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  • Subject: Canada - Politics and government
  • Subject: Canada - Politics and government
  • An Alternative Government for Canada
    Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409     Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a form of controls that leave little room for consultation. This discussion is followed by the speaker's assertion that he regards ...
    Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409   Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two ...
  • The Anxious Years: Politics in the Age of Mulroney and Chrétien
    Simpson, Jeffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 31 Oct 1996, 171-183     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. 1973 as the start of what the speaker has called in his book "The Anxious Years," a collection of columns that deals with the Mulroney and Chrétien years and which tries to suggest in various ...
    Simpson, Jeffrey, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 31 Oct 1996, 171-183   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Backrooms and Boardrooms: Behind Closed Doors
    McQueen, Rod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 22 Nov 1984, 157-169     "We have traded a government that put us in debt for one that keeps us in the dark." A discussion of this notion, beginning with an exploration of "some of the signals to date" to "see what they mean for our country and for all of us." A capsule history ...
    McQueen, Rod, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 22 Nov 1984, 157-169   "We have traded a government that put us in debt for one ...
  • Between Friends—Maintaining Confidence Canada/U.S.A. Style
    Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109     The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The issue of Quebec separation and the role the United States might play. Lack of investment in Canada from the U.S. The need for new economic policies to help Quebec and all the provinces. The need for additional benefits ...
    Collister, Ron, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 18 Nov 1976, 99-109   The personal views of Mr. Collister concerning various situations in Canada. The ...
  • The Budget—Rule of Law vs. Rule of Man
    Bulloch, John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 21 Jan 1982, 211-225     The speaker's opinion of the recent federal budget: it is "misguided, incompetent, arbitrary, insular, dogmatic, hasty and tyrannical." How and why the budget is all of those things. An address about why this budget has come to pass; why we have a "government which is neither by, of, nor for ...
    Bulloch, John F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 21 Jan 1982, 211-225   The speaker's opinion of the recent federal budget: it is "misguided, incompetent, ...
  • The Building of a Nation
    Thorson, J.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 10 Feb 1927, 18-28     Building a nation in this new land of Canada. Charged with a great responsibility with two functions to perform: as architects to draw the plans for a noble edifice, and as builders to carry out those plans in order that our building may endure. Using the materials at hand. Materials ...
    Thorson, J.T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 10 Feb 1927, 18-28   Building a nation in this new land of Canada. Charged with a ...
  • Business and Government in Relation to our Economy
    Winters, Hon. R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 21 Mar 1966, 276-288     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The subject of business and Government, and a few of the speaker's current impressions. The speaker's belief that private enterprise is the economic system best able to provide the standard of living sought by Canadians; ...
    Winters, Hon. R.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 21 Mar 1966, 276-288   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Can Government Do the Job?
    Wagner, The Honourable Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 28 Nov 1974, 126-137     A short review of what other federal politicians chose as speech topics. The speaker addresses the Empire Club of Canada "as a politician, a man of government, now in opposition, to ask some questions about the drum we are all beating, and to pose directly, … the question of whether ...
    Wagner, The Honourable Claude, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 28 Nov 1974, 126-137   A short review of what other federal politicians chose as speech topics. ...
  • Can We Achieve Canadian Unity?
    Harvey, Monsieur Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 19 Jan 1939, 184-199     The issue of Canadian unity made problematic in that we are not all of the same character. A remarriage in 1759. Most disagreements or misunderstandings grounded on prejudice or ignorance, neither of which can be eliminated at a stroke. The lack of surprise that there are misunderstandings existing between Quebec ...
    Harvey, Monsieur Jean-Charles, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 19 Jan 1939, 184-199   The issue of Canadian unity made problematic in that we are not ...
  • Canada 1986: New Realities
    Drouin, Marie-Josée, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 13 Feb 1986, 248-263     An address focussing on broad economic and social trends, or on the "political economy." The need for Canadians to understand choices to be made, and the opinions underlying these choices, with regard to fiscal policy, social policy, and trade policy. Making correct choices dependant on the shared perception we have ...
    Drouin, Marie-Josée, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 13 Feb 1986, 248-263   An address focussing on broad economic and social trends, or on the ...
  • Canada after February 18, 1980
    McMurtry, The Honourable Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 6 Mar 1980, 280-292     A troubling mood within Canada, one of weary resignation. A party division in the House of Commons projected into an apparent national schism. Why we can't afford complacency. Complacency as a weapon for the Parti Québeécois. The belief in a future for Canada with Quebec. Rising to the challenge of ...
    McMurtry, The Honourable Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 6 Mar 1980, 280-292   A troubling mood within Canada, one of weary resignation. A party division ...
  • Canada and the Constitution
    Rae, The Hon. Bob, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 13 Oct 1992, 67-76     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An address focusing on three famous philosophical questions: If I'm not for myself, then who is for me? But if I am only for myself, then what am I? And, if not now, when? Discussion ...
    Rae, The Hon. Bob, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 13 Oct 1992, 67-76   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Canada at the Crossroads: Public Opinion and the National Unity Debate
    Reid, Angus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 28 Feb 1991, 316-330     The apparent crisis in national unity that confronts Canada. Some surprising results from two national polls on Canadians' reaction to the Meech Lake Agreement. Some analysis on how an issue with such "humble beginnings" (results of the polls, one taken in June of 1987 immediately after the deal was signed, ...
    Reid, Angus, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 28 Feb 1991, 316-330   The apparent crisis in national unity that confronts Canada. Some surprising results ...
  • Canada: Facing the Future
    Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 27 Jun 1991, 30-44     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. How Canada can be held together as a country. A sense of what the people of Canada want. Strengthening the spirit of Canada. Canada at risk: the crisis and the statistics that show the crisis. What ...
    Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 27 Jun 1991, 30-44   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal ...
  • Canada in a Changing World
    MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34     The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical review and then a discussion of changes that have taken place and the realities of today. Some global events that have changed the world, such as the re-emergence of China onto the world stage, the demise of two ...
    MacDonald, The Honourable Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 4 Oct 1979, 17-34   The political realities of the world we live in: a short historical ...
  • Canada, the Crown and Chauvinism
    Sabia, Laura, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Oct 1978, 36-46     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and Royal Commonwealth Society. A definition of chauvinism. The concept of Canadians becoming "hyphenated" as a symbol of our divisiveness, as in "English-Canadian." The dividing consequences of multiculturalism. The Official Languages Act. The failure of national bilingualism. Sovereignty association: what it ...
    Sabia, Laura, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 19 Oct 1978, 36-46   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and Royal Commonwealth ...
  • Canada—A Community of Communities
    Megarry, A. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Mar 1989, 271-284     Canada as a "Community of Communities"—a phrase coined by Joe Clark and what the speaker purports our country to be today. A look at the roots of this Community of Communities in order to better understand it. A brief "cross-country" historical review of our major communities, examining regional differences and ...
    Megarry, A. Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 9 Mar 1989, 271-284   Canada as a "Community of Communities"—a phrase coined by Joe Clark and ...
  • Canada's Economic Position
    Diefenbaker, Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 11 Feb 1963, 165-175     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto. The speaker's views regarding certain issues facing Canada, its economic and also some of its international relations. A comparison between running a business and running the government. Showing ...
    Diefenbaker, Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 11 Feb 1963, 165-175   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club ...
  • Canada's Potential and Our Political Will
    Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45     How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of other great cities and nations. Political will and determination that allows decisions and choices based on our own values. Resisting short-term expediencies in favour of long-term answers. A discussion of specific recent decisions and initiatives by the Canadian ...
    Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45   How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of ...
  • Canada—Whither?
    Diefenbaker, The Rt. Hon. John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 28 Mar 1968, 386-395     Some personal views and beliefs, indicative of the speaker's general philosophy. Some conclusions of the recent Federal-Provincial Conference. Some of the principles being advocated. Some of the speaker's views on other questions of constitutional amendment. A summation of the feelings, trends, aspirations, and sentiments of the Canadian people as the ...
    Diefenbaker, The Rt. Hon. John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 28 Mar 1968, 386-395   Some personal views and beliefs, indicative of the speaker's general philosophy. Some ...
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