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Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.

Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress. ---->>>

I'd be prouder still to say I was Canada's 10th woman prime minister. ---->>>

To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.

To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.

Governments allocate enormous resources for social programs. And it is true that for many years we have had one of the best social service systems in the world. Yet we are still incapable of meeting the needs of tens of thousands of Canadian families. ---->>>

I believe that Canadians have the common sense to see that a better future cannot be built on fragmentation. ---->>>

There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians. ---->>>

Our first Prime Minister saw a country that would be known for its generosity of spirit. And so it is. ---->>>

In all modesty, we must admit that governments are not always the best doctors when it comes to diagnosing economic ailments and prescribing the right treatment. ---->>>

I know Quebecers don't want to relive old battles; they prefer to build for the future. ---->>>

Some of you may have been hoping that today I would speak about Lucien Bouchard's latest economic theories. But I have decided to spare him for the time being: after all, he is a man. ---->>>

For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation. ---->>>

I believe it is time for new leadership that is able to leave the '70s behind. ---->>>

Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised. ---->>>

It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified. ---->>>

On the same day I was sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada, I announced the most sweeping reform ever undertaken in the structure of our federal government. ---->>>

Government cannot and must not replace private initiative. ---->>>

I have always believed governments must adapt to the needs of the people, not the other way around. ---->>>

We Canadians are not given as a people to great patriotic displays. ---->>>

For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories. ---->>>

For too many, to work means having less income. ---->>>

Since the end of the Second World War, our population has more than doubled to 27 million people. ---->>>

The world has changed profoundly since our programs were first established. ---->>>

We have to define and put into practice a better, more coherent and effective policy on income security. ---->>>

An increasing number of Canadians must juggle the demands of work with the need to care for children, or for family members who are ill or too frail to care for themselves. Our programs have simply not kept pace with these societal changes. ---->>>

For over 20 years, the federal and provincial governments have made enormous efforts employing a variety of approaches in an attempt to stimulate Montreal's economy. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 03-10, 1947
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Occupation: Statesman
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Avril Phædra Douglas "Kim" Campbell PC CC OBC QC (born March 10, 1947) is a Canadian politician, diplomat, lawyer and writer who served as the 19th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 25, 1993, to November 4, 1993. Campbell was the first, and to date, only female prime minister of Canada, the first baby boomer to hold that office, and the only prime minister born in British Columbia (wikipedia)