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  • The Empire Club of Canada Addresses
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  • Challenges We Have Met and Challenges Ahead
    Text  Nankivell, Neville, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 11 Jan 1990, 148-157     Examples of the crucial turning points in the political and economic life in Canada: positives and problems. Putting the issues in perspective: a review of recent and current events including Meech Lake, high interest rates; the Free Trade agreement. A few facts about the positives, such as net new job ...
    Text  Nankivell, Neville, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 11 Jan 1990, 148-157   Examples of the crucial turning points in the political and economic life in Canada: positives and problems. Putting the issues in perspective: a review of recent and current events including ...
  • The Atlantic Alliance in the 1990's
    Text  Worner, Dr. Manfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 18 Jan 1990, 158-167     1989 as a key year in history: a brief review. The cases of fundamental change. "The significance of 1989 is that the great struggle between collectivist ideology and the Western liberal tradition is practically decided. … now we must prepare for the new world of the 21st century … " ...
    Text  Worner, Dr. Manfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 18 Jan 1990, 158-167   1989 as a key year in history: a brief review. The cases of fundamental change. "The significance of 1989 is that the great struggle between collectivist ideology and the Western ...
  • To Reach the Highest Mountains
    Text  Skreslet, Laurie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 25 Jan 1990, 168-183     Mr. Skreslet's experiences climbing Mt. Everest in 1982, and then four years later again from the Chinese side. A detailed description of putting together such an expedition. Some similarities between the world of business and the world of mountaineering. Outward Bound and the values taught through their programmes. A very ...
    Text  Skreslet, Laurie, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 25 Jan 1990, 168-183   Mr. Skreslet's experiences climbing Mt. Everest in 1982, and then four years later again from the Chinese side. A detailed description of putting together such an expedition. Some similarities between ...
  • Canadian Television, The Medium Needs A Message
    Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 1 Feb 1990, 184-194     "… in the 90's the focus for Canadian broadcasters has to be on quality program content." A brief history of Canadian television broadcasting. The situation now. The various roles of television. The reliance of Canadian television on American entertainment programming. The impoverished start of Canadian entertainment programming. Money and regulation ...
    Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 1 Feb 1990, 184-194   "… in the 90's the focus for Canadian broadcasters has to be on quality program content." A brief history of Canadian television broadcasting. The situation now. The various roles of ...
  • In Praise of The Politician
    Text  Kroeger, Arthur, 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. The substantial risks that go with ...
    Text  Kroeger, Arthur, 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 ...
  • The Meech Lake Accord
    Text  Bouchard, The Hon. Lucien, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 15 Feb 1990, 208-216     The speaker begins by recalling a stormy debate over the Maple Leaf flag 25 years ago and draws analogies to the current debate over the Meech Lake Accord. Both raise questions about Canada's identity. An event which forces us to consciously accept our differences. Placing the Meech Lake Accord in ...
    Text  Bouchard, The Hon. Lucien, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 15 Feb 1990, 208-216   The speaker begins by recalling a stormy debate over the Maple Leaf flag 25 years ago and draws analogies to the current debate over the Meech Lake Accord. Both raise ...
  • The Great Difficulty of Establishing Communication in Canada
    Text  Juneau, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 22 Feb 1990, 217-227     A reference to Northrop Frye's remarks on Canadian culture and the differences in cultural attitudes between Canadians and Americans. The difficulty in bridging the various solitudes of Canada. Broadcasting as a potent force to bring Canadians together. A brief history of broadcasting in Canada from its inception in Montreal on ...
    Text  Juneau, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 22 Feb 1990, 217-227   A reference to Northrop Frye's remarks on Canadian culture and the differences in cultural attitudes between Canadians and Americans. The difficulty in bridging the various solitudes of Canada. Broadcasting as ...
  • The Budget
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Feb 1990, 228-237     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. One week after the presentation of the speaker's sixth budget as Minister of Finance. A tough budget; not a good news budget. The taking of hard but unavoidable decisions to get Canada's financial house in ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Feb 1990, 228-237   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. One week after the presentation of the speaker's sixth budget as Minister of Finance. A ...
  • A Penny Earned
    Text  Barrett, Matthew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 1 Mar 1990, 238-245     The health of our national economy. The case for improving the savings rate in Canada: a strategic imperative to prepare ourselves sensibly for the future: a directional shift extending over the next decade or two. Canada's state of preparedness for a future fraught with uncertainty. Weaknesses of the Canadian economy: ...
    Text  Barrett, Matthew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 1 Mar 1990, 238-245   The health of our national economy. The case for improving the savings rate in Canada: a strategic imperative to prepare ourselves sensibly for the future: a directional shift extending over ...
  • A Modern Foreign Policy
    Text  Chretien, The Hon. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 8 Mar 1990, 246-256     Foreign Affairs: Canada's position. Why we need a modern foreign policy and what shape that policy should take. Pursuing solutions to the emerging environmental crises. Ensuring Canada's independence and strength in a multi-lateral as opposed to a continental framework. Securing greater independence in our dealings with the United States. Looking ...
    Text  Chretien, The Hon. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 8 Mar 1990, 246-256   Foreign Affairs: Canada's position. Why we need a modern foreign policy and what shape that policy should take. Pursuing solutions to the emerging environmental crises. Ensuring Canada's independence and strength ...
  • The Trade Union Outlook on Serious Concerns of the 1990s and Beyond
    Text  Carr, Shirley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 15 Mar 1990, 257-266     Concern with the growing divisiveness in Canada, including growing evidence of racial and linguistic intolerance; constitutional impasse; persistent sexism; regional tensions. Canada's state of anxiety routed in large part in a growing sense of insecurity and vulnerability; a reflection of economic instability in the daily lives of Canadians. Juxtaposing this ...
    Text  Carr, Shirley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 15 Mar 1990, 257-266   Concern with the growing divisiveness in Canada, including growing evidence of racial and linguistic intolerance; constitutional impasse; persistent sexism; regional tensions. Canada's state of anxiety routed in large part in ...
  • The Ivory Tower and the Boardroom: The University as an Organizational Laboratory
    Text  Arthurs, Harry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 22 Mar 1990, 267-277     Looking at York University as a corporation and reviewing some of its accomplishments. Problems with underfunding and its consequences, particularly with regard to students. How York's experience may reveal something about the future of the business corporation. How business might become more university-like. Some examples of how that might work. ...
    Text  Arthurs, Harry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 22 Mar 1990, 267-277   Looking at York University as a corporation and reviewing some of its accomplishments. Problems with underfunding and its consequences, particularly with regard to students. How York's experience may reveal something ...
  • The Outlook for Canada and Europe in the 1990's
    Text  MacDonald, The Hon. Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 29 Mar 1990, 278-285     A brief review of recent modern history and world events. Eastern Europe and changes in Soviet policy. Effects of those changes on other countries in Europe and the institutions that exist for governing relations of the European countries to each other. The significance of the changes for Canada. What it ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Hon. Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 29 Mar 1990, 278-285   A brief review of recent modern history and world events. Eastern Europe and changes in Soviet policy. Effects of those changes on other countries in Europe and the institutions that ...
  • Sports Is A Business
    Text  Beeston, Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 5 Apr 1990, 286-295     What the Blue Jays were like 13 years ago when Peter Bavasi, the first President the Blue Jays, addressed this Club. Changes over the past 13 years. Fulfilling some early goals. Bringing some reason to recent conflicts between "greedy players and greedy owners." How sports is a business; and with ...
    Text  Beeston, Paul, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 5 Apr 1990, 286-295   What the Blue Jays were like 13 years ago when Peter Bavasi, the first President the Blue Jays, addressed this Club. Changes over the past 13 years. Fulfilling some early ...
  • The Continuing Controversy on Abortion
    Text  Morgentaler, Dr. Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 12 Apr 1990, 296-306     An expression of surprise that the debate about abortion is still raging in Canada with "such passion and vigour." The clash of two opposing philosophies of life. How the abortion debate has made a positive contribution to the changing of public perceptions about the rights of women to self-determination, about ...
    Text  Morgentaler, Dr. Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 12 Apr 1990, 296-306   An expression of surprise that the debate about abortion is still raging in Canada with "such passion and vigour." The clash of two opposing philosophies of life. How the abortion ...
  • Competing in the Global Village
    Text  Berard, Andre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 19 Apr 1990, 307-315     A warning to Canada. "If we want to build a strong Canadian identity, if we want to protect our Canadian culture, if we want to guarantee our political independence, the number one condition is the building of a strong economy. That is not an option; it is a fact of ...
    Text  Berard, Andre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 19 Apr 1990, 307-315   A warning to Canada. "If we want to build a strong Canadian identity, if we want to protect our Canadian culture, if we want to guarantee our political independence, the ...
  • Why Your Children Should Enlist in the Canadian Armed Forces
    Text  Collins, The Hon. Mary, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Apr 1990, 316-327     A discussion of some of the issues presently before the nation and the Department of National Defence in particular. First, comments on the passage of the Meech Lake Accord. Next, an attempt to answer the question of why our children should enlist in the Canadian Armed Forces. Some examples of ...
    Text  Collins, The Hon. Mary, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Apr 1990, 316-327   A discussion of some of the issues presently before the nation and the Department of National Defence in particular. First, comments on the passage of the Meech Lake Accord. Next, ...
  • The 1990 Ontario Budget
    Text  Nixon, The Hon. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 14 May 1990, 1-11     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Ontario's fiscal position and economic projections in the Budget. Some budget and spending details. Concern over the rate of growth. Prediction of reduction in real growth with a levelling out. Paying the bills. Paying down ...
    Text  Nixon, The Hon. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 14 May 1990, 1-11   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Ontario's fiscal position and economic projections in the Budget. Some budget and spending details. Concern ...
  • Broadcasting in the Nineties: New Balances, New Perspectives
    Text  Spicer, Keith, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 24 May 1990, 12-24     Some remarks about the CRTC and what it is like to work there. Some outside perceptions of the CRTC, and the speaker's job. Some balances which define: the players in the broadcasting universe, the clientele the regulator must please or displease with some rough justice, and the balance between Canadians' ...
    Text  Spicer, Keith, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 24 May 1990, 12-24   Some remarks about the CRTC and what it is like to work there. Some outside perceptions of the CRTC, and the speaker's job. Some balances which define: the players in ...
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