openparliament.ca has a brilliant feature where their system analyzes the words spoken in parliament and finds instances where the “Haiku” pattern is followed.
Here are some gems:
“We must recognize
that children are poor because
their parents are poor.” — NDP MP Libby Davies in February 1998
“I have some good news
for those listening who may be
scared of these issues.” – Progressive Conservative MP Jean Charest in November 1997
economy is going
along very well.” – Liberal MP George Proud in February 1998
is long lived and still useful
at an advanced age.” – Reform MP Inky Mark in May 1999
“No, it was not done.
Was anything ever done?
No, nothing was done.” – Liberal MP Shawn Murphy in March 2010
“We can sit here, put
our heads in the sand and say
nothing will be done.” – Liberal MP Bernie Collins in February 1994
“The government will
continue to monitor
the situation.” – Liberal MP Lyle Vanclief in September 2001
“In no short order
solutions would be put forth
and implemented.” – Reform MP Keith Martin in November 1999
“In many respects,
we are the only adult
party in this House.” — NDP MP Peter Julian in October 2007
“Keep on doing that.
It will not change anything.
You are used to that.” — Bloc MP Pierre Brien in March 2002
“Foot and mouth disease
does not significantly
affect human health.”- Liberal MP Lyle Vanclief in April 2001
To find more, go here.