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The Egoless Corporation 
Text  Dell, Michael, The Egoless Corporation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 15 Oct 1992, 77-85  The 1984 challenge, by Dell, to the traditional distribution model by selling computers directly to the end users. An exploration of what is the right business model for survival and for prosperity in an era of recession and price wars. Challenges for the computer industry over the past 18 months....
Investing in Canada's Future 
Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, Investing in Canada's Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 29 May 1992, 11-22  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A reminder of some of Canada's achievements. Canada's standard of living in a global context. The government's current Prosperity Initiative: some plans and details. Two goals for the Prosperity Initiative: to seek...
Canada, My Beloved Country of Choice 
Text  McCormack, William, Canada, My Beloved Country of Choice, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 23 Jun 1992, 28-32  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Citizenship and responsibility. Personal reminiscences. The Metropolitan Police Force. What it means to be a Canadian.
The Adventure of Space (A Slide Presentation) 
Text  Bondar, Roberta, The Adventure of Space (A Slide Presentation), The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 22 Sep 1992, 33-37  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some remarks about the upcoming national Science and Technology Week. Raising awareness of the essential role that science, technology, and engineering play in Canada's ability to compete internationally and in our...
Europe and the Future 
Text  Pohl, Karl Otto, Europe and the Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 25 Sep 1992, 38-45  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The state of the exchange markets. A floating rate in Canada as opposed to fixed exchange rates as in the European Monetary System. A look at both systems. The current monetary situation in Europe and in North America....
Some Global Management Influences, Trends and Observations 
Text  Day, Sir Graham, Some Global Management Influences, Trends and Observations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 30 Sep 1992, 46-57  Management influences and trends, and observations from the increasingly global business world. Influences which affect developments in management. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The emergence of trading blocs. Currency relationships. Finance Mobility. Political Stability....
Making Canada Work 
Text  Crispo, John, Making Canada Work, 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...
Canada and the Constitution 
Text  Rae, The Hon. Bob, Canada and the Constitution, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 13 Oct 1992, 67-76  .... What took place at Charlottetown on August 28, 1992, is a remarkable achievement. We welcome Premier Rae here, not only as Premier of Ontario, but as a key player in the Charlottetown Accord. Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in welcoming Premier Bob Rae. Bob Rae Thank you very much Isabel. It...
Redefining Global Relations in the Post-Cold War World 
Text  Durkee, Michael L., Redefining Global Relations in the Post-Cold War World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 22 Oct 1992, 86-93  An attempt to answer the question: "If the Cold War is over, why don't we feel any better?" Answers include the persistent global recession, the relentless images of human tragedy which appear through the media every day, and the disorientation which occurs when an old frame of reference falls...
Reforming Russia: Problems and Prospects 
Text  Belonogov, His Excellency Alexander M., Reforming Russia: Problems and Prospects, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 29 Oct 1992, 94-103  Mutual problems with constitutional reform (Canada and Russia). International, as well as nation, interest in Russia's future. Results in Russia of ten months of attempting to implement reforms of various kinds, the most important of which is economic. A review of the problems involved. Some...
Why the Republicans Will Lose 
Text  Goldfarb, Martin, Why the Republicans Will Lose, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 3 Nov 1992, 104-109  Why the speaker thinks Mr. Bush will lose the upcoming election in the United States. The main reason is that "the Republicans have lost touch with the reality of how women function in society." A detailed discussion of this premise follows, which includes a review of the changing roles of women...
Canada's World Role 
Text  McDougall, The Hon. Barbara, Canada's World Role, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 12 Nov 1992, 110-120  ...--has been mirrored by strong economic growth in the region, and strong growth in Canada's commercial links with these countries. For example, our exports to Argentina have increased by 79 per cent in the first eight months of 1992; by 22 per cent to Brazil; 21.5 per cent in the Central American...
The Empowered Customer 
Text  Harvey, George E., The Empowered Customer, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 19 Nov 1992, 121-129  The new customer revolution in a time of uncertainty and confusion. A review of recent history in business and the economy. Changes that have to be made for success by business in a new, restructured economy. Some examples and reasons for the rise of the empowered customer. Elements in meeting new...
Christmas Luncheon 
Text  Jackman, The Hon. Henry N.R., Christmas Luncheon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 10 Dec 1992, 140-142  Seasons Greetings from the Lieutenant Governor and Special Performance by the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus.
Making It in the New Economy 
Text  Cohen, Dian, Making It in the New Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 Feb 1992, 320-331  What the "new" economy is, and how we can "make it." Examples and descriptions of the new global economy based on information, with national economies irrelevant for purposes of making decisions (based on the writings of Peter Drucker and Alvin Toffler). National output as a function of global...
Transport in Canada and National Unity 
Text  Corbeil, the Hon. Jean, Transport in Canada and National Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 20 Feb 1992, 363-380  ... enough. The world will change and so will Canada. But I believe Canadians' willingness and ability to adapt to change will help rebuild unity in this country. And I hope that during this 1992 we will rise above our differences and we will all mature enough to enshrine our unity. Once that is done...
Banking and the Environment 
Text  Sinclair, Helen, Banking and the Environment, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 5 Mar 1992, 406-416  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A comparison, with statistics, between the 1981-82 recession and the 1990-91 recession. A further description of the current recession, hopefully nearing its end. Some economic issues driven by demographics, such as...
Understanding Healthy Nutrition 
Text  Casselman, Barbie, Understanding Healthy Nutrition, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 11 Mar 1992, 417-427  A clarification of some common beliefs about which foods are nutritious and which are not. The proper way to lose weight. The role of metabolism. Diet fads and trends. The role of exercise. Finding the hidden fat in foods. How fat gets stored in our bodies. Proteins and carbohydrates. The...
Making a Budget 
Text  Laughren, The Hon. Floyd, Making a Budget, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 4 May 1992, 1-10  ... "plan of action" designed to address short-term and long-term priorities. When we set out to design the 1992 Budget, we had three priorities in mind: 1) Supporting jobs, 2) Maintaining essential public services and 3) Controlling the deficit. I'd like to spend some time...
Celebrating Montreal 
Text  Perks, David, Celebrating Montreal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 4 Jun 1992, 23-27  .... Angus Reid did a world poll in 1992 in association with CNN. The Angus Reid Group polled citizens from 16 countries on a variety of topics. It turned out, with respect to Canada, that only 17 per cent of the people polled were satisfied with our national government. This left Canada tied for 14th out...
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