“There is evidence that the RCMP’s actions during Project Souvenir constituted the offence of facilitation of a terrorist activity.” — Judge Catherine Bruce
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“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.” - Thomas Jefferson, U.S. President, 1743- 1826
“A reformed and modernized system will make this ghost government more accountable to the public it serves.” - Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen, 2012
“In riding after riding across Canada, Greens have proven that if you vote (in large numbers) for what you want, you actually get it.” - Green Party leader Elizabeth May, June 2015
"I think we emerged from this with a lot of hope for where we can go from here ... We have a lot of opportunity going forward." - Anne McGrath, federal NDP
Stephen Harper, the bad man behind blue eyes to many – the only choice for others – has dominated this election campaign and our country like no other leader in decades.
“Politics are about people, elections are about choices.” - Enda Kenny, Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister)
“GOTV is a crucial part of winning close campaigns, and some campaigns do it better than others.” - Aaron Strauss, U.S. political analyst
“No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.” - Julius Caesar
“Last month's Muslim rioting in France, this month's clashes between old stock Australians and Muslim immigrants on the beaches of Sydney - these may well be portents of a troubled future.” - Republican strategist David Frum, December 2005
“When the Liberal party shifts to the right we lose elections. The Liberal party wins when it is most liberal.” - Former Liberal Senator Keith Davey, 1986
"I hope that we will be able to set aside partisanship for the good of the country.” - Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, October 2013
“Proximity to power deludes some into thinking they wield it.” — Frank Underwood, U.S. president in House of Cards, Netflix
If you are tired of the increasingly nasty approach to politics in Canada’s federal election — there’s someone you can blame.
Will Canadian “slacktivists” blow the chance to defeat the Conservatives by overemphasizing social media instead of old-fashioned electoral politics?
“The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.” ― Damon Runyon, author
“These breeds [pit bulls] should be regulated in the same way in which other dangerous species, such as leopards, are regulated.” ― Annals of Surgery medical journal, April 2011
“If Stephen Harper were a Republican in the United States, he’d be at the top of his party ... He’s the top conservative leader in the world.” ― Weekly Standard executive editor Fred Barnes
"The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society.” ― former U.S. President John F. Kennedy
“The province is not seeking to make a profit from water.” ― B.C. Environment Minister Mary Polak