Citations:24 Sussex Drive

English citations of 24 Sussex Drive and 24 Sussex Street

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  • 1959, The National and English Review, v 152, London, UK, p 220:
    [. . .] Olive, is his second: the first died ten years ago) are not much seen at the various embassy and official parties in Ottawa; but they entertain rather more than their predecessors at 24, Sussex Street—Canada’s “No. 10”.
  • 1965, Pierre Sévigny, This Game of Politics, Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, p 300:
    Those who had been close to the Ottawa scene for the last five years would hardly consider the immaculately dressed, haughty, impressive-looking resident of 24 Sussex Street to be the prototype of the common man or average Canadian citizen. But this was unsuspected by Diefenbaker’s audiences.
  • 1975, Winnett Boyd and Kenneth McDonald, The National Dilemma and the Way Out, Richmond Hill, Ont.: BMG, p 33:
    So I guess he figured that if he kept on plugging away as he had down there, the same formula would get him into 24 Sussex Drive. But it didn't.
  • 1977, John T. Saywell, The Rise of the Parti Québécois 1967–76, University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0802022758, p 5:
    By 1965 Pierre Trudeau, en route to Ottawa and 24 Sussex Drive, had concluded that advocates of an associate state or special status were ‘those who do not feel capable of saying they are separatists and carrying their thinking to its logical conclusion.’
  • 1985, Carol Bennett McCuaig, In Search of the Red Dragon: The Welsh in Canada, Renfrew, Ont.: Juniper Books, p 162:
    Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent and his ministers decided that the house would then be known as “24 Sussex Street.” According to The Citizen: When the house was owned and occupied by the late Gordon C. Edwards, ex-MP, it was known as Gorphwysfa, which is of Welsh origin . . . however, it has been decided that this name is too much of a tongue twister for frequent use and thus the shorter, simpler number of the house will be used in future as its official name. [quotation c. 1951]
  • 1996, Edward Greenspon and Anthony Wilson-Smith, Double vision: the inside story of the liberals in power, Toronto: Doubleday Canada, p 52:
    On November 4, 1993, with the election behind him and his new government sworn in, Jean Chrétien fulfilled his dream of going home to 24 Sussex Drive, despite a last-minute snafu.
  • 2006, Steven Staples, Missile Defence: Round One, Toronto: James Lorimer, p 144:
    It was our strategy to ensure that missile defence became such a headache for Martin that he would be forced to go against his inclination to join the U.S. system, if only to preserve unity in his party and therefore his hold on 24 Sussex Drive.
  • 2007, P.E. Bryden, “Brian Mulroney and Intergovernmental Relations: The Limits of Collaborative Federalism”, in Raymond Benjamin Blake, ed., Transforming the nation: Canada and Brian Mulroney, Montreal: McGill-Queen's Press, p 205:
    His arrival at 24 Sussex Drive thus heralded what many hoped was the beginning of a period of fruitful cooperation and much-needed healing. When he left office in 1993, however, it seemed that few of the differences had ben reconciled; in fact, even more points of conflict had emerged.
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