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The Canadian Intellectual Property Office's Guide to Copyrights explores what copyright is, and the benefits of registration and the registration process. http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/wr02393.html#purpose
Oral communication skill is key to success in politics. Library and Archives Canada offers a collection of prime ministerial speeches broken down by subject. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/primeministers/h4-4000-e.html
Schooltube.com offers a video archive of student government speeches. http://www.schooltube.com/video/27713/2009-Student-Government-Campaign-Speeches
The CBC's Digital Archives includes archived speeches on topics ranging from poetry readings to environmental protection to World War II. http://archives.cbc.ca/
Thunderbird School of Global Management operates Thunderbird Knowledge Network, an interactive forum on contemporary business issues delivered in stories, columns, videos, podcasts, and blogs. http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/research
Watch an informative speech on “Avoiding Stereotypes in Public Speaking” on eHow.com. http://www.ehow.com/video_4401072_avoiding-stereotypes-public-speaking.html