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What's Good for the West 
Text  Fraser, John F., What's Good for the West, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 14 Apr 1988, 326-337  ... Business Achievement Award for 1984 as Business Citizen of the Year. He is past president of the Manitoba Theatre Centre and a member of the Cultural Policy Review Committee of Manitoba. In 1980 he was appointed one of six trustees responsible for the restructuring and reorganization of the Winnipeg...
Foreign Banks in Canada 
Text  MacIntosh, Robert M., Foreign Banks in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 9 Dec 1982, 142-155  ...'s responsibility, his caring, his diligence, and his sense for political bearings and basic justice. In 1980, Dr. Robert M. Macintosh was elected the first full-time President of the Canadian Bankers' Association since its inception by law in 1900, thus marking the fact that banking matters have become more...
The Polish Government in Exile and Poland After Martial Law 
Text  Sabbat, Dr. Kazimierz, The Polish Government in Exile and Poland After Martial Law, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 10 Mar 1983, 269-279  ..., writers, and filmmakers were becoming more and more courageous. In 1980, workers throughout the country organized spontaneous strikes. Those on the Baltic coast, especially in Gdansk, gave birth to the Solidarity movement. Solidarity grew in numbers, soon reaching about ten million Polish workers; rural...
Idols and Dangers of Our Complex World 
Text  Yakovlev, His Excellency Dr. Alexander N., Idols and Dangers of Our Complex World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Feb 1983, 206-221  A philosophical discussion of characters portrayed by John Wayne in American films as idols who are to be imitated "without thinking, without pondering over historical retrospectives or over the simplistic division of the world into Good and Evil" leading into a discussion of stereotypes....
Canada-U.K. Relations: A Friendly Challenge 
Text  McMurtry, The Hon. R. Roy, Canada-U.K. Relations: A Friendly Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 9 Jan 1986, 191-201  ... countryside. Ladies and gentlemen, our guest today needs no further introduction. It gives me great pleasure to welcome the Hon. Roy McMurtry, who last addressed The Empire Club on February 18, 1980, and ask him to address us on the topic, "Canada-U.K. Relations: A Friendly Challenge" Roy Mc...
Space Mission 41-G 
Text  Garneau, Marc, Space Mission 41-G, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 16 Jan 1986, 202-210  The speaker presents a film that describes the sort of experience one undergoes when one has the opportunity to fly aboard a shuttle. First, some remarks about Canada's space program. Ways in which Canada has been involved at the forefront of developments in space, particularly in the...
Canada's Special Role at the United Nations 
Text  MacDonald, The Hon. David S.H., Canada's Special Role at the United Nations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 23 Jan 1986, 211-222  .... Shortly after his defeat in the general election of 1980, Michael Kirby, president, appointed our guest to The Institure for Research on Public Policy as Fellow in Residence. Always active in human rights and cultural issues, David MacDonald focussed his efforts, at the institute, on developing...
Expo 86: The Stage Is Set 
Text  Reid, Patrick, Expo 86: The Stage Is Set, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 30 Jan 1986, 223-232  An invitation by the speaker to attend the World Exposition in Vancouver in its centennial year, taking place between May 2 and October 13, 1986. A short review of The 1986 World Exposition being placed in British Columbia. Other world expositions, and the uniqueness of this one. What a world...
Shaw Festival--25th Anniversary 
Text  Slaight, Allan, Shaw Festival--25th Anniversary, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 6 Feb 1986, 233-247  ... prosperous and the rehearsals bizarre. Andrew Allan used to leave at three o'clock to have a little something at the Prince of Wales Hotel. I can't ever remember him returning earlier than the following morning." Christopher returned as artistic director of the festival in 1980. He came...
Canada 1986: New Realities 
Text  Drouin, Marie-Josée, Canada 1986: New Realities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 13 Feb 1986, 248-263  ..., government revenue as a percentage of gross national product was 19.6 per cent; government spending as a percentage of GNP was 18.9 per cent. The next year, government revenue was 19.1 per cent, spending 21.5 per cent. In 1980, revenue was 17 per cent of GNP, spending 20.5 per cent. In 1984, government...
Perception vs. Reality: The Chemical Industry Challenge 
Text  Hantho, C.H., Perception vs. Reality: The Chemical Industry Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 16 Apr 1987, 397-409  The mystification and worry of people with regard to the products made by chemical companies. Chemical companies as the source of many innovations and discoveries that have greatly improved life for everyone. The failure of not sharing accomplishments and concerns with the public. An outline of...
Meeting the Challenges of Tomorrow 
Text  Peterson, The Honourable David, Meeting the Challenges of Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Apr 1987, 410-420  ... of Commons in 1980 as M.P. for Willowdale. His sister-in-law, Heather, works in the Ontario Government and his actress wife, Shelley, is the daughter of Don Matthews, former president of the Progressive Conservative Party, incidentally, Shelley has just signed with CBC television for a major new series about...
Canadian-British Relations in 1987 
Text  Wells, Thomas L., Canadian-British Relations in 1987, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 30 Apr 1987, 421-431  A brief history of the speaker's position. The structure of the position. Taking advantages of opportunities. The relationship between Britain and Canada: stopping the drift. Some historical context. Four areas in which collaboration between Britain and Canada are most important: defence; the...
Transportation in the Eighties 
Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, Transportation in the Eighties, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Oct 1981, 3-20  ... of the Anti-Inflation Board. He left the Chairmanship of this Board in July 1977 to become the Co-Chairman of the Task Force on Canadian Unity, holding this appointment until April 1979. In May 1979 Mr. Pepin was elected Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Carleton, and after re-election in 1980 he...
Energy and a Sense of Balance 
Text  Edge, C. Geoffrey, Energy and a Sense of Balance, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 15 Oct 1981, 36-57  ..., the structure of the nation appears to be threatened. Today we will focus on energy where, it is said, the debates are producing far more heat than light. The National Energy Program announced in the Finance Minister's Budget of October 1980 brought back into the national spotlight the National Energy...
The Chrysler Syndrome 
Text  Iacocca, Lee A., The Chrysler Syndrome, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 29 Oct 1981, 72-84  ..., and maintained a future product line that will keep us competitive through the 1980s. We promised to develop a closer working relationship with our labour unions. And we have delivered. Doug Fraser, the President of the UAW, sits on our Board of Directors. Our unionized employees have accepted a wage freeze...
Priorities of My New Office 
Text  Beatty, The Hon. Perrin, Priorities of My New Office, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 24 Oct 1985, 71-84  Some analogies to the speaker's work while Minister of National Revenue. New responsibilities as Solicitor General of Canada. Activities over the last two months. An outline of a number of initiatives that will provide a blueprint of much of what the speaker intends to do as Minister. Issues of...
The World Economy 
Text  Volcker, Paul A., The World Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Oct 1985, 85-99  ... growth records in the 1970s and early 1980s. But in a large number of instances, that growth entailed very heavy borrowing from abroad-and much of that capital, rather than contributing to productive investment, in effect only replaced a outflow of their own savings. It cannot be entirely coincidental...
Wife Of … An Irreverent Account of Life in Washington 
Text  Gotlieb, Sondra, Wife Of … An Irreverent Account of Life in Washington, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 31 Oct 1985, 100-108  Amusing anecodtes and reminiscences of the speaker, in her role as wife of Canada's Ambassador to the United States. Autobiographical.
The Last Spike--100th Anniversary 
Text  Berton, Pierre, The Last Spike--100th Anniversary, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 7 Nov 1985, 109-123  The significance of the photograph of the driving in of the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Some comments on the history of that photograph and why it has become so significant. Some history of the CPR and its construction. Some of the enormous effects on Canada of the CPR. Many...
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