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  • Can Government Do the Job?
    Wagner, The Honourable Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 28 Nov 1974, 126-137     A short review of what other federal politicians chose as speech topics. The speaker addresses the Empire Club of Canada "as a politician, a man of government, now in opposition, to ask some questions about the drum we are all beating, and to pose directly, … the question of whether ...
    Wagner, The Honourable Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 28 Nov 1974, 126-137   A short review of what other federal politicians chose as speech topics. ...
  • Canadian Foreign Policy—a 1978 Perspective
    Jamieson, The Honourable Donald C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 2 Mar 1978, 301-318     Some impressions, from personal experience in public life and as Secretary of State, on the condition of the world today and on those things which the speaker feels Canada can do something about. The east-west confrontation since WWII; the relationship between the Soviet Union and its client states and the ...
    Jamieson, The Honourable Donald C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 2 Mar 1978, 301-318   Some impressions, from personal experience in public life and as Secretary of ...
  • The Power Manipulators
    Holt, Simma, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 20 Apr 1978, 407-426     The speaker's address concerns her critical thoughts and comments on an "ever-pervasive bureaucracy, the power that controls our nation." Much of the address is an informative warning about the dangers of such a bureaucracy as told through her own experiences, or those of people she knows well. Reasons for the ...
    Holt, Simma, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 20 Apr 1978, 407-426   The speaker's address concerns her critical thoughts and comments on an "ever-pervasive ...
  • The Runaway Growth of Bureaucracy—A Serious Concern for Canada's Future
    Rohmer, Colonel Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 14 Mar 1974, 276-285     A review of the Canadian government: how it is elected, how it operates, how it is structured, how policies are set, how policy decisions are implemented or executed and by whom. What Colonel Rohmer thinks Canadians believe about how they are governed as opposed to how they are actually governed. ...
    Rohmer, Colonel Richard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 14 Mar 1974, 276-285   A review of the Canadian government: how it is elected, how it ...
  • Struggle for Power: Canadian Politics 1972
    Newman, Peter C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 10 Feb 1972, 229-243     Political values: commitment and integrity. The role of "Maclean's." What Canadians want. Nationalism. The upcoming election. Canadians and the "psychology of surrender." Canadian weakness. The pace of change and how Canadians deal with it. Changing profile of the electorate. A profile of the kind of political leaders that Canada needs. ...
    Newman, Peter C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 10 Feb 1972, 229-243   Political values: commitment and integrity. The role of "Maclean's." What Canadians want. ...
  • Leadership in Canada Today
    MacDonald, Miss Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 20 Nov 1975, 136-146     A critical review of the current government's record. Suggestions as to how Miss MacDonald's party would handle problems, particularly with regard to the economy. Criteria for effective leadership. What Canadians might expect from postive leadership. Miss MacDonald's qualifications as a leader.
    MacDonald, Miss Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 20 Nov 1975, 136-146   A critical review of the current government's record. Suggestions as to how ...
  • An Alternative Government for Canada
    Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409     Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a form of controls that leave little room for consultation. This discussion is followed by the speaker's assertion that he regards ...
    Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409   Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two ...
  • Ontario's Role in Confederation
    Davis, The Honourable William G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 5 Apr 1979, 306-315     A critical review of the federal government of Canada. What the electorate need and want from their governments. The problem of the excesses of pridefulness in power, rather than pride in one's country. The role of central government as guardian of the national interest. The lack of responsible national policy ...
    Davis, The Honourable William G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 5 Apr 1979, 306-315   A critical review of the federal government of Canada. What the electorate ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34     The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global events that have changed the world, such as the re-emergence of China onto the world stage, the demise of two ...
    MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34   The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical ...
  • Now is not Too Late
    Pitman, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 19 Jan 1978, 216-228     An examination of the nature of Canada. A look back at our history of Empire. The role of Loyalists. The fulfilled dream of Confederation. The element of diversity. The Quebec Act. The failure of our country which is the relationship with Quebec. The changes to immigration policy in the 1960s. ...
    Pitman, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 19 Jan 1978, 216-228   An examination of the nature of Canada. A look back at our ...
  • Canada, the Crown and Chauvinism
    Sabia, Laura, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Oct 1978, 36-46     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and Royal Commonwealth Society. A definition of chauvinism. The concept of Canadians becoming "hyphenated" as a symbol of our divisiveness, as in "English-Canadian." The dividing consequences of multiculturalism. The Official Languages Act. The failure of national bilingualism. Sovereignty association: what it ...
    Sabia, Laura, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Oct 1978, 36-46   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and Royal Commonwealth ...
  • The State of Canadian Capitalism: A Political View
    Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60     A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was handled by all parties involved. The federal government and collective bargaining: a critical perspective. Three practical suggestions by the speaker to salvage the situation. The economy, and how the present government appears not to understand it. The mistake ...
    Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60   A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was ...
  • Power and the Abuse of Power in Canada
    Roman, Stephen B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 16 Nov 1978, 83-91     A discussion of the speaker's perspective on the present trends in the exercise of political power. Comments on the legitimate use of power, with a review of various views. Canadian Prime Ministers in the past. Consequences of recent programmes offered without input from the public, e.g. price and wage controls, ...
    Roman, Stephen B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 16 Nov 1978, 83-91   A discussion of the speaker's perspective on the present trends in the ...
  • A Time for Fiscal Responsibility
    Lyon, the Honourable Sterling R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 30 Nov 1978, 106-115     A critical review of some federal government policies: excessive deficits, regulative interferences such as the Foreign Investment Review Agency, taxation on resource industries that ignore the risks involved, monetary policy established without reference to effects of changing interest rates on the regions of Canada, particularly as they effect Manitoba. A ...
    Lyon, the Honourable Sterling R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 30 Nov 1978, 106-115   A critical review of some federal government policies: excessive deficits, regulative interferences ...
  • What's Behind the Lemming Urge?
    Mackasey, The Honourable Bryce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 2 Oct 1975, 41-53     A belief that we in Canada are "trading a system, a mixed-economy system that gives us all an unprecedented freedom, for a system we fought a hot and cold war to escape." What our free enterprise system has given us. The need for the control of self-restraint. A brief history ...
    Mackasey, The Honourable Bryce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 2 Oct 1975, 41-53   A belief that we in Canada are "trading a system, a mixed-economy ...
  • Between Friends—Maintaining Confidence Canada/U.S.A. Style
    Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109     The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The issue of Quebec separation and the role the United States might play. Lack of investment in Canada from the U.S. The need for new economic policies to help Quebec and all the provinces. The need for additional benefits ...
    Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109   The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The ...
  • Those Things We Treasure
    Diefenbaker, The Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Mar 1972, 296-311     Humorous and anecdotal review of Mr. Diefenbaker's experiences as a Canadian politician. A historical viewpoint with a focus on what has changed for the worse. Many topics are covered. Some highlights follow. A belief that Canada's institutions and constitutional principles are being challenged from within. A defense of the monarchy. ...
    Diefenbaker, The Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Mar 1972, 296-311   Humorous and anecdotal review of Mr. Diefenbaker's experiences as a Canadian politician. ...
  • Imperial Legacy
    Hughes, The Hon. Mr. Justice S.H.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 1 Oct 1970, 27-42     A distinction between Toryism and Imperialism in Canada. The Alaska Boundary dispute with the United States, the disappointing settlement achieved by arbitration in 1903, and the relationship of this issue to the formation of the Empire Club. Some results of this dispute and its settlement. Britain's imperial organization after the ...
    Hughes, The Hon. Mr. Justice S.H.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 1 Oct 1970, 27-42   A distinction between Toryism and Imperialism in Canada. The Alaska Boundary dispute ...
  • Dinner in Honour of His Excellency, the Right Honourable Roland Michener C.C., C.D., Governor General of Canada
    Michener, The Right Honourable Roland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 19 Nov 1970, 130-149     Dinner in Honour of His Excellency, the Right Honourable Roland Michener C.C., C.D., Governor General of Canada. Musical programme by The 7th Toronto Regiment Band—Royal Canadian Artillery, Directed by Capt. Geo. MacRae. Pipe Major John Wakefield, C.D., Toronto Scottish Regiment. Toast to the Empire Club of Canada by Mr. H.N.R. ...
    Michener, The Right Honourable Roland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 19 Nov 1970, 130-149   Dinner in Honour of His Excellency, the Right Honourable Roland Michener C.C., ...
  • Canada's Potential and Our Political Will
    Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45     How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of other great cities and nations. Political will and determination that allows decisions and choices based on our own values. Resisting short-term expediencies in favour of long-term answers. A discussion of specific recent decisions and initiatives by the Canadian ...
    Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45   How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of ...
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