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Nixon--Humphrey--Wallace! How One Was Chosen 
Text  Young, Christopher, Nixon--Humphrey--Wallace! How One Was Chosen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 5 Dec 1968, 99-108  A detailed description and discussion of each candidate and what helped and hindered their campaign. Some remarks on Canada's political leaders.
In Praise of The Politician 
Text  Kroeger, Arthur, In Praise of The Politician, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 8 Feb 1990, 195-207  Why the speaker feels his topic is appropriate and relevant. His description of politicians. The speaker's background. A few excerpts from the press of recent months to illustrate the effects of current attitudes towards politicians. The "overpaid and underworked" issue. Some words about money....
What is Wrong with Parliament? 
Text  Newman, Peter C., What is Wrong with Parliament?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 21 Nov 1963, 108-117  Sources for the speaker's book and the issue of revealing sources. The sense of aversion that's been expressed to a book written about a living public figure. The uniqueness of that response to Canada. Criticism about the title. The speaker's three reasons for his choice of title. Response to...
Toronto Mayoralty Candidates 
Text  O'Donohue, Alderman Tony; Smith, Alderman David; Sewell, Alderman John, Toronto Mayoralty Candidates, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 12 Oct 1978, 20-35  Mr. O'Donohue remarks focus on his vision of Toronto as a place of many cultural and social backgrounds. He attempts to answer the question as to what people in the City of Toronto want. An analysis of the operating expenses for the City. An examination of the role of Mayor. A concern about the...
Power and the Abuse of Power in Canada 
Text  Roman, Stephen B., Power and the Abuse of Power in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 16 Nov 1978, 83-91  A discussion of the speaker's perspective on the present trends in the exercise of political power. Comments on the legitimate use of power, with a review of various views. Canadian Prime Ministers in the past. Consequences of recent programmes offered without input from the public, e.g. price and...
Perspectives on Politics 
Text  Stephenson, The Hon. Bette, Perspectives on Politics, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 17 Jan 1985, 227-240  On matters that have to do with trust, public life, leadership, and the rights and responsibilities we all share as citizens of Canada. A deterioration in trust in the past two decades. The Washington Post as an example of the news media at its best, and at its worst, but as a disseminator of...
The Courage to Care 
Text  Grossman, The Hon. Larry, The Courage to Care, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 21 Mar 1985, 393-404  Ontario at a crossroads. Agreement within the Progressive Conservative party about the need for economic growth, a reduction of government regulation, a fairer and more equitable tax system, freedom for business to compete and create jobs, the need to control government spending, the control of...
The Public and the Politicians 
Text  O'Leary, Grattan, The Public and the Politicians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 30 Mar 1933, 143-155  Public challenge to public life. The word "politician" as a term of reproach. Why politics has fallen into disrepute. The growing propensity among all of us to question, to criticize, to misrepresent and to vilify the politicians as a class. Change brought about by the War. How much of this public...
The Canadian Economy: Successes and Challenges 
Text  McCallum, John, The Canadian Economy: Successes and Challenges, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 9 Nov 2000, 133-157  The change in the speaker's situation since he was first asked to speak. Campaigning. The marketplace as the best arbiter of economic value in our society. Canadian values that the marketplace will not and cannot satisfy. The government's role to ensure equal protection and opportunity for all....
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...
Common Sense and Compassion Do Co-Exist 
Text  Eves, Ernie L., Common Sense and Compassion Do Co-Exist, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 12 Mar 2002, 410-419  The speaker's suport for leadership of the party. His decision to return to public life, and reasons for it. Challenges confronting Ontairo. The Common Sense Revolution. The progress seen now at risk. The need to establish priorities and focus on what is important to the people of Ontario. The...
Rejuvenate, Re-Connect, Re-Earn 
Text  Clement, The Hon. Tony, Rejuvenate, Re-Connect, Re-Earn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 7 Mar 2002, 400-409  The speaker's personal odyssey. Deeply optimistic about the future of his party and Ontairo, and reasons for that optimism. What Mike Harris will leave behind. Three fundamental criteria for Mike Harris' successor. Accessible health care for all - a detailed discussion.
My Vision for Ontario 
Text  Witmer, Elizabeth, My Vision for Ontario, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 5 Mar 2002, 391-399  The speaker's vision for the future of this great province. New challenges and opportunities. The major issues. The need for a new approach and new leadership. Goals and first steps. Details of the speaker's plans for her vision of Ontario.
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