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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 ...
  • What is the Future of Your Dollar?
    Text  Graham, Lt. Gen. Howard D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 11 Jan 1962, 108-118     Some things that will have an effect upon Canadian currency. The situation in Europe as the speaker found it during his visit. What Britain thought of Canada and Canadian securities. The B.C. Electric expropriation by the British Columbia Government and the fixing of a price without reference to an independent ...
    Text  Graham, Lt. Gen. Howard D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 11 Jan 1962, 108-118   Some things that will have an effect upon Canadian currency. The situation in Europe as the speaker found it during his visit. What Britain thought of Canada and Canadian securities. ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Interdependence of Nations and the Peace of Canada
    Text  Van Lennep, Emile, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Oct 1973, 57-69     A brief history and review of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since its inception in 1961. Characteristics of the 24 member countries (including Canada). A discussion of market economies. Two major themes of this address are: "the major changes that are at present under way in our ...
    Text  Van Lennep, Emile, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Oct 1973, 57-69   A brief history and review of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since its inception in 1961. Characteristics of the 24 member countries (including Canada). A discussion of ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Canadian Anti-Inflation Program
    Text  Biddell, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 29 Jan 1976, 232-250     Two distinct anti-inflation programs: one announced by the Prime Minister Oct. 14 and second, the one which will have to be put together to get us out of the first one; one which will get us de-controlled without having inflation take off again. Merits of, and comments on, the first ...
    Text  Biddell, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 29 Jan 1976, 232-250   Two distinct anti-inflation programs: one announced by the Prime Minister Oct. 14 and second, the one which will have to be put together to get us out of the first ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Foundation for Growth
    Text  Crow, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 2 Dec 1991, 246-255     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A survey with regard to monetary policy developments and their contribution to the Canadian economy. The external value of the Canadian dollar. The perspective of the Bank of Canada. Canada's increased opportunity to enjoy good ...
    Text  Crow, John W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 2 Dec 1991, 246-255   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A survey with regard to monetary policy developments and their contribution to the Canadian economy. ...
  • Europe and the Future
    Text  Pohl, Karl Otto, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 25 Sep 1992, 38-45     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The state of the exchange markets. A floating rate in Canada as opposed to fixed exchange rates as in the European Monetary System. A look at both systems. The current monetary situation in Europe and ...
    Text  Pohl, Karl Otto, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 25 Sep 1992, 38-45   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The state of the exchange markets. A floating rate in Canada as opposed to fixed ...
  • A Property/Casualty Insurance Perspective on Financial Reform
    Text  Anderson, George D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 1 Feb 1996, 347-357     Reference to the 1992 review of the legislation governing Canada's financial institutions by the federal government, and the upcoming review in 1997. The debate on possible reforms as it is taking shape. The possibility that it is taking the wrong shape, a narrow debate about banks selling insurance rather than ...
    Text  Anderson, George D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 1 Feb 1996, 347-357   Reference to the 1992 review of the legislation governing Canada's financial institutions by the federal government, and the upcoming review in 1997. The debate on possible reforms as it is ...
  • The Extension of Bank Control in the Financial Services Industry
    Text  Schultz, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 Feb 1996, 369-379     Two issues the speaker will address: "the concentration of banks' power in our financial system and; means of levelling the playing field between bank and non-bank players." Expectations of the 1997 white paper from the Department of Finance in Ottawa on the regulation of financial services in Canada. How it ...
    Text  Schultz, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 Feb 1996, 369-379   Two issues the speaker will address: "the concentration of banks' power in our financial system and; means of levelling the playing field between bank and non-bank players." Expectations of the ...
  • Size and Competition in Canadian Banking
    Text  Sinclair, Helen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 9 Apr 1996, 454-465     Taking pride in Canada's banking industry. An industry essential to the current and future well-being of the Toronto region. Some employment figures. The financial industry second only to the automobile in the scale of economic benefits conferred on the Greater Toronto Area. Banks as one of the largest clients of ...
    Text  Sinclair, Helen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 9 Apr 1996, 454-465   Taking pride in Canada's banking industry. An industry essential to the current and future well-being of the Toronto region. Some employment figures. The financial industry second only to the automobile ...
  • Will Canadian Banks Survive in the Global Arena?
    Text  Hunkin, John; Gemmell, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 Oct 1996, 125-137     John Hunkin A response to the question "Can Canadian banks survive in the Global arena?" The current unpopularity of bankers. The basic criteria for survival. A better question: "How many Canadian banks will equip themselves for the challenge of the global marketplace?" and the speaker's response. The global choice made ...
    Text  Hunkin, John; Gemmell, Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 10 Oct 1996, 125-137   John Hunkin A response to the question "Can Canadian banks survive in the Global arena?" The current unpopularity of bankers. The basic criteria for survival. A better question: "How many ...
  • Whose Market Is This Anyway?/Global Finance: Are Canadians Up To It?
    Text  Grandy, Robert; Olsson, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 17 Oct 1996, 150-162     Robert Grandy The most important capital markets development of the 1990s as the trend for Canadian issuers to raise more and more of their financing outside Canada, particularly in the United States. The significance of this for the major Canadian investment banks and their bank owners. A discussion of this ...
    Text  Grandy, Robert; Olsson, Philip, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 17 Oct 1996, 150-162   Robert Grandy The most important capital markets development of the 1990s as the trend for Canadian issuers to raise more and more of their financing outside Canada, particularly in the ...
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