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The Empire Club of Canada Addresses 
Publication  2005-2006, p. 568 
Annual Financial Forum 
Text  Pyle, Andrew; Rubin, Jeffrey G.; Lewis, George, Annual Financial Forum, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 4 Jan 2007, 237-253  ... portfolio. Now I hope to do justice to the 2007 outlook from Dan and the committee because my bonus may be resting on it. First a few words about the RBC Investment Strategy Committee. It's comprised of individuals-- professionals from RBC Asset Management's offices from around the world...
Canadians in Afghanistan 
Text  Fraser, BGen. David A., Canadians in Afghanistan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 30 May 2007, 432-444  The speaker's reference to his comman of 2,500 great men and women from Canada. What they have done, and what they did while he was there. No discussion of why we were there - that as a question for the audience to answer for themselves. The presentation proceeded as a slide show, with commentary....
The New Face of Linamar: The Evolution of a Brand 
Text  Hasenfratz, Linda, The New Face of Linamar: The Evolution of a Brand, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 12 Apr 2007, 358-366  The successes of Linamar Corporation. How the company has evolved and rebranded to better reflect who they are today and what their capabilities are. Some history of the Linamar Corporation. Some facts and figures from today. What a brand is and how it works. Why Linamar looked at rebranding....
Wait-Time Strategy 
Text  Hudson, Dr. Alan R., Wait-Time Strategy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 25 Jan 2007, 278-290  The start of this issue in September of 2004. Announced targets for Ontario for wait times by George Smitherman in December of the following year. The international and national situation when Ontario started. The speaker speaking on behalf of thousands of individuals who have been involved in...
Big Picture Thinking and Democracy in Russia 
Text  Kasparov, Garry, Big Picture Thinking and Democracy in Russia, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 19 Jun 2007, 481-493  Some introductory remarks about the speaker, and his talent for playing chess. His retirement as a professional chessplayer. The pro-democracy movement against the increasingly authoritarian regime of President Vladimir Putin, and the speaker's role in that movement. The speaker's job as one of...
Children's Mental Health is Everybody's Business 
Text  Kirby, The Hon. Michael, Children's Mental Health is Everybody's Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 17 May 2007, 401-414  The May 2006 report on mental health, mental illness and addictions - "Out of the Shadows at Last" by the Senate Committee. A focus today on one critical task - ensuring that the mental health of children and youth is given the attention it deserves. First, a few words about the significance of...
Canada-U.S. Relations: Our Common Cause Agenda in a Perilous World 
Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, Canada-U.S. Relations: Our Common Cause Agenda in a Perilous World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Jan 2007, 264-277  Promoting our national interests by working with the United States on many global and hemispheric issues. Canada and the U.s. as separate, sovereign entities - some convergences. Working together in common endeavour. Differing histories and formative experiences creating different traditions and...
Issues in Canada-U.S. Relations 
Text  Wilkins, The Hon. David, Issues in Canada-U.S. Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 1 Mar 2007, 313-324  The speaker's experience over the last 20 months that he has been in Canada. A conversation with friends rather than a formal speech, about four pressing issues. Accentuating the positive. The relationship between our two countries on the upswing. The four pressing issues: passports and the...
The Museum As The New Agora 
Text  Thorsell, William, The Museum As The New Agora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 3 May 2007, 382-391  Toronto, possibly now beginning another cycle of somewhat confident creativity. Considering the generation of the 1950s. The City of Toronto in the 1950s. Recalling Toronto's then new City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square. The installation of the then-controversial sculpture by Henry Moore. More...
The Stratford Experience 
Text  Cimolino, Antoni, The Stratford Experience, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 15 Jun 2007, 465-480  ... with the real life of the theatre. Would one? After 35 seasons Richard Monette announced in February 2005 that he would retire at the end of 2007. Having spent 35 seasons in various capacities at the festival and becoming the longest-serving leader of the festival, by the end of his tenure he had served 15...
The Contribution of Religion to Society 
Text  Collins, The Most Reverend Thomas, The Contribution of Religion to Society, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 31 May 2007, 445-456  ... further to when the first mass was conducted in 1615 on the southern shores of Georgian Bay. In 1790, the Right Reverend Edmund Burke, Vicar-General for Upper Canada, purchased parcels of land for future sites of Catholic churches and institutions and 317 years later on 30 January 2007, His Grace...
On the Eve of Presidential Elections: France's Major Challenges 
Text  Jouanneau, His Excellency H. E. Daniel, On the Eve of Presidential Elections: France's Major Challenges, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 29 Mar 2007, 344-357  The growing importance of Toronto and Ontario for France and why that is so. Welcoming Premier McGuinty's decision to open an Ontario International Marketing Centre in the Canadian Embassy in Paris. France as an excellent gateway to the large European market. France on the eve of major political...
The Start of a New World Order? 
Text  MacMillan, Dr. Margaret, The Start of a New World Order?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 25 May 2007, 415-431  ...'s Award for non-fiction in Canada in 2003. It was on the New York Times Editors' Choice List in 2002. Her latest book, "Nixon in China: The Week That Changed the World" (titled "Nixon and Mao: The Week That Changed the World" in the U.S.) was nominated in January 2007 for a...
Who is Afraid of the Canadian Stock Market? 
Text  Shannon, Kim, Who is Afraid of the Canadian Stock Market?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 10 May 2007, 392-400  The Canadian stock market. A few of the negative and doomsday comments about the Canadian stock market. The speaker proceeded by addressing several arguments. Argument #1: Canadian equities have outperformed global indices in the last few years. This is largely due to the run up in commodity...
The Inuit in a Challenging World 
Text  Simon, Mary, The Inuit in a Challenging World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 15 Feb 2007, 291-301  A bit of geography for those who may not be totally familiar with the Inuit regions of the Canadian Arctic. Comprehensive land claims agreements now completed in all of these Inuit regions. What that means for the Inuit. Using the capacity wisely and effectively. How we can all work together to...
Travel ... a Form of Trade between the U.S. and Canada 
Text  Marriott, J.W. Jr., Travel ... a Form of Trade between the U.S. and Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 19 Apr 2007, 367-374  The Marriott in Canada. The speaker begins by admitting a bias towards free trade. Travel as trade too, with examples. Canada and the U.S. as each other's largest trading partners. Travel between our countries now suffering. Some facts and figures. Reasons for the suffering. The importance of...
Justice in our Courts and the Challenges We Face 
Text  McLachlin, The Rt. Hon. Beverley, Justice in our Courts and the Challenges We Face, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 8 Mar 2007, 325-335  ...'s an ongoing process. Each decade, each year, each month, indeed each day brings new challenges. Canadian society is changing more rapidly than ever before. So is the technology by which we manage these changes. Thus it should not come as a surprise that Canada's justice system in 2007 does face...
Trade with India through the Port of Halifax 
Text  Oldfield, Karen, Trade with India through the Port of Halifax, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Feb 2007, 302-312  ... to Canada's international trade. Before I get into markets and India I want to touch on some of the investment that is happening in Halifax. The year 2007 is a good one for us. Macquarrie Infrastructure Partnership recently bought the Halterm terminal operations. That is a $170-million investment...
Top 20 Under 20 
Text  Peoples, Akela, Top 20 Under 20, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 5 Jun 2007, 457-464  ... welcome Akela Peoples. Akela Peoples Honourable guests, ladies, and gentlemen, it is my distinct pleasure today to introduce Youth in Motion's Top 20 Under 20 Award Recipients for 2007. They are young entrepreneurs, environmentalists, artists, community capacity builders and global visionaries. I...
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