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Who is Afraid of the Canadian Stock Market? 
Text  Shannon, Kim, Who is Afraid of the Canadian Stock Market?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 10 May 2007, 392-400  The Canadian stock market. A few of the negative and doomsday comments about the Canadian stock market. The speaker proceeded by addressing several arguments. Argument #1: Canadian equities have outperformed global indices in the last few years. This is largely due to the run up in commodity...
The Inuit in a Challenging World 
Text  Simon, Mary, The Inuit in a Challenging World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 15 Feb 2007, 291-301  A bit of geography for those who may not be totally familiar with the Inuit regions of the Canadian Arctic. Comprehensive land claims agreements now completed in all of these Inuit regions. What that means for the Inuit. Using the capacity wisely and effectively. How we can all work together to...
Travel ... a Form of Trade between the U.S. and Canada 
Text  Marriott, J.W. Jr., Travel ... a Form of Trade between the U.S. and Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 19 Apr 2007, 367-374  The Marriott in Canada. The speaker begins by admitting a bias towards free trade. Travel as trade too, with examples. Canada and the U.S. as each other's largest trading partners. Travel between our countries now suffering. Some facts and figures. Reasons for the suffering. The importance of...
Justice in our Courts and the Challenges We Face 
Text  McLachlin, The Rt. Hon. Beverley, Justice in our Courts and the Challenges We Face, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 8 Mar 2007, 325-335  Reference to Trudeau's just society. The expectation by Canadaisn of a just society. The speaker's perspective on justice in our courts and the challenges faced in assuring Canadian women, men and children a just and efficacious justice process. Asserting tha tcanada has a strong and healthy...
Trade with India through the Port of Halifax 
Text  Oldfield, Karen, Trade with India through the Port of Halifax, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Feb 2007, 302-312  Trading with India as Canada's next big opportunity. What has already been done at the Port of Halifax about India. Why the speaker believes India is so important for all of us. Trading already done at the Port of Halifax. The role of the Suez Canal. Asia now and continuing to be a key part of the...
Top 20 Under 20 
Text  Peoples, Akela, Top 20 Under 20, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 5 Jun 2007, 457-464  Introduction to the Youth in Motion's Top 20 Under 20 Award Recipients for 2007. information about Youth in Motion, a national charitable organization, which the speaker co-founded 10 years ago. The goal. The wide variety of programs that support the mission. Activities of the organization. The...
Hungarian-Canadian Relations 
Text  Solyom, His Excellency Laszlo, Hungarian-Canadian Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 24 Apr 2007, 375-381  Great importance of ties with Canada. Allies in NATO; economic partners based on trade relations and investment. Hungary 50 years after the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Hungary as beholden to Canada for admitting 40,000 refugees who escaped from the communist dictatorship in 1956. The peaceful...
The Economic Future of Canada 
Text  Pirie, Dr. Madsen, The Economic Future of Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 16 Nov 2006, 132-141  Taxes in Canada. Problems with the British tax system. Remarks on the past, present, and future. The past - privitization. The Thatcher era in Britain. How privitization in Britain affected things in Canada. The present - globalization. One of the largest forces in human history. How it is...
A Canadian Dream 
Text  Rossi, Rocco, A Canadian Dream, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 21 Jun 2007, 494-502  A Joint Meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch Injecting meaning into life. The "if" at the heart of "life." Sharing the speaker's dreams and their evolution. Encouraging the audience to tap into the power of their true dream. Some personal history...
New Opportunities for Global Citizenship 
Text  Summerlee, Dr. Alastair J.S., New Opportunities for Global Citizenship, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 11 Jan 2007, 254-263  Beginning with a quote from Sir Winston Churchill. Three things to do today: to explain, for those who may not know, something about the history, function and the roles of the World University Service of Canada; to describe why and how the University of Guelph is involved and actively participates...
The Ontario Budget 
Text  Sorbara, The Hon. Greg, The Ontario Budget, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 23 Mar 2007, 336-343  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The budget as a collective process. The budget being well received. What the speaker liked best about the budget. A budget that truly reflects the values of the people of this province. Education and health care. Some...
My Grandparents' Legacy 
Text  Tanenbaum, Joey, My Grandparents' Legacy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 26 Oct 2006, 103-111  The history and story of the speaker's grandparents lives - how they came to Canada, how they built a business - all leading to the family's current philanthropic endeavours.
Multilateralism as the Response to Contemporary Challenges 
Text  Vike-Freiberga, H.D. Dr. Vaira, Multilateralism as the Response to Contemporary Challenges, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 21 Sep 2006, 1-12  Some personal history, as well as some history of Latvia. The League of Nations and Latvia. Latvia and the second World War. Soviet occupation. Canada as the first of the G-7 countries to resume diplomatic relations with Latvia 15 years ago. The transformation of Latvia. Latvia as a member of the...
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British Imperial Interests 
Text  Churchill, Right Honourable Winston, British Imperial Interests, "British Imperial Interests," The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 203-214  The situation in Great Britain not so gloomy. A summary review of the economic position of Great Britain. Difficulties to be overcome. Great Britain growing steadily in wealth, in power, in knowledge, and in strength. The first interest of the British Empire peace. Being careful that the love of...
Terrorism in the Modern Age: the Event and the Response 
Text  Inkster, Norman D., Terrorism in the Modern Age: the Event and the Response, "Terrorism in the Modern Age: the Event and the Response," The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 8 Nov 2001, 182-193  A definition of terrorism. The Air India bombing. The events of 9/11. The challenge for authorities. A discussion as to why law enforcement did not act sooner, with some illustrative examples. The different structure of law enforcement agencies in Canada. The basic question: How are we to deal...
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