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  • The Banking Systems of Canada and the United States
    Text  Stewart, D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 Dec 1905, 86-96     Some general comments about the banking business. A duty owed to the public to disseminate accurate information regarding this subject, as it is one upon which the commercial, agricultural and industrial prosperity of the Dominion is vitally dependent. The detriment to any country and demoralization to its people if there ...
    Text  Stewart, D.M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1906), 14 Dec 1905, 86-96   Some general comments about the banking business. A duty owed to the public to disseminate accurate information regarding this subject, as it is one upon which the commercial, agricultural and ...
  • The Pan-Arab Movement and The Sterling Bloc
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283     The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with all her vast resources, will become great if she will increase her trade with foreign lands. The need by exporters ...
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283   The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with ...
  • The State and Foreign Trade
    Text  Mathieson, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 7 Nov 1946, 70-86     The current Foreign Trade Week in Toronto. Foreign Trade as one of the most vital elements in the Canadian economy. The incapability of 12 million people in Canada to absorb the abundance of wealth that Canada can, and does produce, both industrially and agriculturally. The importance of the channels of ...
    Text  Mathieson, George S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 7 Nov 1946, 70-86   The current Foreign Trade Week in Toronto. Foreign Trade as one of the most vital elements in the Canadian economy. The incapability of 12 million people in Canada to absorb ...
  • North Atlantic Trade and Industry
    Text  de Ferranti, Basil Ziani, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 7 Jan 1960, 148-156     The expansion of international trade and some thoughts on how this may affect the countries of the Atlantic community. What these countries may be doing to help the process along. First, some remarks on the situation for Canada. The concept of "buy Canadian." Paying for our independence. Three suggestions for ...
    Text  de Ferranti, Basil Ziani, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 7 Jan 1960, 148-156   The expansion of international trade and some thoughts on how this may affect the countries of the Atlantic community. What these countries may be doing to help the process along. ...
  • Some Important Aspects of Canada's International Trade
    Text  Kinsman, R.D.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 24 Nov 1960, 104-115     Export trading problems for Canada. A review of the current situation, with some figures with regard to Canada's status in the world in terms of exports and imports. The problem of growing unemployment in Canada: Canada's foreign trade role. Some trade figures. The factor of the creation of two trading ...
    Text  Kinsman, R.D.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 24 Nov 1960, 104-115   Export trading problems for Canada. A review of the current situation, with some figures with regard to Canada's status in the world in terms of exports and imports. The problem ...
  • The Fabulous Orient
    Text  Williams, William E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 5 Dec 1960, 126-139     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A personal account of a recent trip taken by100 members of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto to Japan, Hong Kong and Honolulu. A detailed description of the trip, including impressions and data as ...
    Text  Williams, William E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 5 Dec 1960, 126-139   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A personal account of a recent trip taken by100 members of the Board of Trade ...
  • The Work of the Central Bank
    Text  Rasminsky, Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 21 Oct 1963, 41-56     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two recent Annual Reports published by the Bank of Canada to explain what the Bank was doing and why; also press statements on the six occasions that the Bank Rate was changed. The submission to ...
    Text  Rasminsky, Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 21 Oct 1963, 41-56   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two recent Annual Reports published by the Bank of Canada to explain what the Bank ...
  • Operation Export Opportunity
    Text  Winter, The Hon. Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 5 Jan 1967, 137-147     A project which qualified as a Centennial observance: a stepped-up export promotional programme by the Department of Trade and Commerce. The direct link between an expanding export performance and sound, sustained economic growth and prosperity for Canada. A challenge to the export community, made at the Canadian Export Association October ...
    Text  Winter, The Hon. Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 5 Jan 1967, 137-147   A project which qualified as a Centennial observance: a stepped-up export promotional programme by the Department of Trade and Commerce. The direct link between an expanding export performance and sound, ...
  • Canada's Potential and Our Political Will
    Text  Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45     How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of other great cities and nations. Political will and determination that allows decisions and choices based on our own values. Resisting short-term expediencies in favour of long-term answers. A discussion of specific recent decisions and initiatives by the Canadian ...
    Text  Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45   How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of other great cities and nations. Political will and determination that allows decisions and choices based on our own ...
  • The International Expansion of Banking
    Text  Hanselmann, Guido P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Jan 1976, 204-217     Banking, discussed under the following headings. Buildup of an International Network. Swiss Banks Abroad—Foreign Banks in Switzerland. Reasons for Increased Internationalization. Necessity and Risk. What Does the Future Hold? Canada used as an example under the last heading, particularly with regard to the James Bay and Churchill Falls projects, the ...
    Text  Hanselmann, Guido P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 Jan 1976, 204-217   Banking, discussed under the following headings. Buildup of an International Network. Swiss Banks Abroad—Foreign Banks in Switzerland. Reasons for Increased Internationalization. Necessity and Risk. What Does the Future Hold? Canada ...
  • Banking in Canada—The Next Ten Years
    Text  Frazee, Rowland C., Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 6 Jan 1977, 153-165     The decennial revision of the Bank Act. Some background and history. Some issues that have emerged, and future implications of the revision. Various problems, with a detailed discussion of each: the narrowness of existing banking legislation, the problem of foreign banks operating in Canada, the problem of proposed restrictions on ...
    Text  Frazee, Rowland C., Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 6 Jan 1977, 153-165   The decennial revision of the Bank Act. Some background and history. Some issues that have emerged, and future implications of the revision. Various problems, with a detailed discussion of each: ...
  • Current Questions About Banking
    Text  Bouey, Gerald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 13 Nov 1980, 102-115     Answers to the following questions about banking in Canada. Why are interest rates so high? Why doesn't Canada have a more independent monetary policy so that interest rates here don't have to move so closely in lock-step with those in the United States? Why is the Bank of Canada so ...
    Text  Bouey, Gerald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 13 Nov 1980, 102-115   Answers to the following questions about banking in Canada. Why are interest rates so high? Why doesn't Canada have a more independent monetary policy so that interest rates here don't ...
  • Foreign Banks in Canada
    Text  MacIntosh, Robert M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 9 Dec 1982, 142-155     Some historical perspective first. Then, a review of the present situation. The lack of legislation regarding foreign banks in Canada, prior to 1967. Why banking in Canada did not follow the pattern of multinational investment so evident in most industries. The Bank Act of 1967. The failure of legislation to ...
    Text  MacIntosh, Robert M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 9 Dec 1982, 142-155   Some historical perspective first. Then, a review of the present situation. The lack of legislation regarding foreign banks in Canada, prior to 1967. Why banking in Canada did not follow ...
  • Canadian Banks—Myth and Reality
    Text  Stewart, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Mar 1983, 258-268     A response to the question "Are our banks safe?" The speaker's belief that we can no longer take it for granted that Canadian banks are safe. Reasons why. The possibility of a banking collapse; examining our own banks in a more critical way than we have in the past. A ...
    Text  Stewart, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 3 Mar 1983, 258-268   A response to the question "Are our banks safe?" The speaker's belief that we can no longer take it for granted that Canadian banks are safe. Reasons why. The possibility ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada and the Pacific Challenge
    Text  Smith, Dr. Stuart L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 29 Mar 1984, 322-330     Changes in the world economy and Canada's place in it. Shift in focus from Atlantic to Pacific trade. Knowledge-intensive products. Decline in resource-based trade. Canada's record so far in the new economy not good. Suggestions for improvement: joint ventures with Japan; making use of intellectual property in Canadian universities.
    Text  Smith, Dr. Stuart L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 29 Mar 1984, 322-330   Changes in the world economy and Canada's place in it. Shift in focus from Atlantic to Pacific trade. Knowledge-intensive products. Decline in resource-based trade. Canada's record so far in the ...
  • Financial Industry Restructuring: A User's Guide
    Text  Taylor, Allan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Mar 1985, 377-392     Changes underway in Canada's financial system. Questions of the process of regulatory reform; will it be progress; who will benefit; government and industry involved and vocal, but what about the customer? The financial industry in Canada in a state of change. "financial services industry restructuring" and what it really means. ...
    Text  Taylor, Allan R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 14 Mar 1985, 377-392   Changes underway in Canada's financial system. Questions of the process of regulatory reform; will it be progress; who will benefit; government and industry involved and vocal, but what about the ...
  • Ontario and the French Connection
    Text  Clarkson, Adrienne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 21 Nov 1985, 147-159     The speaker's approach to her work. Giving Canadians a change to promote ourselves and win a share of some action in France. Reasons why we've been missing out. The French in formidable contrast to what we know of our own national character. Why it's worth doing business with France. Some ...
    Text  Clarkson, Adrienne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 21 Nov 1985, 147-159   The speaker's approach to her work. Giving Canadians a change to promote ourselves and win a share of some action in France. Reasons why we've been missing out. The French ...
  • Challenges for Canada's Competitiveness. Images of Japan
    Text  Kenney-Wallace, Geraldine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 5 Oct 1989, 31-44     The challenge faced by Canada today in the light of the rapid changes in the global market place, with a particular focus on the newly emerging economies in the Pacific Rim and the enormous investments made by Japan in science and technology and research and development. How economic competitiveness can ...
    Text  Kenney-Wallace, Geraldine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 5 Oct 1989, 31-44   The challenge faced by Canada today in the light of the rapid changes in the global market place, with a particular focus on the newly emerging economies in the Pacific ...
  • Different Drummers
    Text  MacIntosh, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 17 Sep 1991, 56-67     Different Drummers: the speaker's book on banking and politics in Canada. The regulatory environment catching up with reality: over and over again. Concern with recent disclosures by the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI): an example of regulatory lag. The globalization of the financial system. International standards and some ...
    Text  MacIntosh, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 17 Sep 1991, 56-67   Different Drummers: the speaker's book on banking and politics in Canada. The regulatory environment catching up with reality: over and over again. Concern with recent disclosures by the Bank of ...
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