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  • Energy—a Sign of Future Tension
    Text  Kierans, Professor Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 28 Mar 1974, 299-307     The need for political leadership in a democratic society to interpret the needs, and the priorities assiged to those needs, of people. The difficulty of this goal in a rapidly changing environment. Energy and the abuse of energy as a sign of future tensions "unless we radically alter an ideology ...
    Text  Kierans, Professor Eric W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 28 Mar 1974, 299-307   The need for political leadership in a democratic society to interpret the needs, and the priorities assiged to those needs, of people. The difficulty of this goal in a rapidly ...
  • Critical Issues with Respect to Energy Policy
    Text  Chrétien, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 14 Apr 1983, 310-321     Objectives with respect to Canada's energy policy: energy security; fairness; opportunity. Meeting these objectives and what will be required to do so. The factor of OPEC price increases beginning ten years ago and how that changed the international economic order. Efforts to protect Canadian industry and consumers against sharp increases ...
    Text  Chrétien, The Honourable Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 14 Apr 1983, 310-321   Objectives with respect to Canada's energy policy: energy security; fairness; opportunity. Meeting these objectives and what will be required to do so. The factor of OPEC price increases beginning ten ...
  • Bridges of Understanding
    Text  Orman, The Hon. Rick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 22 Nov 1990, 156-170     The speaker's goal of building a bridge of better understanding among Canadians. Why such bridge-building is needed. Healing our wounded national spirit. The world-wide concern about oil prices and security of energy supplies. The issue of Ontario-Alberta relations with regard to energy matters as a focus of this discussion. Some ...
    Text  Orman, The Hon. Rick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 22 Nov 1990, 156-170   The speaker's goal of building a bridge of better understanding among Canadians. Why such bridge-building is needed. Healing our wounded national spirit. The world-wide concern about oil prices and security ...
  • Let's Stop Shooting Ourselves in the Foot
    Text  Latimer, Radcliffe R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 28 Oct 1982, 68-80     Canada's relations with the United States and how we are perceived by the business, government, and investment people in that country. The speaker's interest and concern in this subject because of the international nature of the company he represents and that, as a major user of investment capital, TransCanada PipeLines ...
    Text  Latimer, Radcliffe R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 28 Oct 1982, 68-80   Canada's relations with the United States and how we are perceived by the business, government, and investment people in that country. The speaker's interest and concern in this subject because ...
  • Energy and Government
    Text  McKeough, The Honourable W. Darcy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Nov 1973, 117-130     Areas of agreement and disagreement between Queen's Park and the banks of the Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, particularly areas of misunderstanding. The basic issue of price. Policies in the 1950s vs. what is needed now. Indexation and Economic Policy. Indexation in Private Enterprise and Regulated Systems. Indexation and Monetary Policy. ...
    Text  McKeough, The Honourable W. Darcy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Nov 1973, 117-130   Areas of agreement and disagreement between Queen's Park and the banks of the Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, particularly areas of misunderstanding. The basic issue of price. Policies in the 1950s ...
  • Oil Markets: Their Impact on the Canadian Economy
    Text  Hennigar, Ross A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 15 Apr 1982, 376-389     Oil markets and their impact on Canadian economic policy. Some of the implications of making oil the crucial pivot for Canada's national development and fiscal strategies. Five shifts in thinking with regard to oil, oil prices, and the oil industry. Emerging questions about self-sufficiency and the future of a national ...
    Text  Hennigar, Ross A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 15 Apr 1982, 376-389   Oil markets and their impact on Canadian economic policy. Some of the implications of making oil the crucial pivot for Canada's national development and fiscal strategies. Five shifts in thinking ...
  • Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards?
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375     The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. A plea to the audience to become active participants and partners in the development of the north. Canada's success as ...
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375   The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. ...
  • Roadblocks to National Unity
    Text  Miller, The Honourable Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 2 Oct 1980, 24-36     Address given on the day that Prime Minister Trudeau would hold a nationally televised press conference to announce his proposals for bringing home the constitution, and the day that the Federal Energy Minister Marc Lalonde and Alberta Energy Minister Merv Leitch meet to work out an energy-pricing formula. The two ...
    Text  Miller, The Honourable Frank, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 2 Oct 1980, 24-36   Address given on the day that Prime Minister Trudeau would hold a nationally televised press conference to announce his proposals for bringing home the constitution, and the day that the ...
  • Canada-United States Relations in the Eighties
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327     A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need to wait and see what the Reagan administration will do in the immediate future, and how it will react to ...
    Text  MacDonald, the Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 26 Mar 1981, 316-327   A look past constitutional reform to Canada's global position. A review of Canada's foreign policy and its implications for Canadians. International trade and the rise of protectionism. The current need ...
  • 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 ...
  • Energy and a Sense of Balance
    Text  Edge, C. Geoffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 15 Oct 1981, 36-57     A review of Canada's wealth of natural resources, similar to other parts of North and South America. Canada's difference lies in its political institutions and how they were developed, and the speaker outlines briefly and historically what those institutions are. The peaceful and constructive nature of that development is, the ...
    Text  Edge, C. Geoffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 15 Oct 1981, 36-57   A review of Canada's wealth of natural resources, similar to other parts of North and South America. Canada's difference lies in its political institutions and how they were developed, and ...
  • Developing Nations: Our Future Depends on Them
    Text  Hatcher, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 21 Nov 1991, 224-233     The importance of a reliable source of electricity. Correcting the imbalance amongst nations and developing nations. Huge energy demands in conflict with a healthy environment. Population statistics and their implication for the future. Finding ample and reliable energy. A review of various energy sources. The situation in Canada. Recommendations and ...
    Text  Hatcher, Dr. Stanley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 21 Nov 1991, 224-233   The importance of a reliable source of electricity. Correcting the imbalance amongst nations and developing nations. Huge energy demands in conflict with a healthy environment. Population statistics and their implication ...
  • The Oil Industry—Where Do We Go From Here?
    Text  Brockett, E.D. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 29 Oct 1959, 55-63     Some background and history of the oil industry in Canada. The Borden Commission; its analysis of the present situation and its recommendations for future development. Recommendations with regard to the growth of reserves in Alberta and British Columbia and how best to increase the level of production of the oil ...
    Text  Brockett, E.D. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 29 Oct 1959, 55-63   Some background and history of the oil industry in Canada. The Borden Commission; its analysis of the present situation and its recommendations for future development. Recommendations with regard to the ...
  • New Directions for the Canadian Economy
    Text  Lougheed, The Right Honourable Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 2 Jun 1982, 1-15     The need for a reassessment of current Canadian monetary policy and its relationship to interest rates. Some economic decisions Canada is facing over the next few months. Three main options and a number of related policy issues to be considered. Making a case for the second option and if not ...
    Text  Lougheed, The Right Honourable Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 2 Jun 1982, 1-15   The need for a reassessment of current Canadian monetary policy and its relationship to interest rates. Some economic decisions Canada is facing over the next few months. Three main options ...
  • Arctic Gas: A Giant of Necessity
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191     The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the Arctic Gas pipeline is a giant of necessity for Canada, with details. Why it is important to residents of northern ...
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191   The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the ...
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