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Points of Order   had what she called a term of endearment and fondness for the Prime Minister, calling him “little potato”. We at the time believed it was not a term of endearment or fondness. Therefore, in our role as opposition, we have been asking the government about this and asking the Prime

May 1st, 2019House debate

Candice BergenConservative

Finance  Mr. Speaker, when leaders in China dismissed the Prime Minister as “little potato”, he thought they meant it as a compliment—

May 1st, 2019House debate

Pierre PoilievreConservative

Finance  Mr. Speaker, the foreign affairs minister has announced a massive diplomatic breakthrough with China. That country's leaders have given the Prime Minister the nickname “little potato”. In order to reciprocate that gift, he provided them with a quarter of a billion dollars

April 30th, 2019House debate

Pierre PoilievreConservative

Finance  Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister famously said that his favourite model of government was the basic Chinese dictatorship. In response, the foreign minister tells us that the Chinese government gave him a nickname: little potato. To thank them for that, he gave a quarter billion

April 29th, 2019House debate

Pierre PoilievreConservative

Foreign Affairs committee   academics and leaders that Canada has few friends left in the world since its new leadership. Unfortunately, our current leader has been referred to as things such as “little potato”, which he believed was endearing when in fact it was actually perhaps more insulting. Mr. Deveaux, you

February 7th, 2019Committee meeting

Stephanie Kusie

International Trade committee   looking for increased yield; they're looking for a different product. We have the Little Potato Company growing small potatoes. That means they do it in a shorter time frame and they take off a lower yield. It's in the farmers' nature to want the most per acre, but the bottom line

September 27th, 2016Committee meeting

Mary Robinson

Canadian Potato Marketing Act   conglomerates. They have access to markets all over the world. When dealing with a little potato board from Prince Edward Island or Manitoba the farmers very quickly find that they do not have very much clout when it comes to dictating terms of price and terms and conditions of how many

February 6th, 1995House debate

Vic AlthouseNDP