Words matter. These are the best Maxime Bernier Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
We’re not radical when we are speaking about fewer immigrants.
The U.N. is a dysfunctional organization.
Some taxes are really dumb.
A person that wants to come to our country must share our Canadian values.
The electric car, it’s not the government saying, ‘Oh, we must have electric cars.’ The market was ready for that. People were ready for that, so, we have electric cars.
We Conservatives believe not in big, interventionist, centralized government. But in small and limited government, government as close to the people as possible.
I know many Canadians are fed up with the traditional way of doing politics.
We want First Nations and these people to be like Canadians on a lot of points of view. Right now, that’s not normal that they cannot have running water on reserve. We need to fix that, but it must not be imposed by Ottawa, a top-down bureaucratic decision.
I want a smaller government, yes, but I want a government that will be fair.
It’s federal jurisdiction, so the federal government can approve pipelines.
You can save a lot of money when you have responsible and bold policies that are in line with our principles, and we are telling the truth to Canadians.
Nationalism can be a destructive force when it promotes intolerance and division. But it can also be a force for good, when it seeks to defend local autonomy against the homogenizing forces of larger entities.
Extreme multiculturalism… is not the way to build this country.
You cannot build public policies on sentiment, on panic and fear.
I think it’s motivating and exalting when we defend ideas that are at the foundation of western civilization.
Canadians are a compassionate people and we should be. But at what cost?
We care about shared values, culture and identity.
I have people on Twitter that they know better my own platform than myself.
When you have more competition, you have better products and lower prices.
People are fed up of politicians who say one thing one day and another the day after.
I don’t care one bit about people’s race or skin colour.
When government borrowing and spending go up, private borrowing and spending go down.
I’m the only one who is saying, ‘Let’s take fewer immigrants.’ We want people to integrate, we don’t want ghettos in Canada.
Prosperity has nothing to do with the quantity of money that we have in our pockets, but rather with the quantity of goods that we can buy.
People like authenticity and I think I have the courage of my convictions and am authentic.
Integrating is easier when you have a job in Canada.
The People’s Party, I am working for the people and we want to put the power back in people.
Policy should not aim to change the cultural character and social fabric of Canada.
It’s nice to have dreams, but when you use borrowed money to achieve them and act as if money grows on trees, you may have a brutal awakening.
You must build public policies on reason, on facts.
I’m very different from other politicians.
We must give less money to these provinces, like my own province of Quebec, and give them the right incentive to develop their own natural resources and their economy.
My party will do nothing on climate change because environment, it’s a shared jurisdiction, and provinces, they have programs for that, and so I’ll let provinces decide what they’re going to do to fight climate change.
When we tolerate violations to the Constitution, the entire moral foundation of our political system is shaken to its core.
I believe in climate change.
A small group of motivated citizens can potentially have as much influence as a lobby group spending millions of dollars.
Some may remember that, in 2010, I publicly broke ranks with my colleagues from the Quebec City area who were pushing our government to subsidize a new sports amphitheater in the city. They had seized on this popular project to… What else? Buy votes.
The Conservative Party tries to avoid important but controversial issues of concern to Conservatives and Canadians in general. It is afraid to articulate any coherent philosophy to support its positions.
If we want conservative principles to win the battle of ideas, we have to defend them openly, with passion and conviction.
While the other parties look at polls and focus groups to decide what they stand for, and pander to every special interest group, we follow our principles.
Yes, I worked in Montreal. I worked there for 20 years… I came back to Beauce in 2006 to represent the Beaucerons.
Growth and progress depend on more economic freedom.
You must believe in people. You must give back their money in their own pockets.
People who refuse to integrate into our society and want to live apart in their ghetto don’t make our society strong.
We are speaking to the intelligence of Canadians, not to their emotion.
You know, I’m a free market politician and I think I’m the only one who worked for think-tanks like the Montreal Economic Institute.
What I’m looking for is doing politics like I believe.
A Conservative party that supports free markets should also advocate the end of corporate welfare.
I aim to create a federal government which respects the constitution, which respects taxpayers.
To stimulate the economy, we need to give entrepreneurs the means to create wealth.
I agree that we need to have real temporary foreign workers, who are working in the fields, picking fruits.
I am not a communist.
In reality, every time the government takes an additional dollar in taxes out of someone’s pocket, it’s a dollar that person will not be able to spend or invest. When government spending goes up, private spending goes down. There is no net effect. No wealth creation.
What is best for the Beauce is what is best for Canada.
For me, I don’t have to defend myself that I am not a racist. I won’t go in that discussion.
I think it is not important to have the free trade agreement with China.
We need new technology to fight climate change and that will come from the private sector.
We must start pushing back against this politically correct nonsense that’s destroying our society and culture.
Taxing corporations means unnecessarily burdening our wealth-creating machines.
I don’t care a bit about people’s race or skin colour.