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  • 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 ...
  • How Socio-Economic Changes Affect Bell Canada Enterprises
    Text  Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249     The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, have become dependent on the services sector of our economy," with examples and remarks as to the significance of this ...
    Text  Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249   The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, ...
  • The Canadian Dream—We Must Wake Up to Enjoy It
    Text  de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210     The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets and blessings of Canada, including our natural resources; the parliamentary system of government; our proximity to the United States. A list of successful industries and businesses in Canada. Some liabilities, including geography, climate and demographics; unemployment and shortage ...
    Text  de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210   The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets and blessings of Canada, including our natural resources; the parliamentary system of government; our proximity to the United ...
  • Nationalism and Continentalism
    Text  Hurtig, Mel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 5 Nov 1981, 85-100     A brief historical review of Canada over the last 50 years, especially politically and economically. The growth of foreign ownership. The lack of education about Canada in Canadian schools. Results of the speaker's survey with regard to knowledge about Canada by Canadian students. American culture pervading Canada. Transferring power away ...
    Text  Hurtig, Mel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 5 Nov 1981, 85-100   A brief historical review of Canada over the last 50 years, especially politically and economically. The growth of foreign ownership. The lack of education about Canada in Canadian schools. Results ...
  • A Co-operative Response to Challenge
    Text  McDougall, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 20 Apr 1989, 341-351     A new labour force development strategy for Canada. The need to devote our resources actively to equip Canada's labour force for the emerging challenges of the 1990s and beyond. Making tough choices. Impacts on regions, industries, and individual workers. Remarks directed to the private sector, both business and labour, seen ...
    Text  McDougall, Barbara, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 20 Apr 1989, 341-351   A new labour force development strategy for Canada. The need to devote our resources actively to equip Canada's labour force for the emerging challenges of the 1990s and beyond. Making ...
  • Canada—A Community of Communities
    Text  Megarry, A. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Mar 1989, 271-284     Canada as a "Community of Communities"—a phrase coined by Joe Clark and what the speaker purports our country to be today. A look at the roots of this Community of Communities in order to better understand it. A brief "cross-country" historical review of our major communities, examining regional differences and ...
    Text  Megarry, A. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Mar 1989, 271-284   Canada as a "Community of Communities"—a phrase coined by Joe Clark and what the speaker purports our country to be today. A look at the roots of this Community of ...
  • Meeting the Canadian Challenge
    Text  Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146     The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The lack of appreciation of reality, caused by the post-war period, leaving a "legacy of expensive tastes, bad habits, and an ...
    Text  Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146   The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The ...
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