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  • Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
    Text  Lamon, Jeanne and Haight, Lynn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 18 Nov 1999, 158-171     Jeanne Lamon: Artistic and administrative leaders working together at Tafelmusik. The success of Tafelmusik. The music and the philosophy of music-making of Tafelmusik. The revolutionary nature of the music and what it means. The instruments used. [Tape recorded music is played several times during the speech to help illustrate many ...
    Text  Lamon, Jeanne and Haight, Lynn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 18 Nov 1999, 158-171   Jeanne Lamon: Artistic and administrative leaders working together at Tafelmusik. The success of Tafelmusik. The music and the philosophy of music-making of Tafelmusik. The revolutionary nature of the music and ...
  • Hungary at the Turn of the Millennium
    Text  Orban, Dr. Victor, His Excellency, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 29 Oct 1999, 127-133     The millennium in Hungary. Hungary rejoining Eruope in 1990. Nine years later. Some history, particularly the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Changes in the Hungarian economy. An illustrative anecdote about freedom in Hungary. Hungary as the leading candidate for EU membership. Acknowledging Canada for receiving Hungarians.
    Text  Orban, Dr. Victor, His Excellency, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 29 Oct 1999, 127-133   The millennium in Hungary. Hungary rejoining Eruope in 1990. Nine years later. Some history, particularly the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Changes in the Hungarian economy. An illustrative anecdote about freedom ...
  • The Canadian Mining Industry
    Text  Carrington, John K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 10 Nov 1999, 146-157     Mining and its meaning to Canada and Canadians. Domestic struggles. An inefficient approval process governing new mine developments in Canada. Internationally, facing the growing use of non-tariff trade barriers against metals. The significance of the industry. Some Canadian mining history, and some figures reflecting the importance of the industry to ...
    Text  Carrington, John K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 10 Nov 1999, 146-157   Mining and its meaning to Canada and Canadians. Domestic struggles. An inefficient approval process governing new mine developments in Canada. Internationally, facing the growing use of non-tariff trade barriers against ...
  • Re-Thinking the IT Model
    Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 4 Nov 1999, 134-145     Changes in technology, with illustration. The information technology generation gap. Working seriously at understanding the uses and the potential of information technology and at getting help to put that understanding into practice. The need to re-think information technology , our attitude towards it and its proper central place in the ...
    Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 4 Nov 1999, 134-145   Changes in technology, with illustration. The information technology generation gap. Working seriously at understanding the uses and the potential of information technology and at getting help to put that understanding ...
  • The Plight of Canadian Small Market Hockey Teams
    Text  Bremner, Ron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 14 Oct 1999, 119-126     The National Hockey League. Small market teams. An illustrative anecdote. Putting the game in context with a quote from Ken Dryden. The economics of the game. The issue of salaries. Dollars that the game brings in. Working with government.
    Text  Bremner, Ron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 14 Oct 1999, 119-126   The National Hockey League. Small market teams. An illustrative anecdote. Putting the game in context with a quote from Ken Dryden. The economics of the game. The issue of salaries. ...
  • Marking a Year of Fundamental Change
    Text  Cranston, Lynda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 7 Oct 1999, 106-118     This speech is organized under several headings: Introduction; A Legacy from Misfortune; Safety and Managing Risk; Trust Remains Key; Donations: Cornerstone of the System; More change to Come; Conclusion. Issues and topics discussed included the following. Challenges being faced at Canadian Blood Services, created as a result of the crisis ...
    Text  Cranston, Lynda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 7 Oct 1999, 106-118   This speech is organized under several headings: Introduction; A Legacy from Misfortune; Safety and Managing Risk; Trust Remains Key; Donations: Cornerstone of the System; More change to Come; Conclusion. Issues ...
  • Canada's Actions Against Landmines
    Text  Axworthy, The Hon. Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 28 Jun 1999, 49-59     The problem of anti-personnel (AP) mines in Kosovo. The dimensions of the threat. The task of Canadian mine-clearning experts in Kosovo. The problems of AP mines in other countries. The UN Mission. Progress made since the conclusion of the Ottawa Convention. The new kind of partnershipamong governments reflected in the ...
    Text  Axworthy, The Hon. Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 28 Jun 1999, 49-59   The problem of anti-personnel (AP) mines in Kosovo. The dimensions of the threat. The task of Canadian mine-clearning experts in Kosovo. The problems of AP mines in other countries. The ...
  • Health Care in Canada
    Text  Rock, The Hon. Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 30 Sep 1999, 92-105     Keeping our Canadian system of health care. What has to be done to succeed in doing so. First, a commitment. Pros of our system of health care. Differences in cost between the American and Canadian systems of health care. Increased pressure for a parallel private system. What ought to be ...
    Text  Rock, The Hon. Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 30 Sep 1999, 92-105   Keeping our Canadian system of health care. What has to be done to succeed in doing so. First, a commitment. Pros of our system of health care. Differences in cost ...
  • Can We Save Medicare?
    Text  MacKenzie, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Sep 1999, 84-91     Medicate as part of something that makes us Canadian. What public opinion surveys tell us about Canadian Medicare. The grim prognosis for Medicare if no changes are made. Some grave facts about health care in Ontario. Ways in which Canada is way behind on the medical high-tech front. Demographic pressure ...
    Text  MacKenzie, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Sep 1999, 84-91   Medicate as part of something that makes us Canadian. What public opinion surveys tell us about Canadian Medicare. The grim prognosis for Medicare if no changes are made. Some grave ...
  • Volunteers at the Dawn of the 21st Century: A Contemporary Agenda for the Association of Junior Leagues International
    Text  Dedecker, Clotilde Perez-Bode, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 21 Sep 1999, 72-83     The Association of Junior Leagues International--what it is and what it does. Voluntarism as an international movement. Some history and background to the Junior League. The speaker's own experience in the Junior League. Some examples of projects undertaken by the Junior League of Toronto, and other Junior Leagues. The empowerment ...
    Text  Dedecker, Clotilde Perez-Bode, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 21 Sep 1999, 72-83   The Association of Junior Leagues International--what it is and what it does. Voluntarism as an international movement. Some history and background to the Junior League. The speaker's own experience in ...
  • Creating a Culture of Opportunity in Canada
    Text  Mayberry, John T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 16 Sep 1999, 60-71     Some personal background. Accomplishing significant change through "group therapy." The need for corporate Canada to change along with Canada's economy. Illustrating how Dofasco has been an integral part of the vital shift to a value-added, knowledge-based economy. The role that steel has to play in Canada's future economic prosperity. Dofasco ...
    Text  Mayberry, John T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 16 Sep 1999, 60-71   Some personal background. Accomplishing significant change through "group therapy." The need for corporate Canada to change along with Canada's economy. Illustrating how Dofasco has been an integral part of the ...
  • Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective
    Text  Hnatyshyn, The Rt. Hon. Ramon J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Jun 1999, 40-48     Some introductory comments about the meaning of the Empire Club. Caring enough to become involved. Canada internationally. The Commonwealth and what it means. Benefits of Commonwealth for Canada. Some Canadian history. Canada Day. Some of the speaker's personal history with regard to Canada. Recalling some world events with the speaker ...
    Text  Hnatyshyn, The Rt. Hon. Ramon J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Jun 1999, 40-48   Some introductory comments about the meaning of the Empire Club. Caring enough to become involved. Canada internationally. The Commonwealth and what it means. Benefits of Commonwealth for Canada. Some Canadian ...
  • Northern Ireland--Open for Business
    Text  Trimble, The Rt. Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 26 May 1999, 29-39     Recalling the speaker's last visit to Toronto. Affection for Canada and Toronto. Links between Northern Ireland and this part of Canada. Modern links and their importance. Canadian companies and the role they play in Northern Ireland's economy, with some specific examples. The formation of the new administration and the current ...
    Text  Trimble, The Rt. Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 26 May 1999, 29-39   Recalling the speaker's last visit to Toronto. Affection for Canada and Toronto. Links between Northern Ireland and this part of Canada. Modern links and their importance. Canadian companies and the ...
  • Leadership to Lower Canadian Taxes: Uniting to Fight for Tax Relief
    Text  Manning, Preston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 29 Apr 1999, 499-512     A brief status report on taxes in Canada. Results of a Compas poll commissioned by the National Post with regard to tax rage. Some facts and figures with regard to taxes paid by Canadians. Provincial tax cuts in Ontario. The issue of federal taxation. Looking at the political realities of ...
    Text  Manning, Preston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 29 Apr 1999, 499-512   A brief status report on taxes in Canada. Results of a Compas poll commissioned by the National Post with regard to tax rage. Some facts and figures with regard to ...
  • Canada Book Day and Canadian Culture
    Text  Copps, The Hon. Sheila, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 23 Apr 1999, 492-498     First, a sales pitch for Canada Book Day. The book industry in Canada today and yesterday. Reinforcing the competitiveness of Canadian publishers. Canadian culture as a national priority, and why the government of Prime Minister Chretien has made it so. Canadian culture and what it means. Some figures to illustrate ...
    Text  Copps, The Hon. Sheila, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 23 Apr 1999, 492-498   First, a sales pitch for Canada Book Day. The book industry in Canada today and yesterday. Reinforcing the competitiveness of Canadian publishers. Canadian culture as a national priority, and why ...
  • Change Management Versus Managing Change: The Altamira Story
    Text  Cheesbrough, Gordon F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 8 Apr 1999, 459-469     Managing change. The speaker's decision to make the move to Altamira. Changes in the entire investment management industry. Transforming an entrepreneurial company from its original ownership structure into a team-based corporate structure without diminishing the unique qualities and spirit that drove Altamira's past success. How this was done. Pluses and ...
    Text  Cheesbrough, Gordon F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 8 Apr 1999, 459-469   Managing change. The speaker's decision to make the move to Altamira. Changes in the entire investment management industry. Transforming an entrepreneurial company from its original ownership structure into a team-based ...
  • The Future of Canada/U.K. Trade and Investment in a Global Economy
    Text  Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 31 Mar 1999, 448-458     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. Some reminiscences about the speaker's previous meeting in Toronto with business and community leaders seven years ago. Some remarks about the history of the Empire Club, and the history of air flight. ...
    Text  Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 31 Mar 1999, 448-458   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. Some reminiscences about the speaker's previous meeting in Toronto with business and ...
  • Telelearning Contributing to Canada's Competitive Advantage in the Knowledge Economy
    Text  Harasim, Dr. Linda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 11 Mar 1999, 416-428     The work being done at TeleLearning Network of Centres of Excellence and how they feel they can contribute to Canada's competitive advantage in the knowledge economy. The concern that Canada not rest on its laurels. The roots of prosperity and how they have fundamentally changed. The revolutionary shift to the ...
    Text  Harasim, Dr. Linda, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 11 Mar 1999, 416-428   The work being done at TeleLearning Network of Centres of Excellence and how they feel they can contribute to Canada's competitive advantage in the knowledge economy. The concern that Canada ...
  • A Bit At A Time: Creating Canada's Service Export Economy
    Text  McLennan, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Apr 1997, 571-582     Some words on Alexander Graham Bell, and Baddeck, the town on Cape Breton Island where Bell spent the last 30 years of his life. This address proceeds under the following headings: Innovation and Breaking Paradigms; Reaching the Future; Winds of Change; Betting on the Future and on Canada; The Digital ...
    Text  McLennan, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Apr 1997, 571-582   Some words on Alexander Graham Bell, and Baddeck, the town on Cape Breton Island where Bell spent the last 30 years of his life. This address proceeds under the following ...
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