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  • Canada and the Globalisation of Communications
    Text  Sirois, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 28 Nov 1996, 246-258     What it means to be global. Ways in which we're already there, but just don't notice. 1997 to bring a tide of change in telecommunications, as it becomes truly global, as it is supposed to be. The global communications industry in the midst of the most profound changes in its ...
    Text  Sirois, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 28 Nov 1996, 246-258   What it means to be global. Ways in which we're already there, but just don't notice. 1997 to bring a tide of change in telecommunications, as it becomes truly global, ...
  • A Long Time Ago in the Future—Canada Yesterday and Tomorrow
    Text  LeBlanc, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Roméo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Jun 1996, 38-46     A joint meeting of The Royal Commonwealth Society and The Empire Club of Canada. A reflection of Canada's history, and the speaker's views about the nature of this country. Suggestions about our future. A discussion of the true nature of Canadians. The suggestion that often a crisis will reveal character. ...
    Text  LeBlanc, His Excellency, The Right Honourable Roméo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Jun 1996, 38-46   A joint meeting of The Royal Commonwealth Society and The Empire Club of Canada. A reflection of Canada's history, and the speaker's views about the nature of this country. Suggestions ...
  • Canada's 1997 Budget
    Text  The Honourable Paul Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Feb 1997, 419-433     The current Federal Government's fourth budget. One overriding goal: the need to build both a stronger economy and a stronger society. A plan in place since this government took office; that plan acted upon, and built, in every one of the budgets. Four key elements of the plan. Establishing confidence ...
    Text  The Honourable Paul Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Feb 1997, 419-433   The current Federal Government's fourth budget. One overriding goal: the need to build both a stronger economy and a stronger society. A plan in place since this government took office; ...
  • The Media and the Unity Issue
    Text  Landry, Roger, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 3 Mar 1997, 459-469     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Canadian Journalism Foundation. Only one public debate currently under way that is a direct threat to the unity of Canada: the debate over Quebec. Differences of opinion as the very foundation of the democratic ...
    Text  Landry, Roger, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 3 Mar 1997, 459-469   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Canadian Journalism Foundation. Only one public debate currently under way that is a direct ...
  • Defending Our Rights and Freedoms
    Text  Bertrand, Guy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 30 Apr 1997, 1-7     Mr. Bertrand begins with a statement of his new philosophy since his resignation from the Parti Quebecois in February of 1985. Canada, learning to live together. An observation that problems in Ontario are similar to those in Quebec. The speaker's pride in Canada. The danger to Canada from attacks by ...
    Text  Bertrand, Guy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 30 Apr 1997, 1-7   Mr. Bertrand begins with a statement of his new philosophy since his resignation from the Parti Quebecois in February of 1985. Canada, learning to live together. An observation that problems ...
  • The Ontario Budget
    Text  Eves, The Hon. Ernie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 May 1997, 8-16     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A recap of Mr. Eves' speech from the previous year. The goals as set out in that address. The plan working. The future. Balancing the budget. The falling deficit. Structural changes to the way the ...
    Text  Eves, The Hon. Ernie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 May 1997, 8-16   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A recap of Mr. Eves' speech from the previous year. The goals as set out ...
  • What's Behind the Proposed Bank Mergers?
    Text  Hunkin, John S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 12 Feb 1998, 320-327     The speaker's intention to step back and look at what's behind the desire to merge. The real driver globalisation and how that is so. Why globalisation is happening. New opportunities being created. How a company can achieve scale. The record number of takeovers last year. The pursuit of size and ...
    Text  Hunkin, John S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 12 Feb 1998, 320-327   The speaker's intention to step back and look at what's behind the desire to merge. The real driver globalisation and how that is so. Why globalisation is happening. New opportunities ...
  • The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 10 Sep 1997, 91-91
    Text       Due to technical problems Richard Teerlink's speech was not available for reproduction or indexing.
    Text     Due to technical problems Richard Teerlink's speech was not available for reproduction or indexing.
  • The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 26 Mar 1998, 387-388
    Text       Due to technical problems Richard Teerlink's speech was not available for reproduction or indexing.
    Text     Due to technical problems Richard Teerlink's speech was not available for reproduction or indexing.
  • Connecting Canadians
    Text  Manley, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 26 Feb 1998, 350-362     The 1998 Budget, particularly its impact on programmes within the Minister's portfolio. Budget '98 as a "good news" budget, but from the speaker's viewpoint, a "great news" budget, and why he feels that way. Reaching the target of a balanced budget by the end of this fiscal year. Wrestling a ...
    Text  Manley, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 26 Feb 1998, 350-362   The 1998 Budget, particularly its impact on programmes within the Minister's portfolio. Budget '98 as a "good news" budget, but from the speaker's viewpoint, a "great news" budget, and why ...
  • The Canadian Equity Market for 1998
    Text  Bratt, Nicholas; Shaunessy, Terry; Rubin, Jeff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 8 Jan 1998, 285-299     Nicholas Bratt The outlook for global markets. 1997 as a particularly challenging year, and why that was so. Some specific indicators and developments which will determine the performance of the stock markets. Some historical figures. Key indicators: the level of confidence; the evolution of the Asian crisis; the outlook for ...
    Text  Bratt, Nicholas; Shaunessy, Terry; Rubin, Jeff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 8 Jan 1998, 285-299   Nicholas Bratt The outlook for global markets. 1997 as a particularly challenging year, and why that was so. Some specific indicators and developments which will determine the performance of the ...
  • Christmas Luncheon
    Text  Weston, Her Honour Hilary M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 18 Dec 1997, 227-233     Seasons Greetings from the Lieutenant-Governor and Special Performance by the St. Michael's Choir School. A new tradition begun this year. Recognizing the accomplishments of a number of outstanding Canadians: Larry Stout; Katie McLaughlin; Douglas Derry; Professor Thomas Symons; Dorene Seltzer; Ed Mirvish; Paul Henderson; Seana Massey; Terence E. Finlay; George ...
    Text  Weston, Her Honour Hilary M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 18 Dec 1997, 227-233   Seasons Greetings from the Lieutenant-Governor and Special Performance by the St. Michael's Choir School. A new tradition begun this year. Recognizing the accomplishments of a number of outstanding Canadians: Larry ...
  • Turning a Social Profit: Human Rights in the Age of Globalisation
    Text  Norton, Keith, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 11 Dec 1997, 214-226     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An exploration of the observation that business leaders are often in a unique position to advance human rights causes. A couple of minutes challenging a few common misconceptions that often stand in the way of ...
    Text  Norton, Keith, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 11 Dec 1997, 214-226   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An exploration of the observation that business leaders are often in a unique position to ...
  • Virtual Banking for Real People
    Text  Chisholm, Jeffrey S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 4 Dec 1997, 202-213     Virtual banking. A definition of the word "virtual" today. How the term applies to banking. The recent evolution of the financial services marketplace, with the example of mbanx. Characteristics of a virtual bank. Why the Bank of Montreal is doing this, and the answer. The changing financial and social needs ...
    Text  Chisholm, Jeffrey S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 4 Dec 1997, 202-213   Virtual banking. A definition of the word "virtual" today. How the term applies to banking. The recent evolution of the financial services marketplace, with the example of mbanx. Characteristics of ...
  • Toward a Pacific Partnership: the Philippines and Canada in the Pacific Century
    Text  Ramos, His Excellency, Fidel V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 27 Nov 1997, 191-201     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Meeting today in what historians call "an open moment" for relations between the two peoples and governments of Canada and the Philippines. Setting the stage for a new chapter in Philippine-Canadian relations. How this stage ...
    Text  Ramos, His Excellency, Fidel V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 27 Nov 1997, 191-201   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Meeting today in what historians call "an open moment" for relations between the two peoples ...
  • Borderless Capital Markets: the Decade Canadian Investors Discovered the World
    Text  Wilson, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 20 Nov 1997, 181-190     Some insights into the financial markets. The speaker's witness to many fascinating and dramatic changes in financial markets over the last 28 years. The explosive growth of the global capital market in the last decade. Some figures. The lack of boundaries now for global capital flow. The surprisingly limited participation ...
    Text  Wilson, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 20 Nov 1997, 181-190   Some insights into the financial markets. The speaker's witness to many fascinating and dramatic changes in financial markets over the last 28 years. The explosive growth of the global capital ...
  • Successfully Managing a Global Business in Good and Bad Times
    Text  Hurtubise, Lionel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 6 Nov 1997, 150-167     Some key issues critical to the information technology and communications markets. Sharing the speaker's experiences as the Canadian CEO and now Chairman of a large multinational company doing great things in Canada. The lessons learned by a global company such as Ericsson about competing successfully in a business arena defined ...
    Text  Hurtubise, Lionel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 6 Nov 1997, 150-167   Some key issues critical to the information technology and communications markets. Sharing the speaker's experiences as the Canadian CEO and now Chairman of a large multinational company doing great things ...
  • To Russia With Fries
    Text  Cohon, George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 30 Oct 1997, 141-149     The book that the speaker wrote. Its reoccurring themes. Never forgetting from where you came. Remembering your roots and wings. Spreading your wings. Some personal history. The ghost writer and co-author of the book, David McFarlane and the speaker's experience in working with him. Having fun at work. The part ...
    Text  Cohon, George A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 30 Oct 1997, 141-149   The book that the speaker wrote. Its reoccurring themes. Never forgetting from where you came. Remembering your roots and wings. Spreading your wings. Some personal history. The ghost writer and ...
  • The Canadian Story and Update
    Text  Benson, Kevin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 23 Oct 1997, 132-140     A few words about the industry, followed by an outline of the restructuring plan, followed by a reconfirmation to a commitment to Toronto. The speaker's second anniversary in the airline industry in three days' time. The industry itself. A number of characteristics that contribute to a captivating and challenging environment. ...
    Text  Benson, Kevin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 23 Oct 1997, 132-140   A few words about the industry, followed by an outline of the restructuring plan, followed by a reconfirmation to a commitment to Toronto. The speaker's second anniversary in the airline ...
  • The Para-Dice Riders Charter Case Against Police Roadblocks
    Text  Hogg, Peter and Peterson, Donny, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 Oct 1997, 110-120     Peter Hogg Democracy and the Charter of Rights. Posing the question: Is the Charter of Rights a bad thing? A presentation of the view that the Charter of Rights is a bad thing, and on what it is commonly based. Some illustrative examples of laws that have been struck down ...
    Text  Hogg, Peter and Peterson, Donny, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 9 Oct 1997, 110-120   Peter Hogg Democracy and the Charter of Rights. Posing the question: Is the Charter of Rights a bad thing? A presentation of the view that the Charter of Rights is ...
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