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  • Christmas Luncheon
    Text  McGibbon, The Honourable Pauline, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 13 Dec 1979, 156-164     Christmas greetings from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Remarks by Mr. MacNaughton, General Lewis, and General Legge. A program of Christmas music by the Oriana Singers.
    Text  McGibbon, The Honourable Pauline, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 13 Dec 1979, 156-164   Christmas greetings from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Remarks by Mr. MacNaughton, General Lewis, and General Legge. A program of Christmas music by the Oriana Singers.
  • The Chains of our Freedom
    Text  Carter, His Eminence, Gerald Emmett Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 6 Dec 1979, 143-155     Anything that is different or strange seems to be threatening: a broader definition of racism. What do we do about it? The question of balance between individuality and community. A discussion of this issue under these headings: Chains and Freedom; Our Common Humanity; Chains for Freedom; The Motivation. The true ...
    Text  Carter, His Eminence, Gerald Emmett Cardinal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 6 Dec 1979, 143-155   Anything that is different or strange seems to be threatening: a broader definition of racism. What do we do about it? The question of balance between individuality and community. A ...
  • Succesful Investing Methods
    Text  Templeton, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 29 Nov 1979, 127-142     The difficulty of producing a superior investment performance. The four things that the speaker believes his company is doing that stand out in the field, with a discussion of each element. The four things are: the search for bargains; the need to search world-wide resulting in less risk; flexibility; buying ...
    Text  Templeton, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 29 Nov 1979, 127-142   The difficulty of producing a superior investment performance. The four things that the speaker believes his company is doing that stand out in the field, with a discussion of each ...
  • Discrimination is a Broken Promise
    Text  Fairweather, R. Gordon L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 22 Nov 1979, 116-126     A discussion of discrimination in Canada under the nine prohibited grounds of discrimination listed in the Canadian Human Rights Act: national or ethnic origin; colour; race; marital status; sex; religion; physical handicap; and criminal conviction for which a pardon has been granted. Some background and review of each topic. Some ...
    Text  Fairweather, R. Gordon L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 22 Nov 1979, 116-126   A discussion of discrimination in Canada under the nine prohibited grounds of discrimination listed in the Canadian Human Rights Act: national or ethnic origin; colour; race; marital status; sex; religion; ...
  • The Concert Hall as an Artistic Instrument
    Text  Stern, Isaac, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 15 Nov 1979, 108-115     To the performer on stage, the hall is indeed another instrument. Why this is so. The performer's respect for a hall. The responsibility of a community that takes on the adventure of building a concert hall. The need for a permanent and healthy performing fund. The issue of finances. Can ...
    Text  Stern, Isaac, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 15 Nov 1979, 108-115   To the performer on stage, the hall is indeed another instrument. Why this is so. The performer's respect for a hall. The responsibility of a community that takes on the ...
  • A Prescription for Business/Government Relations
    Text  Wilson, Ian R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 8 Nov 1979, 94-107     The premise that companies must constantly prove their corporate good citizenship. Experiences of the Coca-Cola Company around the world as good citizens in partnership with government. The benefits of corporate good citizenship. A description of various projects, programs and activities in various countries by the coca-Cola Company, including China, Egypt, ...
    Text  Wilson, Ian R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 8 Nov 1979, 94-107   The premise that companies must constantly prove their corporate good citizenship. Experiences of the Coca-Cola Company around the world as good citizens in partnership with government. The benefits of corporate ...
  • Economic Outlook and Fiscal Planning
    Text  Crosbie, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 1 Nov 1979, 83-93     An address a few weeks prior to the presentation of the first budget of the new Conservative Government. A discussion of the general economic stance that will be taken in the coming months by the government and, in particular, the government's position on interest rates. The course that has been ...
    Text  Crosbie, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 1 Nov 1979, 83-93   An address a few weeks prior to the presentation of the first budget of the new Conservative Government. A discussion of the general economic stance that will be taken in ...
  • The Association of Tomorrow
    Text  Johnson, The Honourable Pierre Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 25 Oct 1979, 64-82     An address one week prior to the publication of the Government of Quebec's white paper on sovereignty association. Months of debates to follow, culminating in December with the formal disclosure of the proposed referendum question, then a move to the National Assembly for discussion in Parliament. Then the referendum itself. ...
    Text  Johnson, The Honourable Pierre Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 25 Oct 1979, 64-82   An address one week prior to the publication of the Government of Quebec's white paper on sovereignty association. Months of debates to follow, culminating in December with the formal disclosure ...
  • Hospitality: Past, Present and Future
    Text  Dakin, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 15 Oct 1979, 46-63     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The 50th anniversary of the Royal York Hotel. The history of Canadian Pacific Hotels Limited and a brief history of Canadian Pacific. CP Air as Canadian Pacific's junior service. A history of the Royal York ...
    Text  Dakin, J.K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 15 Oct 1979, 46-63   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The 50th anniversary of the Royal York Hotel. The history of Canadian Pacific Hotels Limited ...
  • Limited Choices: Canada's Needs and Foreign Oil
    Text  Hopper, Wilbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 Oct 1979, 35-45     The true petroleum era that began just 25 years ago. The universal importance of oil. The quest for alternative forms of energy. Nations competing for oil. The federal government's goal for self-sufficiency in oil. Warnings form the OPEC countries about shortages of oil. A review of the facts of the ...
    Text  Hopper, Wilbert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 Oct 1979, 35-45   The true petroleum era that began just 25 years ago. The universal importance of oil. The quest for alternative forms of energy. Nations competing for oil. The federal government's goal ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The Choice for Canada
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 May 1979, 1-16     An election campaign address. The speaker makes a proposition about the future of Canada, based on the current situation, connected to a previous time in Canada's history following World War II when decisions were made concerning the selling off of Canada's resources as a primary source of economic growth, and ...
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 May 1979, 1-16   An election campaign address. The speaker makes a proposition about the future of Canada, based on the current situation, connected to a previous time in Canada's history following World War ...
  • The Japanese—Still Unknown
    Text  Suma, His Excellency Michiaki, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Apr 1979, 339-350     Reference to the Summit Conference of seven industrialized countries, including Canada, to take place in Tokyo for the first time, over the course of the next two months. The subject of the address is the country and people of Japan, a poorly understood culture, that understanding necessary to building a ...
    Text  Suma, His Excellency Michiaki, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Apr 1979, 339-350   Reference to the Summit Conference of seven industrialized countries, including Canada, to take place in Tokyo for the first time, over the course of the next two months. The subject ...
  • Building a Nation
    Text  Clark, The Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Apr 1979, 316-327     Some issues in the election campaign, and also some broader questions of approach to the country. Some important party policy differences. The choice, on May 22, between two very different ways of seeing the country. The discussion which follows is a critical view of the federal Liberal party and government. ...
    Text  Clark, The Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Apr 1979, 316-327   Some issues in the election campaign, and also some broader questions of approach to the country. Some important party policy differences. The choice, on May 22, between two very different ...
  • Ontario's Role in Confederation
    Text  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 ...
    Text  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 ...
  • The Day I Spoke for Mr. Lincoln
    Text  Mitchell, W.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 29 Mar 1979, 294-305     "There is only one expert who is qualified to examine the soul and the life of a people and to make a valuable report: the native novelist." Mr. Mitchell begins with these and other words from Mark Twain, and continues with a discussion of his life as a Canadian novelist. ...
    Text  Mitchell, W.O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 29 Mar 1979, 294-305   "There is only one expert who is qualified to examine the soul and the life of a people and to make a valuable report: the native novelist." Mr. Mitchell begins ...
  • Does the Twentieth Century Belong to Canada?
    Text  Clarke, L.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Mar 1979, 285-293     The need for a national strategy, with a detailed description following as to how and why this strategy would help Canada claim the twentieth century. Some topics covered include: the factors that dictate economic decisions; how others see us: the lack of visible national goals; an ailing economy; a chaotic ...
    Text  Clarke, L.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Mar 1979, 285-293   The need for a national strategy, with a detailed description following as to how and why this strategy would help Canada claim the twentieth century. Some topics covered include: the ...
  • Business in a Fast-Changing World
    Text  Daniel, C. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Mar 1979, 274-284     To begin, a discussion of some recent trends in our society which are "of major concern to business people today." A review of how the present situation came about. Two trends: "the risk-avoidance syndrome;" and "the new international competitors." Two alternative scenarios for the future: "a world of internal preoccupation;" ...
    Text  Daniel, C. William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Mar 1979, 274-284   To begin, a discussion of some recent trends in our society which are "of major concern to business people today." A review of how the present situation came about. Two ...
  • Blame the Media
    Text  Worthington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 8 Mar 1979, 259-273     The theme of the address is that "the western democracies are in some disarray. There is indecision, ... Confusion, … Lack of priorities and loss of a sense of purpose ... Freedom is in retreat around the world. The totalitarian east has the initiative." A wide-ranging discussion follows, based on ...
    Text  Worthington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 8 Mar 1979, 259-273   The theme of the address is that "the western democracies are in some disarray. There is indecision, ... Confusion, … Lack of priorities and loss of a sense of purpose ...
  • Science: The Hidden Mainspring
    Text  Wilson, Dr. J. Tuzo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 1 Mar 1979, 247-258     The development of the steam engine as the cause of subsequent growth in the economy. Reasons for the causes of our economic difficulties poorly understood and efforts to correct them to little avail. Three related matters are discussed: why, if science and engineering are so vital to our prosperity and ...
    Text  Wilson, Dr. J. Tuzo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 1 Mar 1979, 247-258   The development of the steam engine as the cause of subsequent growth in the economy. Reasons for the causes of our economic difficulties poorly understood and efforts to correct them ...
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