The Empress

Downtown Victoria, B.C. harbour on a typical beautiful summer day



The Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C.

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Scotland is the Canada of England. - Rainn Wilson

Canada and space are a natural fit. - Marc Garneau

I look at Canada like a second home. - Prince Andrew

Canada first, Canada last, Canada always. - Wilfrid Laurier

I don't even know what street Canada is on. - Al Capone

Canada has two emblems - the beaver and the maple. - John W. Dawson

I grew up working in Canada so everything was low budget. - Ellen Page

I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel. - Billy Wilder

Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party. - Robin Williams

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance. - Kim Campbell

Canada is not the party. Its the apartment above the party. - Craig Ferguson

Canada has never been a melting pot; more like a tossed salad. - Arnold Edinborough

In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn. - Mordecai Richler

I love Canadians because I don't see very much racism in Canada. - Patti LaBelle

I've only been to these foreign countries: Canada, L.A. and Miami. - Larry the Cable Guy

For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity. - Sidney Altman

I was in the ROTC. Of course, ROTC stood for "Running off to Canada." - Jay Leno

When you think of hockey, when you think of Canada, you think of Wayne Gretzky. - Joe Sakic

Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity. - Marshall McLuhan

In hotel rooms I worry. I can't be the only guy who sits on the furniture naked. - Jonathan Katz

My wife and I went to a hotel where we got a waterbed. My wife called it the Dead Sea. - Henny Youngman

I'm kinda disapointed that Canada isn't like the South Park movie said it was. - Joel Madden

Canadian hockey fans... They boo me every time I go anywhere. Because I play for Team USA. - Brett Hull

Why is America the last best hope of Earth? What if it's Liechtenstein? Or, worse, Canada? - Sarah Vowell

During sex my wife always wants to talk to me. Just the other night she called me from a hotel. - Rodney Dangerfield

Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada. - Paul Prudhomme

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

I have great, fond memories of Canada. I feel that one day my bones will more than likely end up there. - Aden Young

Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been. - Stephen Harper

I have a huge interest in hockey because I grew up in Canada, where it's kind of the law that you love hockey. - Matthew Perry

Canada has given us John Candy and Martin Short and Bill Shatner and Lord knows how many other wonderful performers. - Jamie Farr

Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. - Bob Rae

I was born in Canada for a reason. It was because my parents wanted me to have the freedoms that this country offers. - Patrick Chan

The nice thing about being detained in Canada is it's like being in a Days Inn; it's very clean and very nice. - Bill Ayers

Canada is a balloon-puncturing country. You are not really allowed to be an icon unless you also make an idiot of yourself. - Margaret Atwood

My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent. - Tommy Douglas

When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, "Well, what do you need?" - Steven Wright

Let me put it this way. Canada is not so much a country as a holding tank filled with the disgruntled progeny of defeated peoples. - Mordecai Richler

I have a maple leaf tattoo over my heart, quite literally, and my two favorite things on Earth are being in Canada and making movies. - Jay Baruchel

Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes. - Tommy Douglas


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Canadian Beer Storage
Canada’s Laurel and Hardy
Canadian Swimming
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Canadian Weather
Charlottetown Fire Truck
Garden of Eat’En
High Strung Violinist
Lobster Suppers
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Spring Cleanup in Canada
Summer in Saskatchewan
Worst Bet Ever
Tartan Treasures

 

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18-Aug-2018