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  • 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 ...
  • Operating Within A Global Economy
    Text  Stronach, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 10 Feb 1994, 309-320     Problems and viable solutions to Canada's economic situation. The global economy. Increased competition. Canada not prepared for global competition. Changing our political, tax, and education systems to improve living standards. Ending government-sponsored policy of multiculturalism. Depoliticizing Parliament. Decreasing government bureaucracy.
    Text  Stronach, Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 10 Feb 1994, 309-320   Problems and viable solutions to Canada's economic situation. The global economy. Increased competition. Canada not prepared for global competition. Changing our political, tax, and education systems to improve living standards. ...
  • Post-Election Prospects in Canada
    Text  Black, The Hon. Conrad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Nov 1993, 158-170     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A view of what Mr. Black feels went wrong with several governments, including those of Pearson, Trudeau, and Mulroney. What Quebec should and shouldn't get, based on what it has already gotten, and the consequences ...
    Text  Black, The Hon. Conrad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Nov 1993, 158-170   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A view of what Mr. Black feels went wrong with several governments, including those of ...
  • Saskatchewan's Social and Economic Accomplishments—An Example for an Alternative National Agenda
    Text  Romanow, The Honourable Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 1 Apr 1997, 510-520     Three topics: a report on Saskatchewan's most recent provincial budget and economic situation; some of the principles and values that underpin that budget and a vision for Saskatchewan into the 21st century; how this approach might point the way to something like an alternative Canadian agenda, an agenda at least ...
    Text  Romanow, The Honourable Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 1 Apr 1997, 510-520   Three topics: a report on Saskatchewan's most recent provincial budget and economic situation; some of the principles and values that underpin that budget and a vision for Saskatchewan into the ...
  • Recovery and the Canada Round: A Manitoba Perspective
    Text  Filmon, The Hon. Gary A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 15 Apr 1992, 495-507     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Problems of the legacy of the Meech Lake Accord; problems with the national economy; problems with a deepening of the divisions among provinces and regions. Problems with political leadership of the country. Various other factors ...
    Text  Filmon, The Hon. Gary A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 15 Apr 1992, 495-507   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Problems of the legacy of the Meech Lake Accord; problems with the national economy; problems ...
  • Managing the Fishery
    Text  Wells, The Hon. Clyde K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 25 Feb 1993, 227-239     The speaker's views on the current political and economic situation in the country as a whole and Newfoundland and Labrador in particular. This address is four months after the referendum in Quebec: a summary of the current state of affairs in Canada generally. Issues discussed include the following. The sense ...
    Text  Wells, The Hon. Clyde K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 25 Feb 1993, 227-239   The speaker's views on the current political and economic situation in the country as a whole and Newfoundland and Labrador in particular. This address is four months after the referendum ...
  • The Final Decade: The Outlook for Canada
    Text  Mauro, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 26 Sep 1991, 129-139     A discussion of the major issues that the speaker feels will dominate the final decade of the twentieth century: the environment, the new Europe, and domestic restructuring. The relationship between good business and good environmental practices. The implications of the economic union in Europe. The need to assist the economic ...
    Text  Mauro, Arthur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 26 Sep 1991, 129-139   A discussion of the major issues that the speaker feels will dominate the final decade of the twentieth century: the environment, the new Europe, and domestic restructuring. The relationship between ...
  • Canada: Facing the Future
    Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 27 Jun 1991, 30-44     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. How Canada can be held together as a country. A sense of what the people of Canada want. Strengthening the spirit of Canada. Canada at risk: the crisis and the statistics that show the crisis. What ...
    Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 27 Jun 1991, 30-44   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. How Canada can be held together as a country. A sense of what the people of ...
  • Making Canada Work
    Text  Crispo, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 8 Oct 1992, 58-66     A discussion and review of various issues and aspects of Canada, especially the Canadian political scene which express the speaker's concerns about what is happening in his country. Some topics covered include the following. The negativism in Canada. The Meech Lake Accord. The Charlottetown Accord. Who will speak for Canada ...
    Text  Crispo, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 8 Oct 1992, 58-66   A discussion and review of various issues and aspects of Canada, especially the Canadian political scene which express the speaker's concerns about what is happening in his country. Some topics ...
  • Canada and the Constitution
    Text  Rae, The Hon. Bob, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 13 Oct 1992, 67-76     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An address focusing on three famous philosophical questions: If I'm not for myself, then who is for me? But if I am only for myself, then what am I? And, if not now, when? Discussion ...
    Text  Rae, The Hon. Bob, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 13 Oct 1992, 67-76   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An address focusing on three famous philosophical questions: If I'm not for myself, then who ...
  • Thirty Million Musketeers
    Text  Gibson, Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 2 Oct 1995, 123-142     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser Institute. A review and description of many of the precepts put forth in the speaker's book. Three opening statements which the speaker asserts to be true, but which cannot continue to be true, and cannot mutually co-exist for ...
    Text  Gibson, Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 2 Oct 1995, 123-142   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser Institute. A review and description of many of the precepts put forth in the speaker's book. Three opening ...
  • The Value of Canada, the Risks it Faces
    Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 22 Jun 1995, 84-95     First, an extension of greetings from Her Majesty, from His Honour Hal Jackman, as a celebration of Canada Day. A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. The importance of demonstrating our passion for Canada, and for Canadian unity and purpose regularly, in our ...
    Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 22 Jun 1995, 84-95   First, an extension of greetings from Her Majesty, from His Honour Hal Jackman, as a celebration of Canada Day. A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The ...
  • Canada at the Crossroads: Public Opinion and the National Unity Debate
    Text  Reid, Angus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 28 Feb 1991, 316-330     The apparent crisis in national unity that confronts Canada. Some surprising results from two national polls on Canadians' reaction to the Meech Lake Agreement. Some analysis on how an issue with such "humble beginnings" (results of the polls, one taken in June of 1987 immediately after the deal was signed, ...
    Text  Reid, Angus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 28 Feb 1991, 316-330   The apparent crisis in national unity that confronts Canada. Some surprising results from two national polls on Canadians' reaction to the Meech Lake Agreement. Some analysis on how an issue ...
  • What's Needed to Make Government Change Successful?
    Text  Desautels, L. Denis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 8 Dec 1995, 283-301     1995: a point when we can "begin to see how the decade may eventually be remembered." The speaker suggests some words by which this period will be remembered: uncertainty and transformation. Reasons to be optimistic. The recognition that change is necessary, especially in light of the seriousness of the government's ...
    Text  Desautels, L. Denis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 8 Dec 1995, 283-301   1995: a point when we can "begin to see how the decade may eventually be remembered." The speaker suggests some words by which this period will be remembered: uncertainty and ...
  • The Canadian Revolution
    Text  Newman, Peter C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 30 Nov 1995, 259-272     The Canadian revolution. The speaker's review of his book of the same title. A revolution as a shift in values of the society that has undergone a revolution. The speaker's thesis is that this has happened to Canadian values: a shift from deference to defiance, from deference to authority, to ...
    Text  Newman, Peter C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 30 Nov 1995, 259-272   The Canadian revolution. The speaker's review of his book of the same title. A revolution as a shift in values of the society that has undergone a revolution. The speaker's ...
  • A National Vision
    Text  McKenna, The Hon. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 21 Feb 1991, 304-315     A response to the challenge of Prime Minister Mulroney the previous week on the important question of national unity. Two major fronts of uncertainty which Canada is currently facing: constitutional uncertainty and the lack of a national focus. Several "modest proposals" offered by the speaker. Mr. McKenna continues with a ...
    Text  McKenna, The Hon. Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 21 Feb 1991, 304-315   A response to the challenge of Prime Minister Mulroney the previous week on the important question of national unity. Two major fronts of uncertainty which Canada is currently facing: constitutional ...
  • Re-Confederation. A Test of Will
    Text  Mulroney, The Rt. Hon. Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 12 Feb 1991, 283-293     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The future of Canada. Working together on our prosperity and our unity. The need for change. Getting it right. The chance and challenge to create a modern, efficient and dynamic Canada for a new century. ...
    Text  Mulroney, The Rt. Hon. Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 12 Feb 1991, 283-293   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The future of Canada. Working together on our prosperity and our unity. The need for ...
  • The Anxious Years: Politics in the Age of Mulroney and Chrétien
    Text  Simpson, Jeffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 31 Oct 1996, 171-183     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. 1973 as the start of what the speaker has called in his book "The Anxious Years," a collection of columns that deals with the Mulroney and Chrétien years and which tries to suggest in various ...
    Text  Simpson, Jeffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 31 Oct 1996, 171-183   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. 1973 as the start of what the speaker has called in his book "The Anxious ...
  • Corruption in Government
    Text  Cameron, Stevie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 17 Nov 1994, 87-100     The Mulroney government as an aberration: a government that surpassed all others in terms of the number of politicians, political aides, organisers and fund-raisers under police investigation. Many were charged; many were convicted. The speaker goes onto describe the Mulroney government as depicted in her book. Attempts at defending the ...
    Text  Cameron, Stevie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 17 Nov 1994, 87-100   The Mulroney government as an aberration: a government that surpassed all others in terms of the number of politicians, political aides, organisers and fund-raisers under police investigation. Many were charged; ...
  • Competing in the Twenty-First Century: Our Challenges
    Text  Beaudoin, Laurent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 9 Dec 1996, 280-289     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Evidence that the hard work of the last few difficult years has placed our economy on the right track. The question of how we can make sure the economy keeps growing and Canada remains competitive ...
    Text  Beaudoin, Laurent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 9 Dec 1996, 280-289   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Evidence that the hard work of the last few difficult years has placed our economy ...
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