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September 14, 2016
The following are remarks made by Guy Laurence, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Communication Ltd. to the Canadian Club of Toronto. Thank you. Good afternoon everyone. First, I’m honoured to speak at the Canadian Club, especially being a “new Canadian.” One who only got his permanent residency just two weeks ago! I’ve actually lived here nearly three years, bought a house, my wife is doing an MA at U of T and I’ve even ...
June 15, 2016
Check against delivery Fifty years ago this summer, Kenneth Carter and his fellow appointees to the Royal Commission on Taxation were hard at work writing their monumental final report. By that point, they had already spent close to four years examining every facet and detail of federal taxation. When the report finally saw the light of day – all 600,000 words, spread across six volumes – it received much praise, but also met deep resistance. Many Canadians agreed with the commission that the ...
May 17, 2016
May 2, 2016
Speech to the Universities Canada Governing Council Chamber meeting: An agile future through work-integrated learning April 27, 2016 Toronto, Ontario (Check against delivery) Ladies and gentlemen, it is a great honour for me to speak to you for your Annual Meeting today. A few weeks ago, I was addressing our shareholders in Montreal at RBC’s Annual Meeting. And since then, as I have been preparing for my remarks today, it has really struck me how, in many ways, we share ...
April 19, 2016
A PDF version is available for download below. Notes for an address by The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney to the Business Council of Canada “Leadership in Uncertain Times” Toronto April 19, 2016 Check before delivery I am delighted to be here to celebrate the Business Council’s 40th Anniversary. While I will resist the temptation to stroll down memory lane on this celebratory occasion, I do want to single out the historical role the Council played in supporting major economic initiatives of ...