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  • My Canada - Today and Tomorrow
    Text  McGuinty, The Hon. Dalton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 24 Mar 2005, 296-306     A look back at Ontario's history within Confederation. A clear-eyed view of where things stand today. A vision of our shared future. Ontario as the economic engine of Canada. Ontario as the heart of Canada. Canada's compassion fueled by Ontario's wealth. Ways in which Canada and Ontario are one and ...
    Text  McGuinty, The Hon. Dalton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 24 Mar 2005, 296-306   A look back at Ontario's history within Confederation. A clear-eyed view of where things stand today. A vision of our shared future. Ontario as the economic engine of Canada. Ontario ...
  • My Canada - Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Campbell, The Hon. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 9 Mar 2005, 284-295     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. British Columbia on the verge of an exceptional decade of opportunity and how that is so. The bid for the 2010 Olympics. Five goals for British Columbia over the next decade. What the government inherited ...
    Text  Campbell, The Hon. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 9 Mar 2005, 284-295   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. British Columbia on the verge of an exceptional decade of opportunity and how that is ...
  • My Canada - Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Calvert, The Hon. Lorne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 9 Feb 2005, 253-268     The speaker's central thesis: in Canada's 21st century, the strength of our great nation, as never before, will be base don the strength of all of our regions. Three specific areas of future strength that Saskatchewan will bringn to the federation. Some personal background. The address continued under the following ...
    Text  Calvert, The Hon. Lorne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 9 Feb 2005, 253-268   The speaker's central thesis: in Canada's 21st century, the strength of our great nation, as never before, will be base don the strength of all of our regions. Three specific ...
  • My Canada - Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Williams, The Hon. Danny, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 3 Feb 2005, 239-252     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Newfoundland and Labrador's contribution to the country in terms of individuals as well as natural resources. The speaker's actions over the last number of months. The agenda that motivates the speaker every day. The need ...
    Text  Williams, The Hon. Danny, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 3 Feb 2005, 239-252   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Newfoundland and Labrador's contribution to the country in terms of individuals as well as natural ...
  • My Canada - Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Hamm, The Hon. John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 4 Nov 2004, 70-80     Objective to let the audience know more abut Atlantic Canada and Nova Scotia in particular. Myths and misunderstandings. Some of the reasons why Nova Scotia's economy is becoming more diversified, and growing steadily. Facts and figures about Nova Scotia - economics, society, culture, industry, business, demographics, history, technology, etc. Some ...
    Text  Hamm, The Hon. John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 4 Nov 2004, 70-80   Objective to let the audience know more abut Atlantic Canada and Nova Scotia in particular. Myths and misunderstandings. Some of the reasons why Nova Scotia's economy is becoming more diversified, ...
  • My Canada - Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Binns, The Hon. Patrick George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 21 Oct 2004, 49-59     PEI as a province on the move. PEI as part of the national and global economy. Building a sustainable economy. Some facts and figures. Population growth. Exports. Reputation. Cultural industries. The aerospace sector. A new face on PEI's business community. The Atlantic Technology Centre. The National Research Council Institute for ...
    Text  Binns, The Hon. Patrick George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 21 Oct 2004, 49-59   PEI as a province on the move. PEI as part of the national and global economy. Building a sustainable economy. Some facts and figures. Population growth. Exports. Reputation. Cultural industries. ...
  • My Canada - Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Doer, The Hon. Gary Albert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 30 Sep 2004, 21-31     Deal with real issues, with examples. Health care issues. The need to spend a lot more time on prevention and community-based wellness. The Quebec issue. The need for a new agreement from municipalities consistent with the Prime Minister's promise. Issues of internal trade. Education. An economic strategy that is tied ...
    Text  Doer, The Hon. Gary Albert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 30 Sep 2004, 21-31   Deal with real issues, with examples. Health care issues. The need to spend a lot more time on prevention and community-based wellness. The Quebec issue. The need for a new ...
  • My Canada -- Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Lord, The Hon. Bernard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 23 Sep 2004, 1-9     Canada now 137 years old. A longer history in the province - 400 years. Some history of New Brunswick, and New Brunswick as a microcosm of the Canadian experience. The many challenges faced by Canada. Where we want to be in 10 or 20 years. Health care. Canada' s economy. ...
    Text  Lord, The Hon. Bernard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 23 Sep 2004, 1-9   Canada now 137 years old. A longer history in the province - 400 years. Some history of New Brunswick, and New Brunswick as a microcosm of the Canadian experience. The ...
  • Waltzing into the 21st Century: Let the Provinces Lead
    Text  Day, The Hon. Stockwell, 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 it. ...
    Text  Day, The Hon. Stockwell, 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. ...
  • Two Canadas: The Devolution Debate
    Text  Savage, The Honourable John, 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 these two ...
    Text  Savage, The Honourable John, 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" ...
  • France Holds the Rotating Presidency of the European Union for Six Months
    Text  Yves Doutriaux, 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; the establishment of a ...
    Text  Yves Doutriaux, 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 ...
  • Beyond Bureaucracy: Governing for the Nineties
    Text  Savage, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Dec 1993, 222-231     Challenges to governments to do things in new ways in answer to a changing and dynamic world, especially the electronic revolution. What recession and unemployment means for Canadians. New opportunities. A perspective told from the viewpoint of an Eastern Canadian politician now seeing similar problems in central Canada. The importance ...
    Text  Savage, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Dec 1993, 222-231   Challenges to governments to do things in new ways in answer to a changing and dynamic world, especially the electronic revolution. What recession and unemployment means for Canadians. New opportunities. ...
  • What's Good for the West
    Text  Fraser, John F., 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 most western provinces ...
    Text  Fraser, John F., 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, ...
  • British Columbia: The West Coast Speaks to Central and Eastern Canada
    Text  Vander Zalm, The Honourable William, 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. The extent of ...
    Text  Vander Zalm, The Honourable William, 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 ...
  • The Future of Our Constitution.
    Text  Robinette, John J., 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 relation of the Constitution to Canada's treaty-making ...
    Text  Robinette, John J., 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 ...
  • How Stands our Home and Native Land?
    Text  Lynch, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Apr 1981, 339-355     Personal anecodes and reminiscences since Mr. Lynch's last speech 24 years ago. A current analysis of Canada and Canadians as seen through those historical and political events. Concerns and issues include the constitution, the monarchy, the Supreme Court of Canada, Quebec, federalism.
    Text  Lynch, Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Apr 1981, 339-355   Personal anecodes and reminiscences since Mr. Lynch's last speech 24 years ago. A current analysis of Canada and Canadians as seen through those historical and political events. Concerns and issues ...
  • The Myth of the Power-Hungry Centralizers
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 19 Feb 1981, 247-262     Canadian federalism: a historical perspective reviewing, among other, the following issues: the "compact theory;" provincial autonomy; the BNA Act with regard to federal government power; jurisdictional powers; the principal of monarchy; the richer and poorer provinces and their struggle for power. A detailed history of Canada with regard to federalism/provincialism. ...
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 19 Feb 1981, 247-262   Canadian federalism: a historical perspective reviewing, among other, the following issues: the "compact theory;" provincial autonomy; the BNA Act with regard to federal government power; jurisdictional powers; the principal of ...
  • The Constitution—What Now?
    Text  Stevens, The Honourable Sinclair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Oct 1980, 37-52     Constitutional change. Failure of Federal/Provincial agreement as a basis for unilateral action by the federal government. A discussion of the appropriateness of such action and its consequences. The Vancouver Consensus amending formula and its attributes. Suggestions by the speaker, as a member of the PC party, as to the nature ...
    Text  Stevens, The Honourable Sinclair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 9 Oct 1980, 37-52   Constitutional change. Failure of Federal/Provincial agreement as a basis for unilateral action by the federal government. A discussion of the appropriateness of such action and its consequences. The Vancouver Consensus ...
  • 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 after February 18, 1980
    Text  McMurtry, The Honourable Roy, 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 of ...
    Text  McMurtry, The Honourable Roy, 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 ...
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