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The Empire Club of Canada Addresses 
Publication  2000-2001, p. 397 
Modern Quebec in a Global World 
Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, Modern Quebec in a Global World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 8 May 2001, 19-29  Canada's healthy economy. Causes for optimism. New challenges. The opportunities of globalisation. The need to better understand and prepare for the consequnces of a global economy. Freer trade and what that means for Canada. How Canadians feel about it. The need for governments to establish a...
Christmas Luncheon 
Text  Weston, The Hon. Hilary M., Christmas Luncheon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 13 Dec 2001, 240-244  Some personal reminiscences. The Lieutenant-Governor's Community Volunteer Award. What Christmas is all about.
Canada After September 11 
Text  Murphy, Rex, Canada After September 11, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 6 Dec 2001, 229-239  The message of September 11. Ways in which not everything has changed - rather everything has come back. Some words from an old master. The scale and shock of September 11 as a truth. Some idea of how these things happen. A response from our own country - continent upon our own understanding of...
The Future of the Health-Care System 
Text  Clement, The Hon. Tony, The Future of the Health-Care System, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 1 Nov 2001, 170-181  ... PC Party to victory by winning his seat in Brampton South. Today Tony is the recently appointed Minister of Health and Long-term Care. He was appointed to the post by Premier Harris in February of this year. November 1, 2001 Prior to his appointment as Minister of Health and Long-term Care...
The Canadian Experience: Lessons from the Canadian History Project 
Text  Starowicz, Mark, The Canadian Experience: Lessons from the Canadian History Project, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 28 Jun 2001, 89-104  The extraordinary four years which brought together 100 historians, created a joint French-English unit of the best journalists and cameramen, and embarked on an improbable journey. History as a very powerful instrument, and how that is so. Canadians' attitude to their history. History as the...
A Single Democratic Conservative Option 
Text  Day, Stockwell, A Single Democratic Conservative Option, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 14 Jun 2001, 66-77  Some history of leadership. The Alliance party. Defining the party and its principles. Reform in government. Democratic conservatism. Some discussion of Joe Clark. National conventions. The referendum of Canadian Alliance members. The challenge being put by the speaker to his own party.
The Networking Instinct 
Text  Duncan, Gaylen A., The Networking Instinct, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 3 May 2001, 1-18  ... on E-Business Opportunities and Co-Chair of the Conference Board Advisory Council on Canadian Connections. Please join me in welcoming Gaylen Duncan to the Empire Club. Gaylen Duncan Whether you celebrated on January 1, 2000 or whether you held out with the rest of us until 2001...
Signals from the Future 
Text  McCain, The Hon. Margaret N., Signals from the Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 9 May 2001, 30-41  Early child development and the Early Years Study (EYS). Why the speaker accepted her current position as co-chair. Current concerns about childhood development in Canada. Questions to ask. Presenting a compelling case we present for action. Three pieces of evidence in the report which have...
Post-Budget Address 
Text  Flaherty, The Hon. James M., Post-Budget Address, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 10 May 2001, 42-50  The speaker's first budget as the Minister of Finance for the province of Ontario. Responsible choices. The importance of tackling our debt. Providing first and foremost for the most vulnerable people in our society. Examples of what the speaker's government is doing for our most vulnerable people...
Consulting as a Major Global Industry 
Text  Grude, Jan, Consulting as a Major Global Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 22 May 2001, 51-65  Setting client expectations. Some general remarks about consultants. The tremendous influence exerted by consultants. Why it is that consulting has become a major global industry. An exploration of four trends. Some charactertistics of consultants. Choosing a consultant. How a consulting...
The Power of Innovation: Driving Small Business Growth 
Text  Vennat, Michel, The Power of Innovation: Driving Small Business Growth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 25 Oct 2001, 160-169  ... in the second half of 2001 will be close to zero or slightly negative. How quickly growth will resume in 2002 will depend on geopolitical developments and on how soon consumer and business confidence return to normal. However, Canada is better positioned than at any other point in its history to face...
European Political and Economic Issues 
Text  Jean-Claude Juncker, His Excellency, European Political and Economic Issues, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 27 Sep 2001, 116-126  The measures that the European Union and Luxembourg have taken in the fight against terrorism. First, three concerns. Then, an explanation of urgent measures that have been taken in Europe. The importance of implementing measures as soon as possible. Economic consequences of the events of...
Replacing Nuclear with Nuclear: A U.K. Perspective 
Text  Jeffrey, Dr. Robin, Replacing Nuclear with Nuclear: A U.K. Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 18 Oct 2001, 148-159  Four issues to be addressed: the respective roles of business and government in energy policy; the principles underlying good energy policy; how this relates to nuclear power and to CANDU; some remarks about British Energy and Ontario. First, an overview of British Energy. The creation of...
The Massey Commission at 50: Do National Cultural Institutions Matter? 
Text  Herndorff, Peter, The Massey Commission at 50: Do National Cultural Institutions Matter?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 22 Nov 2001, 208-217  The National Arts Centre - some history. The NAC now. The Massey-Levesque Report. The impact that Canadian artists are having on the world around them. First, some history of the Report and the Canadian cultural revolution that it spawned, with illustrative examples.
"Can't Buy Me Love: How Martha Billes Made Canadian Tire Hers" 
Text  McQueen, Rod, "Can't Buy Me Love: How Martha Billes Made Canadian Tire Hers", The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 29 Nov 2001, 218-228  A review of the author's book, and Martha Billes life. Many anecdotal instances.
Supporting Our Every-day Heroes: Curing Ontario's Hospital System 
Text  MacKinnon, David, Supporting Our Every-day Heroes: Curing Ontario's Hospital System, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 4 Oct 2001, 127-136  The real heroes of September 11. The need to cure the hospitals so they can cure us. First, what's right with hospitals. The exceptionally positive results from the acute care survey. The public face of the Ontario hospital system. A review of the problems. Consequences of insufficient funding....
Trading Up: Fair Trade in the New Global Economy 
Text  Gillespie, Ian, Trading Up: Fair Trade in the New Global Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 21 Jun 2001, 78-88  A "from where I sit" perspective on what it takes to compete and succeed internationally. Issues germane to the recent Summit of the Americas. What we, that is business, government and academia, need to do collectively to build more competitive teams for the recently inaugurated business Olympics...
After September 11, Trust in Each Other and Hope for Tomorrow 
Text  Brown, Richard H., After September 11, Trust in Each Other and Hope for Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 11 Oct 2001, 137-147  ... it to "slow down" during the next year. (Ipsos-Reid, Sept. 21, 2001) Perhaps the biggest casualty in all of this is trust--the trust of the people. Trust in their country's security. Trust in their economy. Trust in their personal safety. We must rally immediately behind the new offensive...
"The Friendly Dictatorship" 
Text  Simpson, Jeffrey C., "The Friendly Dictatorship", The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 15 Nov 2001, 194-207  How Canada has become a one-party state. How "The Friendly Dictatorship is about how our system of government has evolved, and why Canadians are increasingly turned off by that sytem. Supporting evidence for that view. Finding a better balance among the objectives of democracy, transparency,...
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