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Health Care in Canada 
Text  Rock, The Hon. Allan, Health Care in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 30 Sep 1999, 92-105  Keeping our Canadian system of health care. What has to be done to succeed in doing so. First, a commitment. Pros of our system of health care. Differences in cost between the American and Canadian systems of health care. Increased pressure for a parallel private system. What ought to be done....
Marking a Year of Fundamental Change 
Text  Cranston, Lynda, Marking a Year of Fundamental Change, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 7 Oct 1999, 106-118  This speech is organized under several headings: Introduction; A Legacy from Misfortune; Safety and Managing Risk; Trust Remains Key; Donations: Cornerstone of the System; More change to Come; Conclusion. Issues and topics discussed included the following. Challenges being faced at Canadian Blood...
Shaping Health Care for the Millennium 
Text  Scully, Dr. Hugh, Shaping Health Care for the Millennium, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 9 Dec 1999, 190-202  Some background on the Canadian Medical Association. What the CMA believes is essential to maintain and strengthen the health-care system. What the business and community leaders can do to help. Environmental Scan. The health-care system as it has been. The vision of health care for the future....
Universality Under Siege 
Text  Wedderburn, Dr. Dorothy, Universality Under Siege, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 3 Oct 1996, 111-124  The pride that Canadians feel for their national health service, similar to that felt by the British people for their national health-care system. The principles on which the original National Health Service (NHS), founded in 1945, rested on; the four major tenets: that it should be a...
The Choice--Excellence or Mediocrity in Health Care 
Text  Mustard, Dr. J.F., The Choice--Excellence or Mediocrity in Health Care, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 27 Oct 1966, 43-53  Some introductory quotations from Rev. Dr. E.D. McLaren and Jerome Weisner. A recent statement from the Economic Council of Canada with regard to the importance of research "as the means by which we expand the frontier of knowledge." A consideration of the problem of health care, medical education...
World Health 
Text  Chisholm, Major-General Brock, World Health, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 5 Apr 1951, 334-345  The vast problem of world health, with its many facets. The limits of statistics on world health. The changing concept of health. The long history of international health. The World Health Organization as the latest step in this long history and progress. Details of the WHO. Other Specialized...
Canada's Health Charter: Its Implications 
Text  Hall, the Honourable Emmett M., Canada's Health Charter: Its Implications, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 9 Dec 1965, 107-120  The speaker's Chairmanship of the Royal Commission on Health Services and some proposals that he and his colleagues made. The need for Canadians to be healthy physically and mentally as well as educated. The necessity that there not be any question of conflict or of priority between the needs of...
The Mandate of Ontario's Women's Health Council 
Text  Pepino, Jane, The Mandate of Ontario's Women's Health Council, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 25 Mar 1999, 429-447  An update on what's happening in women's health. The speaker's role as Chair of the Women's Health Council. Lip service to the subject of women's health over the past decade, and some results of that lip service. Frustrations in dealing with the health system. Getting through the transition from...
The Prolongation of Life 
Text  Fishbien, Morris, The Prolongation of Life, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 14 Jan 1937, 150-165  The interest in the prolongation of life, and also the idea of adding to one's life more functioning years than have been the common lot of mankind. A look at the figures with regard to life expectancy from 1825 to the present. The history of seeking the fountain of youth. Overcoming acute...
Swallowing the Bitter Pill 
Text  Martin, David, Swallowing the Bitter Pill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 16 Nov 1989, 109-118  Some of the challenges facing The Hospital for Sick Children and the health care system in the years ahead. Some of the problems currently facing us and the capacity of the current funding system. Some of the exciting things happening at The Hospital for Sick Children. The state of Canada's health...
Building the New Ontario 
Text  Grossman, Larry, Building the New Ontario, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 20 Mar 1986, 324-335  The issue of the provincial government's drive to pass the "Health Care Accessibility Act," legislation designed to end extra-billing by Ontario physicians. The speaker's background, especially as Minister of Health, and some of his experiences during that time. Some basic questions about the way...
Understanding Healthy Nutrition 
Text  Casselman, Barbie, Understanding Healthy Nutrition, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 11 Mar 1992, 417-427  A clarification of some common beliefs about which foods are nutritious and which are not. The proper way to lose weight. The role of metabolism. Diet fads and trends. The role of exercise. Finding the hidden fat in foods. How fat gets stored in our bodies. Proteins and carbohydrates. The...
Good Health is Good Business 
Text  Lincoln, Leroy A., Good Health is Good Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 16 Oct 1952, 42-54  Big government. The speaker's belief that the tendency for central government should not be encouraged. The Welfare State, and a discussion of what is meant by that. The speaker's belief in the school of thought which would limit the unwarranted expansion of governmental activity and would expand...
Health Care: We Can't Go On Like This. Is There a Way out of our Health-Care Dilemma? 
Text  Orovan, Dr. Bill, Health Care: We Can't Go On Like This. Is There a Way out of our Health-Care Dilemma?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 12 Nov 1998, 216-228  The most troublesome issue on the minds of Canadians today - their health-care system. The extensive and rapid changes to our health-care system over the past few years, not seen in the last 35 years; the resulting anxiety. Pointing fingers rather than helping hands; rhetoric as opposed to solid...
The Work of the Rockefeller Foundation. Health as an International Bond 
Text  Vincent, George Edgar, The Work of the Rockefeller Foundation. Health as an International Bond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 9 Mar 1920, 126-145  A League of Central and South American Nations which has been formed to eliminate yellow fever from the world. A League under a certain type of leadership from the United States, representing a general international co-operative attempt to deal with a disease which has long been a menace not only...
Sustaining a Canadian Health System 
Text  Lozon, Jeff, Sustaining a Canadian Health System, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 1 Jun 2000, 41-51  The importance of the issue of health care in Canada. Health-care ministers and their relationship with the federal government. The speaker's own experiences as Ontario's Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. Addressing a myth about health care. The long-term problem of how we will sustain...
How Safe is Your Water? 
Text  Vander Laan, Hank, How Safe is Your Water?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 5 Oct 2000, 99-111  The safety of our drinking water. An overview of the issues countries face to ensure that safe and adequate drinking water is available. Water-protedction strategies currently used here and in other countries. The leading-edge water-treatment tedchnologies that have been developed in Canada. An...
Islet Transplant - Towards a Cure for Diabetes 
Text  Shapiro, Dr. James, Islet Transplant - Towards a Cure for Diabetes, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 2 Nov 2000, 119-132  The Edmonton protocol towards a cure for diabetes. The history of diabetes and the research for a cure. The discovery of insulin. Cases diagnosed today. The cost to Canadian society. A number of choices in the way that diabetes is treated and controlled. A discussion and explanation of the process...
A Canadian Technology Success Story Cancer Therapy: From Concept to Commonplace 
Text  Dupont, Dr. Eric, A Canadian Technology Success Story Cancer Therapy: From Concept to Commonplace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 30 Nov 2000, 158-168  The speaker as both scientist and businessman. Hope as the inspiration for the work done at AEterna. The progress made in cancer therapy. Canadian research achievements in bringing about increasingly successful cancer treatments. Some facts and figures. Reason for hope. Details of progress. The...
Taking Control of Our Own Health 
Text  Smitherman, The Hon. George, Taking Control of Our Own Health, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 8 Apr 2004, 291-306  A deep and unshakeable consensus in Ontario in favour of our system of public health care. The speaker's last five months as Ministe of Health and Long-Term Care in Ontario. Life expectancy in Ontario longer, but is it better? The government's goal to make Ontarians the healthiest Canadians. How...
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