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The Case for a New Federalism 
Text  Manning, Preston, The Case for a New Federalism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 1 Oct 1993, 103-111  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The Old Federalists and the New Federalists and the Separatist challenge from Quebec. Concept of New Canada vs. Independence as opposed to Old Canada vs. Independence for Quebec. Fiscal and parliamentary reforms.
Separatism--A Dangerous Philosophy 
Text  Thomson, Peter Nesbitt, Separatism--A Dangerous Philosophy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 6 Feb 1964, 204-214  The speaker's concern with recent events in Quebec, and whether, because of what is happening there, Canada is on the threshold of great and nation-shaking transitions. How the rest of the world might be looking at Canada today. How much of the turbulent change of spirit by Canada is really...
Reorganising Government: An Option Other Than Separation or Status Quo 
Text  Charest, The Hon. Jean, Reorganising Government: An Option Other Than Separation or Status Quo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 11 Oct 1994, 250-263  Canada poised at a critical time in its history. A detailed discussion of the issue of Quebec and separation. Concern with the possibility that political parties will deliberately misinterpret what Quebeckers said with their election of a separatist government. What other political parties might...
Quebec's Place in Canada 
Text  Johnson, The Hon. Daniel, Quebec's Place in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 18 Jan 1995, 407-420  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The decision Quebeckers will be making this year. A decision about Quebec's place in Canada. The speaker's hope for our long-term future together. The recent general election in Quebec. The speaker addresses the...
The Referendum: Everyone's Business 
Text  Vennat, Michel, The Referendum: Everyone's Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 9 Feb 1995, 421-431  Facing two issues that are closely linked: a provincial government doing its utmost to break up the Canadian federation; a debt and deficit problem that threatens our well-being as a nation. The importance of tackling both these issues immediately, and why it is so important. A review of the...
Finding a Better Way for Canada 
Text  Gibson, Gordon, Finding a Better Way for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 20 Sep 1994, 433-448  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser Institute. Thoughts and remarks on the Quebec election, the referendum, Quebec separation, and Canada. Having to think about the unthinkable. The unacceptable financial status quo in Canada. The sentiment for the ROC (rest of Canada)....
A Tale of Two Cities 
Text  Sharp, The Honourable Mitchell W., A Tale of Two Cities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 26 Nov 1964, 113-124  Mr. Sharp was unable to fly from Ottawa due to unfavourable weather conditions. His address was read by Colonel Hilborn. The relationship between English-speaking and French-speaking Canadians. Learning to be Canadians. The self-examining Canadian. The root of the separatist movement in both...
What Does Sovereignty-Association Mean? 
Text  Parizeau, Jacques, What Does Sovereignty-Association Mean?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 11 Dec 1990, 193-204  A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some remarks on the failure of the Meech Lake Accord, the 1982 constitution, the Charter of Rights, the concept of fundamental equality of all Canadian citizens, powers and responsibilities of the provincial...
The Value of Canada, the Risks it Faces 
Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Value of Canada, the Risks it Faces, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 22 Jun 1995, 84-95  First, an extension of greetings from Her Majesty, from His Honour Hal Jackman, as a celebration of Canada Day. A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. The importance of demonstrating our passion for Canada, and for Canadian unity and purpose regularly, in...
Quebec's Decision 
Text  Charest, The Hon. Jean, Quebec's Decision, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 11 Oct 1995, 155-166  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The decision October 30 that will affect all Canadians. The speaker's travels throughout the province of Quebec over the last month and what he discovered. Sharing some thoughts on how this campaign is unfolding. A look...
On a Working Hypothesis 
Text  Lévesque, The Honourable René, On a Working Hypothesis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 24 Jan 1980, 189-210  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Change in our political setup. Do we need it? The speaker says "yes." Why? Quebec hampered by the federal system. The desire for a new kind of relationship between two distinct people. The Quiet Revolution. Seven...
Quebec as It Is 
Text  Garneau, M. Raymond, Quebec as It Is, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 20 Oct 1977, 55-69  An address following almost a year of the new government in Quebec. The reality of power on that government. The issue of national unity and Quebec's role in Confederation. A detailed examination of Quebec in 1977. Some major topics covered include the following. The results of population growth...
Ontario's Role in Confederation 
Text  Davis, The Honourable William G., Ontario's Role in Confederation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 5 Apr 1979, 306-315  A critical review of the federal government of Canada. What the electorate need and want from their governments. The problem of the excesses of pridefulness in power, rather than pride in one's country. The role of central government as guardian of the national interest. The lack of responsible...
Hanging Together: Canada After Patriation 
Text  Wells, The Honourable Thomas L., Hanging Together: Canada After Patriation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 18 Feb 1982, 273-287  The imminent British Parliament bill that will become the constitution of Canada. Canadians' misunderstanding of what the constitution will mean. Clearing up some misconceptions. The beginning of a new era for Canada. The isolation of Quebec, again. The need to continue efforts to keep Quebec as...
Four Months Later 
Text  Parizeau, The Honourable Jacques, Four Months Later, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 17 Mar 1977, 297-309  A joint meeting with The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto. The address takes place four months after the November 15 election in Quebec. A survey of the diagnoses of the electoral victory won by the Parti Québécois and of the meaning of that victory. The idea and goal of political...
Canada, Quebec and the Constitution 
Text  Forsey, Senator Eugene A., Canada, Quebec and the Constitution, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 28 Apr 1977, 365-382  Questions and suggested answers, with discussion, to various issues regarding Canada, Quebec and the Constitution. Questions asked include: Can Quebec legally secede from Canada under our present Constitution? Is there any way in which Quebec could constitutionally get out of Canada? What is it?...
The Association of Tomorrow 
Text  Johnson, The Honourable Pierre Marc, The Association of Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 25 Oct 1979, 64-82  An address one week prior to the publication of the Government of Quebec's white paper on sovereignty association. Months of debates to follow, culminating in December with the formal disclosure of the proposed referendum question, then a move to the National Assembly for discussion in Parliament....
The Sovereignty Option 
Text  Bouchard, Lucien, The Sovereignty Option, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 20 Sep 1993, 90-102  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Cooperation between sovereign states in Europe and elsewhere. Examples of Canadian Nationalism. Constitutional concerns of Quebec. The Canadian economy. Quebec Sovereignty.
The Media and the Unity Issue 
Text  Landry, Roger, The Media and the Unity Issue, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 3 Mar 1997, 459-469  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Canadian Journalism Foundation. Only one public debate currently under way that is a direct threat to the unity of Canada: the debate over Quebec. Differences of opinion as the very foundation of the democratic...
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