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A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto.
Renewing acquaintance with Canada. The ties of kinship between Ireland and Canada. The recent economic success of Ireland. Ireland's membership in the European Monetary System as an important factor in the country's economic stability. An invitation to Canadian investors to consider Ireland as their European base. Ireland's participation of the European Union over the last 20 years. European Union-Canadian relations as guided by the Declaration on European Community-Canada Relations. The meaning of that Declaration. The importance of the "many and varied ties" that bind Canada and the European Union. Ireland's participation in the development of those relations in the future.