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  • The Steel Crisis in Europe. Where Do We Come From? Where Do We Go?
    Text  Spethmann, Dr. Dieter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 31 Jan 1985, 275-289     A description of Thyssen Steel and its broad-ranging interests. Business relations that exist between Canada and Thyssen, with specific projects and dollar figures. Characterizations of the steel industry of the European Community. A brief history of the steel industry and some key events and factors effecting it. European legislation as ...
    Text  Spethmann, Dr. Dieter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 31 Jan 1985, 275-289   A description of Thyssen Steel and its broad-ranging interests. Business relations that exist between Canada and Thyssen, with specific projects and dollar figures. Characterizations of the steel industry of the ...
  • Strategies of Economic Policy-Making: Canada/United States
    Text  Slater, Dr. David W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 26 Nov 1981, 124-139     Distortions and inefficiences in the Canada and United States economies matter, even in the days of interest rates, inflation, and unemployment. Government policies as the cause or support of the inefficiences. Substantial payoffs over the medium-term by changes in government policies. Elements of reform that need to work together. An ...
    Text  Slater, Dr. David W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 26 Nov 1981, 124-139   Distortions and inefficiences in the Canada and United States economies matter, even in the days of interest rates, inflation, and unemployment. Government policies as the cause or support of the ...
  • Success in American Companies: Lessons for Canadians
    Text  Waterman, Robert H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Jan 1984, 207-219     The secret of excellence. The move toward excellence. The role of courtesy. MBWA: Management by Wandering Around. Exemplary anecdotes of Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Delta, Bata, McDonald's, Arco, Frito-Lay. Successful change programs. Importance of listening, analysing, creating an urgency for change, the accumulation of activities, involving lots of people. Leadership ...
    Text  Waterman, Robert H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 26 Jan 1984, 207-219   The secret of excellence. The move toward excellence. The role of courtesy. MBWA: Management by Wandering Around. Exemplary anecdotes of Hewlett-Packard, Procter & Gamble, Delta, Bata, McDonald's, Arco, Frito-Lay. Successful ...
  • Swallowing the Bitter Pill
    Text  Martin, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 16 Nov 1989, 109-118     Some of the challenges facing The Hospital for Sick Children and the health care system in the years ahead. Some of the problems currently facing us and the capacity of the current funding system. Some of the exciting things happening at The Hospital for Sick Children. The state of Canada's ...
    Text  Martin, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 16 Nov 1989, 109-118   Some of the challenges facing The Hospital for Sick Children and the health care system in the years ahead. Some of the problems currently facing us and the capacity of ...
  • Swiss Monetary Policies—The Case of a Smaller Country
    Text  Leutwiler, Dr. F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 7 Sep 1982, 17-26     Switzerland's comparatively happy state of economics. A review of Switzerland in terms of employment, recession, the labour force, foreign workers, the social climate, national finances, interest rates, etc. The Swiss National Bank's monetary policy, and its results. Some background and history to that monetary policy. The current approach to Swiss ...
    Text  Leutwiler, Dr. F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 7 Sep 1982, 17-26   Switzerland's comparatively happy state of economics. A review of Switzerland in terms of employment, recession, the labour force, foreign workers, the social climate, national finances, interest rates, etc. The Swiss ...
  • Tax Reform
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 24 Jun 1987, 1-9     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The government's tax reform proposals unveiled. Answers to the questions "Why tax reform?" and "why this particular tax reform package?" First, a description of how the speaker sees Canada and the shortcomings in the current ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 24 Jun 1987, 1-9   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The government's tax reform proposals unveiled. Answers to the questions "Why tax reform?" and "why ...
  • Technology and the Competitive Challenge
    Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173     Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ever been before. The challenge to develop a whole new economic framework to meet the threat of much more intensive ...
    Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173   Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ...
  • Television News: History on the Run
    Text  Nash, Knowlton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 26 Jun 1986, 1-14     A joint meeting with The Royal Commonwealth Society (Toronto Branch) on the Dominion of Canada Day celebration. First remarks by The Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander. The address begins with three provocative statements: "I believe the media are the glue that holds together our democratic society"; "I believe television is by ...
    Text  Nash, Knowlton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 26 Jun 1986, 1-14   A joint meeting with The Royal Commonwealth Society (Toronto Branch) on the Dominion of Canada Day celebration. First remarks by The Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander. The address begins with three ...
  • Testimonial Dinner
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 11 Feb 1985, 305-312     Testimonial Dinner to The Hon. William G. Davis, P.C., Q.C., and Mrs. Kathleen Davis. Toast to Kathleen Davis by John MacNaughton. Presentation to Mr. and Mrs. Davis by C.R. Charlton.
    Text  The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 11 Feb 1985, 305-312   Testimonial Dinner to The Hon. William G. Davis, P.C., Q.C., and Mrs. Kathleen Davis. Toast to Kathleen Davis by John MacNaughton. Presentation to Mr. and Mrs. Davis by C.R. Charlton.
  • Testimonial Luncheon
    Text  Aird, The Hon. John Black and Mrs., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 6 Oct 1985, 42-45     A meeting of the Loyal Societies. A toast to Loyal Societies by Harry T. Seymour. A Response to Toast to Loyal Societies by Nola Susan Crewe. A Salute to Mrs. John Aird by John W. Griffin. A Toast to Captain (N) the Hon. John Aird and Mrs. Aird by Catherine ...
    Text  Aird, The Hon. John Black and Mrs., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 6 Oct 1985, 42-45   A meeting of the Loyal Societies. A toast to Loyal Societies by Harry T. Seymour. A Response to Toast to Loyal Societies by Nola Susan Crewe. A Salute to Mrs. ...
  • Thailand Today
    Text  Tinsulanonda, His Excellency General Prem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 12 Apr 1984, 349-356     An introduction to Thailand, with emphasis on economic development over the past two decades. Ways of improving economic relations between Thailand and Canada.
    Text  Tinsulanonda, His Excellency General Prem, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 12 Apr 1984, 349-356   An introduction to Thailand, with emphasis on economic development over the past two decades. Ways of improving economic relations between Thailand and Canada.
  • Toronto Mayoralty Candidates
    Text  Eggleton, Alderman Arthur and Sewell, Major John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 23 Oct 1980, 65-75     Mr. Eggleton address four facets of his campaign: who he is and what he does and has done; how he is different from the incumbent; major issues (housing, economic and industrial development, police, neighbourhoods, senior citizens, day care); his commitment to Toronto and to the position of mayor. Mr. Sewell ...
    Text  Eggleton, Alderman Arthur and Sewell, Major John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 23 Oct 1980, 65-75   Mr. Eggleton address four facets of his campaign: who he is and what he does and has done; how he is different from the incumbent; major issues (housing, economic and ...
  • Towards a New Business—Government Understanding in Canada
    Text  Roberts, Stanley C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 22 Oct 1981, 58-71     An address to "propose a cease-fire in the ongoing skirmish between government and business … and to call for a new significant joint effort to reopen the dialogue between the private and public sectors in Canada." A "cold war" between government and business beginning in 1975 with some remarks from ...
    Text  Roberts, Stanley C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 22 Oct 1981, 58-71   An address to "propose a cease-fire in the ongoing skirmish between government and business … and to call for a new significant joint effort to reopen the dialogue between the ...
  • Trade: Canada's Lifeblood
    Text  Kelleher, The Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 27 Feb 1986, 280-288     A review of yesterday's Federal Budget, and "the role it plays within the broad and focussed plan for economic renewal and national reconciliation that has been our Government's mission since September 4, 1984." The Government's commitment to restore the economic vitality in Canada, one instrument being that of expanding international ...
    Text  Kelleher, The Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 27 Feb 1986, 280-288   A review of yesterday's Federal Budget, and "the role it plays within the broad and focussed plan for economic renewal and national reconciliation that has been our Government's mission since ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Traditional English Family Company
    Text  Burrough, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 13 Mar 1986, 314-323     The theme of the traditional English family company. James Burrough as one of a "sadly-decreasing number of genuinely old family firms in England." A history of James Burrough, and of the speaker's personal experiences. An exploration of the advantages and problems of a family firm. How most family business are ...
    Text  Burrough, Norman, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 13 Mar 1986, 314-323   The theme of the traditional English family company. James Burrough as one of a "sadly-decreasing number of genuinely old family firms in England." A history of James Burrough, and of ...
  • Transportation in the Eighties
    Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Oct 1981, 3-20     An underlying theme of government restraint in spending. The state of transportation in Canada through a number of observations. The general state of "reasonably good" is not good enough. Demands created by an increasing and increasingly mobile population; an expanding and maturing economy; and by the need to remain competitive ...
    Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Oct 1981, 3-20   An underlying theme of government restraint in spending. The state of transportation in Canada through a number of observations. The general state of "reasonably good" is not good enough. Demands ...
  • The Trust Industry: Meeting the Competitive Challenge
    Text  Marchment, Alan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 15 Mar 1984, 298-310     Changes in the market for financial services. The historical and emerging roles of banks, trust companies, insurance companies, and investment firms. Problems of fairness and equality of legislation effecting the operation of these institutions. Revision of the Bank Act of 1954. Historical and political reasons for the inequality. The need ...
    Text  Marchment, Alan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 15 Mar 1984, 298-310   Changes in the market for financial services. The historical and emerging roles of banks, trust companies, insurance companies, and investment firms. Problems of fairness and equality of legislation effecting the ...
  • The United Nations: A Canadian Perspective
    Text  MacEachen, The Honourable Allan J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 22 Mar 1984, 311-321     Canada's stake and interest in multilateralism. Three specific examples of how Canada benefits from its participation in the United Nations: the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, signed by Canada in December, 1982; the International Atomic Energy Agency; Food aid channelled through the World Food Program. A ...
    Text  MacEachen, The Honourable Allan J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 22 Mar 1984, 311-321   Canada's stake and interest in multilateralism. Three specific examples of how Canada benefits from its participation in the United Nations: the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, ...
  • The United States and the United Nations
    Text  Korn, Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 27 Oct 1988, 93-101     A new spirit of co-operation on the world scene. The more vigorous role as peace-keeper assumed by the United Nations. The progress made at the UN in four critical areas. The speaker's thoughts about the UN's role today, the U.S.'s view of the UN and UN budget and reform efforts. ...
    Text  Korn, Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 27 Oct 1988, 93-101   A new spirit of co-operation on the world scene. The more vigorous role as peace-keeper assumed by the United Nations. The progress made at the UN in four critical areas. ...
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