Category: Canuck Quotes

Canuck Quotes:  Jean Chrétien

Canuck Quotes: Jean Chrétien

[ 0 ] December 7, 2010 |

“A prime minister has a unique duty to preserve the integrity of the office. It is not about power. It is about responsibility.” Jean Chrétien Prime Minister of Canada 2002 “The art of politics is learning to walk with your back to the wall, your elbows high, and a smile on your face. It’s a […]

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Canuck Quotes: Alexander Mackenzie

Canuck Quotes: Alexander Mackenzie

“However narrow and inexperienced Mackenzie may be, I imagine he is a thoroughly upright, well-principled, and well-meaning man.” Lord Dufferin Governor General of Canada 1872-1874 “I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man, no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin.” Alexander Mackenzie, […]

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Canuck Quotes: Sarah Emma Edmonds

Canuck Quotes: Sarah Emma Edmonds

“My dear comrades, my heart is so full I cannot say what I would to you. Tears are in my eyes, but I shall never, never forget your love and kindness to Frank Thompson. All that I can say is that I am deeply grateful, and may God bless you.” Sarah Emma Edmonds during a […]

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Canuck Quotes: Bruce Cockburn

Canuck Quotes: Bruce Cockburn

[ 0 ] January 14, 2010 |

“When the Sept.11 thing happened and all that’s followed it, I felt first of all what good are songs in a context like this? Everything I’d written to that point seemed kind of meaningless. But then better judgement took hold and I realized that now more than ever we need to engage in the sharing […]

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Canuck Quotes: Julie Payette

Canuck Quotes: Julie Payette

[ 0 ] December 18, 2009 |

“I also remember Toronto as a place where I was able to pursue many of my personal interests, ranging from sports to cultural activities. One of my most marking memories (besides participating in the annual climbing of the CN Tower stairs) was the privilege of singing with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra throughout my entire stay.” […]

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Canuck Quotes: Beer

Canuck Quotes: Beer

“My brother and I used to say that drowning in beer was like heaven, eh? Now he’s not here and I got two soakers, this isn’t heaven, this sucks!” Rick Moranis As Bob in the movie Strange Brew

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Canuck Quotes: Dan Aykroyd

Canuck Quotes: Dan Aykroyd

[ 1 ] November 29, 2008 |

“If it hadn’t been for Carleton [University], The Blues Brothers movie would never have been made.” “I never wanted to be a solo act. My strength is in collaboration, and I feel a kinship with an ensemble to make a project whole.” “As soon as we met there was an instant rapport. It was like […]

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Canuck Quotes: Barenaked Ladies

Canuck Quotes: Barenaked Ladies

[ 0 ] November 27, 2008 |

“Near where I live there’s a viaduct Where people jump when they’re out of luck Raining down on the cars and trucks below They’ve put a net there to catch their fall Like that’ll stop anyone at all What they don’t know is that when nature calls you go” From The Barenaked Ladies song “War […]

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