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What's Good for the West 
Text  Fraser, John F., What's Good for the West, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 14 Apr 1988, 326-337  Some remarks on free trade. A brief overview of the current economic situation in the western provinces. The outcome of the next federal election. The speaker's impression of the broader, more fundamental issues concerning the West today, and their implication for the future of Canada. Growth in...
Waltzing into the 21st Century: Let the Provinces Lead 
Text  Day, The Hon. Stockwell, Waltzing into the 21st Century: Let the Provinces Lead, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 26 Jan 2000, 264-273  Some thoughts relating to provinces taking the lead in terms of determining and establishing the strength of a nation. Some historical examples of strong provinces resulting in a strong nation. Strengths coming out of Confederation. The need to commit more funds to health care, and how we can do...
The Canadian Union--Future Prospects 
Text  Fulton, The Honourable E. Davie, The Canadian Union--Future Prospects, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 5 Nov 1964, 62-73  Three steps on the Confederation dialogue: to state what it is we are agreed upon, as Canadians; to discuss where it is we differ; to agree on what accommodations are to be made "in order that Canadians may harmoniously pursue national goals and give effect to a common national purpose." The...
British Columbia and Confederation 
Text  Pattullo, Honourable T.D., British Columbia and Confederation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 5 Apr 1938, 337-356  Some personal reminiscences. Reference to the discoveries and inventions made by science as they relate to the position of affairs we find ourselves in today. Changes and their implications. Progressive evolution. Science that has raised our standard of living, and at the same time Canada's...
Canadian Unity 
Text  Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., Canadian Unity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 15 Oct 1964, 35-46  The need to have institutions and procedures and symbols to emphasize our Canadian status, our separate identity as a nation. The traditional and the national factors in Canada's development. A few observations about the recent visit of the Queen to Canada. Some threats associated with that visit...
Present Day Problems 
Text  Hepburn, the Honourable Mitchell F., Present Day Problems, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 15 Dec 1938, 153-170  Saving Canada. The speaker's belief in one Canada, not nine Canadas. Canadians now passing through a transition period which is taxing the capacities of those charged with the responsibility of shaping public policy. Ontario's share of contributions to the national revenue: one-half. The inroads...
Department of Planning and Development Functions and Objectives 
Text  Griesinger, Honourable William, Department of Planning and Development Functions and Objectives, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 20 Apr 1950, 314-323  The Department of Planning and Development organized in 1945. Growth since then. Activities under its jurisdiction. Some facts and figures on what this Department has accomplished. Administrative structure. A report on each of the following Branches of the Department follows. The Branches are:...
Ontario's Course Is Clear 
Text  Drew, Hon. George, Ontario's Course Is Clear, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 8 Jan 1946, 171-184  Ontario's plans for a more effective working combination of the powers of the Dominion and nine provincial governments. Attacks against the proposals of the Drew Plan. A response to some of those attacks. A quotation from the early part of the printed submission to indicate the basis on which the...
The Future of Our Constitution. 
Text  Robinette, John J., The Future of Our Constitution., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 1 Mar 1984, 266-276  A discussion of several issues related to the Constitution. "The future of the Constitution lies primarily with the courts…" The division of legislative powers between the federal parliament and the provincial legislatures. The Constitution Act of 1967. Some illustrative examples of problems. The...
Our National Task 
Text  Imrie, John M., Our National Task, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 6 Feb 1936, 221-234  Purchasing power of the prosperous prairie area during pre-depression days that contributed substantially to industrial employment and general prosperity throughout Eastern Canada. Effects of the world depression on the Prairie Provinces. Ways in which the prosperity of Canada depends upon the...
Some Regional Problems of Canada 
Text  Coldwell, M.J., Some Regional Problems of Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 24 Nov 1955, 111-125  The speaker's recent completion of a cross-country tour, giving him an opportunity to see for himself some of the serious problems which confront Canadian primary producers. Industrial developments, particularly in the provinces West of the Maritimes. Great disparities of opportunity and wealth in...
The Repatriation of Our Constitution 
Text  Balcer, The Honourable Leon, The Repatriation of Our Constitution, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Oct 1964, 45-53  ... system and the fact that we are a country which is composed of two founding races of different language and religion. Maybe all Americans do not know the whole text of their Constitution, but for an American, the Constitution is first of all the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights...
Two Canadas: The Devolution Debate 
Text  Savage, The Honourable John, Two Canadas: The Devolution Debate, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 15 Oct 1996, 138-149  Rex Murphy's exploration of our Canadian identity. Canada's identity entwined with our sense of family. The unanswerable question: what it means to be a Canadian. "Two Canadas: The Devolution Debate" referring to the Canada that has and the Canada that has not. The speaker's belief that we ignore...
France Holds the Rotating Presidency of the European Union for Six Months 
Text  Yves Doutriaux, France Holds the Rotating Presidency of the European Union for Six Months, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 26 Jan 1995, 182-190  France's perspective on the economic, financial and commercial policies of the European Union. A review of recent events over the last few years. Europe's economic and financial prospects at the beginning of 1995. France's three priorities for Europe: a return to economic growth and job creation;...
A Nova Scotian View of Confederation 
Text  Stanfield, The Hon. Robert L., A Nova Scotian View of Confederation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 24 Nov 1966, 95-104  The speaker's personal views, not a representation of the traditional attitude of Nova Scotia towards Confederation, nor a representation of the general view in his province. Nova Scotia's traditional reservations about Confederation, with some background. Nova Scotia's viewpoint within...
Why Confederation? 
Text  Faribault, Marcel, Why Confederation?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 1 Dec 1966, 105-124  A panel discussion led by Marcel Faribault, President, Trust Général du Canada. Introduction to the panel discussion by Mr. Fowler, President, Canadian Pulp and Paper Association. The question for the panel discussion is: "If the federal and provincial governments are to look after their own...
The Challenge of Canadian Federalism in the 1980s 
Text  Chrétien, The Honourable Jean, The Challenge of Canadian Federalism in the 1980s, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 17 Jan 1980, 177-188  Federalism, oil pricing, and the Tory budget. Critique of some of the present government's policies and strategies. A detailed and historical review of the energy situation. Nationalism vs. Provincialism. What the speaker's political party would do in the future.
Canada after February 18, 1980 
Text  McMurtry, The Honourable Roy, Canada after February 18, 1980, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 6 Mar 1980, 280-292  A troubling mood within Canada, one of weary resignation. A party division in the House of Commons projected into an apparent national schism. Why we can't afford complacency. Complacency as a weapon for the Parti Québeécois. The belief in a future for Canada with Quebec. Rising to the challenge...
A National Purpose 
Text  Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., A National Purpose, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 10 Oct 1963, 17-27  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadians searching for a national purpose; realizing a great national destiny. Support for such a national purpose from all Canadians. The determination to understand the real nature of Canada and the forces eroding...
British Columbia: The West Coast Speaks to Central and Eastern Canada 
Text  Vander Zalm, The Honourable William, British Columbia: The West Coast Speaks to Central and Eastern Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 21 Jan 1987, 217-228  A joint Dinner with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The mandate given to the speaker's government. Concerns of the voters. Activities of the British Columbia government since that mandate. An assurance that British Columbia wishes to remain part of Canada. The feeling of alienation in the province....
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