Now, states, United)

We are very grateful for what the Ontario provincial government is doing, and for cooperation from provincial and local police forces all across Canada.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Government, Canada, Cooperation, Police)

We are also looking to Canada as we continue to integrate the North American energy market.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: American, Canada, Energy)

Let me close as I did in Gander on September 11, 2002 when I went to that community to thank the people of Gander and the people of Canada for the overwhelming support and help that was given to us in the wake of those attacks on September 11, 2001.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: People, Canada, Community, Help, Support)

Like Canada, we very much wanted the United Nations to be a relevant and effective body. But once those efforts failed, we no longer saw things from a multilateral perspective. For us, now, it is much more basic than that. It is about family.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Family, Body, Canada, Nations, Now, Perspective, United)

So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies, including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent need for this military action against Iraq.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Action, Canada, Iraq, Military)

Then we can help these failed states turn around and give their people a better life. This, too, is a critical part of this global war on terrorism, and Canada and the United States are together.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: War, Life, People, Canada, Help, states, Terrorism, United)

In 1977 we played America and Europe three times, and Japan - my marriage suffered as a result. My then wife took the kids to Canada to be near her parents.
- Phil Collins
(Keywords: Marriage, Wife, America, Canada, Europe, Kids, Parents, Result)

When I was a kid a growing up in Ontario, Canada, Lake Erie was so polluted, I never thought it would ever, EVER be turned around where they could start cleaning it out in my lifetime!
- Rick Danko
(Keywords: Thought, Canada, Growing up)

Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the positions of marriage commissioners who have, for personal religious convictions, not performed same sex marriages. It has happened in Saskatchewan.
- Stockwell Day
(Keywords: Marriage, Sex, Canada, Religious)

Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.
- Stockwell Day
(Keywords: God, Canada, Law, Principles)

Being around all the great names of the game at a young age because they were my heroes; the fact this meant so much to Canada. It was just an incredible thing to be a part of.
- Marcel Dionne
(Keywords: Age, Being, Canada, Fact, Heroes, Names)

Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the country through communication satellite technology or to be able to observe it through remote sensing technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada.
- Marc Garneau
(Keywords: Technology, Canada, Communication, Country, Space)

Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in Canada for five and a half months a year.
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Keywords: Being, Canada, Months)

Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been.
- Stephen Harper
(Keywords: Mistake, Canada, Country, Fact, Today)

Whether Canada ends up as o-ne national government or two national governments or several national governments, or some other kind of arrangement is, quite frankly, secondary in my opinion.
- Stephen Harper
(Keywords: Government, Canada, Opinion)

Americans are a decade behind Canada when it comes to sex education and understanding their bodies.
- Sue Johanson
(Keywords: Education, Sex, Americans, Canada, Understanding)

For many years, the government of Canada has massively supported orchestras and the arts in general.
- Lara St. John
(Keywords: Government, Canada, Orchestras, Years)

From the outset of the war, the Canadian people have clearly shown that it is their desire to help in every way to make Canada's war effort as effective as possible.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Keywords: War, People, Canada, Desire, Effort, Help)

In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak; of war, the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported released for sale in Canada, amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Keywords: War, Canada, Months, Proof, Quantity, Spirits)

I love Canadians because I don't see very much racism in Canada.
- Patti LaBelle
(Keywords: Love, Canada, Racism)

Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military.
- Tom Lantos
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Canada, Military, Responsibility, Troops)

As many as three million people are expected to attend the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The security concerns and economic opportunities are great for both Canada and Washington state.
- Rick Larsen
(Keywords: People, Canada, Games, Security, State, Washington, Winter)

Two races share today the soil of Canada. These people had not always been friends. But I hasten to say it. There is no longer any family here but the human family. It matters not the language people speak, or the altars at which they kneel.
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Keywords: Family, People, Canada, Friends, Language, Today)

I claim for Canada this, that in future Canada shall be at liberty to act or not act, to interfere or not interfere, to do just as she pleases, and that she shall reserve to herself the right to judge whether or not there is cause for her to act.
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Keywords: Act, Canada, Cause, Future, Liberty, Right)

I am a subject of the British Crown, but whenever I have to choose between the interests of England and Canada it is manifest to me that the interests of my country are identical with those of the United States of America.
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Keywords: America, Canada, Country, England, states, United)

My goal is to be living back in Canada as soon as I can, hopefully somewhere in the Gulf Islands.
- Nicholas Lea
(Keywords: Goal, Canada, Islands, Living)

We owe the Aboriginal peoples a debt that is four centuries old. It is their turn to become full partners in developing an even greater Canada. And the reconciliation required may be less a matter of legal texts than of attitudes of the heart.
- Romeo LeBlanc
(Keywords: Legal, Heart, Canada, Debt, May, Old)

As I assume my responsibilities as your representative, I wish to assure you of my loyalty and devotions, as well of my determination to serve you and the people of Canada to the utmost of my abilities.
- Romeo LeBlanc
(Keywords: People, Determination, Canada, Loyalty)

First of all, when you live in a country like Canada, it's quite different from America in the sense that it's very tied to traditions that were born in Britain.
- Geddy Lee
(Keywords: America, Canada, Country, First, Sense, Traditions)

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
(Keywords: Power, Being, Canada, Fight, Force, Iraq, Nations, states, United)

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
(Keywords: Government, Work, People, Canada, Tax, Justice, Military, Priorities, Support)

I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.
- Alexander Mackenzie
(Keywords: Intelligence, People, Policy, Canada, Country, Danger)

I grew up in kind of the last generation of Canadians who thought things that were happening in Britain were more important, almost, than what was happening in Canada. And my mother was fervently of that opinion.
- Robert MacNeil
(Keywords: Mother, Thought, Canada, Opinion)



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