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  • 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 ...
  • Capitol Offences: Dr. Foth Meets Uncle Sam
    Text  Fotheringham, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 16 Oct 1986, 51-59     An amusing, somewhat tonge-in-cheek examination of Canada and Canadians. A look at "a skipping-stone approach to Canada and dip below the border." A cross-country appraisal of Canada. Characteristics of a Canadian. An American appraisal of Canada. A lack of understanding by both countries, of the other. The good things about ...
    Text  Fotheringham, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 16 Oct 1986, 51-59   An amusing, somewhat tonge-in-cheek examination of Canada and Canadians. A look at "a skipping-stone approach to Canada and dip below the border." A cross-country appraisal of Canada. Characteristics of a ...
  • Empires of the Mind: Canada and the Commonwealth
    Text  Ramphal, Sir Shridath, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Jan 1987, 193-205     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada with The Royal Commonwealth Society. A short discussion of the term "empire": what it means, what it meant, what it means to include it now. The connotation of worthy ambition for the word "empire." A brief historical setting of the term ...
    Text  Ramphal, Sir Shridath, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Jan 1987, 193-205   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada with The Royal Commonwealth Society. A short discussion of the term "empire": what it means, what it meant, what it means ...
  • Looking for Trouble
    Text  Worthington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 11 Oct 1984, 61-78     Wide-ranging address with personal anecdotes, reminiscences, opinions, suggestions and comments on a variety of topics germaine to Canada; being a Canadian, Canadian politics and the economy. Some specific topics include the military and National Defence; the Veterans' Allowance scheme; the need for a new economic philosophy; foreign investment; the deficit ...
    Text  Worthington, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 11 Oct 1984, 61-78   Wide-ranging address with personal anecdotes, reminiscences, opinions, suggestions and comments on a variety of topics germaine to Canada; being a Canadian, Canadian politics and the economy. Some specific topics include ...
  • Observations of a Canadian Multinational: the U.S. Experience
    Text  Drabinsky, Garth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Oct 1986, 69-83     Thoughts, reflections and questions with regard to Canada and the way of life for Canadians. Some factors that are important in answering such questions. Canada poised for greatness. The role and significance of a negative attitude towards ourselves. Reasons for a feeling of inferiority: history and influences. The assertion that ...
    Text  Drabinsky, Garth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Oct 1986, 69-83   Thoughts, reflections and questions with regard to Canada and the way of life for Canadians. Some factors that are important in answering such questions. Canada poised for greatness. The role ...
  • The Runaway Brain
    Text  Suzuki, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 6 Dec 1984, 185-203     Questions posed as if from an anthropologist from China or Russian coming to Canada: What is this country called Canada? How do the people in this country see themselves? What do they perceive as their priorities? How to answer such questions? What an anthropologist might think of us from reading ...
    Text  Suzuki, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 6 Dec 1984, 185-203   Questions posed as if from an anthropologist from China or Russian coming to Canada: What is this country called Canada? How do the people in this country see themselves? What ...
  • The United Nations: A Canadian Perspective
    Text  MacEachen, The Honourable Allan J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 22 Mar 1984, 311-321     Canada's stake and interest in multilateralism. Three specific examples of how Canada benefits from its participation in the United Nations: the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, signed by Canada in December, 1982; the International Atomic Energy Agency; Food aid channelled through the World Food Program. A ...
    Text  MacEachen, The Honourable Allan J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 22 Mar 1984, 311-321   Canada's stake and interest in multilateralism. Three specific examples of how Canada benefits from its participation in the United Nations: the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, ...
  • What Is Wrong with Loving Canada?
    Text  Beny, Roloff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 27 Oct 1983, 76-91     Personal anecdotes and reminiscences. Canada as a photographic subject. Slide show.
    Text  Beny, Roloff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 27 Oct 1983, 76-91   Personal anecdotes and reminiscences. Canada as a photographic subject. Slide show.
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