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  • The Accelerating Pace of Progress
    Text  Templeton, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 May 1995, 12-25     The economic aspect of change. Living in a period of prosperity. Some comparisons from 50 years ago. Canada's rank as first in the world in terms of the quality of life. Achievements in Canada over the last 25 years. Indications of improved quality of life. The increasing acceptance of the ...
    Text  Templeton, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 May 1995, 12-25   The economic aspect of change. Living in a period of prosperity. Some comparisons from 50 years ago. Canada's rank as first in the world in terms of the quality of ...
  • After The Crises—The Clean-Up
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 8 Nov 1962, 63-69     Causes and cures of Canada's economic crisis. The need for a longer view and a deeper diagnosis than we are getting from either politicians or economists. The issue of foreign capital. The dangers and the costs of continuing dependency of foreign capital. Signs that the Government is aware both of ...
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 8 Nov 1962, 63-69   Causes and cures of Canada's economic crisis. The need for a longer view and a deeper diagnosis than we are getting from either politicians or economists. The issue of foreign ...
  • Beyond the Looking Glass—Canada after Controls
    Text  Campagnolo, The Honourable Iona, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 21 Oct 1976, 49-59     An analogy of some current Canadian political situations with various characters in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, with the Canadian public cast as Alice herself. The analogy operates as a disguised review of some economic issues such as guidelines on wages and prices, and anti-inflation efforts. Problems with the controls ...
    Text  Campagnolo, The Honourable Iona, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 21 Oct 1976, 49-59   An analogy of some current Canadian political situations with various characters in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, with the Canadian public cast as Alice herself. The analogy operates as a ...
  • A Bit At A Time: Creating Canada's Service Export Economy
    Text  McLennan, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Apr 1997, 571-582     Some words on Alexander Graham Bell, and Baddeck, the town on Cape Breton Island where Bell spent the last 30 years of his life. This address proceeds under the following headings: Innovation and Breaking Paradigms; Reaching the Future; Winds of Change; Betting on the Future and on Canada; The Digital ...
    Text  McLennan, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Apr 1997, 571-582   Some words on Alexander Graham Bell, and Baddeck, the town on Cape Breton Island where Bell spent the last 30 years of his life. This address proceeds under the following ...
  • Build Industry—Build Canada
    Text  Mathers, F.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Apr 1962, 262-273     "Build Industry—Build Canada" as a suggestion that makes the ultimate in common sense. The continued considerable strength of the Canadian economy. Some caution about the present upturn. Developments of enormous and far-reaching significance unfolding in the world. The resurgence of Europe and the strikes towards Old World unity. Now Europe ...
    Text  Mathers, F.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Apr 1962, 262-273   "Build Industry—Build Canada" as a suggestion that makes the ultimate in common sense. The continued considerable strength of the Canadian economy. Some caution about the present upturn. Developments of enormous ...
  • Building a Powerful Economy Through Innovation
    Text  Emerson, The Hon. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 21 Sep 2005, 16-26     Entering public life and what that was like for the speaker. The economy in Canada. A changing world and how that might effect Canada's economy. Concerns - what the speaker worried about. Ways to get ready. Anticipating threats and opportunities. Where we go from here. Where not to go. The ...
    Text  Emerson, The Hon. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 21 Sep 2005, 16-26   Entering public life and what that was like for the speaker. The economy in Canada. A changing world and how that might effect Canada's economy. Concerns - what the speaker ...
  • Can Canada Survive The Soviet Challenge
    Text  Argue, Hazen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 4 Feb 1960, 187-195     The rate of growth of industrial capacity of the Soviet Union. "The Growth of Soviet Economic Power" as published by the Canadian-American Committee, sponsored by the National Planning Association of the U.S.A., and the Private Planning Association of Canada. The speaker addresses this concern under the following headings: Why Are ...
    Text  Argue, Hazen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 4 Feb 1960, 187-195   The rate of growth of industrial capacity of the Soviet Union. "The Growth of Soviet Economic Power" as published by the Canadian-American Committee, sponsored by the National Planning Association of ...
  • Canada and Its Development
    Text  Spillman, Harry C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 15 Oct 1925, 270-282     The role of the businessman and commerce in building up a nation. Commerce as a seat of power but also as a seat of responsibility. The three ways in which this business responsibility manifests itself. The need for leadership, and the nature of leadership. On the eve of very wonderful ...
    Text  Spillman, Harry C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 15 Oct 1925, 270-282   The role of the businessman and commerce in building up a nation. Commerce as a seat of power but also as a seat of responsibility. The three ways in which ...
  • Canada and the Anti-Inflation Program—One Year Later
    Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Oct 1976, 32-48     Personal observations on the first year of the anti-inflation program, with an emphasis on psychology more than on economic and social statistics. An attempt to answer the question "What has been, what is the attitude of Canadians vis-à-vis the program, vis-à-vis the Price and Income Policy in particular? A very ...
    Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Oct 1976, 32-48   Personal observations on the first year of the anti-inflation program, with an emphasis on psychology more than on economic and social statistics. An attempt to answer the question "What has ...
  • Canada in the Changed World Economy
    Text  Dobson, Wendy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 4 Dec 1986, 162-174     The underlying issue to the proposal by Canada's government to negotiate a trade agreement with the United States government: "Canada's ability to respond to the changed global economic environment in ways that ensure future growth in Canadians' living standards." Some of the major changes that have occurred in the world ...
    Text  Dobson, Wendy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 4 Dec 1986, 162-174   The underlying issue to the proposal by Canada's government to negotiate a trade agreement with the United States government: "Canada's ability to respond to the changed global economic environment in ...
  • Canada Turning the Corner
    Text  Corless, C.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Jan 1929, 35-52     Canada passing through an important transition period in her economic development, resulting in the present hesitation in framing some of her national policies. A switch from a movement westward to one northward, with some marked advantages. A discussion of the flow of population in Canada. The present enthusiasm for northern ...
    Text  Corless, C.V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Jan 1929, 35-52   Canada passing through an important transition period in her economic development, resulting in the present hesitation in framing some of her national policies. A switch from a movement westward to ...
  • Canada's Century If …
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What Sir Laurier saw in Canada and Canadians to prompt him to make this statement. Recognition of Canada's considerable progress. Canada's ...
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What ...
  • Canada's Economic Position
    Text  Diefenbaker, Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 11 Feb 1963, 165-175     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto. The speaker's views regarding certain issues facing Canada, its economic and also some of its international relations. A comparison between running a business and running the government. Showing ...
    Text  Diefenbaker, Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 11 Feb 1963, 165-175   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto. The speaker's views regarding certain issues facing Canada, ...
  • Canada's Economy Beyond the Year 2000
    Text  Caplan, David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 19 Nov 1998, 228-239     Some meaningful dialogue about Canada's future economic prospects. Some views about where the speaker thinks we are headed, or where we ought to be headed. Turbulence and uncertainty clouding the near-term outlook. The urgent need for Canada to continue to become less dependent on commodities and better-known for its world-class ...
    Text  Caplan, David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1999), 19 Nov 1998, 228-239   Some meaningful dialogue about Canada's future economic prospects. Some views about where the speaker thinks we are headed, or where we ought to be headed. Turbulence and uncertainty clouding the ...
  • Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards?
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375     The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. A plea to the audience to become active participants and partners in the development of the north. Canada's success as ...
    Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375   The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. ...
  • Canada's Opportunity—A Progressive Programme for Nation-wide Prosperity Through Full Resource Development
    Text  Eaton, Cyrus S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 30 Nov 1950, 109-120     The ideal combination of Canada's geography, climate and resources (human and natural) affording us an unprecedented era of nationwide prosperity. The crucial question: "will Canada's leaders of government, finance, industry, agriculture and labour have the imagination and courage to adopt the bold and progressive policies required to turn Canada's boundless ...
    Text  Eaton, Cyrus S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 30 Nov 1950, 109-120   The ideal combination of Canada's geography, climate and resources (human and natural) affording us an unprecedented era of nationwide prosperity. The crucial question: "will Canada's leaders of government, finance, industry, ...
  • Canada's Position In A Changing World
    Text  Stewart, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 14 Jan 1954, 146-156     A backward look at the Canadian business scene where much has changed since the outbreak of war in 1939. The speaker's view that under the insidious influence of inflation and international uncertainty we have accepted a changing pattern of economic activity as part of the Canadian scene. Developments in the ...
    Text  Stewart, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 14 Jan 1954, 146-156   A backward look at the Canadian business scene where much has changed since the outbreak of war in 1939. The speaker's view that under the insidious influence of inflation and ...
  • Canada's Widening Horizon
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking with confidence as to the general situation within the Dominion. The ever widening horizon that faces us in our business ...
    Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking ...
  • Canada—Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Duncan, Sir Val, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 26 Feb 1970, 286-298     Taking stock of Canada, of "this young and virile nation, of its problems and challenges and perhaps peer a little into the future." History of the speaker's company in Canada. The development of Canada's natural resources, and the part his company played in that development. An examination of the mineral ...
    Text  Duncan, Sir Val, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 26 Feb 1970, 286-298   Taking stock of Canada, of "this young and virile nation, of its problems and challenges and perhaps peer a little into the future." History of the speaker's company in Canada. ...
  • The Canadian Economy: Trade and the Auto Industry
    Text  White, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 9 Feb 1984, 230-242     Signs of recovery from the recession, and who got left out. Statistics with regard to productivity, domestic processing of resources, machine production, profits, investments. Business perspectives about the recession and the recovery. Comments on various political statements, phrases and policies, such as "internationally competitive," "export orientation," "free trade," "high tech," ...
    Text  White, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 9 Feb 1984, 230-242   Signs of recovery from the recession, and who got left out. Statistics with regard to productivity, domestic processing of resources, machine production, profits, investments. Business perspectives about the recession and ...
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