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Business Action 
Text  Cockshutt, C. Gordon, Business Action, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Mar 1950, 248-257  Canada's trade with other members of the British Commonwealth and Empire, and with the world at large. What the Canadian businessmen are trying to do to help to solve the very difficult problems which Canada is now facing in the world of trade. The speaker's association with the Chamber of...
The Last Spike--100th Anniversary 
Text  Berton, Pierre, The Last Spike--100th Anniversary, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 7 Nov 1985, 109-123  The significance of the photograph of the driving in of the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Some comments on the history of that photograph and why it has become so significant. Some history of the CPR and its construction. Some of the enormous effects on Canada of the CPR. Many...
Let's Be Friends 
Text  Parker, Cola G., Let's Be Friends, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 18 Mar 1954, 251-265  The Emerson definition of a friend: "A friend is one with whom I may be sincere." The speaker's responsibility in enterprises which have invested a great many millions of dollars in Canada. The basic policy in all of the Canadian operations that "we be good Canadian citizens." The belief that the...
Representation Abroad 
Text  Greene, Kenneth Alfred, Representation Abroad, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 10 Apr 1952, 330-341  The fundamental aim of foreign policy as part and parcel of our national aspirations. Projects which are now going forward toward the development of Canada into a nation of international consequence. The prevention of another war the principal aim of our foreign policy. The need for a strong and...
Canadian-American Relations--A Mild Breath of Heresy 
Text  McColough, C. Peter, Canadian-American Relations--A Mild Breath of Heresy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 21 Nov 1968, 72-85  The recurring uneasiness of Canadian-American economic relations. How U.S. capital involvement in Canada is described in Canada. The harsh and deeply serious accusation against the United States of exploiting rather than contributing to Canada's resources. Defense against the influx of U.S....
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...
A View From the North 
Text  Blough, Roger M., A View From the North, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 19 Nov 1964, 98-112  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker introduces the concept of a reversal of circumstances between Canada and the United States and wonders what life would be like, in order to facilitate greater understanding. A look at some of the economic...
Our Trade Channels 
Text  Moore, William H., Our Trade Channels, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 15 Nov 1928, 245-255  The work of the Tariff Board. The tariff as a means of creating trade channels through the Empire and elsewhere. The Empire's trade channels many and long, extending to nearly every land on the earth, to 95 countries. A rough sketch of the more important changes that have taken place in the trade...
Inflation and the Economy 
Text  Woodcock, Leonard, Inflation and the Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 22 Apr 1971, 379-389  The outcome of the General Motors negotiations of 1970 which drew such wide attention, both in the United States and in Canada. Some background and history to the strike and the negotiations. The main cause of the General Motors strike. The economic situation in the 1960's. The inflation factor....
The Dangers and Opportunities We Share 
Text  Litchfield, Paul Weeks, The Dangers and Opportunities We Share, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 25 Mar 1954, 266-278  Some introductory remarks about Canada and the speaker's relationship with it. The rubber business as the central point in the speaker's life for more than 50 years. The rubber industry's record of achievement in human progress, and the speaker's enthusiasm about its opportunities for the future....
Neighbours Across the Border 
Text  Insull, Samuel, Neighbours Across the Border, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Nov 1930, 286-292  Reference to Britain as Canadians' "mother's house." Canada as the daughter with great influence in her mother's house. The United States as "a good neighbour." Reasons why Canada and the U.S. should be good neighbours. Trade and tourist dollars exchanged between the two countries. Reasons to...
Moving NAFTA Forward 
Text  MacLaren, The Hon. Ray, Moving NAFTA Forward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 23 Sep 1994, 592-603  Canadian finding itself on the leading edge of an economic revolution that is transforming the Americas. A revolution as profound in its long-term implications as the changes underway in Asia, Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Canada's decision earlier this year to enter the North...
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 United States and Canada--Common Aims and Common Responsibilities 
Text  Ball, The Honourable George H., The United States and Canada--Common Aims and Common Responsibilities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Mar 1965, 278-289  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The relations between Canada and the United States "too intimate to be easily analyzed and too complex to be taken for granted." A list of five major areas of relations. Briefly, they are: bilateral relations between...
Canada/U.S. Relations: 1982 
Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., Canada/U.S. Relations: 1982, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300  The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint Consultative Group. The concern of the National Energy Program. The U.S. quarrel with the retroactive...
Free Trade: An Opportunity 
Text  Weld, The Hon. William F., Free Trade: An Opportunity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 30 Apr 1992, 537-546  Canada as Massachusett's largest trading partner, with statistics. A system that works to mutual advantage. The importance of NAFTA to both Canada and the United States. Major disagreements: magnesium, Honda Civic, soft wood lumber, and beer. Disputed products represent less than two per cent of...
Our World of 1973 
Text  Connally, The Honourable John B., Our World of 1973, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 19 Mar 1973, 313-333  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An historical perspective of where and how the United States finds itself, economically and politically in 1973. The end of one era, the beginning of another. A period of upheaval. Profound changes in world commerce....
The Road to the Future: the U.S.-Canada Relationship 
Text  Giffin, His Excellency, Gordon, The Road to the Future: the U.S.-Canada Relationship, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 16 Apr 1998, 415-429  Some of the speaker's memories of living here. The relationship between Canada and the United States, virtually unique in the sphere of relations between sovereign nations--how that is so, and reasons for it. Some insight into the current state of our bilateral relationship. How we can enhance...
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,...
Arctic Gas: A Giant of Necessity 
Text  Wilder, William P., Arctic Gas: A Giant of Necessity, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191  The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the Arctic Gas pipeline is a giant of necessity for Canada, with details. Why it is important to residents of northern Canada....
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