Here we have the best Canadian Quotes from famous authors such as Alexi Zentner, Margaret Atwood, Neil Macdonald, Dan Levy, Conrad Black. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
No dog means no disgusting surprises on carpets – thank goodness for those irrigating vacuums they sell at Canadian Tire – no hefty vet bills, no destruction of everything from eyeglasses to baseboards to legs of furniture, and no responsibility.
The Canadian audience is very critical, particularly of their own content.
While at Oxford in 1999, I met Jonathan Fortier, who is a Montreal-born Canadian. Despite the challenges of a transatlantic relationship, we remained keen on each other and eventually married in 2002.
At the end of the day, what would be a Canadian sensibility? Is it Michael Ondaatje? Alice Munro? Is Margaret Atwood more Canadian than Neil Bissoondath?
Everybody wants all of our businesses to have no restrictions in any country, but even in Canada, in order to distribute home entertainment, you need to follow the Canadian rules, and it’s just about as hard to do business there as it is in China.
I think my generation is defining themselves as Canadian artists.
Conservatives want to see every Canadian prosper.
Horror fans are a particular breed. They analyze films with such detail and expertise that I am reminded of the Canadian literary critic Northrup Frye, who approached literature with similar archetypal analysis.
I can’t live for more than four years outside of Canada. I’m Canadian, so ultimately that is my reference point.
The thing about Canada is, you’re not really considered a Canadian actor unless you do something with the CBC.
It seems to be the modern Canadian approach to Indigenous people: rather than deny their problems or accuse them of creating them through their own laziness, which was how my parents’ generation dealt with the question, we now smother them with humid apologies and abnegation, but not actual compensation.
My wife’s from Canada, and we’re Canadian citizens.
Nonetheless, to the extent that terrorists have come into our country or suspected or known terrorists have entered our country across a border, it’s been across the Canadian border. There are real issues there.
Greenhouse gas production, water usage and environmental issues more broadly are being mitigated by Canadian technological advances more and more each year.
Everybody knows I’m Canadian, and I’m proud of that. I’ll never deny that fact that I’m Canadian.
Why would I be embarrassed about being Canadian? I’m very proud. We’re just the nicest people. Everyone likes us.
It is well known that I am pro-life… but I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people.
As for my country, I don’t live there, but obviously I’m very proud to be Canadian.
I love Canada. I am from Canada. I will bash the Canadian government but never Canada.
Well, I’m Canadian. True, north, strong, and free.
Canadian hockey fans… They boo me every time I go anywhere. Because I play for Team USA.
I love being Canadian.
Let’s hope the Canadian public sector starts putting the blockchain on their agenda so we can see a significant difference in how government services are delivered.
I didnt travel properly until the year before university when I went backpacking around the US, circling around from New York up to Boston, then travelling on the Canadian Pacific Railway to Montreal and going down the west coast of America.
Even though I’m very Westernized as an individual and very Canadian, I guess I’ve lost some of my Chinese culture.
I took my Canadian perspective over to Ireland and dug around, and I found a very interesting story and brought it back.
During the tour of ‘Circulations,’ we spent a lot of time in Canadian Chinatowns. I was fascinated by the idea that you can cross the road and enter this dream world, this vision of China.
Expanding traditional energy sources like large-scale hydropower does not mean just accepting what Northern Pass has put on the table, and no one should accept Northern Pass’s assertion that the only way for New England to access Canadian hydropower is to trade away the majestic beauty of the White Mountains.
I’m a Canadian. I’ve always been a Canadian.
I don’t think Canada is very inexpensive anymore. I travel there all the time; it’s rather on the expensive side. I think there’s significant risk to the Canadian economy.
I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
For a Canadian, natural resources were a good fit.
It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer.
There might have been a thousand people who had a better athletic feat than what I did. So for me, just the fact that they gave Canadian Athlete of the Year – and also, I was voted third in the Male Athlete of the Year – the fact that some people did consider what I did an athletic feat, that really makes me feel good.
It’s super cool to see how far Canadian basketball has come.
Ironically, the Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and personnel in the Persian Gulf I mentioned earlier who are fighting terrorism will provide more support indirectly to this war in Iraq than most of the 46 countries that are fully supporting our efforts there.
The process to generate energy using the Canadian tar sands is particularly dirty, producing one of the most noxious fossil fuels on the planet and leaving a devastated landscape in its wake.
Our government is focused on creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity and on creating the right conditions for Canadian businesses.
Canadians still spend so much time discussing what it means to be Canadian.
Fortunately, the Canadian people in all their habits, are essentially a temperate people.
Science is the most durable and nondivisive way of thinking about the human circumstance. It transcends cultural, national, and political boundaries. You don’t have American science versus Canadian science versus Japanese science.
I think the Canadian sense of humor is dryer than America’s and juicier than Britain’s. I think it’s a cross between the two of them, really.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and CSIS have provided extraordinary co-operation, as I mentioned earlier.
It is time for free nations to stop ignoring or even normalizing tyranny. Not only is it the right thing to do – but it’s also the only way to stand up for our national security and the safety of the Canadian people.
You can be of any ethnic background or faith and be a Canadian if you share fundamental Canadian values, learn about our history and culture, and integrate in our society.
Regardless of where life has taken me, I’m always excited to come back to Canada. I will forever be a proud Canadian. In fact, a lot of my success comes from the fact that I come from a diverse place, and that translates into my comedy. I will always be Team Canada.
I am actually a huge supporter of the Canadian athletes, and they are all really nice people.
I’m an American citizen now, but I will always have Canadian pride.
It makes me proud not just to be a Canadian writer but to be a Canadian, to live in a country where we treat our writers like movie stars.
As a Canadian, we are sort of inherently built with an unshakable humility that at times can work against you.
I don’t read much about the Canadian Football League.
I can’t think of this country without Quebec. Je parle francais. And when I think about being a Canadian, speaking French is part of it.
If there’s a pro-Canadian, or someone who’s a real proud Canadian, I am. Nobody in Canada would want a united Canada more than me.
I came out of a Canadian high school where the hardest people were throwing was in the 70-mph range – 70-75 mph, maybe. I found that getting to pro ball was overwhelming.
It seems to me psychologically I’m a Canadian.
I’m not afraid of the Canadian tuxedo.
To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.
I’m this little Canadian Jewish girl, and I’m living my dream.
I’d always felt like a Canadian living in the U.S.
You’re always told in Canadian movies to make it look like the U.S. and people buy into the idea that that’s the only way it’ll work.
I feel like Canadian movies should be as good or better than the competition because of the talent we have here.
Ah, the intractable Canadian problem: Winter and finery are basically incompatible.
My parents and I – I’m an only child – are not particularly religious, but I was christened and raised in that vague and characteristically Canadian form of Protestantism known as the United Church.
Murdoch Mysteries‘ is in good company with a few other Canadian shows that have experienced huge international popularity. The show, in my opinion, is unapologetically Canadian, and the format is transferable across borders, languages and cultures and is currently available around the world.
My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian.
Often, my liberal Canadian brethren will claim that ‘Canada doesn’t get involved in foreign affairs or wars overseas. We turn the other cheek.’ No. Canada doesn’t have the military might to exercise any option other than to remain uninvolved. They aren’t turning the other cheek. They’re pulling a Sweden.
Every Canadian who wants to learn should have the opportunity to do so.
The Indian community in Canada has integrated much better than the Indian community in United States. They’ve become really Canadian at the same time as keeping all their Indian characters and customs and social groups.
One of the fundamental responsibilities of any Canadian prime minister is to get our resources to market.
I feel like Canadian movies should be as good or better than the competition because of the talent we have here. Someone like Ryan Gosling shouldn’t have to come back here because it’s a Canadian movie. He should want to come back because some of the best movies are being made here.
Play for Canada? Why not? I have a Canadian passport.
If you believe in free markets, I don’t want to make any compromise with my principles and I think that’s the right policy for Canadians and for Canadian consumers.
The Canadian franchises and Canada as a market for NHL hockey has always been a priority for us.
I’m Canadian! My father’s Canadian.
I can tell you that the Canadian intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been providing outstanding co-operation with our intelligence and law enforcement agencies as we work together to track down terrorists here in North America and put them out of commission.
For as long as we’re using fossil fuels at all, globally, Canadians should be using Canadian sources.
It’s tough to be a designer. It is really tough to be a Canadian designer.
I’m Canadian, and so American politics aren’t really in my wheelhouse.
I’m drawn to Canadian people for some reason.
I definitely see this team, the Canadian national team, definitely fighting for a spot in the 2022 World Cup.
Urban design as a discipline barely exists in most American and Canadian cities. In Singapore, there are innovative transportation strategies at work.
My food is Louisiana, New Orleans-based, well-seasoned, rustic. I think it’s pretty unique because of my background being influenced by my mom, Portuguese and French Canadian. There’s a lot going on there.
There’s hardly a single show that doesn’t have a Canadian on it.
A person that wants to come to our country must share our Canadian values.
For people like me, who have got their flags and wars mixed up, I think it should be pointed out that there may have been only one War of 1812, but there are four distinct versions of it – the American, the British, the Canadian, and the Native American.
Like every Canadian, I have been taught that one of the most important functions of art is to supply and elaborate the myths and narratives of nationhood.
Many years ago, it was my opportunity to serve as president of the Canadian Mission. There we had a branch with very limited priesthood. We always had a missionary presiding over the branch. I received a strong impression that we needed to have a member of the branch preside there.
The Keystone XL project has built strong safety measures into its design with the newest technology. Additionally, 80 percent of the new Canadian oil sands are being developed ‘in situ,’ meaning, it has a similar carbon footprint and emissions as conventional oil wells.
Sick leave should be used to cover the costs of paying people who work in the public service who are sick, and that we can deliver that to our public servants while making it affordable for Canadian taxpayers.
Tell people you’re a Canadian or a Kiwi when you travel and they’ll adore you.
Becoming the first Canadian male to win a Major Championship, especially being the Masters, was a dream come true.
I feel like a Mac store! I have a Canadian iPhone, an American iPhone and an iPad. I’m constantly downloading music to iTunes.
I think there’s a certain objectivity that comes from being Canadian. You’re partly British and partly American; you have a good bird‘s-eye view of both countries. So much of the comedy that comes out of Canada is impersonation – it’s less ‘look at me’ than it is ‘look at me playing other people.’
I always feel as though I’m not quite Canadian enough for everybody.
I’ve learned what it truly means to be Canadian and in turn I’ve been inspired to make a difference in the world, however small it’s been.
A lot of the players that I play with who are Canadian, they call me Patty. Before then, I never heard it. I didn’t mind Patty.
I have a fond appreciation for the Canadian culture and the Canadian food scene in general.
Well, being a Canadian, I love SCTV, and I think it’s the basis for all good North American comedy, so I compare everything to that.
I generally mark my ball with a quarter, but sometimes I’ll use a Canadian one-dollar coin. I have a bunch from when I played on the Canadian Tour. I’m not superstitious.
I’d ice-skated before, because I’m Canadian and that’s what you do as a kid, but I’d never, ever been on quad skates.
I would not be where I am now without the efforts of so many Canadian baseball people and the fans of Canadian baseball.
There’s been so many rivals, most of them Canadian guys like Rick Martel, Christian and Chris Benoit. Those guys were all ultimate professionals, every one of them.
Whether we make it a condition or just through persuasion or just through popular support, whatever it takes, we really do need to shift through a system of voting where the way the Canadian public votes is the way the Canadian Parliament is formed after the election.
I’m a Canadian citizen. But I always want to feel at home in Sri Lanka. I’m a member of both countries.
I’m very proud to be Canadian, but I would move to New York in a heartbeat.
Canada I don’t trust. The Canadian government hates me more than the Japanese.
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.
When you go back and look at American history, it’s not terribly different from Canadian history. If you weren’t self-reliant on the prairie, you wouldn’t survive.
The core of who I am is Canadian.
Everything about Canada makes me proud to be Canadian.
I’m a Canadian citizen, but I do have a green card.
It’s really hard as a Canadian actor to make a footprint in the States, because of the visa stuff.
There’s a number of other things where people can advocate for their positions, from a faith point of view on right to life and a whole range of things, that don’t involve removing the rights of another Canadian.
I had done Shrek as a Canadian and I’m very proud to be Canadian, but I knew I could give more to it.
As far back as 2008, the Canadian Forces brass was explicit: drones with ‘all-weather precision strike capabilities‘ were a ‘requirement‘ for Canada’s overseas operations.
On every album I’ve put out, I’ve put diverse Canadian songs on it. They’re not provincial album; my albums are national albums. There’ll be a song about Saskatchewan and Vancouver and Nova Scotia on there.
Anytime I meet people who got to make the deliberate choice, whose parents chose Canada, I’m jealous. Because I think being able to choose it, rather than being Canadian by default, is an amazing statement of attachment to Canada.
I see social mobility and equality of opportunity as really successful Canadian values.
Like all Canadians, I was deeply frustrated by the decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. Conservatives are the party of free trade, and numerous Conservative MPs, including our leader Andrew Scheer, have travelled to the United States to help make the case for Canada.
The Canadian economy relies on foreign trade. Nearly three-quarters of Canada’s exports go south.
I’m American by birth, but I consider myself Canadian.
I remember trying to explain the class system to a Canadian friend when we started at RADA. The funniest thing was when I told her what bonfire night is all about. It’s quite dark when you start breaking it down.
I am the ultimate California girl, which is funny, being that I’m Canadian.
I don’t know that endorsement‘s important, so I’m not necessarily here to endorse, but what I will say is, if I was a Canadian resident, I would support my friend and his party, Justin Trudeau.
I’m proud to be Canadian. But I identify as being a British mum.
All I can say is I’m proud to be Canadian.
Remotely operated aircraft have been on the Canadian Forces’ wish list since the 1990s. Trials of a variety of drone prototypes began at the Canadian Forces Experimentation Centre in 2002.
I think it’s the Canadian spirit that encourages people to dream a little bit.
I want to work with my friends because Canadian genre publishing is a really small pool.