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Christmas Luncheon 
Text  Jackman, the Hon. Henry N.R., Christmas Luncheon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 17 Dec 1998, 283-285  ... of The Empire Club of Canada on the occasion of their annual Christmas luncheon which is being held in Toronto, Ontario on the 17th December, 1998. Her Majesty sends her best wishes to all those attending for a successful and enjoyable afternoon. And I have as well a written expression from the Governor...
Glimpses of the East 
Text  Foster, Hon. G.E., Glimpses of the East, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 20 Jan 1998, 1-20  All we have ever had with reference to the East as little more thorough or more exhaustive than glimpses. The fascination that the East holds for us. From where those glimpses come. The East as the cradle of our race. The East, seeing the advent of those who have founded the four great religious...
Romania in Transition: Opportunities for Canadian Business 
Text  Constantinescu, His Excellency Emil, Romania in Transition: Opportunities for Canadian Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 27 May 1998, 38-41  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. There was an additional introduction by Charles Sirois, after which "His Excellency Emil Constantinescu made some remarks." Mr. Sirois brief address centred around Romania since the 1989 revolution and the current...
Canagen Energy Inc.--A Public Private Partnership 
Text  Jeffrey, Dr. Robin, Canagen Energy Inc.--A Public Private Partnership, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 29 May 1998, 42-49  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. Interest in the rapidly changing electricity scene in Ontario, fuelled by the Ontario government's plan to reform the electricity sector in the province. The speaker's opinion that this is the...
Transformation in Canadian Financial Services 
Text  Astley, Robert M., Transformation in Canadian Financial Services, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 18 Jun 1998, 62-72  The transformation we are seeing in Canadian financial services--a pivotal time in the history of this industry. What will happen in the next couple of years and the impact on the shape and texture of all financial services. Uncertainty at an all-time high as we enter this new phase. The need to...
Reflections on Canada Day 
Text  Robertson, Lloyd, O.C., Reflections on Canada Day, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 25 Jun 1998, 73-80  ... back on 1998 as a year of great achievements. Certainly the people in this room can do that. I can do that as a member of the Order of Canada. It has also been a good year for our country. The economy is booming along despite some volatile fluctuations between our dollar and the U.S. currency...
A New Vision for Canada 
Text  Segal, Hugh D., A New Vision for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 10 Sep 1998, 81-90  Keeping a sense of perspective and balance and, above all, a compelling determination to build as much as one can for the future. The huge task ahead for the Conservative Party. Asking some questions about the Canadian political system and the Party's vision for the future. What each candidate...
New Goals for Canada 
Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, New Goals for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 24 Sep 1998, 123-136  ... the fiscal year 1998-99. In his last budget, Paul Martin forecast a balanced budget after allowing $3 billion for a contingency fund. At the time, most commentators opined that would turn into a surplus, perhaps as high as $10 billion. Then came the Asian financial crisis. The Canadian dollar plunged...
Technology in the Next Century 
Text  Bloomberg, Michael R., Technology in the Next Century, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Oct 1998, 137-149  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Comments on the year 2000 problem. Technology and how companies come and go. Fortune 500 companies then and now. Coping with rapid change and how technology exacerbates that change. Past forecasts and how accurate they...
A New Future for British Columbia 
Text  Campbell, Gordon, A New Future for British Columbia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 6 Oct 1998, 150-159  ... of British Columbia--and what the future holds for B.C. Many of you here in this room today, and I am sure many in Ontario, will have some sense of how it feels to be in British Columbia in 1998. You probably remember how it felt to be in Ontario in 1994. When I was flying here I spoke with people...
Building a New Conservative Home for Canadians: the P.C. Party at the Crossroads 
Text  Pallister, Brian, Building a New Conservative Home for Canadians: the P.C. Party at the Crossroads, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 9 Oct 1998, 160-170  The role of national political parties. The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, and the crossroads at which it stands. Decisions to be made - some stark choices. The last few years of the party's history. The speaker's belief that it is time to become a conservative party based on...
Northern Ireland - The Way Ahead 
Text  Trimble, The Rt. Hon. David, Northern Ireland - The Way Ahead, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 14 Oct 1998, 171-180  The political roller coaster of the past six months in Northern Ireland. A brief review of events. The prospect of real peace for the first time in a generation. The difficult summer, culminating in the terrible bomb at Omagh. The qualitative difference in the public reaction to this outrage....
Important Research: Skill; Investing Without Market Risk 
Text  Rudd, David and Seco, Professor Luis, Important Research: Skill; Investing Without Market Risk, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 22 Oct 1998, 181-190  David Rudd: How to insulate ourselves from market risk. Some background information about Refco Futures. Some details about Futures. A review of recent events. Where an investor can go if concerned about exposure to economic growth. The importance of the year 2001. Strategies and skills. Urging...
Beyond the Ivory Tower: Making Universities Accountable 
Text  Lajeunesse, Dr. Claude, Beyond the Ivory Tower: Making Universities Accountable, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 5 Nov 1998, 191-199  Ryerson's important role to play in the community. A brief story from academia. The unprecedented challenges facing universities today. Being fully accountable to students, society, business and government in order to succeed. A review of the challenges to be faced: student expectations,...
Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power 
Text  Newman, Peter C., Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 10 Nov 1998, 200-215  Some words about the author's relationship between himself and the establishment. The speaker's favourite review. Writing about power. What and who the establishment is in Canada. Following their successors. The old establishment. Obtaining interviews - some personal memories. Some wonderful Club...
Health Care: We Can't Go On Like This. Is There a Way out of our Health-Care Dilemma? 
Text  Orovan, Dr. Bill, Health Care: We Can't Go On Like This. Is There a Way out of our Health-Care Dilemma?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 12 Nov 1998, 216-228  The most troublesome issue on the minds of Canadians today - their health-care system. The extensive and rapid changes to our health-care system over the past few years, not seen in the last 35 years; the resulting anxiety. Pointing fingers rather than helping hands; rhetoric as opposed to solid...
Canada's Economy Beyond the Year 2000 
Text  Caplan, David L., Canada's Economy Beyond the Year 2000, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 19 Nov 1998, 228-239  ... all Canadian companies in R and D spending. Pratt & Whitney Canada's 1997 and 1998 R and D expenditures of over $400 million per year equated to more than 20 per cent of sales--double the norm in our industry and far above the 1.5-percent average for Canadian manufacturers. Looking...
London: Ready for the Euro 
Text  Clementi, David, London: Ready for the Euro, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 25 Nov 1998, 253-259  The introduction of the Euro on January 1, 1999. The United Kingdom, not adopting the euro as its domestic currently from the start, and reasons for that. How banks and markets in London will help to forge links between the euro area and the rest of the world. A word about the U.K.'s approach to...
The Sealing Industry of Newfoundland and Labrador 
Text  Efford, The Hon. John, The Sealing Industry of Newfoundland and Labrador, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 22 Jan 1998, 300-307  ...: The total federal and provincial subsidies in '96 were $1.7 million. This was reduced to just over $1 million in 1997 and will be reduced again in 1998 and '99. By the year 2000 it will be zero. The subsidy was for meat alone, while we were developing meat products and markets. The seal oil...
Growing Up Digital: The Rise of the Net Generation 
Text  Tapscott, Don, Growing Up Digital: The Rise of the Net Generation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 5 Feb 1998, 308-319  Some comments from the speaker about his previous book "Paradigm Shift." The fundamental change in the nature and role of technology. Computers as a communications tool. Effects as this technology extends out into commerce, business and society. The new emerging infrastructure. A defining...
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