Quotes and Sayings about Canada



"Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians."
- Barbara Amiel
(Related: Canada, World)

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

"Canada is a good country to be from. It has a gentler slower pace - it lends perspective."
- Paul Anka
(Related: Canada, Country, Perspective)

"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
(Related: Men, Women, Canada, Divorce, Evil)

"I don't even know what the odds are for one kid or one team to make it here. Obviously, being from Canada this is their Stanley Cup - they made it. It's hard enough to get here and it's hard enough to advance."
- John Atkinson
(Related: Being, Canada)

"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
(Related: Money, Actor, Canada, Careers, Culture)

"If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Canada, Illness, states, United)

"Canada was built on dead beavers."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Canada)

"I have been told by a member of the board of one of Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission of mine once caused a great deal of controversy."
- John Barton
(Related: Canada, Controversy, Literary)

"I think NASCAR's coming to Canada now so it'll take on a whole new relevance. Be afraid."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Canada, Now)

"I was totally unknown in the television and film industry in Canada."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Canada, Film, Television)

"A lot of funny stuff happens in Canada."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Funny, Canada)

"I used to go missing a lot... Miss Canada, Miss United Kingdom, Miss World."
- George Best
(Related: Canada, United, World)

"South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Canada, Country)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Wife, Canada, Environment, Games)

"The E.U. imports more agricultural goods from developing countries around the world than does the U.S., Canada and Japan, combined."
- John Bruton
(Related: Canada, Countries, World)

"The trend now is to shoot in Canada because it's cheaper, and they don't care what the location is."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Canada, Care, Now)

"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
(Related: People, Canada, Niagara, Water)

"Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: 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
(Related: Government, Canada, Day, Reform)

"I'd be prouder still to say I was Canada's 10th woman prime minister."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Canada, Woman)

"I don't even know what street Canada is on."
- Al Capone
(Related: Canada)

"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
(Related: Time, Canada, First, states, Traveling, United)

"And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of incidents around the communion that could undermine our growing sense of communion - of becoming a global communion. So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada, to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself."
- George Carey
(Related: Canada, Sense, states, 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
(Related: Men, Women, Canada, Woman)

"It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw."
- Emily Carr
(Related: Canada)

"My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Canada, Will)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Afghanistan, Canada, Play, Security, Stability)

"I do want to try to put things in perspective today relative to the U.S.-Canada relationship. I would like to start by talking about how important this relationship is to the people of the United States."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: People, Perspective, states, Talking, Today, United, Want)

"Yet there is disappointment in Washington and in the United States that Canada is not supporting us fully."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Disappointment, states, United, Washington)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Family, Canada, Now, states, United)

"We get more oil from Canada than any country."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Country, Oil)

"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
(Related: Government, Canada, Cooperation, Police)

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

"I want you to know that, despite what you might read at times in the newspapers or see on the television news, we have actually been getting a lot of things done the last several months, the U.S.-Canada relationship."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Months, News, Newspapers, Television, Want)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Family, Body, Canada, Nations, Now, Perspective, United)

"We already get more energy from Canada than from any other foreign country."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Country, Energy)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: War, Life, People, Canada, Help, states, Terrorism, United)

"There is $1.4 billion a day in trade that goes back and forth across the border. That means millions of jobs and livelihoods for families here in Canada and for families in the United States."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Day, Jobs, states, Trade, United)

"From that moment on, there will be an irreversible process to separate Quebec from Canada."
- Jean Charest
(Related: Canada, Will)

"Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers, they had to break new ground. I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit."
- Tom Cochrane
(Related: Canada, Spirit)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Thought, Canada, Growing up)

"I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern, rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Canada, Country, Desire, Present, Spirit, World)

"Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged to have large spiritual adventures."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Canada, Spiritual)

"Canada has two emblems - the beaver and the maple."
- John W. Dawson
(Related: Canada)

"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
(Related: Marriage, Sex, Canada, Religious)

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

"Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Thought, Canada)

"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
(Related: Age, Being, Canada, Fact, Heroes, Names)

"I've never seen anything like it since. Some of the Canada Cups came close, but by then a lot of European players came and played in our league so we were more familiar with them."
- Marcel Dionne
(Related: Canada)

"The thing about Canada is, you're not really considered a Canadian actor unless you do something with the CBC."
- Lexa Doig
(Related: Actor, Canada)

"Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes."
- Tommy Douglas
(Related: Canada, Old)

"I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who went to Canada to avoid the draft or to avoid doing their fair share."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Canada, Draft, Respect)

"Canada has given us John Candy and Martin Short and Bill Shatner and Lord knows how many other wonderful performers."
- Jamie Farr
(Related: Canada, Martin)

"Another turn in my life happened when I took on the Canada Council."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Life, Canada)

"New standards for safety are now in place and Canada has helped provide tools and techniques that were needed. Technologies like these are innovative and represent great achievements for us."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, Now, Safety, Tools)

"In 1983, NASA invited Canada to fly three payload specialists, in part because we had contributed the robotic arm that is used on the shuttle."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada)

"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
(Related: Technology, Canada, Communication, Country, Space)

"Canada has made a strong commitment as a partner in the International Space Station and, like the other partners, wishes to see the assembly of this unique orbiting laboratory continue."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, Commitment, Space, Wishes)

"Canada and space are a natural fit."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, Space)

"I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, College, Military, Navy)

"Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in Canada for five and a half months a year."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: 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
(Related: Mistake, Canada, Country, Fact, Today)

"There is a Canadian culture that is in some ways unique to Canada, but I don't think Canadian culture coincides neatly with borders."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Canada, Culture)

"The world is now unipolar and contains o-nly o-ne superpower. Canada shares a continent with that superpower."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Canada, Now, World)

"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
(Related: Government, Canada, Opinion)

"Canada remains alienated from its allies, shut out of the reconstruction process to some degree, unable to influence events. There is no upside to the position Canada took."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Canada, Events, Influence)

"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
(Related: Canada, Culture, Defeat)

"I love working in Canada. The ovation is great. It makes me feel like I'm the top dog."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Love, Canada)

"I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office. It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Canada, Fact, Fans, Friends, Office, Talk)

"Well, pioneers always suffer. I don't care who is the first to embark upon things. For instance, settlers that settled the West, Western Canada and the U.S... they went though hell doing it, but it had to be done."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Canada, Care, First, Hell)

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

"There are no benefactors in Canada because there is no incentive."
- Lara St. John
(Related: Canada)

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

"In 1628 came the first English attack on Canada."
- Harry Johnston
(Related: Canada, English, First)

"Even if I had nothing to do with the Canada Council, I'd be praying for it."
- Karen Kain
(Related: Canada, Nothing)

"But you know, there's always a danger nowadays that films are gonna be brought up to Canada for budget reasons. And that's something that really concerns me."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Canada, Danger)

"Nowadays they either want to move the film to Canada or in some cases they go to Prague or Romania or they want to keep 'em down in L.A."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Canada, Film, Want)

"The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Canada)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: War, Canada, Months, Proof, Quantity, Spirits)

"My plan was to stay in Canada to make films."
- Ted Kotcheff
(Related: Canada)

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

"To work on the actual location I think is great. This thing of going to Canada and pretending you're in New York, it's terrible."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Work, Canada)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: People, Canada, Games, Security, State, Washington, Winter)

"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
(Related: America, Canada, Country, England, states, United)

"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
(Related: Act, Canada, Cause, Future, Liberty, Right)

"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
(Related: Family, People, Canada, Friends, Language, Today)

"In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination."
- Irving Layton
(Related: Leader, Assassination, Canada)

"Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell. They are right to do so. Canada is to the United States what, in Dante's scheme, Limbo is to Hell."
- Irving Layton
(Related: Canada, Hell, Right, states, United)

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

"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
(Related: People, Determination, Canada, Loyalty)

"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
(Related: Legal, Heart, Canada, Debt, May, Old)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Mother, Thought, Canada, Opinion)

"I'm kinda disapointed that Canada isn't like the South Park movie said it was."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Canada)

"My personal political convictions are rooted in the populist political traditions of western Canada."
- Preston Manning
(Related: Canada, Traditions)

"Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent."
- Preston Manning
(Related: Canada, Country, Pursuit)

"When I started out in Canada, I did a lot of voice-overs and commercials."
- Andrea Martin
(Related: Canada, Voice)

"I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. 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
(Related: Marriage, People, Act, Canada, Rights, Land, Law, Support, Today)

"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
(Related: Equality, People, Canada, Country)

"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
(Related: Equality, Society, Women, Canada, Discrimination, Effort, Rights, Open)

"I really think Canada should get over to Iraq as quickly as possible."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Canada, Iraq)

"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
(Related: Canada, Cities, Flying, Night, Stars)

"As a people, we know what we can do, we know how to do it, and we just want to get on with it. How? By ensuring that Canada's place in the world is one of influence and pride."
- Paul Martin
(Related: People, Canada, Influence, Pride, Want, World)

"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
(Related: People, Canada, Rights, Land, Law, Support)

"I'm just ah, actually developing a tv show for HBO, and I'm directing a film this summer, and actually I'm doing some live shows out in western Canada."
- Bruce McCulloch
(Related: Canada, Film, Summer)

"We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell, Purgatory, and even Limbo. I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada, that they were real places."
- John McGahern
(Related: Canada, Heaven, Hell)

"The joke newspaper, it says Canada abandons the monarchy."
- Mark McKinney
(Related: Canada)

"Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Canada, Country, Identity, World)

"There was a time there in the mid '80s to the '90s there that we played six finals, three Canada Cups, we were playing hockey almost 10 months a year for a long time there."
- Mark Messier
(Related: Time, Canada, Months)

"The tide of immigration in Canada has not been as great as along our frontier. They have been able to allow the Indians to live as Indians, which we have not, and do not attempt to force upon them the customs which are distasteful to them."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Canada, Force)

"But the advice was not taken - Johnstone did emigrate to Canada, and did mortgage his pension; and I fear - though I failed to trace his after history - that he suffered in consequence."
- Hugh Miller
(Related: History, Fear, Advice, Canada)

"It was like an older but better version of Young Talent Time because we had more time to spend on it. There were three guys and three girls and we made thirteen episodes that were sold in the United States and Canada."
- Dannii Minogue
(Related: Time, Talent, Canada, Girls, states, United)

"My parents were both from Scotland, but had been resident in Lower Canada some time before their marriage, which took place in Montreal; and in that city I spent most of my life."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Life, Time, Marriage, Canada, Parents, Scotland)

"The Halifax area has long played a major role in Canada's military operations, being the port of departure for convoys, naval task forces and army units over the past 100 years or so."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Army, Being, Canada, Departure, Military, Past, Years)

"You accumulate political capital to spend it on noble causes for Canada. If you're afraid to spend your capital, you shouldn't be there."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Canada, Causes)

"Trudeau's contribution was not to build Canada but to destroy it, and I had to come in and save it."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Canada)

"For example, the Prime Minister earlier this year talked about the importance of the Arctic to our future. He's right. A hundred years from now, the strength of Canada is going to be coming from our resources in the Arctic."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Strength, Canada, Example, Future, Importance, Now, Right, Years)

"I can see now a vision emerging how Canada is going to profit in the future from our Arctic resources without destroying the environment on which it is all based."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Vision, Canada, Environment, Future, Now, Profit)

"In my opinion, Al Moritz may be the best poet of his generation in Canada."
- George Murray
(Related: Canada, May, Opinion)

"Canada is the essence of not being. Not English, not American, it is the mathematic of not being. And a subtle flavour - we're more like celery as a flavour."
- Mike Myers
(Related: American, Being, Canada, English)

"Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US. Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada."
- Steve Nash
(Related: Basketball, Canada, Popular)

"The Canadian government continues to say they will not help us if we go to war with Iraq. However, the prime minister of Canada said he'd like to help, but he's pretty sure that last time he checked, Canada had no army."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Government, Time, War, Army, Canada, Help, Iraq, Pretty, Will)

"President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit. Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward start when the president pulled out his baseball cards."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Baseball, Canada, Cards, President, Today, Trade)

"I've been a very lucky guy. I played on championship teams. I played for Canada. I've won some awards and I'm very proud of those accomplishments. But I don't think there's anything greater than to come home and to be recognized at home. This is the pinnacle."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Home, Accomplishments, Awards, Canada)

"During the last war when there was a market for everything that could be produced, the production capacity of Canada and the United States, which were outside the battle area, increased one hundred percent."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: War, Battle, Canada, Production, states, United)

"I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Work, People, Canada, Country, Devotion)

"Canada has always been a strong supporter of China's accession to the WTO... We look forward to playing a constructive role in helping complete China's accession."
- Pierre Pettigrew
(Related: Canada)

"We don't come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves."
- Prince Philip
(Related: Health, Canada)

"In the late 1950s a major topic under discussion was whether Canada should acquire nuclear weapons."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Canada, Weapons)

"Individual scientists like myself - and many more conspicuous - pointed to the dangers of radioactive fallout over Canada if we were to launch nuclear weapons to intercept incoming bombers."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Canada, Scientists, Weapons)

"Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Food, Canada, Country)

"I remember being upset because I was finally legal to drink in Canada, and I decided to throw that all away and move to America, where I had to wait another two years. I came here to do improv and to try to join the Groundlings."
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Legal, America, Being, Canada, Years)

"Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials."
- Mordecai Richler
(Related: Being, Canada, Paranoia, Writer)

"In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn."
- Mordecai Richler
(Related: Canada)

"There is a big cry in California to stop everyone from running to Canada."
- Wayne Rogers
(Related: Canada, Running)

"My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness."
- Gabrielle Roy
(Related: Hope, Canada, Richness)

"The mean pattern of educational and economic achievement within multi-racial countries such as Canada and the United States has increasingly been found to prove valid internationally."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Achievement, Canada, Countries, states, United)

"We emigrated to South Africa and later to Canada so I went to school in several places."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Canada, School)

"Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ scores relative to whites."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Canada, states, United)

"When I was in Canada, I had a lot of time to think."
- Doug Sahm
(Related: Time, Canada)

"When you think of hockey, when you think of Canada, you think of Wayne Gretzky."
- Joe Sakic
(Related: Canada)

"We are not imperialists. We don't even try to take over Canada. It would be easy, although it might take a rear guard action to guard Anne Murray."
- Evan Sayet
(Related: Action, Canada)

"My mother is Ukrainian. She immigrated to the U.S. from Canada as a child."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: Mother, Canada)

"Dad went to Canada to learn how to fly with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He took me on my first airplane ride, where I could have a hand on the stick."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Dad, Canada, First, Force)

"The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Policy, Act, America, Canada, Community, Culture, English, Fight, Iraq, Language, Promise, Rules, Will)

"We came off the road of the last tour very inspired to just keep playing, so we went to Canada."
- Billy Sherwood
(Related: Canada, Road)

"I came from Canada when I was about 10 years old, and our family settled in Cleveland, Ohio."
- Joe Shuster
(Related: Family, Canada, Old, Years)

"There is no disputing the fact that American consumers pay 30 to 300 percent more for the same prescription drugs as our counterparts in Canada, Europe, and the rest of the world."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: American, Canada, Drugs, Europe, Fact, Rest, World)

"The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff."
- Britney Spears
(Related: Travel, Being, Canada, Famous, Traveling)

"I think Canada, our industry is still somewhat based in America's industry."
- Scott Speedman
(Related: America, Canada)

"I don't think I would be getting any of these movies without that show, and that's a strong show, a great fan base and it's helped me out a lot. It took me out of Canada and brought me down to the states and gave me my career basically."
- Scott Speedman
(Related: Movies, Canada, Career, states)

"Canada is currently the only major industrialized country in the world that does not allow any private administration of health care services that are provided by the public system."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Health, Canada, Care, Country, Public, World)

"I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: Impression, Canada, Country)

"An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him. When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life."
- Sting
(Related: Life, Friend, Canada, Guitar)

"The Legislature of Lower Canada, consisting chiefly of Roman Catholics, could hardly be expected to support a church which they were taught to consider heretical, and in Upper Canada the scanty means at the disposal of the Government, precluded all hope."
- John Strachan
(Related: Government, Hope, Church, Canada, Support)

"At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820, his Lordship presided; a circumstance, which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada."
- John Strachan
(Related: History, Church, Canada, Circumstance, First, May, Meeting)

"Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies, have been left in a great measure to grope their way as they could through the darkness which surrounds them, almost totally unaided by the parent state?"
- John Strachan
(Related: Darkness, Measure, State)

"Licences to have babies incidentally is something that I got in trouble for some years ago for suggesting even in Canada that this might be necessary at some point, at least some restriction on the right to have a child."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Babies, Canada, Right, Trouble, Years)

"Between 1939 and 1945 you produced weapons and war equipment valued at thirteen billion dollars, 70 per cent of which you shipped to your allies. The same process is going on today in Canada's much larger and growing industry."
- Arthur H. Sulzberger
(Related: War, Canada, Today, Weapons)

"Americans know as much about Canada as straight people do about gays. Americans arrive at the border with skis in July, and straight people think that being gay is just a phase. A very long phase."
- Scott Thompson
(Related: People, Americans, Being, Canada, Gay, July)

"The number of people who left for the United states and Canada increased with every year."
- Leopold Trepper
(Related: People, Canada, states, United)

"We wish nothing more, but we will accept nothing less. Masters in our own house we must be, but our house is the whole of Canada."
- Pierre Trudeau
(Related: Canada, Nothing, Will)

"Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel at home in all parts of the country, and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them."
- Pierre Trudeau
(Related: Home, Canada, Country, Will)

"The demand for beef in Canada remains strong because I think people in America, in North America, know that we have a very strong food safety system and that our food is safe to eat."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, People, America, Canada, Safety)

"Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better tracking system than was the instance in Canada. Because this is a dairy cow, they're all individually tagged."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Canada)

"I think it's a little early to tell what the economic impact will be. This year our cattle prices have been particularly high. The demand for beef has remained strong in this country, even though there was the single find in Canada earlier this year."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Canada, Country, Will)

"You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living."
- A. E. van Vogt
(Related: Canada, Literary, Living, Office, Writer)

"Operation Northern Star with Canada has made significant progress in battling meth from the north, and we are engaged in numerous training opportunities in Mexico to help curb the problem from the south."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Progress, Canada, Help, Training)

"I'm hoping that I'll be able to find a distributor to come into Canada with it, because I think it is a wild and crazy romp that really tells things like it is."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Canada)

"The defeat of the Americans in Canada and the advantages gained by the British arms in the Jerseys, and indeed for some months in every other quarter, gave to the royal cause an air of triumph."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Americans, Canada, Cause, Defeat, Months)

"Canada is hockey."
- Mike Weir
(Related: Canada)

"At that time a lot of young men didn't want to go to the war and kill. This guy that I fell in love with was one of those so he escaped to Canada and I followed him."
- Ann Wilson
(Related: Love, Men, Time, War, Canada, Want)

"Our recent 5-year labour agreements, in Canada as well as the United States, are based upon experience, logic and principle rather than on pressure, propaganda and force."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Experience, Canada, Force, Logic, Pressure, Propaganda, states, United)

"Our expanding Canadian operations are concrete evidence of General Motors confidence in Canada."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Canada, Confidence)

"Canada has great natural resources, and its people have the spirit and ability to develop them."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: People, Ability, Canada, Spirit)

"Furthermore, the spirit of enterprise which had its first intellectual development in England has especially flourished here as well as throughout all of Canada, while the same spirit has become less virile in the land of its origin."
- Charles E. Wilson
(Related: Development, Canada, EnglFirst, Land, Spirit)

"Scotland is the Canada of England!"
- Rainn Wilson
(Related: Canada, Scotland)

"The Yankees won the pennant, we went on to the World Series, 41 years after that in the city of Toronto. The great city of Toronto, and all the provinces in Canada, everybody reached out and they were excited because we won the first World Series ever, across the border."
- Dave Winfield
(Related: Canada, First, World, Years)

"I am truly sorry that a fowl of Canada is no longer with us."
- Dave Winfield
(Related: Canada)

"When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, "Well, what do you need?""
- Steven Wright
(Related: Canada)

"The unfortunate thing is, for the contents of the building I could not get any insurance anywhere in Canada."
- Ernst Zundel
(Related: Building, Canada)