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The Empire Club of Canada Addresses 
Publication  1992-1993, p. 370 
Unravelling the Myth 
Text  Foster, Peter, Unravelling the Myth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 11 Mar 1993, 251-262  The story of the Reichmann family and of Olympia and York, particularly the failure of the Canary Wharf project in England. Partly biographical. An exploration of what went wrong, and why Olympia and York was allowed to borrow so much money from various banks. The features of the "myth of the...
Nothing Quiet on the Eastern Front--Post-Communist Europe and the New Historical Era 
Text  Kulcsar, His Excellency, Dr. Kalman, Nothing Quiet on the Eastern Front--Post-Communist Europe and the New Historical Era, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 1 Apr 1993, 263-271  .... But by 1993 euphoria gave way to double disappointment: the West is questioning the ability of the peoples of Eastern Europe to make good use of freedom, while Eastern Europeans are voicing their doubts about the seriousness of Western helpfulness. There is also a widespread fear of new risks that threaten...
Bits, Bytes and Bold Strategies 
Text  Moyer, Janice, Bits, Bytes and Bold Strategies, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 8 Apr 1993, 272-283  The accuracy of past predictions about the information technology age. The need to exploit new opportunities of that age, based on that fact that 90% of all economic growth is a result of these new opportunities. How to cope with changing technologies and use them to help business succeed. A focus...
The Current Economic Situation in China and Opportunities for Canada 
Text  Yijun, His Excellency Zhang, The Current Economic Situation in China and Opportunities for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 15 Apr 1993, 284-293  Recent development of China's economy. The prospect of economic co-operation between China and Canada. Changes in China. How China is meeting the challenge of the shift of competition in the world from the military and political spheres to the development of the economy, science and technolgoy....
Switzerland and the EC After the Rejection of the European Economic Area 
Text  Frehner, Walter G., Switzerland and the EC After the Rejection of the European Economic Area, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 22 Apr 1993, 294-304  ... European states, the last will be completed by mid-1993. Their markets are of little significance for Swiss external trade today, but the economic potential of at least some of these countries is large. Even more important for Switzerland will be the progress of the GATT negotiations. Our traditional...
Re-Energizing Ontario 
Text  Strong, The Hon. Maurice F., Re-Energizing Ontario, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 23 Apr 1993, 305-315  ... of implementing this program. In line with the normal practice of the private sector, these costs will be charged against this year's accounts, giving rise to a deficit of some $1.3 billion for 1993. However, these costs have a relatively quick payout and represent a necessary, and a sound investment in our...
The Building Blocks of a Strong Canadian Telecommunications Industry 
Text  Kearney, Robert, The Building Blocks of a Strong Canadian Telecommunications Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 29 Apr 1993, 316-325  ... the CRTC. In the meantime, we have no choice but to ensure our financial integrity. To this end, we have cut our construction program by $190 million in 1993. We have also deferred about $140 million in capital expenditures associated with the Community Calling Plan we had proposed as part of the general...
The New World Order 
Text  Thatcher, The Rt. Hon. The Lady, The New World Order, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 8 Nov 1993, 171-187  In conjunction with the Fraser Institute. Historical review of what Lady Thatcher feels her government did right. The main components: get the economics right--lower taxes, deregulate, tackle trade union law, privatization of government industry; upholding international law in the Falklands;...
Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic 
Text  Hennessey, Vice-Admiral Ralph, Remembering the Battle of the Atlantic, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 11 Nov 1993, 188-196  ..., in that case, 1993 was chosen as the year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the battle. The reason for that is quite simple--it was in 1943, in the month of May, that we had what might well be described as the turning of the tide in the battle. Up until then, we, on the allied side, had been losing...
Political Situation in Japan and its Role in International Society 
Text  Tanaka, Naoki, Political Situation in Japan and its Role in International Society, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 18 Nov 1993, 197-204  ... the 1995 system began, the LDP, DSPJ and the Communist parties were the major components of that system. Now all of those have lost their way, and their identity. 1993 was a history-making year in Japanese politics. Our people recovered their status as masters of their political situation. I am very...
Challenge of a Multi-party Parliament--Assessing the Impact on Business 
Text  Hartt, Stanley H., Challenge of a Multi-party Parliament--Assessing the Impact on Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 25 Nov 1993, 205-221  .... Ironically, the political margin of manoeuvre for governments in tackling the deficit is larger in 1993 than it was in 1984. If the Liberal vote should be interpreted as a desire to maintain the old, comfortable relationship between government and governed and the Reform vote as a wake-up call to confront...
A Programme to Rekindle the Canadian Dream 
Text  Edwards, James S., A Programme to Rekindle the Canadian Dream, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 19 May 1993, 11-21  Candidacy campaign platform focusing on reform of justice system, debt reduction. Concern with the alienation of the Canadian people who lack hope for opportunity. Suggestions for health care reform and commercial opportunities in art and culture.
Forging a National Economic Agreement 
Text  Campbell, The Hon. Kim, Forging a National Economic Agreement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 27 May 1993, 33-41  Candidacy campaign platform. National economic agreement among the various levels of government. Deficit elimination. Job creation. 21st century economy. Tax reform.
Canadian Politics for a New Canadian Century 
Text  Charest, The Hon. Jean, Canadian Politics for a New Canadian Century, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Jun 1993, 42-50  Candidacy campaign platform. Job creation. Debt reduction. Vision for Canadian politics of the 21st century. Canadian unity.
Awakening a New Spirit of Canadianism 
Text  Boyer, Patrick, Awakening a New Spirit of Canadianism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 3 Jun 1993, 51-67  ... forcefully for direct democracy by using the Referendum. The fact that the constitutional Referendum occurred at all is in large measure due to the influence of Patrick Boyer. To paraphrase The Globe and Mail from the St. Patrick's Day 1993 edition, "He is a man with ideas on policy, who wants...
Canada-U.S. Relations in the New Era; A Diplomat's View 
Text  de Chastelain, General John, Canada-U.S. Relations in the New Era; A Diplomat's View, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 23 Jun 1993, 68-81  Five messages: "good relations between our two countries are vital for us both;" "the existence of good relations between the leaders of both countries is not absolutely vital, but it does make things a lot easier between us and it certainly makes life easier for those that have to manage the...
Investment Opportunities in France 
Text  Tordjman, His Excellency Jean-Daniel, Investment Opportunities in France, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 16 Sep 1993, 82-89  The financial and economic situation in France and Europe with a view to encouraging investment in France. International Direct Investment (IDI) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in France. Advantages to foreign investors.
The Case for a New Federalism 
Text  Manning, Preston, The Case for a New Federalism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 1 Oct 1993, 103-111  ... founding--races/special-status constitutional model. That New Federalism has begun to find supporters in Ontario and Atlantic Canada. It was on the winning side in the 1992 constitutional referendum. And after the 1993 federal election that New Federalism may well be strongly represented in Parliament...
Air Canada and the Airline Industry Crisis 
Text  Harris, Hollis L., Air Canada and the Airline Industry Crisis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 7 Oct 1993, 112-120  ... the new captain of the Air Canada fleet on January 1, 1993. While new to this position in Canada, he previously gained experience with airlines in the United States. He was Chairman, President and CEO of Continental Airlines since 1990 and prior to that he was President of Delta Airlines, after serving 36...
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