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  • Live One-On-One with Michael Vaughan, Host of Rob-TV's "Bottom Line"
    Text  Dell, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 2 Apr 2002, 458-474     Michael Dell and Michael Vaughn dialogue through a variety of topics and issues, including: the rapidly-changing nature of business; entrepreneurship; preparation for the business world from Michael's childhood; technology; standards; what will be the standard in home ownership and use; broadening the business; markets and future markets; pulling out of ...
    Text  Dell, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 2 Apr 2002, 458-474   Michael Dell and Michael Vaughn dialogue through a variety of topics and issues, including: the rapidly-changing nature of business; entrepreneurship; preparation for the business world from Michael's childhood; technology; standards; ...
  • How Technology is Changing the Way We Do Business
    Text  McNealy, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 1 Oct 2003, 42-54     Elections. Hockey. Controversy. Innovation. The commoditization of technology. Corporate governance. The Financial Accounting Standards Board. SEC. Cash accounting. Personal investor responsibility. Regulation. Law enforcement. Keeping the market economy dynamic. Using information technology. Privacy. The computer industry.
    Text  McNealy, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 1 Oct 2003, 42-54   Elections. Hockey. Controversy. Innovation. The commoditization of technology. Corporate governance. The Financial Accounting Standards Board. SEC. Cash accounting. Personal investor responsibility. Regulation. Law enforcement. Keeping the market economy dynamic. Using ...
  • Education and Innovation: Twin Paths to Canada's Future
    Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Apr 1984, 372-386     Views on the future of Canada. Importance of education and innovation to Canada's future. The information revolution and its impact on Canada. Significance of knowledge skills and research and development. Maximizing the potential of human resources. Problems with cutting university budgets. Suggestions for broader education; upgrading in competence of knowledge ...
    Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Apr 1984, 372-386   Views on the future of Canada. Importance of education and innovation to Canada's future. The information revolution and its impact on Canada. Significance of knowledge skills and research and development. ...
  • Technology in the Next Century
    Text  Bloomberg, Michael R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Oct 1998, 137-149     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Comments on the year 2000 problem. Technology and how companies come and go. Fortune 500 companies then and now. Coping with rapid change and how technology exacerbates that change. Past forecasts and how accurate they ...
    Text  Bloomberg, Michael R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 1 Oct 1998, 137-149   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Comments on the year 2000 problem. Technology and how companies come and go. Fortune 500 ...
  • Trade, Technology and Tomorrow
    Text  McGinnis, Lloyd R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 5 Mar 1987, 318-325     Two priorities as Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce: "Exports are of paramount importance to our future," and "Advanced technology is our only hope of meeting global competition." The importance of export trade to Canada. The reduction in demand for Canada's resource products. Looking elsewhere than ...
    Text  McGinnis, Lloyd R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 5 Mar 1987, 318-325   Two priorities as Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce: "Exports are of paramount importance to our future," and "Advanced technology is our only hope of meeting ...
  • A Scientist and the World He Lives In
    Text  Polanyi, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 27 Nov 1986, 149-161     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A brief personal history, including the progress of the speaker's research. The role of his graduate students. Their intellectual courage and what that means. Some discussion of the nature of research. The speaker's regret at ...
    Text  Polanyi, John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 27 Nov 1986, 149-161   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A brief personal history, including the progress of the speaker's research. The role of his ...
  • Engineering Change: Transition to Tomorrow
    Text  Mackay-Lassonde, Claudette, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 6 Nov 1986, 97-107     The importance of engineering to Canada's history, especially in terms of transportation: opening up railways, seaways and highways. Canadian engineering today: excelling in transportation, energy development, resource development and cold-climate and tunnel technology, telecommunications. The role of the profession and its importance to Canada's future. How engineers transform scientific discoveries. ...
    Text  Mackay-Lassonde, Claudette, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 6 Nov 1986, 97-107   The importance of engineering to Canada's history, especially in terms of transportation: opening up railways, seaways and highways. Canadian engineering today: excelling in transportation, energy development, resource development and cold-climate ...
  • Financial Industry Restructuring: A User's Guide
    Text  Taylor, Allan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Mar 1985, 377-392     Changes underway in Canada's financial system. Questions of the process of regulatory reform; will it be progress; who will benefit; government and industry involved and vocal, but what about the customer? The financial industry in Canada in a state of change. "financial services industry restructuring" and what it really means. ...
    Text  Taylor, Allan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Mar 1985, 377-392   Changes underway in Canada's financial system. Questions of the process of regulatory reform; will it be progress; who will benefit; government and industry involved and vocal, but what about the ...
  • Setting the Agenda for a Knowledge-Based Economy
    Text  Lortie, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 2 Nov 1989, 79-92     A discussion of Canada's ability to reap the full benefits from advances in science and technology, and what is necessary for us to reach this goal. The need to adopt new attitudes towards science, technology and technological progress; for a concerted effort that transcends our industries and public institutions. A ...
    Text  Lortie, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 2 Nov 1989, 79-92   A discussion of Canada's ability to reap the full benefits from advances in science and technology, and what is necessary for us to reach this goal. The need to adopt ...
  • Science and the Aerospace Industry
    Text  Jones, Thomas V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 14 Jan 1965, 163-172     The broad trend of scientific effort and the aerospace industry's interest in it. A technology industry dependent to a great extent on an informed understanding of how technical effort can best be applied. The primary concern five years ago, and now. The need for each satellite to serve some specific ...
    Text  Jones, Thomas V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 14 Jan 1965, 163-172   The broad trend of scientific effort and the aerospace industry's interest in it. A technology industry dependent to a great extent on an informed understanding of how technical effort can ...
  • A Revolution in Communications
    Text  Gates, Bill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Jul 1996, 47-60     How the advances in computer technology represent a revolution in communications and how this is going to reshape every business that there is today and even redefine the way we think of entertainment, the way we think of politics and perhaps most exciting how we think of education. Some miracle ...
    Text  Gates, Bill, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 25 Jul 1996, 47-60   How the advances in computer technology represent a revolution in communications and how this is going to reshape every business that there is today and even redefine the way we ...
  • Technology and Tomorrow
    Text  Anderson, Roy A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 18 Jan 1979, 179-188     The Lockheed Corporation associated with Canada as a supplier of high technology products; as a buyer of a considerable amount of goods and services; as a corporation with its services headquarters in Vancouver. A description of the association with regard to orders, and as a partnership. Observations by the speaker ...
    Text  Anderson, Roy A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 18 Jan 1979, 179-188   The Lockheed Corporation associated with Canada as a supplier of high technology products; as a buyer of a considerable amount of goods and services; as a corporation with its services ...
  • Technology and the Competitive Challenge
    Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173     Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ever been before. The challenge to develop a whole new economic framework to meet the threat of much more intensive ...
    Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173   Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ...
  • Creating Canada's Culture of Innovation: From Cradle to Career
    Text  Manley, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 2 Mar 2000, 303-312     Reference to two past speeches. Three issues to be addressed: Productivity, Knowledge, and Innovation. The four themes in this year's budget speaking directory to the concerns Canadians have about health care, children, innovation and tax reduction. The Canadian economy. The world economy changing rapidly. The fundamental global change from the ...
    Text  Manley, The Hon. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 2 Mar 2000, 303-312   Reference to two past speeches. Three issues to be addressed: Productivity, Knowledge, and Innovation. The four themes in this year's budget speaking directory to the concerns Canadians have about health ...
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