EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Williams, The Hon. Danny
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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto.
Newfoundland and Labrador's contribution to the country in terms of individuals as well as natural resources. The speaker's actions over the last number of months. The agenda that motivates the speaker every day. The need to find better ways to turn potential into an engine of economic activity. Newfoundland and Labrador as an investor's paradise and how that is so. What was brought into Confederation. Frustrations for so long. Past conflicts. The need to change the perception of the province. What fellow Canadians need to understand about Newfoundland and Labrador. Some recent developments. Ways to be self-reliant. Acceptance of a new agreement in principle giving Newfoundland and Labrador 100% of their provincial share of offshore revenues, free from equalization clawbacks while they are an equalization-receiving province. Other benefits for all Canadians. Hopes for the new agreement and what it will mean for the province. Some concluding remarks about Newfoundland and Labrador's culture.