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    I've been watching a lot of Joni Mitchell YouTube clips and I can't believe her transformation from this folk singer in Canada.

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    I've never had food in my fridge. All I have in my fridge is one shelf of Canada Dry ginger ale, Diet Cokes on the next shelf, and ZeroWater on the next shelf. That is it.

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    I very much like "Canada, the adults are talking" stance.

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    I wanted to work in either Miami or L.A. After Canada, I wanted warm weather

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    I was a very good tennis player in Ottawa, Canada - nationally ranked when I was, like, 13. Then I moved to Los Angeles when I was 15, and everyone in L.A. just killed me. I was pretty great in Canada. Not so much in Los Angeles.

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    I want my own country, not against Canada but for Quebec.

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    I was bitten by a brown recluse spider. It got me as I was coming out of the shower. I'd never seen that kind of spider before, I'm from Canada and we don't get those types up there.

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    I was totally unknown in the television and film industry in Canada.

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    I worry about what Trump will inspire in Canada, especially given incidents that have already occurred here since the election.

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    Kit Kittredge was an amazing experience because I got to go to Canada, and it was my first era film, so I got to wear the 1930s clothes, the real vintage clothes.

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    Last time I was in Canada Celine Dion had just given birth to identical twins. Which is quite an achievement given her age and face.

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    Let's see in those indictments you can't level at Sweden, they never tried to ban the constitution or undermine the settlement that they wanted. Well you can't say that of Canada. Any indication of revolt on the part of Quebec was either bought off, with a good deal of corruption.

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    Lightfoot's voice is such a part of the fabric of Canada, I know it almost as well as I know my own voice.

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    Jews have always controlled the business... The motion picture influence of the United States and Canada...is exclusively under the control, moral and financial, of the Jewish manipulators of the public mind.

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    Michael Cera was born in Canada in 1988 at the tender age of zero.

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    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.

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    I went to school to be an actor in Canada and realized I hated auditions once I left, which is a huge problem if you want to get a part.

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    My goal is to be living back in Canada as soon as I can, hopefully somewhere in the Gulf Islands.

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    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.

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    My mother is Ukrainian. She immigrated to the U.S. from Canada as a child.

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    Montreal, this wonderful town… Pearl of Canada, Pearl of the world.

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    My personal political convictions are rooted in the populist political traditions of western Canada.

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    My plan was to stay in Canada to make films.

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    My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian.

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    New Canada must be workable without Quebec, but it must be open and attractive enough to include a New Quebec.

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    No cowboys for Canada. Canada got Mounties instead - Dudley Do-Right, not John Wayne. It's a mind-set of "Here I come to save the day" versus "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker.

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    Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada are the horns, the head, the neck, the shins, and the hoof of the ox, and the United States are the ribs, the sirloin, the kidneys, and the rest of the body.

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    Once the Fugitive Slave Act took effect, the Northern states were no longer safe for those who managed to escape from being enslaved. The second season of Underground does explore Canada's role in providing a welcoming place for the thousands who were in danger of being captured and returned to their owners, and those who escaped by way of rerouting beyond the American borders.

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    Obviously, I would have been happier if Canada had not been conquered in the past by the English, if this part of North America had remained French, but you can't rewrite history.

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    Nothing can prepare you for the yawning chasm of time that passes in Canada before the healthcare system actually does any healthcare.

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    One thing we do know is that mass literacy is a product of the 19th century, at least in English-speaking cultures - Ireland, England, Scotland, Canada, and the U. S.

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    One of the cool, chaste countries - Canada or Sweden.

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    Over the weekend, John Kerry - the big John Kerry juggernaut moves on - he won primaries in Washington D.C., Nevada and, I think, Canada. And he's so confident that he's started nailing that intern again.

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    Only thing worse than a Frenchman is a Frenchman who lives in Canada

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    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.

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    People ask 'How do you get so eh-ish?' I don't know if it's just because so much of my family still lives in Canada and I finished studies up there.

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    Once you have an equalization instrument in place, as you have in Canada, there arise tremendous bureaucratic values - bureaucratic rent so to speak - in maintaining the system that you have. To shift to a system that paid the transfers directly to individuals, by having differential rates of federal income tax levied to adjust to provincial fiscal capacities, which would be my preference, you would have huge bureaucratic opposition. People would try to protect the rents they have in the current system of institutions.

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    Quebec's distinct character makes Canada an even better country, and vice versa: being in Canada makes Quebec a better place too.

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    Paul Martin talks eloquently about defending national sovereignty but the reality hasn't matched the rhetoric. When it comes to the United States, Mr. Martin says he calls them as he sees them, but when it comes to American passage through Canada, he doesn't actually see anything.

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    So far as one can generalize, the most graciouis, cultivated, and innovative people in this country are French Canadians. Certainly they have given us the most exciting politicians of our time: Trudeau, Lévesque. Without them, Canada would be an exceedingly boring and greatly diminished place.

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    Rich by nature, poor by policy' might be written over Canada's door.

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    Scotland is the Canada of England!

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    Privately run jails are a mark of American "reinvented government" that has been picked up by neoconcervatives in Canada.

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    Sometimes we face resistance in Alberta and Canada because we already have other power sources, but this is a competitive alternative.

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    [sam] Kinison, when he started out, he'd come to Canada when I was first starting, and he'd always [bomb].

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    South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated.

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    Thank God for Canada! In the context of this narrative [in Underground] and beyond, Canada was certainly an additional option for the many traveling the treacherous terrain of the Underground Railroad in pursuit of what was perceived as "freedom.

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    The central symbol for Canada-and this based on numerous instances of its occurrence in both English and French Canadian literature-is undoubtedly Survival, la Survivance.

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    The day Apollo 11 landed, I knew men would walk on Mars in my lifetime. I'm no longer nearly so sure. The last budget put forward in Canada contained not a penny for Mars.

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    Some say that no one ever leaves Montreal, for that city, like Canada itself, is designed to preserve the past, a past that happened somewhere else.