Vladimir Putin

Michael, Prince of Kent

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Two subjects which fascinate the speaker: the development of the small and medium enterprise (SME) in Europe and its role and significance for us all in the emerging economies of Eastern Europe and Russia. What that has to do with Canada - an explication. Advantages shared by both countries. Stimulating small-business growth. Some facts and figures. What is being done in the United Kingdom to promote small-business growth. The Pan-European Genesis Initiative. The need to move to a less bureaucratic environment. Future policy in the former Soviet Union. A great opportunity now if those in the West. The need for the base of a stable political environment. The deep admiration for the decades of service by Her Majesty The Queen shared by Canadians in common with Britons.