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  • The Challenge of Canadian Federalism in the 1980s
    Chrétien, The Honourable Jean, 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.
    Chrétien, The Honourable Jean, 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 ...
  • The Coming Year: 1976
    Davis, The Honourable William G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 11 Dec 1975, 170-183     The demanding role of leadership. The need for governments to "strike out in new and different directions." A review of "how far we have come in our present society and what we have managed to accomplish so far." The review covers the previous 25 years. The role of the taxpayer. ...
    Davis, The Honourable William G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 11 Dec 1975, 170-183   The demanding role of leadership. The need for governments to "strike out ...
  • The Politics of Western Canada: Revolt or Reform
    Steuart, David G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 22 Feb 1973, 243-260     The lack of Canadian nationalism. A description of Canada through the eyes of a western prairie resident. The nature of western discontent. Details of complaints, with succinct examples. Grievances against the federal government as well as the rest of Canada. Some of the recognition for the problems. Suggestions for solutions. ...
    Steuart, David G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 22 Feb 1973, 243-260   The lack of Canadian nationalism. A description of Canada through the eyes ...
  • A New National Economic Policy
    Davis, The Honourable William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 1 Oct 1971, 1-10     National economic policy. Suggestions for future policies. Ontario's role in determining national economic policy. A review of Ontario's current activities. Federal-provincial economic interdependence. The Ontario Advisory Committee on Confederation and new terms of reference.
    Davis, The Honourable William, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 1 Oct 1971, 1-10   National economic policy. Suggestions for future policies. Ontario's role in determining national ...
  • Why Confederation?
    Faribault, Marcel, 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 affairs exclusively, why should not ...
    Faribault, Marcel, 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. ...
  • A Nova Scotian View of Confederation
    Stanfield, The Hon. Robert L., 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 Confederation as Mr. Macdonald saw it in 1938 (a quote) and ...
    Stanfield, The Hon. Robert L., 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 ...
  • The Canadian Union—Future Prospects
    Fulton, The Honourable E. Davie, 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." ...
    Fulton, The Honourable E. Davie, 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 ...
  • The Repatriation of Our Constitution
    Balcer, The Honourable Leon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Oct 1964, 45-53     The repatriation of the Constitution as a progressive move and an important step in the history of Canada. The power to amend the Constitution. Bringing the Constitution up to date through a long series of federal-provincial meetings. Securing the agreement of all the provinces to the Favreau formula. Repercussions of ...
    Balcer, The Honourable Leon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Oct 1964, 45-53   The repatriation of the Constitution as a progressive move and an important ...
  • Canadian Unity
    Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., 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 and how that ...
    Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., 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 ...
  • A National Purpose
    Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 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 that nature; ...
    Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 10 Oct 1963, 17-27   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Some Regional Problems of Canada
    Coldwell, M.J., 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 several regions of Canada; disparities between ...
    Coldwell, M.J., 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 ...
  • Department of Planning and Development Functions and Objectives
    Griesinger, Honourable William, 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: Conservation; Community Planning; Immigration; Housing; Trade and ...
    Griesinger, Honourable William, 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. ...
  • Dominion-Provincial Relations
    Pattullo, The Hon. Thomas D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 21 Nov 1946, 98-108     The innumerable complexities with which we find ourselves surrounded as a consequence of discovery and invention, and the profound effect upon our industrial and social regimen and even upon our spiritual thinking. How that is so. The needs to use our most heroic effort to preserve peace, while never overlooking ...
    Pattullo, The Hon. Thomas D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 21 Nov 1946, 98-108   The innumerable complexities with which we find ourselves surrounded as a consequence ...
  • Ontario's Course Is Clear
    Drew, Hon. George, 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 ...
    Drew, Hon. George, 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 ...
  • Can We Achieve Canadian Unity?
    Harvey, Monsieur Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 19 Jan 1939, 184-199     The issue of Canadian unity made problematic in that we are not all of the same character. A remarriage in 1759. Most disagreements or misunderstandings grounded on prejudice or ignorance, neither of which can be eliminated at a stroke. The lack of surprise that there are misunderstandings existing between Quebec ...
    Harvey, Monsieur Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 19 Jan 1939, 184-199   The issue of Canadian unity made problematic in that we are not ...
  • Present Day Problems
    Hepburn, the Honourable Mitchell F., 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 which are being made today upon ...
    Hepburn, the Honourable Mitchell F., 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 ...
  • British Columbia and Confederation
    Pattullo, Honourable T.D., 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 enviable position in terms of ...
    Pattullo, Honourable T.D., 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 ...
  • Our National Task
    Imrie, John M., 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 prosperity of agriculture and therefore Western Canada. National concern ...
    Imrie, John M., 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 ...
  • North-West Autonomy
    Goggin, D.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 23 Feb 1905, 196-213     The essential feature of the new Autonomy Bill. The North-Western Territories, known as Rupert's Land prior to 1870. The comparatively small section of this area with which the present Autonomy Bill deals. Some historical background of the area. The acquisition of the West by the Dominion, and reasons for it. ...
    Goggin, D.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 23 Feb 1905, 196-213   The essential feature of the new Autonomy Bill. The North-Western Territories, known ...
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