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A Bit At A Time: Creating Canada's Service Export Economy 
Text  McLennan, John, A Bit At A Time: Creating Canada's Service Export Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Apr 1997, 571-582  ... to have the last but certainly not the least address from the telecommunications frontier by Mr. John McLennan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Canada. Mr. McLennan has a long and distinguished history in the telecommunications industry, and with Bell Canada. From April, 1990 until he...
Telelearning Contributing to Canada's Competitive Advantage in the Knowledge Economy 
Text  Harasim, Dr. Linda, Telelearning Contributing to Canada's Competitive Advantage in the Knowledge Economy, 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...
The Future of Canada/U.K. Trade and Investment in a Global Economy 
Text  Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge, The Future of Canada/U.K. Trade and Investment in a Global Economy, 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...
Change Management Versus Managing Change: The Altamira Story 
Text  Cheesbrough, Gordon F., Change Management Versus Managing Change: The Altamira Story, 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...
Canada Book Day and Canadian Culture 
Text  Copps, The Hon. Sheila, Canada Book Day and Canadian Culture, 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...
Leadership to Lower Canadian Taxes: Uniting to Fight for Tax Relief 
Text  Manning, Preston, Leadership to Lower Canadian Taxes: Uniting to Fight for Tax Relief, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 29 Apr 1999, 499-512  ... deliver a high-quality, lucid speech without text, but he engaged the crowd in a question-and-answer session where he actually answered the questions. The Reform Party of Canada was formed in 1987 with Preston Manning elected as leader and has evolved from a western-based party into a national political...
Northern Ireland--Open for Business 
Text  Trimble, The Rt. Hon. David, Northern Ireland--Open for Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 26 May 1999, 29-39  ...'s University of Belfast in 1968 and served as a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Queen's until his election as the Member of Parliament for Upper Bann in 1990. He was chosen as Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party in 1995. In 1998, he was awarded the Nobel prize for peace jointly with [John] Hume...
Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective 
Text  Hnatyshyn, The Rt. Hon. Ramon J., Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Jun 1999, 40-48  ..., President of the Privy Council, Minister responsible for Regulatory Affairs, and Minister of Justice and Attorney General. He served as Governor General and Commander in Chief of Canada from January 1990 to February 1995. Mr. Hnatyshyn has received numerous awards for his public- and private...
Canada's Actions Against Landmines 
Text  Axworthy, The Hon. Lloyd, Canada's Actions Against Landmines, 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...
Creating a Culture of Opportunity in Canada 
Text  Mayberry, John T., Creating a Culture of Opportunity in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 16 Sep 1999, 60-71  ... to operating efficiency and profit, a lot of steelmakers would be outperforming us. This is not the case. On an earnings-per-shipped-ton basis, Dofasco is North America's most profitable steel company. We are also one of the most productive. Since 1990, Dofasco has increased productivity 50 per cent...
Volunteers at the Dawn of the 21st Century: A Contemporary Agenda for the Association of Junior Leagues International 
Text  Dedecker, Clotilde Perez-Bode, Volunteers at the Dawn of the 21st Century: A Contemporary Agenda for the Association of Junior Leagues International, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 21 Sep 1999, 72-83  .... - Young wives are at the greatest risk of spousal homicide. In the 1990s, married, separated or common-law women under the age of 25 were killed at a rate of 29 per million. - Fathers more often than mothers were the reported perpetrators of assaults against children and youth, regardless of the type...
Can We Save Medicare? 
Text  MacKenzie, Murray, Can We Save Medicare?, 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...
Health Care in Canada 
Text  Rock, The Hon. Allan, Health Care in Canada, 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 done....
Marking a Year of Fundamental Change 
Text  Cranston, Lynda, Marking a Year of Fundamental Change, 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...
The Plight of Canadian Small Market Hockey Teams 
Text  Bremner, Ron, The Plight of Canadian Small Market Hockey Teams, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 14 Oct 1999, 119-126  ... in Vancouver in 1974 and quickly rose through the ranks to become President of CKNW-AM and CFMI-FM. In 1990, Mr. Bremner was named President and Chief Executive Officer of BCTV. In May of 1996, he was named BC's broadcaster of the year. And later that year, he was appointed President and Chief Executive...
Hungary at the Turn of the Millennium 
Text  Orban, Dr. Victor, His Excellency, Hungary at the Turn of the Millennium, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 29 Oct 1999, 127-133  ... and the withdrawal of Soviet troops from his country. In the free parliamentary elections of 1990, Dr. Orban was elected as a member of the Hungarian parliament. In April 1993, he was elected party chairman. In the following year in the 1994 parliamentary elections, Dr. Orban was re-elected to the Hungarian...
Re-Thinking the IT Model 
Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, Re-Thinking the IT Model, 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...
The Canadian Mining Industry 
Text  Carrington, John K., The Canadian Mining Industry, 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...
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra 
Text  Lamon, Jeanne and Haight, Lynn, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, 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...
Malice in Blunderland 
Text  Fotheringham, Allan, Malice in Blunderland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 25 Nov 1999, 172-179  Some personal and political history of the speaker and Western Canada. Witty and edgy comments about Canadian politics and politicians.
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