"You just had to present him with that damned haggis!"
"Uncle Sam's great balancing act."
[Marc Lalonde, Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources, deflating the tar sands projects.]
"Given the present market situation sir, it was just a matter of time, a housenapping and being held for ransom."
"Rags... Bones... any old Bones."
[Ottawa and Alberta cut off lines over energy dispute.]
[Everyone is at the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede in Calgary, Alberta.]
"Excuse me .. must arrange a personal loan before the rates go up."
[Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau brushes up on popularity, in an attempt to gain more of it with Canada.]