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  • Opportunities Arising From International Business Trends
    Text  Holden-Brown, Sir Derrick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Mar 1987, 326-335     A brief personal background of the speaker's involvement with Canada. Finding new areas of growth by focussing on global markets for investors. The example of McDonald's Restaurants and their business strategy of going into partnership with local entrepreneurs. Another example in Pepsi-Cola. Motivations for expanding into the international market. The ...
    Text  Holden-Brown, Sir Derrick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Mar 1987, 326-335   A brief personal background of the speaker's involvement with Canada. Finding new areas of growth by focussing on global markets for investors. The example of McDonald's Restaurants and their business ...
  • Trade, Technology and Tomorrow
    Text  McGinnis, Lloyd R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 5 Mar 1987, 318-325     Two priorities as Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce: "Exports are of paramount importance to our future," and "Advanced technology is our only hope of meeting global competition." The importance of export trade to Canada. The reduction in demand for Canada's resource products. Looking elsewhere than ...
    Text  McGinnis, Lloyd R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 5 Mar 1987, 318-325   Two priorities as Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce: "Exports are of paramount importance to our future," and "Advanced technology is our only hope of meeting ...
  • Observations of a Canadian Multinational: the U.S. Experience
    Text  Drabinsky, Garth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Oct 1986, 69-83     Thoughts, reflections and questions with regard to Canada and the way of life for Canadians. Some factors that are important in answering such questions. Canada poised for greatness. The role and significance of a negative attitude towards ourselves. Reasons for a feeling of inferiority: history and influences. The assertion that ...
    Text  Drabinsky, Garth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Oct 1986, 69-83   Thoughts, reflections and questions with regard to Canada and the way of life for Canadians. Some factors that are important in answering such questions. Canada poised for greatness. The role ...
  • Liberal Viewpoints
    Text  Turner, The Rt. Hon. John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Oct 1986, 60-68     A joint meeting held with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Concerns about where the Mulroney Government is leading us. The speaker's agenda for the future of Canada. A critical review of some initiatives of the Mulroney government: tax reform and trade. Turner notes a lack of stability and predictability, rather ...
    Text  Turner, The Rt. Hon. John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Oct 1986, 60-68   A joint meeting held with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Concerns about where the Mulroney Government is leading us. The speaker's agenda for the future of Canada. A critical review ...
  • Revolution in Financial Services
    Text  Beck, Stanley M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 20 Feb 1986, 264-279     The revolution that is taking place in world financial markets. The Report of The Ontario Task Force on Financial Institutions (the "Dupre Report") with warnings, and examples of how events have occurred in complete opposition to those warnings. A suggestion that "we need to lift our sights beyond what is ...
    Text  Beck, Stanley M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 20 Feb 1986, 264-279   The revolution that is taking place in world financial markets. The Report of The Ontario Task Force on Financial Institutions (the "Dupre Report") with warnings, and examples of how events ...
  • Service: The New Profit Factor
    Text  Cleghorn, John E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 23 Mar 1989, 302-309     The need for Canada to restore a tradition of good quality service. Consequences of not doing so. The serious challenges from imports in both goods and services. Winners must offer the best value for money. Making the words "Canadian business" synonymous with "top quality." Some good Canadian examples including Roots ...
    Text  Cleghorn, John E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 23 Mar 1989, 302-309   The need for Canada to restore a tradition of good quality service. Consequences of not doing so. The serious challenges from imports in both goods and services. Winners must offer ...
  • Review of Canada's Expanding Role in the Global Market
    Text  Jeanniot, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 17 Mar 1988, 299-307     Some of the myths which have clouded the understanding of many Canadians. A discussion of some of the realities that today confront Canada in the global arena. Some views on the challenge which must be met by this country, its business, and its people, to become truly world competitive. The ...
    Text  Jeanniot, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 17 Mar 1988, 299-307   Some of the myths which have clouded the understanding of many Canadians. A discussion of some of the realities that today confront Canada in the global arena. Some views on ...
  • Imperatives for Business Survival: Learning to Live with Less
    Text  Rice, Victor A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 5 Jan 1984, 170-182     Less is more. Less confrontation between government, business, and labour; more collaboration. Less demand for the quick fix in economic policy; more perception of the need for basic structural changes. Less lip service to the urgent requirements of job creation; more productive investment. Less inclinationto resolve economic issues among nations ...
    Text  Rice, Victor A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 5 Jan 1984, 170-182   Less is more. Less confrontation between government, business, and labour; more collaboration. Less demand for the quick fix in economic policy; more perception of the need for basic structural changes. ...
  • Free Trade: Cornerstone of a New National Policy
    Text  Lortie, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Oct 1985, 46-58     The issue of the establishment of a free trade area with the United States. Canada at a critical juncture: the fourth time in the past 150 years that it has grappled with the issue of free trade with the U.S. The acknowledgement that Canada cannot remain resource-driven and insure the ...
    Text  Lortie, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Oct 1985, 46-58   The issue of the establishment of a free trade area with the United States. Canada at a critical juncture: the fourth time in the past 150 years that it has ...
  • Meeting the Challenges of Tomorrow
    Text  Peterson, The Honourable David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Apr 1987, 410-420     A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The uneveness of Ontario's comparative economic boom, with some details. The need to ensure that our resource, manufacturing, and service sectors develop the knowledge base and research and development capacity to guarantee our place in the global economy. Maintaining and improving ...
    Text  Peterson, The Honourable David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Apr 1987, 410-420   A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The uneveness of Ontario's comparative economic boom, with some details. The need to ensure that our resource, manufacturing, and service sectors ...
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