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Christmas Luncheon 
Text  Jackman, The Honourable Henry N.R., Christmas Luncheon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 12 Dec 1996, 290-293  .... My term as Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario is rapidly coming to an end. I think it is very significant to note that I was sworn in as Lieutenant-Governor on December 11, 1991. Today is December 12, 1996 so this particular function, the Empire Club Christmas Dinner, which always comes at the same time...
Will Canadian Banks Survive in the Global Arena? 
Text  Hunkin, John; Gemmell, Robert, Will Canadian Banks Survive in the Global Arena?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 Oct 1996, 125-137  ... October 10, 1996 John Hunkin President, CIBC Wood Gundy Robert Gemmell, President and CEO, Salomon Brothers Canada WILL CANADIAN BANKS SURVIVE IN THE GLOBAL ARENA? Chairman: Julie Hannaford, President, The Empire Club of Canada Head Table Guests Margaret Samuel, Manager, Capital...
Universality Under Siege 
Text  Wedderburn, Dr. Dorothy, Universality Under Siege, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 3 Oct 1996, 111-124  ... of Universality Under Siege. Dr. Wedderburn is the 1996 Visiting Scholar in a programme funded by The Lionel Gelber Foundation. The programme is administered by the Canadian Institute of International Affairs in association with the Centre for International Relations and the University of Toronto. The base...
The Ontario Provincial Budget 
Text  Eves, The Honourable Ernie, The Ontario Provincial Budget, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 May 1996, 1-10  ....2 billion, we took action to bring our spending under control. Not only have we met our deficit target of $9.3 billion for 1995-96 fiscal year, but we improved on it. Our deficit for the fiscal year that just ended will be $9.1 billion. By 1996-97 that deficit will be down to $8.2 billion--a 27-per...
Whose Market Is This Anyway?/Global Finance: Are Canadians Up To It? 
Text  Grandy, Robert; Olsson, Philip, Whose Market Is This Anyway?/Global Finance: Are Canadians Up To It?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 17 Oct 1996, 150-162  ... October 17, 1996 Robert Grandy Chairman, Merrill Lynch Canada WHOSE MARKET IS THIS ANYWAY? Philip Olsson, Vice Chairman, RBC Dominion Securities GLOBAL FINANCE: ARE CANADIANS UP TO IT? Chairman: Julie Hannaford, President, The Empire Club of Canada Head Table Guests Alex Squires...
Investment in Britain 
Text  Fraser, Andrew, Investment in Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Oct 1996, 163-170  ... addresses, not only to document the insights, commentaries, and perspectives of leaders in our business and political community on issues of the day, but also to maintain a record of that which captures our imagination and concern from time to time during the year. Today, Thursday, October 24, 1996, our...
Challenges and Choices 
Text  The Honourable Douglas Young, Challenges and Choices, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 2 Dec 1996, 259-267  ... provides the perfect example. And, his appointment as Minister of National Defence and Veterans Affairs on October 4, 1996, illustrates that the reward for a job well done in cabinet is more often the awarding of an even greater challenge than what was met in the past. One has only to scan the headlines...
Britain in Europe 
Text  Goodenough, Anthony, Britain in Europe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 19 Sep 1996, 61-70  ... America, if those ideas are really discussed at all. On July 25, 1996, The Empire Club of Canada was addressed by Bill Gates, President and CEO of Microsoft. If Mr. Gates' address communicated one thing, it communicated that a concept of boundaries are shifting, and the word "global" now...
Why the Churchill Falls Agreement Must be Re-Negotiated 
Text  Tobin, The Honourable Brian, Why the Churchill Falls Agreement Must be Re-Negotiated, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 19 Nov 1996, 208-218  ... Tobin's address today places us at the threshold of an opportunity to make arrangements, or failing same, to make tragic history. Premier Tobin was sworn in as the sixth Premier. of Newfoundland and Labrador on January 26, 1996, having first been elected to the House of Commons in 1980. Premier...
Independent Schools, Independent Thinkers 
Text  Belash, Dr. Rachel, Independent Schools, Independent Thinkers, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Nov 1996, 219-230  The speaker's background in education, even in her family life. Some aspects of independent education in Canada, as reflected in the speaker's experience at Branksome Hall. The speaker's belief that "Independence creates value." The benefits of independence. The challenges that emerge when schools...
A Revolution in Communications 
Text  Gates, Bill, A Revolution in Communications, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Jul 1996, 47-60  ... text, it is blindingly fast, but as soon as you start to get lots of pictures, the speeds are almost unacceptable--five to 10 seconds. Now, how can we improve this? Changing the phone infrastructure is very difficult. There is a way we can move up by improving the phone system called ISDN...
Bringing the Benefits of Competition to Canadians 
Text  Catucci, William, Bringing the Benefits of Competition to Canadians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 7 Nov 1996, 184-196  ... billion in 1996. BCE's share price has increased from $28 to $62 in 11 months since the federal cabinet overturned the CRTC and gave the Stentor companies a $250 million annual windfall in local service rate increases. BCE market value has increased by over $5 billion since the beginning of this year...
Global Economic Pressures and the Quest for New Medicines 
Text  Sykes, Sir Richard, Global Economic Pressures and the Quest for New Medicines, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 2 Oct 1996, 98-110  ... Children; and AI Flood, Chairman and CEO, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Introduction by Julie Hannaford Exactly one week ago, on September 26, 1996, the Dean of the Richard Ivey School of Business, Lawrence Tapp, addressed The Empire Club. He spoke about the changes in the business education...
The Need for Competitive Equity in the Canadian Telecommunications Industry 
Text  Stephenson, Carol, The Need for Competitive Equity in the Canadian Telecommunications Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 5 Dec 1996, 268-279  ... of Canada is the last meeting of 1996, which will close with The Empire Club's Annual Christmas Luncheon, at which time The Empire Club of Canada celebrates the end of the year and looks forward to the upcoming year 1997. This meeting is also the fourth in the series of addresses on telecommunications...
A Fresh Start for Canadians 
Text  Manning, Preston, A Fresh Start for Canadians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Nov 1996, 231-245  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The need for a fresh start for Canada, and how it may be brought about. This address proceeds under the following headings: Historical Precedents; Key Questions; Key Questions for the Leaders of Toronto and Ontario;...
Two Canadas: The Devolution Debate 
Text  Savage, The Honourable John, Two Canadas: The Devolution Debate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 15 Oct 1996, 138-149  ....C., Partner, Miller Thompson and Honorary Life Director, The Canadian Club of Toronto. Introduction by Julie Hannaford On October 10, 1996, The Empire Club of Canada launched its series on global banking. The focus of the mini-series is whether Canada and Canadian investment banks in particular can...
Germany After Unification 
Text  Schmidt, Helmut, Germany After Unification, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 23 May 1996, 11-25  The role or rather the responsibilities of Germany after unification. Discussing Germany's role in a broader context and scope. Unification just one element in a revolutionary, growing change in the world situation and certainly one of long-lasting historical dimensions. The liberation of more...
At The Threshold: The Implications of Ukraine's New Constitution 
Text  Holovaty, Serhiy, At The Threshold: The Implications of Ukraine's New Constitution, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 27 Sep 1996, 85-97  ... such as power production. While able to attract only $750 million of direct foreign investment between 1991 and 1995, Ukraine saw a surge in this type of investment in 1996. In the first six months of this year, Ukraine received $250 million worth of direct investment. Transactions at least equivalent...
Competing in the Twenty-First Century: Our Challenges 
Text  Beaudoin, Laurent, Competing in the Twenty-First Century: Our Challenges, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 9 Dec 1996, 280-289  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Evidence that the hard work of the last few difficult years has placed our economy on the right track. The question of how we can make sure the economy keeps growing and Canada remains competitive through to the next...
The Role of the Canadian Red Cross Society 
Text  Lindores, Douglas, The Role of the Canadian Red Cross Society, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 29 May 1996, 26-37  ... to report in September 1996. Now it appears this date will slip as a result of recent court action by the Red Cross and others. You may have heard or read many things about Red Cross involvement in this court action. I'd like you to know that the Red Cross has never objected to possible negative...
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