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Essentials for Labour Peace 
Text  Wilson, Charles Erwin, Essentials for Labour Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 4 Jan 1951, 153-166  Some introductory remarks about the co-operation enjoyed at General Motors from the business men of Toronto and of others throughout all Ontario and Canada; about Canada's future and its potential. The dependence of the United States on Canada's resources. General Motors' confidence in Canada, now...
The Chrysler Syndrome 
Text  Iacocca, Lee A., The Chrysler Syndrome, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 29 Oct 1981, 72-84  The Chrysler Corporation and its involvement in Canada. Getting out of the recession. Restructuring a giant company. Some financial figures. "The Chrysler Syndrome." Changes made in the restructuring process, including those made to develop a closer working relationship with the labour unions....
A Center of Confidence 
Text  Colbert, Lester L., A Center of Confidence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Jan 1957, 154-164  Some thoughts on how best a working citizen can make a contribution to bringing about the kind of peaceful world we all want. A related thought on how Canada and the United States are functioning as the economic heart of the free world. Some background to traditions of both countries. Canada and...
Automobiles of the Future 
Text  Allcut, Professor Edgar Alfred, Automobiles of the Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 19 Feb 1953, 216-222  The objective of moving people or things along a highway of some kind. The pertinent enquiry into the nature of the problem and the reasons why past developments occurred as they did, rather than in some other way. The requirement for energy to be either transmitted or stored, as exemplified by...
Significant Developments in Our American Economy 
Text  Romney, George, Significant Developments in Our American Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 31 Oct 1957, 60-77  Some background to the speaker's company, American Motors. Some remarks about the differences between Canadians and Americans. Conducting business in Canada on a Canadian basis. Some management details of Kelvinator of Canada and American Motors, especially with regard to Canadians on the Board. A...
A Great Economic Opportunity 
Text  Townsend, Lynn A., A Great Economic Opportunity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 20 Feb 1964, 255-269  A few thoughts concerning the great economic opportunity that lies ahead for the people of Canada and the people of the United States. Shared problems as economic partners. Gains for both peoples who buy and use the products of the speaker's company, more of the benefits of mass production and...
The Canada-U.S. Automotive Products Agreement 
Text  Burt, George, The Canada-U.S. Automotive Products Agreement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 23 Feb 1967, 235-243  The Canada-U.S. Automotive Products Agreement: some history of the agreement and the position of the membership of the union. Results of a Royal Commission chaired by Prof. Vincent Bladen of the University of Toronto which investigated the feasibility of integrating the Canadian and U.S....
On the Road to 2000 
Text  Harrigan, Kenneth, On the Road to 2000, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 21 Feb 1985, 326-339  The cyclical nature of the automotive industry in North America. The impact of the industry on the economies of Ontario, Canada, and the United States. Prospects for the industry. A brief review of the last five years, with a detailed description of plans, intentions, activities and results. "The...
The Auto Industry: Structuring for Survival in the Global Market of the '90s 
Text  O'Connor, James G., The Auto Industry: Structuring for Survival in the Global Market of the '90s, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 13 Feb 1992, 332-344  Some positive happenings in Ontario, with examples in the automotive industry. A review of automobile sales in Canada with comparisons between the current situation and the recession in the early '80s, with statistics. Signs of a slow but sustainable recovery. Restructuring in the global auto...
The Canadian Economy: Trade and the Auto Industry 
Text  White, Robert, The Canadian Economy: Trade and the Auto Industry, 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...
The Automotive Industry Meets its Biggest Challenge 
Text  Smith, F. Alan, The Automotive Industry Meets its Biggest Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 4 Dec 1980, 145-159  Global markets: a concern, or an opportunity? An opportunity to gain access for Canada to broader, wider and growing markets. How this does and will work in the automotive industry. Social concerns: why Canada should help developing nations. What business can do. A description and history of GM as...
The Canada-U.S. Auto Trade Pact 
Text  Gaunt, Bobbie, The Canada-U.S. Auto Trade Pact, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 16 Oct 1997, 121-131  The pioneering role of women in business. Ford's involvement with the CIBC "Run for the Cure." Sharing the pride, and saluting the accomplishments and achievement of Canadian women on behalf of all women. Being judged by her performance as a president, who happens to be a woman. October as a...
Canada and the U.S.--Border or Bridge? 
Text  Ford II, Henry, Canada and the U.S.--Border or Bridge?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 5 Feb 1981, 224-235  New personal perspectives on issues of concern to business from Mr. Ford. Successful business managers and "their understanding of the impact of national and international politics on the future of private enterprise." Canada and the U.S. addressing the future together with renewed cooperation,...
The Promise of Progress in Government-Industry Relations 
Text  Riccardo, John J., The Promise of Progress in Government-Industry Relations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 15 Nov 1973, 106-116  A discussion of some of the political and sociological pressures effecting businessmen in the United States and Canada, with examples from the automobile industry. Environmental issues. Realistic laws. The energy crisis. Some basic questions about the responsibility of government and business....
DaimlerChrysler and Canada 
Text  Zetsche, Dr. Dieter, DaimlerChrysler and Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 30 Jan 2003, 278-292  Reference to Diana Krall and Celine Dion as representatives of the Chrysler brand. The need for passion in the auto industry, with an explanation and illustration. This year's auto show - the attention grabbers. Unveiling the Tomahawk and what it symbolizes. Getting their mojo back. The Chrysler...
The Auto Industry From A Supplier's Perspective 
Text  Hasenfratz, Linda, The Auto Industry From A Supplier's Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 27 Feb 2003, 328-337  Reference to Mr. Zetsche's speech at the Empire Club. Passion in product leading to prosperity. Some statistics on dollars profit/vehicle. The Big Three. Major improvements in the hours utilized to build a vehicle. The role of incentives. Consequences of cutting back on production. How to keep and...
Canada's Automotive Industry 
Text  Power, Alan, Canada's Automotive Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 27 Nov 2003, 96-108  The speaker's thoughts on the state of the automotive industry in Canada. A concerned Canadian. Somef acts about Decoma as a world leader in exterior automotive appearance systems. The not-fine shape of the Canadian automotive industry today. What's at risk. Some history. Some figures. A look back...
Ford Motor Company--the Next Ten Years 
Text  Batty, Alain, Ford Motor Company--the Next Ten Years, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 28 Mar 2002, 448-457  Some history of Ford, especially in Canada. Making sure the company remains vibrant. Priorities in North America. Improving quality, reducing costs. The inertia in the business, and overcoming it. Right-sizing manufacturing capacity. Core issues to be addressed for the long term. Investments and...
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