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  • 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 ...
  • Can We Have Equality of Opportunity, and Excellence, Too?
    Text  Johnston, Dr. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 1 Dec 1988, 146-153     The importance of post-secondary education. Demands made of our community colleges and universities. The education debate: what it is all about. Implications of a negative reply to the question "Can we have equality of opportunity, and excellence too?" More questions to ask about Canada's education system. Why it is in ...
    Text  Johnston, Dr. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 1 Dec 1988, 146-153   The importance of post-secondary education. Demands made of our community colleges and universities. The education debate: what it is all about. Implications of a negative reply to the question "Can ...
  • Education and Innovation: Twin Paths to Canada's Future
    Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Apr 1984, 372-386     Views on the future of Canada. Importance of education and innovation to Canada's future. The information revolution and its impact on Canada. Significance of knowledge skills and research and development. Maximizing the potential of human resources. Problems with cutting university budgets. Suggestions for broader education; upgrading in competence of knowledge ...
    Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Apr 1984, 372-386   Views on the future of Canada. Importance of education and innovation to Canada's future. The information revolution and its impact on Canada. Significance of knowledge skills and research and development. ...
  • Education and the Future
    Text  Peterson, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Apr 1989, 352-361     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. An assertion that the single most important public policy lever that government and society has to shape the future, is in our educational system. Address given on the first day of Education Week. Questions to ...
    Text  Peterson, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Apr 1989, 352-361   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. An assertion that the single most important public policy lever that government and society has ...
  • 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 ...
  • Technology and the Competitive Challenge
    Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173     Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ever been before. The challenge to develop a whole new economic framework to meet the threat of much more intensive ...
    Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173   Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ...
  • Yes, Things Really Have Changed
    Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Feb 1987, 267-277     Youth unemployment in Canada as a serious economic and social problem, with statistics. The difficulty for many young people to make the transition from school to work. The lack of matching of skills acquired, and skills needed by employers. A recognition of the changes in the global economy which require ...
    Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Feb 1987, 267-277   Youth unemployment in Canada as a serious economic and social problem, with statistics. The difficulty for many young people to make the transition from school to work. The lack of ...
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