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Meeting the Challenges of Tomorrow 
Text  Peterson, The Honourable David, Meeting the Challenges of Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Apr 1987, 410-420  A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. The uneveness of Ontario's comparative economic boom, with some details. The need to ensure that our resource, manufacturing, and service sectors develop the knowledge base and research and development capacity to guarantee our place in the global...
Competition Policy in Canada 
Text  Ostry, Dr. Sylvia, Competition Policy in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 30 Oct 1975, 95-106  The first stage of the proposals to amend Canada's competition law just received final reading in the House of Commons. Why, in the face of strong opposition, the government has felt it necessary to proceed with such legislation. The primary objectives of competition policy. The goal of efficiency...
Business in a Fast-Changing World 
Text  Daniel, C. William, Business in a Fast-Changing World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 15 Mar 1979, 274-284  To begin, a discussion of some recent trends in our society which are "of major concern to business people today." A review of how the present situation came about. Two trends: "the risk-avoidance syndrome;" and "the new international competitors." Two alternative scenarios for the future: "a...
Free Trade: Cornerstone of a New National Policy 
Text  Lortie, Pierre, Free Trade: Cornerstone of a New National Policy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Oct 1985, 46-58  The issue of the establishment of a free trade area with the United States. Canada at a critical juncture: the fourth time in the past 150 years that it has grappled with the issue of free trade with the U.S. The acknowledgement that Canada cannot remain resource-driven and insure the maintenance...
Imperatives for Business Survival: Learning to Live with Less 
Text  Rice, Victor A., Imperatives for Business Survival: Learning to Live with Less, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 5 Jan 1984, 170-182  Less is more. Less confrontation between government, business, and labour; more collaboration. Less demand for the quick fix in economic policy; more perception of the need for basic structural changes. Less lip service to the urgent requirements of job creation; more productive investment. Less...
Review of Canada's Expanding Role in the Global Market 
Text  Jeanniot, Pierre, Review of Canada's Expanding Role in the Global Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 17 Mar 1988, 299-307  Some of the myths which have clouded the understanding of many Canadians. A discussion of some of the realities that today confront Canada in the global arena. Some views on the challenge which must be met by this country, its business, and its people, to become truly world competitive. The...
Service: The New Profit Factor 
Text  Cleghorn, John E., Service: The New Profit Factor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 23 Mar 1989, 302-309  The need for Canada to restore a tradition of good quality service. Consequences of not doing so. The serious challenges from imports in both goods and services. Winners must offer the best value for money. Making the words "Canadian business" synonymous with "top quality." Some good Canadian...
Revolution in Financial Services 
Text  Beck, Stanley M., Revolution in Financial Services, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 20 Feb 1986, 264-279  The revolution that is taking place in world financial markets. The Report of The Ontario Task Force on Financial Institutions (the "Dupre Report") with warnings, and examples of how events have occurred in complete opposition to those warnings. A suggestion that "we need to lift our sights beyond...
Some Problems of Canadian Trade 
Text  Fowler, Robert M., Some Problems of Canadian Trade, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 3 Nov 1960, 58-67  Trading problems now faced by Canada. A review of the state of the Canadian economy. Three or four suggestions of policies that might be tried, and two examples of policies that seem to be dangerous and undesirable.
Investing in Canada's Future 
Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, Investing in Canada's Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 29 May 1992, 11-22  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A reminder of some of Canada's achievements. Canada's standard of living in a global context. The government's current Prosperity Initiative: some plans and details. Two goals for the Prosperity Initiative: to seek...
Canada's World Role 
Text  McDougall, The Hon. Barbara, Canada's World Role, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 12 Nov 1992, 110-120  A review of the current state of affairs, with a focus on what is happening in the Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, Somalia, and the EEC. The interdependence of the world now a "given." Canada's position in world trade. A list of the major forces influencing current affairs, and a discussion of what they...
Liberal Viewpoints 
Text  Turner, The Rt. Hon. John N., Liberal Viewpoints, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Oct 1986, 60-68  A joint meeting held with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Concerns about where the Mulroney Government is leading us. The speaker's agenda for the future of Canada. A critical review of some initiatives of the Mulroney government: tax reform and trade. Turner notes a lack of stability and...
Observations of a Canadian Multinational: the U.S. Experience 
Text  Drabinsky, Garth, Observations of a Canadian Multinational: the U.S. Experience, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 23 Oct 1986, 69-83  Thoughts, reflections and questions with regard to Canada and the way of life for Canadians. Some factors that are important in answering such questions. Canada poised for greatness. The role and significance of a negative attitude towards ourselves. Reasons for a feeling of inferiority: history...
Strategic Alliances: The Key to Canadian Competitiveness in the Coming Decades 
Text  MacNaughton, John, Strategic Alliances: The Key to Canadian Competitiveness in the Coming Decades, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 3 Dec 1992, 130-139  New approaches to strengthen business in Canada and Canadian business internationally. The need for strategic alliances that bring together business, labour, education, and government. Challenges in the 90s and beyond. Concerns for the Canadian economy. Canada's position in the G7 nations in terms...
Trade, Technology and Tomorrow 
Text  McGinnis, Lloyd R., Trade, Technology and Tomorrow, 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...
Opportunities Arising From International Business Trends 
Text  Holden-Brown, Sir Derrick, Opportunities Arising From International Business Trends, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Mar 1987, 326-335  A brief personal background of the speaker's involvement with Canada. Finding new areas of growth by focussing on global markets for investors. The example of McDonald's Restaurants and their business strategy of going into partnership with local entrepreneurs. Another example in Pepsi-Cola....
Canada--This Is Your Wake-Up Call 
Text  Nichol, Dave, Canada--This Is Your Wake-Up Call, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 31 Mar 1994, 368-379  Canada in financial trouble. Federal-Provincial debt. Marketing challenge. Reforms and changes necessary. The Top Ten Canadian Myths to be abolished for Canada's survival and how that might work. The need for visionary leaders.
Keys to Canada's Future 
Text  Allan, John D., Esq., Keys to Canada's Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 13 Jan 1977, 166-180  The self-confidence of the Sixties replaced by the self-doubt and uncertainty of the Seventies, with a discussion of that thought. A review of Canada's institutions, particularly our economic system. Elements of keys to Canada's future: "the crucial role played by competitiveness, innovation...
The Future Is Not What It Was 
Text  Desjardins, Pierre, The Future Is Not What It Was, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 13 Jan 1994, 251-265  Canada's economic prospects for 1994. The old ways don't work anymore. Uncertainty among Canadians. Why the Canadian experience is what it is. Uses Domtar as an example of the broader Canadian experience. How Domtar succeeded as an analogy to how Canada can succeed in the new global economy.
Operating Within A Global Economy 
Text  Stronach, Frank, Operating Within A Global Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1994), 10 Feb 1994, 309-320  Problems and viable solutions to Canada's economic situation. The global economy. Increased competition. Canada not prepared for global competition. Changing our political, tax, and education systems to improve living standards. Ending government-sponsored policy of multiculturalism....
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