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  • British Columbia: The West Coast Speaks to Central and Eastern Canada
    Text  Vander Zalm, The Honourable William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 21 Jan 1987, 217-228     A joint Dinner with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The mandate given to the speaker's government. Concerns of the voters. Activities of the British Columbia government since that mandate. An assurance that British Columbia wishes to remain part of Canada. The feeling of alienation in the province. The extent of ...
    Text  Vander Zalm, The Honourable William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 21 Jan 1987, 217-228   A joint Dinner with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The mandate given to the speaker's government. Concerns of the voters. Activities of the British Columbia government since that mandate. An ...
  • Canada after February 18, 1980
    Text  McMurtry, The Honourable Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 6 Mar 1980, 280-292     A troubling mood within Canada, one of weary resignation. A party division in the House of Commons projected into an apparent national schism. Why we can't afford complacency. Complacency as a weapon for the Parti Québeécois. The belief in a future for Canada with Quebec. Rising to the challenge of ...
    Text  McMurtry, The Honourable Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 6 Mar 1980, 280-292   A troubling mood within Canada, one of weary resignation. A party division in the House of Commons projected into an apparent national schism. Why we can't afford complacency. Complacency as ...
  • The Challenge of Canadian Federalism in the 1980s
    Text  Chrétien, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 17 Jan 1980, 177-188     Federalism, oil pricing, and the Tory budget. Critique of some of the present government's policies and strategies. A detailed and historical review of the energy situation. Nationalism vs. Provincialism. What the speaker's political party would do in the future.
    Text  Chrétien, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 17 Jan 1980, 177-188   Federalism, oil pricing, and the Tory budget. Critique of some of the present government's policies and strategies. A detailed and historical review of the energy situation. Nationalism vs. Provincialism. What ...
  • 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 Future of Our Constitution.
    Text  Robinette, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 1 Mar 1984, 266-276     A discussion of several issues related to the Constitution. "The future of the Constitution lies primarily with the courts…" The division of legislative powers between the federal parliament and the provincial legislatures. The Constitution Act of 1967. Some illustrative examples of problems. The relation of the Constitution to Canada's treaty-making ...
    Text  Robinette, John J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 1 Mar 1984, 266-276   A discussion of several issues related to the Constitution. "The future of the Constitution lies primarily with the courts…" The division of legislative powers between the federal parliament and the ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Roadblocks to National Unity
    Text  Miller, The Honourable Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 2 Oct 1980, 24-36     Address given on the day that Prime Minister Trudeau would hold a nationally televised press conference to announce his proposals for bringing home the constitution, and the day that the Federal Energy Minister Marc Lalonde and Alberta Energy Minister Merv Leitch meet to work out an energy-pricing formula. The two ...
    Text  Miller, The Honourable Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 2 Oct 1980, 24-36   Address given on the day that Prime Minister Trudeau would hold a nationally televised press conference to announce his proposals for bringing home the constitution, and the day that the ...
  • What's Good for the West
    Text  Fraser, John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 14 Apr 1988, 326-337     Some remarks on free trade. A brief overview of the current economic situation in the western provinces. The outcome of the next federal election. The speaker's impression of the broader, more fundamental issues concerning the West today, and their implication for the future of Canada. Growth in most western provinces ...
    Text  Fraser, John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 14 Apr 1988, 326-337   Some remarks on free trade. A brief overview of the current economic situation in the western provinces. The outcome of the next federal election. The speaker's impression of the broader, ...
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