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Malice in Blunderland 
Text  Fotheringham, Allan, Malice in Blunderland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 25 Nov 1999, 172-179  Some personal and political history of the speaker and Western Canada. Witty and edgy comments about Canadian politics and politicians.
Think Big 
Text  Manning, Preston, Think Big, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 9 Mar 2000, 313-320  The job of the Official Opposition. A challenge to support the Canadian Alliance. Common goals and desires of Canadians. Political obstacles that prevent the achievement of these goals and aspirations. The situation in Canada where the minority leads the majority. The common-sense advice to think...
A Programme to Rekindle the Canadian Dream 
Text  Edwards, James S., A Programme to Rekindle the Canadian Dream, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 19 May 1993, 11-21  Candidacy campaign platform focusing on reform of justice system, debt reduction. Concern with the alienation of the Canadian people who lack hope for opportunity. Suggestions for health care reform and commercial opportunities in art and culture.
Forging a National Economic Agreement 
Text  Campbell, The Hon. Kim, Forging a National Economic Agreement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 27 May 1993, 33-41  Candidacy campaign platform. National economic agreement among the various levels of government. Deficit elimination. Job creation. 21st century economy. Tax reform.
Canadian Politics for a New Canadian Century 
Text  Charest, The Hon. Jean, Canadian Politics for a New Canadian Century, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Jun 1993, 42-50  Candidacy campaign platform. Job creation. Debt reduction. Vision for Canadian politics of the 21st century. Canadian unity.
Awakening a New Spirit of Canadianism 
Text  Boyer, Patrick, Awakening a New Spirit of Canadianism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 3 Jun 1993, 51-67  Boyer approaches the PC Leadership with a campaign of Canadian renewal involving four elements: "economic renewal, democratic reform, personal security of individual Canadians and the need to awaken a new spirit of Canadianism." A cultural approach to Canadian identity, this speech involves a...
A New Vision for Canada 
Text  Segal, Hugh D., A New Vision for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 10 Sep 1998, 81-90  Keeping a sense of perspective and balance and, above all, a compelling determination to build as much as one can for the future. The huge task ahead for the Conservative Party. Asking some questions about the Canadian political system and the Party's vision for the future. What each candidate...
New Goals for Canada 
Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, New Goals for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 24 Sep 1998, 123-136  The speaker, self-described as a Canadian optimist and a Canadian realist. How that is so. Facing an u unusual challenge. Goals and growth, spoken of inseparably. Community. A sense of national identify. Characteristics of Canadian communities. Compassion and accomplishment. A partial list of...
Building a New Conservative Home for Canadians: the P.C. Party at the Crossroads 
Text  Pallister, Brian, Building a New Conservative Home for Canadians: the P.C. Party at the Crossroads, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 9 Oct 1998, 160-170  The role of national political parties. The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, and the crossroads at which it stands. Decisions to be made - some stark choices. The last few years of the party's history. The speaker's belief that it is time to become a conservative party based on...
The Politics of Frugality 
Text  Turner, Garth, The Politics of Frugality, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 17 May 1993, 1-10  Candidacy campaign platform focusing on deficit reduction, tax reform, Parliamentary reform, debt crisis.
Post-Election Prospects in Canada 
Text  Black, The Hon. Conrad, Post-Election Prospects in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 2 Nov 1993, 158-170  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A view of what Mr. Black feels went wrong with several governments, including those of Pearson, Trudeau, and Mulroney. What Quebec should and shouldn't get, based on what it has already gotten, and the consequences to...
Struggle for Power: Canadian Politics 1972 
Text  Newman, Peter C., Struggle for Power: Canadian Politics 1972, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 10 Feb 1972, 229-243  Political values: commitment and integrity. The role of "Maclean's." What Canadians want. Nationalism. The upcoming election. Canadians and the "psychology of surrender." Canadian weakness. The pace of change and how Canadians deal with it. Changing profile of the electorate. A profile of the kind...
Priorities for a Canadian Alliance Government 
Text  Long, Tom, Priorities for a Canadian Alliance Government, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 25 May 2000, 29-40  Comments on the front page story of "The Globe and Mail." The speaker's campaign. Some of the speaker's personal history. Some remarks about Mike Harris. Public office. Why the speaker is running for the Leadershipj. What the speaker wants to the Party and the people of the country. Challenging...
Why I Want the Job of Being your Next Prime Minister 
Text  Manning, Preston, Why I Want the Job of Being your Next Prime Minister, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 19 Jun 2000, 64-75  A discussion of the idea that eventually became the Canadian Alliance and a report on its progress. A brief update on the subject of the Canadian Alliance, its leadership contest, and the speaker's aspirations to become the leader. The aim of the Canadian Alliance. The two operational words in the...
It'sTime For Change 
Text  Clement, Tony, It'sTime For Change, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 16 Feb 2004, 209-217  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. People in Canada living the nightmare of being misgoverned. Ways in which that nightmare has turned surreal in the last six months. The turn against Paul Martin. The Auditor General's report and what it means. The last...
Canada Deserves a Better Government 
Text  Harper, Stephen, Canada Deserves a Better Government, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 17 Jan 2004, 218-228  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some personal history. Great changes happening in federal politics. Some of the speaker's achievements. The release of a position paper on environmental policy. The increasingly serious political crisis in Ottawa. The...
My Vision for Canada's Future 
Text  Stronach, Belinda, My Vision for Canada's Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 24 Feb 2004, 243-253  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The month since the speaker announced her bid to become the first leader of the new Conservative party. The speaker's vision for the country; why she is seeking the leadership; why she believes she has the...
A Single Democratic Conservative Option 
Text  Day, Stockwell, A Single Democratic Conservative Option, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 14 Jun 2001, 66-77  Some history of leadership. The Alliance party. Defining the party and its principles. Reform in government. Democratic conservatism. Some discussion of Joe Clark. National conventions. The referendum of Canadian Alliance members. The challenge being put by the speaker to his own party.
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