Stockwell Day Quotes

24 Stockwell Day quotes:

"Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet the challenge of judicial activism."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Activism Quotes
"Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of."
"Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law."
"The same undisciplined government spending and social engineering that has undermined our economy over the past 30 years has also been tearing at the social fabric of this land."
"Like 84% of Canadians, I believe in God."
"Individuals have little opportunity to get elected to Parliament under the label of the government party... unless they are in good standing with the Prime Minister and pledged to be cooperative."
"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."
"The real intolerance in Canadian society is shown by those who would deny people of faith the right to participate in public life."
"Time and time again, history has proved that the conservatives are right and the liberals are wrong."
"I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction."
"It is said that a neo-conservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Conservative Quotes
"I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech."
"The rights and freedoms that citizens enjoy - give a little here; take a little there - are still the same as they were in the beginning."
"For some decades now, it seems, there has been a ukase in place in American journalism to the effect that Canada is entitled to one story per season."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Journalism Quotes
"There are Americans will find it difficult to believe that the Prime Minister can simply impose candidates on ridings, and can so efficiently move individuals out of private life and into the Cabinet with virtually no resort to the electorate."
"It is well known that I am pro-life... But I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people."
"Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone's right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional."
"I am more convinced than ever that a lively two party system is essential to our democracy."
"The thinking was that so long as the British kept our basic documents in their hands and so long as they kept the formal right to change them, changes in our system would be careful and deliberate."
"As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings."

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