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Canada's Challenge to its Youth 
Text  Ignatieff, Nicholas, Canada's Challenge to its Youth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 24 Feb 1938, 263-270  An outline of the two major problems which confront both the youth and the educationalist in Canada. A discussion of Canada's natural resources and how they are being developed. Conflicts between Canada's official statistics and the actual situation with regard to the amount of land suitable for...
Technology and the Competitive Challenge 
Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., Technology and the Competitive Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173  Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ever been before. The challenge to develop a whole new economic framework to meet the threat of much more intensive competition....
Men, Music and Schools 
Text  Goldring, Dr. C.C., Men, Music and Schools, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 3 Mar 1955, 213-216  Education Week in Canada from March 6th to the 12th. Purpose of Education Week. Introduction of special guests. The process of imparting to citizens information about schools and their work: two channels which are used most frequently. Appealing to the eye in open houses; words which will be...
Educational Ideals 
Text  Baldwin, The Right Honourable Stanley, Educational Ideals, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 6 Aug 1927, 120-130  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Words of praise for Joe Wright, a Canadian sculler and sportsman. The subject of education to be addressed here because Ontario as always taken the lead in education. Interest in England to see how she is grappling with...
Education: A Canadian Priority and A Provincial Responsibility 
Text  Davis, Hon. W.G. and Gérin-Lajoie, Hon. M. Paul, Education: A Canadian Priority and A Provincial Responsibility, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 3 Mar 1966, 235-253  Mr. Gérin-Lajoie In common with Bill Davis, a determination to make education as germane as possible to today's and tomorrow's requirements of society and make of it a true agent of development. Quebec's efforts at expansion. The Department of Education's activity as the very axis on which...
Education and the Future 
Text  Peterson, David, Education and the Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Apr 1989, 352-361  A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. An assertion that the single most important public policy lever that government and society has to shape the future, is in our educational system. Address given on the first day of Education Week. Questions to be asked...
Can We Have Equality of Opportunity, and Excellence, Too? 
Text  Johnston, Dr. David L., Can We Have Equality of Opportunity, and Excellence, Too?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 1 Dec 1988, 146-153  The importance of post-secondary education. Demands made of our community colleges and universities. The education debate: what it is all about. Implications of a negative reply to the question "Can we have equality of opportunity, and excellence too?" More questions to ask about Canada's...
Yes, Things Really Have Changed 
Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, Yes, Things Really Have Changed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Feb 1987, 267-277  Youth unemployment in Canada as a serious economic and social problem, with statistics. The difficulty for many young people to make the transition from school to work. The lack of matching of skills acquired, and skills needed by employers. A recognition of the changes in the global economy which...
Nationalism and Continentalism 
Text  Hurtig, Mel, Nationalism and Continentalism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 5 Nov 1981, 85-100  A brief historical review of Canada over the last 50 years, especially politically and economically. The growth of foreign ownership. The lack of education about Canada in Canadian schools. Results of the speaker's survey with regard to knowledge about Canada by Canadian students. American culture...
Business Education in Canada: A Blueprint For Change 
Text  Tapp, Lawrence, Business Education in Canada: A Blueprint For Change, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 1 Sep 1996, 71-84  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Ivey Alumni Association, Toronto Chapter. Canadian universities and colleges thinking deeply about their future in a swiftly changing world. Some of the forces that are driving change among Canada's business schools, and the steps thought...
Education: The Door to Prosperity 
Text  Cadieux, The Hon. Pierre, Education: The Door to Prosperity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 23 Jan 1992, 295-306  Students staying in school as the key component in Canada's competitiveness and prosperity. Education as the key to Canadians understanding their history, and each other. Understanding the past and the nature of our country to enhance future unity and strength as a nation. The "public evil" of a...
A New Agenda for Canada 
Text  McKenna, The Hon. Frank, A New Agenda for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 Apr 1992, 464-484  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A discussion of education, the economy and our environment. A move towards thinking about these issues globally; competing internationally; opening trading relationships; undertaking more innovation and research and...
Education and Innovation: Twin Paths to Canada's Future 
Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, Education and Innovation: Twin Paths to Canada's Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Apr 1984, 372-386  Views on the future of Canada. Importance of education and innovation to Canada's future. The information revolution and its impact on Canada. Significance of knowledge skills and research and development. Maximizing the potential of human resources. Problems with cutting university budgets....
Universities: Who Needs Them? 
Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, Universities: Who Needs Them?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 7 Feb 1974, 212-223  A short review of post-secondary institutions, particularly in the 1960's. A switch from the "quantitative revolution" to the "qualitative revolution" in education from the 1960's to the 1970's. The basis for an austere forecast in education. The role of universities; why we need them. Examples of...
The Banff Experience in Fine Arts Education 
Text  Fleck, Paul D., The Banff Experience in Fine Arts Education, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 8 Dec 1983, 151-161  1982--the 50th anniversary of the School of Fine Arts at the Banff Centre. "Artists, Builders, and Dreamers: Fifty Years at The Banff School" by David and Peggy Leighton. "From Bears to Bartok", a film by the National Film Board of Canada. A description of other celebratory events. The Banff...
Technical Education 
Text  Gogin, D.J., Technical Education, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 15 Feb 1906, 167-183  Import figures for Canada. Asking the question "How many millions of dollars worth of these imported goods could have been made in Canada had we trained artisans to manufacture them?" Ways in which nature has equipped us for a great manufacturing country. Converting our raw materials into...
Education and Industry 
Text  Lank, Herbert H., Education and Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 10 Mar 1955, 217-225  The speaker thinking of his audience as "three-in-one"; as business and professional men; as parents and as taxpayers. Himself and the audience as shareholders in Canada's biggest business--education. The educationists' assurance that education is also Canada's biggest problem. The nature of...
Acting on Conviction: Universities at Centre Stage 
Text  Shapiro, Dr. Bernard J., Acting on Conviction: Universities at Centre Stage, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 22 May 1997, 43-55  Canadian universities. A surprising feature of universities. The university as a defining feature of our society. That situation as a reflection of a number of factors. How universities have become central to public policy and also central instruments of public policy. Teaching and research as...
A University Education That Canadians Deserve 
Text  Birgeneau, Professor Robert J., A University Education That Canadians Deserve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 6 Feb 2003, 293-303  The year of University of Toronto's 175th anniversary. Some of the speaker's views on the current state of the University of Toronto. The role of public research universities in the nation's future. The special place of service of such universities. A discussion of what a leading research...
The Future of Business Schools in Canada 
Text  Tapp, Lawrence, The Future of Business Schools in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 29 May 2003, 517-535  The speaker's view of the future of business schools from a Canadian perspective. Progress over the last five years. The question of how long the schools can maintain this performance. Some background on business schools in North America. Central challenges. Some statistics. Challenges specific to...
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