The Empress

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



The Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C.

QuotaBills
Canada is hockey. - Mike Weir

Canada was built on dead beavers. - Margaret Atwood

In Canada, things are very honest. - Jim Pattison

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

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

Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world. - Jack Layton

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

A Canadian is sort of like an American, but without the gun. - Unknown

If you call ham "Canadian bacon", what do you call bacon? - Michael Kelso

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

Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent. - Preston Manning

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

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

I love working in Canada. The ovation is great. It makes me feel like I'm the top dog. - Owen Hart

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

I am on your Walk of Fame in Toronto. My sense of humour is Canadian. But I can't vote. - Donald Sutherland

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

We don't come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves. - Prince Philip

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

Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials. - Mordecai Richler

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

Trudeau's contribution was not to build Canada but to destroy it, and I had to come in and save it. - Brian Mulroney

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

If the national mental illness of the United States is megalomania, that of Canada is paranoid schizophrenia. - Margaret Atwood

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 love Canada. It makes a nice hat for America. When America runs out of water, it's the first place I'll go. - Ryan Reynolds

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

I've been to Canada, and I've always gotten the impression that I could take the country over in about two days. - Jon Stewart

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

If you're skinny and you can't play hockey in Canada, you aren't left with a lot of options. I was left with running. - Malcolm Gladwell

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

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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Garden of Eat’En
High Strung Violinist
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Spring Cleanup in Canada
Summer in Saskatchewan
Worst Bet Ever
Tartan Treasures

 

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Texas Cow Cleaner

Here Comes Another One

Protractor Cook

Falling In Love

Owl And Batgirl

Sitting on the Hot Seat

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Hawaii Surfing

Cloud Swing

Stork Exhaust

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Pen Utensils

SUV Sinkhole

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You Never Call

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23-Feb-2018