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  • The Canadian Dream—We Must Wake Up to Enjoy It
    Text  de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210     The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets and blessings of Canada, including our natural resources; the parliamentary system of government; our proximity to the United States. A list of successful industries and businesses in Canada. Some liabilities, including geography, climate and demographics; unemployment and shortage ...
    Text  de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210   The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets and blessings of Canada, including our natural resources; the parliamentary system of government; our proximity to the United ...
  • How Socio-Economic Changes Affect Bell Canada Enterprises
    Text  Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249     The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, have become dependent on the services sector of our economy," with examples and remarks as to the significance of this ...
    Text  Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249   The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, ...
  • The More Exciting Canada
    Text  Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 27 Jan 1977, 209-223     A review of Canada's recent history and society, particularly in terms of the economy. The new exciting Canada which "likely contains much opportunity to arrange a more interesting and deserving place to live." What it is not a time for. Time, rather, to "get it together." Canada's distinctions. A time ...
    Text  Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 27 Jan 1977, 209-223   A review of Canada's recent history and society, particularly in terms of the economy. The new exciting Canada which "likely contains much opportunity to arrange a more interesting and deserving ...
  • The Future is Not What it Used to Be
    Text  Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395     An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will face Canada and the world in the 1980s." The economic future of the Western industrial countries is not optimistic in the medium-term outlook. Basic problems facing policy makers are "the high cost of unemployment and inflation, and the ...
    Text  Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395   An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will face Canada and the world in the 1980s." The economic future of the Western industrial countries is not ...
  • Meeting the Canadian Challenge
    Text  Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146     The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The lack of appreciation of reality, caused by the post-war period, leaving a "legacy of expensive tastes, bad habits, and an ...
    Text  Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146   The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The ...
  • Canadian Sovereignty in a Global Economy: Can the National Dream Survive?
    Text  Barlow, Maude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 15 Nov 1990, 142-155     Canada's dream of a sovereign nation. How Canada was built. The need for sharing and our understanding of the need for community-based entrepreneurial action and the distribution of wealth and opportunities. Why and how Canadian Crown corporations were conceived. Our complex network of social programs. The belief that services should ...
    Text  Barlow, Maude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 15 Nov 1990, 142-155   Canada's dream of a sovereign nation. How Canada was built. The need for sharing and our understanding of the need for community-based entrepreneurial action and the distribution of wealth and ...
  • Multiculturalism, National Unity and the Canadian Economy
    Text  Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378     The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that is so. Canada's multicultural policy as a pragmatic policy stemming from an awareness of the reality of Canada where at least 30% of the people are of neither English nor of French extraction. Implementation of the policy results ...
    Text  Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378   The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that is so. Canada's multicultural policy as a pragmatic policy stemming from an awareness of the reality of Canada ...
  • Peace, Freedom, Social Justice—Indivisible Values
    Text  Reuther, Dr. Walter P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Oct 1955, 26-42     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's belief that we can all agree that peace in the world in which we live is an indivisible value and that Canada, the United States or any other part of the world can ...
    Text  Reuther, Dr. Walter P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Oct 1955, 26-42   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's belief that we can all agree that peace in the world in which ...
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