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  • Why I Want the Job of Being your Next Prime Minister
    Text  Manning, Preston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 19 Jun 2000, 64-75     A discussion of the idea that eventually became the Canadian Alliance and a report on its progress. A brief update on the subject of the Canadian Alliance, its leadership contest, and the speaker's aspirations to become the leader. The aim of the Canadian Alliance. The two operational words in the ...
    Text  Manning, Preston, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 19 Jun 2000, 64-75   A discussion of the idea that eventually became the Canadian Alliance and a report on its progress. A brief update on the subject of the Canadian Alliance, its leadership contest, ...
  • Priorities for a Canadian Alliance Government
    Text  Long, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 25 May 2000, 29-40     Comments on the front page story of "The Globe and Mail." The speaker's campaign. Some of the speaker's personal history. Some remarks about Mike Harris. Public office. Why the speaker is running for the Leadershipj. What the speaker wants to the Party and the people of the country. Challenging Canadians. ...
    Text  Long, Tom, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 25 May 2000, 29-40   Comments on the front page story of "The Globe and Mail." The speaker's campaign. Some of the speaker's personal history. Some remarks about Mike Harris. Public office. Why the speaker ...
  • New Directions in Economic Policy
    Text  Stanfield, The Honourable Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 19 Oct 1972, 46-58     Speech made during an election campaign. The case for change in directions of economic policy, and a proposal for making those changes. A review of specific objectives for the country: full employment; price stability; progress towards alleviation of regional disparity and national disunity; a strong sense of a Canadian identity. ...
    Text  Stanfield, The Honourable Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 19 Oct 1972, 46-58   Speech made during an election campaign. The case for change in directions of economic policy, and a proposal for making those changes. A review of specific objectives for the country: ...
  • My Vision of Canada
    Text  Campbell, The Rt. Hon. Kim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 22 Oct 1993, 145-157     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An overview of Canada as it has been, and the challenges it faces in a changing world economically, socially, politically and culturally. The government's policies to deal with the challenges: hold the line on taxes; ...
    Text  Campbell, The Rt. Hon. Kim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 22 Oct 1993, 145-157   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An overview of Canada as it has been, and the challenges it faces in a ...
  • New Goals for Canada
    Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 24 Sep 1998, 123-136     The speaker, self-described as a Canadian optimist and a Canadian realist. How that is so. Facing an u unusual challenge. Goals and growth, spoken of inseparably. Community. A sense of national identify. Characteristics of Canadian communities. Compassion and accomplishment. A partial list of remarkable Canadian individuals and their achievements. The ...
    Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 24 Sep 1998, 123-136   The speaker, self-described as a Canadian optimist and a Canadian realist. How that is so. Facing an u unusual challenge. Goals and growth, spoken of inseparably. Community. A sense of ...
  • The Liberal Approach to Economic Growth
    Text  Chretien, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 11 Feb 1993, 201-213     Address prior to an upcoming election. A strong economy as the essence of a strong society. Therefore, the necessary for a good economic policy. Jobs the central issue facing Canadians. Why the speaker believes the best party to accomplish economic goals is the Liberal Party. Criticisms of the Conservative government. ...
    Text  Chretien, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 11 Feb 1993, 201-213   Address prior to an upcoming election. A strong economy as the essence of a strong society. Therefore, the necessary for a good economic policy. Jobs the central issue facing Canadians. ...
  • The Choice for Canada
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 May 1979, 1-16     An election campaign address. The speaker makes a proposition about the future of Canada, based on the current situation, connected to a previous time in Canada's history following World War II when decisions were made concerning the selling off of Canada's resources as a primary source of economic growth, and ...
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 11 May 1979, 1-16   An election campaign address. The speaker makes a proposition about the future of Canada, based on the current situation, connected to a previous time in Canada's history following World War ...
  • An Address Presented During the 1984 Canadian General Election
    Text  Turner, The Rt. Hon. John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 30 Aug 1984, 27-43     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An examination and an anlysis of, and possible answers to, the question "Why is it, with a country such as Canada, with limitless resources, boundless opportunities, no horizons, why is it we are not living ...
    Text  Turner, The Rt. Hon. John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 30 Aug 1984, 27-43   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An examination and an anlysis of, and possible answers to, the question "Why is it, ...
  • An Address Presented During the 1984 Canadian General Election
    Text  Mulroney, The Hon. Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Aug 1984, 11-26     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A review of earlier campaign speeches and promises. Financial implications of his party's strategy. A critical review of events and activities during the current government's term of office. A look to the future and expectations ...
    Text  Mulroney, The Hon. Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Aug 1984, 11-26   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A review of earlier campaign speeches and promises. Financial implications of his party's strategy. A ...
  • Building a Nation
    Text  Clark, The Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Apr 1979, 316-327     Some issues in the election campaign, and also some broader questions of approach to the country. Some important party policy differences. The choice, on May 22, between two very different ways of seeing the country. The discussion which follows is a critical view of the federal Liberal party and government. ...
    Text  Clark, The Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Apr 1979, 316-327   Some issues in the election campaign, and also some broader questions of approach to the country. Some important party policy differences. The choice, on May 22, between two very different ...
  • From Trudeau to Clark to Trudeau
    Text  Stevens, Geoffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 21 Feb 1980, 248-265     The recent election campaign. Problems with the process by which the results were obtained. Thoughts and comments on the campaign. Some personal anecdotes for illustration. Some suggested reasons for the outcome of the recent election. The responsibilities of the news media. The role of television. Provisions of the Election Expenses ...
    Text  Stevens, Geoffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 21 Feb 1980, 248-265   The recent election campaign. Problems with the process by which the results were obtained. Thoughts and comments on the campaign. Some personal anecdotes for illustration. Some suggested reasons for the ...
  • The Challenges of Change
    Text  Clark, The Right Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 14 Feb 1980, 235-247     The real test of national political parties and of national governments. Certainties that have changed to questionables in Canada. Some details of changes encountered when the speaker's government took over in Ottawa. Then, some changes already started by his government. The larger question is what kind of country do we ...
    Text  Clark, The Right Honourable Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 14 Feb 1980, 235-247   The real test of national political parties and of national governments. Certainties that have changed to questionables in Canada. Some details of changes encountered when the speaker's government took over ...
  • Canada in the Eighties
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 31 Jan 1980, 211-222     The huge change in employment opportunities since after WW II. Reasons why. Oil prices and profit. The lack of justification socially or economically for price and profit increases. What the speaker's NDP party would do differently from the present government. Negative consequences of current economic policy. The need for lower ...
    Text  Broadbent, Ed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 31 Jan 1980, 211-222   The huge change in employment opportunities since after WW II. Reasons why. Oil prices and profit. The lack of justification socially or economically for price and profit increases. What the ...
  • Election 88, 10 Days To Go
    Text  Duffy, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 10 Nov 1988, 113-117     A "Conversation About Canada." Baby Boomers and some of their views. The public's anger about government scandal and corruption. A feeling of helplessness to influence the process of politics and government. The current campaign and some historical context. A question and answer period.
    Text  Duffy, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 10 Nov 1988, 113-117   A "Conversation About Canada." Baby Boomers and some of their views. The public's anger about government scandal and corruption. A feeling of helplessness to influence the process of politics and ...
  • Managing Change
    Text  Mulroney, The Right Honourable Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 20 Sep 1988, 49-61     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two over-riding objectives of the last four years of government by Mr. Mulroney and his party: to renew the Canadian economy and to foster sustained economic growth and national prosperity; to encourage a spirit of ...
    Text  Mulroney, The Right Honourable Brian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 20 Sep 1988, 49-61   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two over-riding objectives of the last four years of government by Mr. Mulroney and his ...
  • New Directions and New Choices for Canada
    Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 Apr 1997, 521-533     The upcoming election about who has a new vision for the future of Canada and a plan to take us there; about choices and the new approaches we need to take as a nation to secure a successful and prosperous future in the new global economy; about restoring a national ...
    Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 Apr 1997, 521-533   The upcoming election about who has a new vision for the future of Canada and a plan to take us there; about choices and the new approaches we need to ...
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