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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  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...
Despatches from the Globalisation Front 
Text  Weber, Jurgen, Despatches from the Globalisation Front, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 23 Apr 1997, 558-570  ...'s speaking season begins on May 1 of each year, and the beginning of the 1996-1997 season was marked by an address by Helmut Schmidt, the former Chancellor of Germany. It is fortunate, therefore, that we move to the closure of this 1996-1997 speaking season, with an address from Jfirgen Weber, the Chairman...
Condition Critical: Restructuring Health Care 
Text  MacKinnon, David, Condition Critical: Restructuring Health Care, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 13 Mar 1997, 498-509  ... to restructure hospitals in Ontario and to make recommendations to the Minister of Health on restructuring other elements of the health-services system. The Commission outlined its vision in January, 1997, and its first report and recommendations affecting Toronto was delivered on March 6, 1997. The report...
New Directions and New Choices for Canada 
Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, New Directions and New Choices for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 Apr 1997, 521-533  ... 1997 and Second Vice-President, The Empire Club of Canada; John Medland, Head Steward, Upper Canada College; Sarah Band, Owner, Bianco Plus and a Past President, The Empire Club of Canada; Dr. James Gillies, Professor, Schulich School of Business, York University and Former Member of Parliament...
Managing Differences Well 
Text  McKay, Verne, Managing Differences Well, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 30 Jan 1997, 366-377  ... that guided my office in 1996. Those issues and the trends that have emerged will continue to have a significant bearing on our direction in 1997 and beyond. By definition, an ombudsman is an unbiased individual who helps to manage differences and resolve disputes. Working well with differences makes good...
The Media and the Courts 
Text  Abella, Rosalie, The Media and the Courts, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Apr 1997, 546-557  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some necessary generalisations that give new meaning to the word "sweeping." Ways to approach this topic, and the speaker's choice. The foundational approach; one that examines the respective institutional roles of the...
Private Giving in Canada 
Text  Jackman, The Honourable Henry N.R., Private Giving in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 17 Apr 1997, 534-545  ... as Ontario's 25th Lieutenant-Governor since Confederation, having served from December, 1991 until January 24, 1997, bringing greetings from the Queen to people, communities, and groups throughout Ontario. Today, The Honourable Hal Jackman brings to The Empire Club of Canada the concerns and issues...
Investment Outlook--1997 
Text  Coxe, Donald; Manford, Michael; Gluskin, Ira, Investment Outlook--1997, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 16 Jan 1997, 335-349  ... January 16, 1997 Donald Coxe, Chairman, Harris Investment Management Michael Manford, Chief Economist, Scotia Capital Markets Ira Gluskin, President, Gluskin Sheff and Associates Inc. INVESTMENT OUTLOOK--1997 Chairman: Julie Hannaford, President, The Empire Club of Canada Head Table...
Preparing the AGO for the Next Millennium 
Text  Anderson, Maxwell, Preparing the AGO for the Next Millennium, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 20 Feb 1997, 405-418  ... only one colour at a time, can scratch surfaces, is easy to drop and be damaged or stain a rug, has a clip which can cause wear on jacket pockets, is expensive or not worth buying, has to be sent away for repair, can't retrieve information--only provides it, is hard to edit or substitute text with...
Poland and the Twenty-First Century 
Text  Diem, His Excellency Tadeusz, Poland and the Twenty-First Century, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 27 Feb 1997, 451-458  Some observations regarding the latest development in Central Europe from Poland's perspective. A note of optimism in the speaker's remarks regarding Poland. Reasons to be optimistic. Poland's survival as a nation. Poland's initiation of the change and transformation process in Central Europe. The...
Convergence and Deregulation in the Energy Marketplace 
Text  Munkley, Ron, Convergence and Deregulation in the Energy Marketplace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 6 Feb 1997, 378-392  A vivid description of Toronto in 1848 on a late February afternoon, enabling the audience a mental picture of what life was like. 1848 the beginning of the enterprise of the Consumers Gas Company. The role of the lamplighter. Consumers Gas as one of the very first shareholder-owned energy...
The C-91 Review Balancing in Pharmaceutical Patent Policy in the Interests of All Canadians 
Text  Dan, Leslie, The C-91 Review Balancing in Pharmaceutical Patent Policy in the Interests of All Canadians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 23 Jan 1997, 350-365  .... Competition among the existing and newly entered generic companies has constantly reduced and eroded drug prices without adequate additional new-product releases which will be more apparent for 1997-1998 and in future years. The full impact of Bill C-91 will balloon between the years 2000-2010. In fact, all...
The Megacity Debate 
Text  Cox, Wendell; Gilchrist, Steve; Golden, Anne, The Megacity Debate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 26 Feb 1997, 434-450  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Wendell Cox A discussion of three fundamental problems with the proposed megacity: that it will weaken democracy; that it will not save money; that it threatens the city of which the people are so justly proud. Ways in...
Security and Integration in Europe--An Austrian View 
Text  Ferrero-Waldner, Her Excellency Benita, Security and Integration in Europe--An Austrian View, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 11 Mar 1997, 487-497  ... importance also for Austria. The key elements of this "New NATO" are the commitment to partnership, to take on new tasks (e.g. IFOR, "Combined Joint Tasks Forces) and to a European Security and Defence Identity. The success of IFOR is a milestone in these developments. On January 30, 1997...
The Impact of Biotechnology on the Health-Care Industry 
Text  Strachan, Graham, The Impact of Biotechnology on the Health-Care Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 13 Feb 1997, 393-404  Biotechnology and the way in which it is revolutionising modern medicine. Its impact on job creation and economic growth in Canada. The speaker's conviction that effective patent protection is absolutely critical to the continued health and vitality of this expanding industry. A brief historical...
The Canadian Telecommunications Industry and Satellite TV in Canada 
Text  Manley, The Honourable John, The Canadian Telecommunications Industry and Satellite TV in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 6 Mar 1997, 470-486  The remarkable transformation of Canada's economy and society as Canada enters a new era of global markets and an economy driven by knowledge. The rate at which companies innovate. Canadians, proven to be resilient in coping with this pace of change. The hardships of the transition. The toll taken...
Technology: The Death of Teaching, a Rebirth of Education 
Text  Gandz, Jeffrey, Technology: The Death of Teaching, a Rebirth of Education, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 23 Jun 1997, 17-28  Mr. Gandz' address was divided into several areas, listed and outlined as follows. Introduction An argument against Peter Drucker's prediction of the demise of the university within 30 years. The Role of the Educator in a Technological Age The speaker's conviction based on four arguments:...
Newspaper Concentration 
Text  Atkinson, Peter Y., Newspaper Concentration, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 21 May 1997, 29-42  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canad and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Hollinger's role in newspaper publishing in Canada. Hollinger's dominance of the Canadian newspaper publishing industry as a recent development. Some statistics on Hollinger a year ago, and more recently. Effects of...
Take Back Your Seat 
Text  Manning, Preston, Take Back Your Seat, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 29 May 1997, 56-69  ... leader of the Progressive Conservatives, Jean Charest, addressed this Club on April 10, 1997, just prior to the election call, Mr. Manning is the only federal candidate who chose to do so during the election period. I would suggest that as you address our forum today, Mr. Manning, you will be addressing...
Reforms for the New Millennium 
Text  Forbes, Steve, Reforms for the New Millennium, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 10 Sep 1997, 92-109  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser Institute. The extraordinary work of the Fraser Institute. The Fraser Institute as a one-person band in Canada in terms of think-tanks. Some remarks about the3 kinds of reforms we need as we leave this century and enter a new millennium....
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