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  • Canada in the Changed World Economy
    Text  Dobson, Wendy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 4 Dec 1986, 162-174     The underlying issue to the proposal by Canada's government to negotiate a trade agreement with the United States government: "Canada's ability to respond to the changed global economic environment in ways that ensure future growth in Canadians' living standards." Some of the major changes that have occurred in the world ...
    Text  Dobson, Wendy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 4 Dec 1986, 162-174   The underlying issue to the proposal by Canada's government to negotiate a trade agreement with the United States government: "Canada's ability to respond to the changed global economic environment in ...
  • Canada in the Eighties
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 31 Jan 1980, 211-222     The huge change in employment opportunities since after WW II. Reasons why. Oil prices and profit. The lack of justification socially or economically for price and profit increases. What the speaker's NDP party would do differently from the present government. Negative consequences of current economic policy. The need for lower ...
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 31 Jan 1980, 211-222   The huge change in employment opportunities since after WW II. Reasons why. Oil prices and profit. The lack of justification socially or economically for price and profit increases. What the ...
  • Canada in the Year 2000
    Text  Cornelissen, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Nov 1988, 130-145     A long, hard, sober look at the long-term future of Canada. Where do we want to be in 12 years, a time during which the sum total of human knowledge will double once again. Opportunities during that time. A review which looks first at the immediate past 12 years; the ...
    Text  Cornelissen, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Nov 1988, 130-145   A long, hard, sober look at the long-term future of Canada. Where do we want to be in 12 years, a time during which the sum total of human knowledge ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada's Artistic Boom II
    Text  Franca, Celia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 25 Oct 1984, 93-102     Background and history of the National Ballet School, founded under the leadership of Miss Betty Oliphant. Purpose and goals of the School. A period of trial. Economic concerns and sources. The combination of artistic and economic pay-off. Prudent investment. Activities, successes and challenges of the National Ballet School. Needs of ...
    Text  Franca, Celia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 25 Oct 1984, 93-102   Background and history of the National Ballet School, founded under the leadership of Miss Betty Oliphant. Purpose and goals of the School. A period of trial. Economic concerns and sources. ...
  • Canada's Future Under Free Trade
    Text  Reisman, Ambassador Simon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 16 Oct 1987, 55-67     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Canada. Address ten days after an agreement was reached on the essential elements of a Canada-U.S. free trade agreement. What will happen over the next few weeks. An assurance that this is a good deal for ...
    Text  Reisman, Ambassador Simon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 16 Oct 1987, 55-67   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Canada. Address ten days after an agreement was reached on the essential elements of a Canada-U.S. ...
  • Canada's Military-Industrial Complex
    Text  Danson, The Honourable Barnett J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 11 Nov 1982, 92-104     The term "military-industrial-complex" and what it implies. Aligning ourselves "with like-minded nations who share our values and, to an extent, our geography, and to carry our fair share of responsibility in such an alliance." The equipping of a continuously existing armed force. Opting for a reasonable balance between what we ...
    Text  Danson, The Honourable Barnett J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 11 Nov 1982, 92-104   The term "military-industrial-complex" and what it implies. Aligning ourselves "with like-minded nations who share our values and, to an extent, our geography, and to carry our fair share of responsibility ...
  • Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards?
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375     The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. A plea to the audience to become active participants and partners in the development of the north. Canada's success as ...
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375   The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. ...
  • Canada's Role in World-Wide Aerospace
    Text  Sandford, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 3 Dec 1981, 140-149     The world-wide aerospace industry and, specifically, Canada's role in this industry. A general review of the aerospace industry, with examples of how it has affected our everyday lives. Facts and figures about the aerospace industry. The same sort of review of Canada's aerospace industry, with more specific information about activities, ...
    Text  Sandford, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 3 Dec 1981, 140-149   The world-wide aerospace industry and, specifically, Canada's role in this industry. A general review of the aerospace industry, with examples of how it has affected our everyday lives. Facts and ...
  • Canada's Special Role at the United Nations
    Text  MacDonald, The Hon. David S.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 23 Jan 1986, 211-222     Seeing the history of the whole human community being forged in the context of the United Nations. The 40th anniversary of the United Nations. Profound repercussions in our lifetime, and the lifetime of those who come after, of activities of the United Nations. Why this is so, and how Canada ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Hon. David S.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 23 Jan 1986, 211-222   Seeing the history of the whole human community being forged in the context of the United Nations. The 40th anniversary of the United Nations. Profound repercussions in our lifetime, and ...
  • Canada-U.K. Relations: A Friendly Challenge
    Text  McMurtry, The Hon. R. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 9 Jan 1986, 191-201     The deep and extensive roots of the relations between Canada and the United Kingdom. How the two nations have tended to grow apart recently by force of external circumstance. The process of reinvigorating and strengthening the bilateral relationship based on the recognition of current realities in identifying new interests, new ...
    Text  McMurtry, The Hon. R. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 9 Jan 1986, 191-201   The deep and extensive roots of the relations between Canada and the United Kingdom. How the two nations have tended to grow apart recently by force of external circumstance. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
    Text  Peterson, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 4 Nov 1987, 87-97     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Canada. Canadians debating the issue of free trade with the United States. Rejecting any attempt to turn province against province or region against region. The nature of the debate within Canada. Determining whether the deal would ...
    Text  Peterson, The Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 4 Nov 1987, 87-97   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Canada. Canadians debating the issue of free trade with the United States. Rejecting any attempt to ...
  • Canada/U.S. Relations: 1982
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300     The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint Consultative Group. The concern of the National Energy Program. The U.S. quarrel with the retroactive aspect of the program, with ...
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300   The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint ...
  • Canada—U.S. Relations—Some Thoughts about Public Diplomacy
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 10 Nov 1983, 101-115     Differences between the two countries understood by Canadians, but perhaps not by Americans. Canadians not foreigners to Americans. Canadians behave differently; why is that important? Management of the differences. A complex relationship; possibly not greatly asymmetrical. An interdependence of interests. Acid rain. American foreign policy to Canada is really domestic ...
    Text  Gotlieb, Allan E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 10 Nov 1983, 101-115   Differences between the two countries understood by Canadians, but perhaps not by Americans. Canadians not foreigners to Americans. Canadians behave differently; why is that important? Management of the differences. A ...
  • Canada-U.S. Trade: A Time for Decision
    Text  Reuber, Grant L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 26 Mar 1987, 358-368     Trade negotiations between Canada and the United States: an agreement to be reached six months from the time of this address. Factors influencing the timetable. The nature of the last negotiations. A consensus of majority agreement by Canadians, with the free trade agreement. Predictions and thoughts in retrospect. Concerns. The ...
    Text  Reuber, Grant L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 26 Mar 1987, 358-368   Trade negotiations between Canada and the United States: an agreement to be reached six months from the time of this address. Factors influencing the timetable. The nature of the last ...
  • The Canadian Airlines Industry—Building a Global Competitor
    Text  Eyton, Rhys, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 9 Nov 1989, 98-108     Parallel growth in Toronto, and in aviation. The success of deregulation in the airline industry. Details of the expansion of the industry. Pearson International and Terminal III. A description of the airport, its capacity, the environmental assessment process of pearson. Initiatives that indicate the industry is more sensitive to the ...
    Text  Eyton, Rhys, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 9 Nov 1989, 98-108   Parallel growth in Toronto, and in aviation. The success of deregulation in the airline industry. Details of the expansion of the industry. Pearson International and Terminal III. A description of ...
  • Canadian Banks—Myth and Reality
    Text  Stewart, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Mar 1983, 258-268     A response to the question "Are our banks safe?" The speaker's belief that we can no longer take it for granted that Canadian banks are safe. Reasons why. The possibility of a banking collapse; examining our own banks in a more critical way than we have in the past. A ...
    Text  Stewart, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Mar 1983, 258-268   A response to the question "Are our banks safe?" The speaker's belief that we can no longer take it for granted that Canadian banks are safe. Reasons why. The possibility ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Canadian Economy
    Text  Clark, The Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 1 Oct 1982, 27-37     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some employment figures, and other indicators of Canada's economy today. The speaker's conviction that he and his party are "here to cure Canada's economic problems." Setting things right, first by understanding what has gone wrong. ...
    Text  Clark, The Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 1 Oct 1982, 27-37   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some employment figures, and other indicators of Canada's economy today. The speaker's conviction that he ...
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