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  • The Role of Opposition
    Text  Copps, Sheila, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Apr 1988, 338-351     Criticism as the principal function of the Opposition. The role of criticism, and the role of a vigorous Opposition in parliament. Opposition in an historical context. The legitimacy of adversarial politics as recognized by both Diefenbaker and Pearson. A look at the operation of party discipline. The speaker as a ...
    Text  Copps, Sheila, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Apr 1988, 338-351   Criticism as the principal function of the Opposition. The role of criticism, and the role of a vigorous Opposition in parliament. Opposition in an historical context. The legitimacy of adversarial ...
  • Shareholder Democracy
    Text  Jarislowsky, Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 28 Apr 1988, 352-359     Shareholder democracy and the concept of fairness. How things have changed for shareholders. The ethics of the business community. The speaker's background and what institutional investors do. The law in Canada and how it is inadequate. Some progress made. What institutional investors want and in what they believe. The need ...
    Text  Jarislowsky, Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 28 Apr 1988, 352-359   Shareholder democracy and the concept of fairness. How things have changed for shareholders. The ethics of the business community. The speaker's background and what institutional investors do. The law in ...
  • Reminiscences of the Group of Seven
    Text  Casson, A.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 14 Oct 1982, 47-58     Going back 65 years. Some personal history. The true origins of the Group of Seven ten years before the first show in 1920. Personal reminiscences including the first exhibition of the Group; how the speaker became a member; the nature of the Group; anecdotes; growing recognition of the Group; sales; ...
    Text  Casson, A.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 14 Oct 1982, 47-58   Going back 65 years. Some personal history. The true origins of the Group of Seven ten years before the first show in 1920. Personal reminiscences including the first exhibition of ...
  • The Future is Not What it Used to Be
    Text  Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395     An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will face Canada and the world in the 1980s." The economic future of the Western industrial countries is not optimistic in the medium-term outlook. Basic problems facing policy makers are "the high cost of unemployment and inflation, and the ...
    Text  Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395   An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will face Canada and the world in the 1980s." The economic future of the Western industrial countries is not ...
  • Is the United States Really Making a New Beginning?
    Text  Hoadley, Walter E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 23 Apr 1981, 356-369     Is the United States really making a new beginning? Mr. Hoadley answers yes, the odds are sixty/forty. Reasons why: the mood in the country is one of recognizing basic problems; more people are looking at the country in relation to other countries; a new president, a new administration. Support for ...
    Text  Hoadley, Walter E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 23 Apr 1981, 356-369   Is the United States really making a new beginning? Mr. Hoadley answers yes, the odds are sixty/forty. Reasons why: the mood in the country is one of recognizing basic problems; ...
  • How Stands our Home and Native Land?
    Text  Lynch, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Apr 1981, 339-355     Personal anecodes and reminiscences since Mr. Lynch's last speech 24 years ago. A current analysis of Canada and Canadians as seen through those historical and political events. Concerns and issues include the constitution, the monarchy, the Supreme Court of Canada, Quebec, federalism.
    Text  Lynch, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Apr 1981, 339-355   Personal anecodes and reminiscences since Mr. Lynch's last speech 24 years ago. A current analysis of Canada and Canadians as seen through those historical and political events. Concerns and issues ...
  • The Grand Old Lady—Past, Present and Future
    Text  Warren, R. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 19 Mar 1981, 300-315     An historical review of the Canadian National Exhibition, with many details. Issues now facing the Canadian National Exhibition: short and long-term goals and plans. Details of immediate improvements and how they will work. Research that illustrates how decisions were reached. Opportunities for business to participate in the CNE. Master plans ...
    Text  Warren, R. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 19 Mar 1981, 300-315   An historical review of the Canadian National Exhibition, with many details. Issues now facing the Canadian National Exhibition: short and long-term goals and plans. Details of immediate improvements and how ...
  • Humanizing Technology—A Business Challenge
    Text  Robinson, James D. III, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 2 Apr 1981, 328-338     The effect of new technologies on business; specifically, the business application of data processing and telecommunications. Is technology friend or foe? How Japan has handled the new technologies. How business, government, and labour are paying attention to the positive side of the new technologies. Issues of automation and its effect ...
    Text  Robinson, James D. III, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 2 Apr 1981, 328-338   The effect of new technologies on business; specifically, the business application of data processing and telecommunications. Is technology friend or foe? How Japan has handled the new technologies. How business, ...
  • Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327     A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need to wait and see what the Reagan administration will do in the immediate future, and how it will react to ...
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327   A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need ...
  • What Everyone Should Know about the Supreme Court of Canada
    Text  Laskin, The Right Honourable Bora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 12 Mar 1981, 287-299     The purpose and significance of the Supreme Court of Canada and its decisions for all Canadians. His Honour's concern over the lack of understanding and appreciation of the work of the Supreme Court, and its judges. Of particular concern are misconceptions held by ministers and first ministers. The lack of ...
    Text  Laskin, The Right Honourable Bora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 12 Mar 1981, 287-299   The purpose and significance of the Supreme Court of Canada and its decisions for all Canadians. His Honour's concern over the lack of understanding and appreciation of the work of ...
  • Ontario and the Constitutional Proposals
    Text  Davis, The Honourable William G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 5 Mar 1981, 275-286     Canada's evolving national responsibilities and opportunities. An exploration of the two interrelated issues of current concern: the cost of energy and constitutional reform. The Conservative perspective of a strong national government. The challenge of agreeing on a fair sharing of natural resource revenues, and the dimensions of that challenge. An ...
    Text  Davis, The Honourable William G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 5 Mar 1981, 275-286   Canada's evolving national responsibilities and opportunities. An exploration of the two interrelated issues of current concern: the cost of energy and constitutional reform. The Conservative perspective of a strong national ...
  • When is the Right Time to Retire?
    Text  Mirvish, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Feb 1981, 263-274     Mr. Mirvish's personal views about retirement. His choice of new endeavours. Personal reminiscences about his life and his various challenges and successes. His plans for the future.
    Text  Mirvish, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Feb 1981, 263-274   Mr. Mirvish's personal views about retirement. His choice of new endeavours. Personal reminiscences about his life and his various challenges and successes. His plans for the future.
  • The Myth of the Power-Hungry Centralizers
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 19 Feb 1981, 247-262     Canadian federalism: a historical perspective reviewing, among other, the following issues: the "compact theory;" provincial autonomy; the BNA Act with regard to federal government power; jurisdictional powers; the principal of monarchy; the richer and poorer provinces and their struggle for power. A detailed history of Canada with regard to federalism/provincialism. ...
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 19 Feb 1981, 247-262   Canadian federalism: a historical perspective reviewing, among other, the following issues: the "compact theory;" provincial autonomy; the BNA Act with regard to federal government power; jurisdictional powers; the principal of ...
  • Canada and the U.S.—Border or Bridge?
    Text  Ford II, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 5 Feb 1981, 224-235     New personal perspectives on issues of concern to business from Mr. Ford. Successful business managers and "their understanding of the impact of national and international politics on the future of private enterprise." Canada and the U.S. addressing the future together with renewed cooperation, understanding, and sensitivity. A brief look at ...
    Text  Ford II, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 5 Feb 1981, 224-235   New personal perspectives on issues of concern to business from Mr. Ford. Successful business managers and "their understanding of the impact of national and international politics on the future of ...
  • Schooling—The Problem or the Answer?
    Text  Stephenson, The Honourable Bette, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 29 Jan 1981, 205-216     Schooling vs. education. Ways in which we are educated. Schooling as part of our education. Predictions for the future and what they will mean in terms of our education, and our schooling. Curriculum changes to reflect society's changing needs. Teaching values in our schools. The effect of television on education ...
    Text  Stephenson, The Honourable Bette, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 29 Jan 1981, 205-216   Schooling vs. education. Ways in which we are educated. Schooling as part of our education. Predictions for the future and what they will mean in terms of our education, and ...
  • NATO: The Continuing Challenge
    Text  Falls, Admiral R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 6 Nov 1980, 88-101     The difficulty of measuring success of NATO. A brief review of how NATO has fulfilled its mandate over the last 30 years and some historical events and how NATO has dealt with them. An explication of various strategies including "massive retaliation," "flexible response," "equivalent response." Détente. The Mutual Balanced Force ...
    Text  Falls, Admiral R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 6 Nov 1980, 88-101   The difficulty of measuring success of NATO. A brief review of how NATO has fulfilled its mandate over the last 30 years and some historical events and how NATO has ...
  • Partners in Freedom
    Text  Wadds, Jean Casselman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 16 Oct 1980, 53-64     The unique qualities of the relationship between Canada and the United Kingdom. The modest character of Canadians and how that is changing on the world scene as Canada matures as a nation. The participation of Canada in The Edinburgh Festival of 1980. Canada's place in the space age. Some international ...
    Text  Wadds, Jean Casselman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 16 Oct 1980, 53-64   The unique qualities of the relationship between Canada and the United Kingdom. The modest character of Canadians and how that is changing on the world scene as Canada matures as ...
  • The Constitution—What Now?
    Text  Stevens, The Honourable Sinclair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Oct 1980, 37-52     Constitutional change. Failure of Federal/Provincial agreement as a basis for unilateral action by the federal government. A discussion of the appropriateness of such action and its consequences. The Vancouver Consensus amending formula and its attributes. Suggestions by the speaker, as a member of the PC party, as to the nature ...
    Text  Stevens, The Honourable Sinclair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Oct 1980, 37-52   Constitutional change. Failure of Federal/Provincial agreement as a basis for unilateral action by the federal government. A discussion of the appropriateness of such action and its consequences. The Vancouver Consensus ...
  • The Banff Experience in Fine Arts Education
    Text  Fleck, Paul D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 8 Dec 1983, 151-161     1982—the 50th anniversary of the School of Fine Arts at the Banff Centre. "Artists, Builders, and Dreamers: Fifty Years at The Banff School" by David and Peggy Leighton. "From Bears to Bartok", a film by the National Film Board of Canada. A description of other celebratory events. The Banff Centre's ...
    Text  Fleck, Paul D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 8 Dec 1983, 151-161   1982—the 50th anniversary of the School of Fine Arts at the Banff Centre. "Artists, Builders, and Dreamers: Fifty Years at The Banff School" by David and Peggy Leighton. "From Bears ...
  • Recent Developments in Japan-Canada Relations
    Text  Mikanagi, His Excellency the Honourable Kiyohisa, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 1 Dec 1983, 140-150     A brief review of some historical moments of significance between Japan and Canada. 1977—the one-hundredth anniversary of the landing of the first Japanese immigrant at New Westminster, B.C. Canadian efforts, post WW II, to help Japan reactivate international relations. Mr. Trudeau and his efforts to include Japan in the peace ...
    Text  Mikanagi, His Excellency the Honourable Kiyohisa, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 1 Dec 1983, 140-150   A brief review of some historical moments of significance between Japan and Canada. 1977—the one-hundredth anniversary of the landing of the first Japanese immigrant at New Westminster, B.C. Canadian efforts, ...
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