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  • Living Within the Sound of Sirens
    Text  Rader, General Paul A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 23 Jun 1997, 82-90     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The underside of life - of silent suffering, powerlessness, poverty and pain, addition and abuse. How we manage, most of the time, to be oblivious to these darker realities. How they suddenly intrude. The choice ...
    Text  Rader, General Paul A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 23 Jun 1997, 82-90   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The underside of life - of silent suffering, powerlessness, poverty and pain, addition and abuse. ...
  • If Mike and Tom Can Get Along, Why Can't Canada?
    Text  Duffy, Mike and Clark, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 19 Jun 1997, 70-81     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch. A special Canada Day luncheon. First, some remarks by the Honorary Vice-President of the Empire Club of Canada and the Honorary Chairman of the Royal Commonwealth Society, Her Honour, Hilary M. Weston, the Lieutenant-Governor ...
    Text  Duffy, Mike and Clark, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 19 Jun 1997, 70-81   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society, Toronto Branch. A special Canada Day luncheon. First, some remarks by the Honorary Vice-President of the ...
  • Acting on Conviction: Universities at Centre Stage
    Text  Shapiro, Dr. Bernard J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 22 May 1997, 43-55     Canadian universities. A surprising feature of universities. The university as a defining feature of our society. That situation as a reflection of a number of factors. How universities have become central to public policy and also central instruments of public policy. Teaching and research as public trusts. The civic purposes ...
    Text  Shapiro, Dr. Bernard J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 22 May 1997, 43-55   Canadian universities. A surprising feature of universities. The university as a defining feature of our society. That situation as a reflection of a number of factors. How universities have become ...
  • The Future Is Not What It Was
    Text  Desjardins, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 13 Jan 1994, 251-265     Canada's economic prospects for 1994. The old ways don't work anymore. Uncertainty among Canadians. Why the Canadian experience is what it is. Uses Domtar as an example of the broader Canadian experience. How Domtar succeeded as an analogy to how Canada can succeed in the new global economy.
    Text  Desjardins, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 13 Jan 1994, 251-265   Canada's economic prospects for 1994. The old ways don't work anymore. Uncertainty among Canadians. Why the Canadian experience is what it is. Uses Domtar as an example of the broader ...
  • Media and Society: Closing the Gap
    Text  Jackman, Frederic L.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 28 Apr 1994, 432-449     A short review of changes in Canada since 1960. The rise of the information age. The negative areas of the Canadian media. Some surveys of Canadians about media responsibility, fairness, and freedom of expression. The difference in perceptions between society and the media is a gap, which when set right, ...
    Text  Jackman, Frederic L.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 28 Apr 1994, 432-449   A short review of changes in Canada since 1960. The rise of the information age. The negative areas of the Canadian media. Some surveys of Canadians about media responsibility, fairness, ...
  • 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. ...
  • Mexico and Canada—Beyond NAFTA
    Text  Fuentes, Her Excellency Sandra, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 26 Jan 1994, 278-287     A "Mexican-Canadian joint venture." What NAFTA does and does not represent. Cooperation and integration and how that may be achieved under a free trade agreement. Economic and political reform in Mexico. The 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Mexico and Canada.
    Text  Fuentes, Her Excellency Sandra, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 26 Jan 1994, 278-287   A "Mexican-Canadian joint venture." What NAFTA does and does not represent. Cooperation and integration and how that may be achieved under a free trade agreement. Economic and political reform in ...
  • Beyond Bureaucracy: Governing for the Nineties
    Text  Savage, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Dec 1993, 222-231     Challenges to governments to do things in new ways in answer to a changing and dynamic world, especially the electronic revolution. What recession and unemployment means for Canadians. New opportunities. A perspective told from the viewpoint of an Eastern Canadian politician now seeing similar problems in central Canada. The importance ...
    Text  Savage, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Dec 1993, 222-231   Challenges to governments to do things in new ways in answer to a changing and dynamic world, especially the electronic revolution. What recession and unemployment means for Canadians. New opportunities. ...
  • 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 ...
  • My Vision of Canada
    Text  Campbell, The Rt. Hon. Kim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 22 Oct 1993, 145-157     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An overview of Canada as it has been, and the challenges it faces in a changing world economically, socially, politically and culturally. The government's policies to deal with the challenges: hold the line on taxes; ...
    Text  Campbell, The Rt. Hon. Kim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 22 Oct 1993, 145-157   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An overview of Canada as it has been, and the challenges it faces in a ...
  • A New Approach to Governing Canada
    Text  Hurtig, Mel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 18 Oct 1993, 133-144     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Why The National Party of Canada was started; some global economic statistics; policies and platforms of the National Party of Canada; changes to the current political system; tax, employment and debt problems and solutions; the ...
    Text  Hurtig, Mel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 18 Oct 1993, 133-144   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Why The National Party of Canada was started; some global economic statistics; policies and platforms ...
  • Greater Accountability and Better Quality in Ontario Schools
    Text  Green, Joan M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 3 Dec 1998, 271-282     The newsworthiness of education today. Why education persists in the headlines. Education as the foundation of a healthy, fulfilling life and of a productive, democratic society. A quote from John Dewey. The high expectations by Ontario parents of their children's schools, as it should be. Recognising that a school cannot ...
    Text  Green, Joan M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 3 Dec 1998, 271-282   The newsworthiness of education today. Why education persists in the headlines. Education as the foundation of a healthy, fulfilling life and of a productive, democratic society. A quote from John ...
  • Canada and the Kyoto Protocol
    Text  Goodale, The Hon. Ralph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Dec 1998, 260-270     The complex, evolving global challenge of climate change - a challenge that is both environmental and economic. The mandate from the Prime Minister for the speaker to lead the domestic implementation of Canada's international climate change commitments. The Kyoto protocol. What the climatic changes could mean to Canada. A brief ...
    Text  Goodale, The Hon. Ralph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Dec 1998, 260-270   The complex, evolving global challenge of climate change - a challenge that is both environmental and economic. The mandate from the Prime Minister for the speaker to lead the domestic ...
  • The Business of Bank Mergers: A Sound Strategy for Canada
    Text  Baillie, A. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 20 Nov 1998, 240-252     An illustrative reminder of the very deep roots of opposition to bank mergers. A brief listing of recent mergers. Canada's stable, secure, and successful banking system. Responding to change and to challenge. Calculated risks critical to meeting Canadians' needs today. An attitude towards risk and an aptitude to execute well ...
    Text  Baillie, A. Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 20 Nov 1998, 240-252   An illustrative reminder of the very deep roots of opposition to bank mergers. A brief listing of recent mergers. Canada's stable, secure, and successful banking system. Responding to change and ...
  • Canadian Airlines and Oneworld
    Text  Benson, Kevin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 23 Sep 1998, 113-122     A busy past year, chasing goals the speaker described to the Club in October of last year. Nearing the half-way mark of the speaker's company's four-year plan. An outline of progress to date; a discussion of plans for the next year. Moving from the painful cost-cutting phase to the more ...
    Text  Benson, Kevin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 23 Sep 1998, 113-122   A busy past year, chasing goals the speaker described to the Club in October of last year. Nearing the half-way mark of the speaker's company's four-year plan. An outline of ...
  • Change, Challenge, Opportunity
    Text  MacKay, Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 22 Sep 1998, 99-112     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The mandate, 20 months ago, from the federal Minister of Finance with regard to advising the government on how best to assure that Canada - and individual Canadians - remainwell-served by the Canadian financial system ...
    Text  MacKay, Harold, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 22 Sep 1998, 99-112   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The mandate, 20 months ago, from the federal Minister of Finance with regard to advising ...
  • Who Killed Canadian History?
    Text  Granatstein, Dr. Jack L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 17 Sep 1998, 91-98     The success of the speaker's book "Who Killed Canadian History?" Why the speaker became interested in the idea of doing this book. Two very different events that made him fell that he had to do this. Some of the speaker's background. What history is about and why it matters. Effects ...
    Text  Granatstein, Dr. Jack L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 17 Sep 1998, 91-98   The success of the speaker's book "Who Killed Canadian History?" Why the speaker became interested in the idea of doing this book. Two very different events that made him fell ...
  • A View from the West
    Text  McLellan, The Hon. Anne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 4 Jun 1998, 50-61     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's perspective on issues as a representative of the government and the cabinet from Western Canada. A brief reflection on the country's expanding power base, on the fact that the West is assuming an ...
    Text  McLellan, The Hon. Anne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 4 Jun 1998, 50-61   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's perspective on issues as a representative of the government and the cabinet from ...
  • The Y2K Problem
    Text  Taylor, Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 8 May 1998, 12-24     Talking as a computer systems amateur. An explanation of how the Y2K problem arose. Examples of what might go wrong. Our growing dependence on embedded systems. Two extreme schools of thought about the impact of Y2K on society, and the speaker's response. Some predictions. Requirements to take care of the ...
    Text  Taylor, Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 8 May 1998, 12-24   Talking as a computer systems amateur. An explanation of how the Y2K problem arose. Examples of what might go wrong. Our growing dependence on embedded systems. Two extreme schools of ...
  • The Business of Education: A Local and Global Enterprise
    Text  Quinlan, Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 21 May 1998, 25-37     Why the president of a community college is addressing a business audience; why a college president was on the recent Team Canada mission to South America. Signing contracts with influence business people. Some of the experiences during the Ontario trade mission in April 1997. How important education is to South ...
    Text  Quinlan, Stephen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 21 May 1998, 25-37   Why the president of a community college is addressing a business audience; why a college president was on the recent Team Canada mission to South America. Signing contracts with influence ...
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