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  • Business-Government Relations In A Changing Public Opinion Environment
    Gregg, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 7 Feb 1985, 290-304     The current positive state of Canada's economy, with examples and details. The linkage between business, government and the economy: an acknowledgement, but not a clear understanding of why government sometimes acts as business would like, and sometimes not. A fundamental change for Canadians in 1982-83, due to a dissatisfaction with ...
    Gregg, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 7 Feb 1985, 290-304   The current positive state of Canada's economy, with examples and details. The ...
  • Canada in the Year 2000
    Cornelissen, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Nov 1988, 130-145     A long, hard, sober look at the long-term future of Canada. Where do we want to be in 12 years, a time during which the sum total of human knowledge will double once again. Opportunities during that time. A review which looks first at the immediate past 12 years; the ...
    Cornelissen, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Nov 1988, 130-145   A long, hard, sober look at the long-term future of Canada. Where ...
  • The Canadian Dream—We Must Wake Up to Enjoy It
    de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210     The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets and blessings of Canada, including our natural resources; the parliamentary system of government; our proximity to the United States. A list of successful industries and businesses in Canada. Some liabilities, including geography, climate and demographics; unemployment and shortage ...
    de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210   The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets ...
  • The Canadian Economy
    Mulholland, William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Oct 1983, 51-64     The Canadian economy. Review and analysis of Canada's current and future economy. Problems identified. Monetary and fiscal policies. Budget deficits. Business investments. Recession. Economic recovery. Protectionism. Debt management of third-world countries. Fiscal discipline. Trends in world trade. GATT.
    Mulholland, William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Oct 1983, 51-64   The Canadian economy. Review and analysis of Canada's current and future economy. ...
  • The Challenge Ahead
    MacDonald, The Hon. Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Mar 1985, 405-418     Changes and challenges essential to the economic renewal of Canada and our success as a nation. Problems and opportunities facing Canada as discussed at the National Economic Conference in Ottawa just days prior to this address. A consensus on the future of Canada. Jobs as a number one priority. Challenges ...
    MacDonald, The Hon. Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Mar 1985, 405-418   Changes and challenges essential to the economic renewal of Canada and our ...
  • Competition—The Cornerstone of the Free Enterprise System
    Walker, The Honourable Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 24 Feb 1983, 247-257     Competition; the tremendous opportunities that exist for Canada to compete and win in the world marketplace; the dangers that threaten that very competitiveness. A review of Canadian history, culture, advantages, and Ontario as a world-class competitor. Some statistics. Government waste. The federal deficit and debt. Canada's structural deficit accompanied by ...
    Walker, The Honourable Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 24 Feb 1983, 247-257   Competition; the tremendous opportunities that exist for Canada to compete and win ...
  • Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?
    Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 2 Oct 1986, 26-37     The speaker reviews issues addressed in her book, "Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?". She begins with some comparisons between Canada and the United States, and continues with a discussion of power. She follows with a discussion of the fact that 32 families and five conglomerates control about one third of ...
    Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 2 Oct 1986, 26-37   The speaker reviews issues addressed in her book, "Controlling Interest: Who Owns ...
  • Corporate Power and Public Purpose
    d'Aquino, Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Jan 1983, 169-182     Canada and the economy. The role and responsibilities of business in Canada's national life, and what business leaders of Canada are doing to help us recover from the deep wounds of recession. The recent report of the Social Affairs Commission of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, "Ethical Reflections on ...
    d'Aquino, Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Jan 1983, 169-182   Canada and the economy. The role and responsibilities of business in Canada's ...
  • The Crash of 1987: What Did it Really Mean?
    Coxe, Donald G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 20 Oct 1988, 82-92     The end of the bull markets: a year later. The aberration of Black Monday. The "Crash" as an historic event which ended the "four-decade historical continuum, … built on the twin assumptions of American military and financial hegemony." A new and more uncertain kind of economic, financial, and strategic environment. ...
    Coxe, Donald G.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 20 Oct 1988, 82-92   The end of the bull markets: a year later. The aberration of ...
  • The Economy: 1984-1988
    Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 15 Feb 1988, 238-248     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The government's strategy for recovery and agenda for economic renewal set out 3-1/2 years ago when they took office. A review of what that strategy and agenda were. A discussion in response to the question ...
    Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 15 Feb 1988, 238-248   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian ...
  • Free Markets, Foreign Exchange and the International Monetary Market
    Melamed, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Apr 1986, 364-375     The International Monetary Market (IMM) of Chicago and its economic backdrop. The IMM as the marketplace which ushered in the financial futures revolution that ultimately changed and reshaped modern concepts of risk management. Some statistics to show the worldwide acceptance of this tool of finance, and a detailed discussion of ...
    Melamed, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Apr 1986, 364-375   The International Monetary Market (IMM) of Chicago and its economic backdrop. The ...
  • The Future is Not What it Used to Be
    Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395     An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will face Canada and the world in the 1980s." The economic future of the Western industrial countries is not optimistic in the medium-term outlook. Basic problems facing policy makers are "the high cost of unemployment and inflation, and the ...
    Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395   An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will ...
  • How Socio-Economic Changes Affect Bell Canada Enterprises
    Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249     The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, have become dependent on the services sector of our economy," with examples and remarks as to the significance of this ...
    Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249   The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of ...
  • Lessons from Current Miseries
    Walker, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 17 Feb 1983, 231-246     Some of the lessons we should learn from our recent economic experience. The speaker's belief that "unless we firmly understand the force of events which has led us to the current pass, we are very unlikely to seize the present opportunity to rebuild a more certain and more prosperous future." ...
    Walker, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 17 Feb 1983, 231-246   Some of the lessons we should learn from our recent economic experience. ...
  • Meeting the Canadian Challenge
    Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146     The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The lack of appreciation of reality, caused by the post-war period, leaving a "legacy of expensive tastes, bad habits, and an ...
    Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146   The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we ...
  • National Purpose and Future Industrial Development
    Gray, The Honourable Herb, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 24 Apr 1980, 379-389     The old questions: "about whether our differences are greater than our similarities; about whether the whole, Canada, should be greater than the sum of its parts of merely equal to the sum of its parts; about whether the country will continue to exist." Current problems of persistent inflation, high interest ...
    Gray, The Honourable Herb, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 24 Apr 1980, 379-389   The old questions: "about whether our differences are greater than our similarities; ...
  • Review of Canada's Expanding Role in the Global Market
    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 ...
    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. ...
  • The Role of Government in the Economy of the '90s
    Martin, Paul Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Jan 1988, 193-205     The kind of world economic environment we find ourselves in and what "ought to be" the changing role of government within that environment. Change and how it has manifested itself: in an increasingly globalized economy and in a steady decline in the value of raw materials relative to manufactured goods ...
    Martin, Paul Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Jan 1988, 193-205   The kind of world economic environment we find ourselves in and what ...
  • Trade, Technology and Tomorrow
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • An Update of the Economic and Fiscal Situation
    Wilson, The Hon. Michael H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 18 Sep 1986, 15-25     A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Steps taken by the current Progressive Conservative Government to reach their objective of sustained economic growth and productive jobs for Canadians. Specific agenda items. Steps in a five-year fiscal plan to restore public finances to a state of health. Progress in ...
    Wilson, The Hon. Michael H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 18 Sep 1986, 15-25   A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Steps taken by ...
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