Peter MacKay Quotes


16 Peter MacKay quotes:



"There needs to be a balance between privacy rights and security issues. The government wants more ability to cover up its own activities but expand their ability to intrude into the lives of Canadians. It is perverse logic and a double standard."
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"The government continues with this simultaneous face-saving, rear-end-covering exercise of trying to justify a very cumbersome, useless system."
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Exercise Quotes
"It's another example of the ineffective, overly bureaucratic nightmare that is the gun registry,"
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"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."
"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."
"It's not as if our party has a leadership campaign underway."
"We have to be focused on growing the party and getting young people to see us as a viable option."
"I am a competitive person, and I didn't win the leadership of the PC party with a mind to stepping down so soon afterwards. But no regrets."
"I don't think anyone can accuse me of having put my interests ahead of the party's or the country's. I simply felt this was the right thing to do."
"When is the government going to give Canadians a tax break and stop gouging them on the high cost of oil and gas?"
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"My understanding is that it was five or six."
"I hear your pies bring good luck. David Sweet said I must stop by on my way through the area."
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Luck Quotes
"This is strategic, I think and it's all about clinging to power. It's all about keeping their strategic options open as opposed to running the country in a prudent fashion."
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"As far as the decorum in the House, and how they're going to stay in power -- well, they'll buy parties,"
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"I came to the conclusion that my work here is not done,"
Author: MacKay Quotes Category: Work Quotes
"P.E.I. is one of the leaders in environmental practices as 75 per cent of commercial farms on the Island already have an environmental farm plan in place."



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