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  • Christmas Luncheon
    Text  Weston, The Hon. Hilary M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 16 Dec 1999, 203-208     Some heroes among us. Social work. Listening to young street kids. Celebrating the new century and millennium by investing in all young people who will take Ontario and Canada into the future.
    Text  Weston, The Hon. Hilary M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 16 Dec 1999, 203-208   Some heroes among us. Social work. Listening to young street kids. Celebrating the new century and millennium by investing in all young people who will take Ontario and Canada into ...
  • Shaping Health Care for the Millennium
    Text  Scully, Dr. Hugh, 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. New health challenges ...
    Text  Scully, Dr. Hugh, 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. ...
  • A Strategy for Coping with Natural Disasters
    Text  Anderson, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 2 Dec 1999, 180-189     The tripling of natural disasters worldwide in the past 10 years. The cost in lives and in economic terms. Natural disasters in Canada. The cost of the Ice Storm. Possible reasons for the change in the world's climate. Why costs are rising. Getting better at predicting. More examples of natural ...
    Text  Anderson, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 2 Dec 1999, 180-189   The tripling of natural disasters worldwide in the past 10 years. The cost in lives and in economic terms. Natural disasters in Canada. The cost of the Ice Storm. Possible ...
  • Malice in Blunderland
    Text  Fotheringham, Allan, 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.
    Text  Fotheringham, Allan, 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.
  • Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
    Text  Lamon, Jeanne and Haight, Lynn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 18 Nov 1999, 158-171     Jeanne Lamon: Artistic and administrative leaders working together at Tafelmusik. The success of Tafelmusik. The music and the philosophy of music-making of Tafelmusik. The revolutionary nature of the music and what it means. The instruments used. [Tape recorded music is played several times during the speech to help illustrate many ...
    Text  Lamon, Jeanne and Haight, Lynn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 18 Nov 1999, 158-171   Jeanne Lamon: Artistic and administrative leaders working together at Tafelmusik. The success of Tafelmusik. The music and the philosophy of music-making of Tafelmusik. The revolutionary nature of the music and ...
  • The Canadian Mining Industry
    Text  Carrington, John K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 10 Nov 1999, 146-157     Mining and its meaning to Canada and Canadians. Domestic struggles. An inefficient approval process governing new mine developments in Canada. Internationally, facing the growing use of non-tariff trade barriers against metals. The significance of the industry. Some Canadian mining history, and some figures reflecting the importance of the industry to ...
    Text  Carrington, John K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 10 Nov 1999, 146-157   Mining and its meaning to Canada and Canadians. Domestic struggles. An inefficient approval process governing new mine developments in Canada. Internationally, facing the growing use of non-tariff trade barriers against ...
  • Re-Thinking the IT Model
    Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 4 Nov 1999, 134-145     Changes in technology, with illustration. The information technology generation gap. Working seriously at understanding the uses and the potential of information technology and at getting help to put that understanding into practice. The need to re-think information technology , our attitude towards it and its proper central place in the ...
    Text  Whittaker, Sheelagh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 4 Nov 1999, 134-145   Changes in technology, with illustration. The information technology generation gap. Working seriously at understanding the uses and the potential of information technology and at getting help to put that understanding ...
  • Hungary at the Turn of the Millennium
    Text  Orban, Dr. Victor, His Excellency, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 29 Oct 1999, 127-133     The millennium in Hungary. Hungary rejoining Eruope in 1990. Nine years later. Some history, particularly the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Changes in the Hungarian economy. An illustrative anecdote about freedom in Hungary. Hungary as the leading candidate for EU membership. Acknowledging Canada for receiving Hungarians.
    Text  Orban, Dr. Victor, His Excellency, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 29 Oct 1999, 127-133   The millennium in Hungary. Hungary rejoining Eruope in 1990. Nine years later. Some history, particularly the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Changes in the Hungarian economy. An illustrative anecdote about freedom ...
  • The Plight of Canadian Small Market Hockey Teams
    Text  Bremner, Ron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 14 Oct 1999, 119-126     The National Hockey League. Small market teams. An illustrative anecdote. Putting the game in context with a quote from Ken Dryden. The economics of the game. The issue of salaries. Dollars that the game brings in. Working with government.
    Text  Bremner, Ron, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 14 Oct 1999, 119-126   The National Hockey League. Small market teams. An illustrative anecdote. Putting the game in context with a quote from Ken Dryden. The economics of the game. The issue of salaries. ...
  • Marking a Year of Fundamental Change
    Text  Cranston, Lynda, 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 Services, created as a result of the crisis ...
    Text  Cranston, Lynda, 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 ...
  • Health Care in Canada
    Text  Rock, The Hon. Allan, 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 ...
    Text  Rock, The Hon. Allan, 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 ...
  • Can We Save Medicare?
    Text  MacKenzie, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Sep 1999, 84-91     Medicate as part of something that makes us Canadian. What public opinion surveys tell us about Canadian Medicare. The grim prognosis for Medicare if no changes are made. Some grave facts about health care in Ontario. Ways in which Canada is way behind on the medical high-tech front. Demographic pressure ...
    Text  MacKenzie, Murray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Sep 1999, 84-91   Medicate as part of something that makes us Canadian. What public opinion surveys tell us about Canadian Medicare. The grim prognosis for Medicare if no changes are made. Some grave ...
  • Volunteers at the Dawn of the 21st Century: A Contemporary Agenda for the Association of Junior Leagues International
    Text  Dedecker, Clotilde Perez-Bode, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 21 Sep 1999, 72-83     The Association of Junior Leagues International--what it is and what it does. Voluntarism as an international movement. Some history and background to the Junior League. The speaker's own experience in the Junior League. Some examples of projects undertaken by the Junior League of Toronto, and other Junior Leagues. The empowerment ...
    Text  Dedecker, Clotilde Perez-Bode, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 21 Sep 1999, 72-83   The Association of Junior Leagues International--what it is and what it does. Voluntarism as an international movement. Some history and background to the Junior League. The speaker's own experience in ...
  • Creating a Culture of Opportunity in Canada
    Text  Mayberry, John T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 16 Sep 1999, 60-71     Some personal background. Accomplishing significant change through "group therapy." The need for corporate Canada to change along with Canada's economy. Illustrating how Dofasco has been an integral part of the vital shift to a value-added, knowledge-based economy. The role that steel has to play in Canada's future economic prosperity. Dofasco ...
    Text  Mayberry, John T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 16 Sep 1999, 60-71   Some personal background. Accomplishing significant change through "group therapy." The need for corporate Canada to change along with Canada's economy. Illustrating how Dofasco has been an integral part of the ...
  • Canada's Actions Against Landmines
    Text  Axworthy, The Hon. Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 28 Jun 1999, 49-59     The problem of anti-personnel (AP) mines in Kosovo. The dimensions of the threat. The task of Canadian mine-clearning experts in Kosovo. The problems of AP mines in other countries. The UN Mission. Progress made since the conclusion of the Ottawa Convention. The new kind of partnershipamong governments reflected in the ...
    Text  Axworthy, The Hon. Lloyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 28 Jun 1999, 49-59   The problem of anti-personnel (AP) mines in Kosovo. The dimensions of the threat. The task of Canadian mine-clearning experts in Kosovo. The problems of AP mines in other countries. The ...
  • Canada 1999--One Canadian's Perspective
    Text  Hnatyshyn, The Rt. Hon. Ramon J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Jun 1999, 40-48     Some introductory comments about the meaning of the Empire Club. Caring enough to become involved. Canada internationally. The Commonwealth and what it means. Benefits of Commonwealth for Canada. Some Canadian history. Canada Day. Some of the speaker's personal history with regard to Canada. Recalling some world events with the speaker ...
    Text  Hnatyshyn, The Rt. Hon. Ramon J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 23 Jun 1999, 40-48   Some introductory comments about the meaning of the Empire Club. Caring enough to become involved. Canada internationally. The Commonwealth and what it means. Benefits of Commonwealth for Canada. Some Canadian ...
  • Northern Ireland--Open for Business
    Text  Trimble, The Rt. Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 26 May 1999, 29-39     Recalling the speaker's last visit to Toronto. Affection for Canada and Toronto. Links between Northern Ireland and this part of Canada. Modern links and their importance. Canadian companies and the role they play in Northern Ireland's economy, with some specific examples. The formation of the new administration and the current ...
    Text  Trimble, The Rt. Hon. David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 26 May 1999, 29-39   Recalling the speaker's last visit to Toronto. Affection for Canada and Toronto. Links between Northern Ireland and this part of Canada. Modern links and their importance. Canadian companies and the ...
  • Leadership in Ontario
    Text  McGuinty, Dalton J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 20 May 1999, 19-28     The election and where the speaker wants to take the province. The importance of this election. The clear choice. Remarks on Mike Harris and his leadership of Ontario. The speaker"s parameters for strong leadership. A comparison of views between the speaker and Mike Harris. Health care and education in Ontario. ...
    Text  McGuinty, Dalton J.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 20 May 1999, 19-28   The election and where the speaker wants to take the province. The importance of this election. The clear choice. Remarks on Mike Harris and his leadership of Ontario. The speaker"s ...
  • Strong Leadership for a Strong Ontario
    Text  Harris, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 12 May 1999, 9-18     Some opening remarks about Bill Davis. Recalling previous addresses to the club. The speaker's party's Blueprint for a better Ontario. A review of the speaker's challenging job over the last four years. Some remarks about demonstrators. The importance of strong leadership. Working on behalf of the people of Ontario. Ontario, ...
    Text  Harris, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 12 May 1999, 9-18   Some opening remarks about Bill Davis. Recalling previous addresses to the club. The speaker's party's Blueprint for a better Ontario. A review of the speaker's challenging job over the last ...
  • The New Genetics: Discovering Innovative Medicines for the 21st Century
    Text  Roses, Dr. Allen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 6 May 1999, 1-8     Genetics. An explanation of some of the things that are going to happen in medicine in the next five to 10 years. The patient as primary customer. The opportunity to affect medicine development and the way government and industry can work together to improve medicine development. The human genome in ...
    Text  Roses, Dr. Allen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 6 May 1999, 1-8   Genetics. An explanation of some of the things that are going to happen in medicine in the next five to 10 years. The patient as primary customer. The opportunity to ...
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