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The Outlook for 1931 
Text  Baldwin, H.C., The Outlook for 1931, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 11 Dec 1930, 318-329  Facing the facts of the Canadian business situation to pull ourselves out of this depression. The precarious undertaking of forecasting business conditions. Disillusionment and disappointment over the discovery that we still follow the old economic laws. Paying the penalty as individuals and as a...
The Free Trade Conspiracy and Other Canadian Myths 
Text  Shortell, Ann, The Free Trade Conspiracy and Other Canadian Myths, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 14 Nov 1991, 214-223  ..., and business columnist for Toronto Life. Ann has authored several important Canadian business books. A Matter of Trust, Power and Privilege in Canada's Trust Companies was launched in 1985 and became the inaugural National Business Book Award winner. Her second text, Brass Ring: Power, Influence...
Government and Private Enterprise 
Text  Winters, The Honourable Robert H., Government and Private Enterprise, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 19 Feb 1959, 224-234  Developing trends in the relationship between Government and private enterprise with emphasis on trade. The system and form of Canada's Government, and how they have been changing in a progressive development toward more and more democracy. The changing importance of Government in relation to our...
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...
Canada's Widening Horizon 
Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., Canada's Widening Horizon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking with confidence as to the general situation within the Dominion. The ever widening horizon that faces us in our business lives. The...
Merger Review in a Changing Global Environment 
Text  Goldman, Calvin, Merger Review in a Changing Global Environment, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Oct 1989, 62-78  Remarks on the protection of competition itself in a changing global environment; an environment which is adapting to liberalized trade and increasingly global markets. A discussion of competition law in Canada in the late 1980's; an examination of its relevance to a changing global environment....
The State and Foreign Trade 
Text  Mathieson, George S., The State and Foreign Trade, 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...
Inside the Common Market 
Text  MacDonald, Dean H.I., Inside the Common Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 16 Nov 1961, 56-68  What is going on inside the Common Market itself. European attitudes to the world economy, the underlying philosophy of the Common Market's institutions and the Common market's hopes and aspirations. Bringing something of the European message to Canadian ears. Two goals of the speaker: to describe...
Expanding Trade--The Positive Approach to Economic Growth 
Text  Little, Elliott M., Expanding Trade--The Positive Approach to Economic Growth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 7 Feb 1963, 152-164  The slow down in Canada's rate of growth since 1956. The high rate of unemployment. The decrease in capital investment. A general sense of malaise, a loss of confidence and purpose that afflicts Canadians at the present time. Two features of Canadian trading policy over the last century, in...
Trade: Canada's Lifeblood 
Text  Kelleher, The Hon. James, Trade: Canada's Lifeblood, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 27 Feb 1986, 280-288  A review of yesterday's Federal Budget, and "the role it plays within the broad and focussed plan for economic renewal and national reconciliation that has been our Government's mission since September 4, 1984." The Government's commitment to restore the economic vitality in Canada, one instrument...
The Competitive Edge: Canada's R&D Strategies for the Global Market 
Text  Pottie, Dr. Ross F., The Competitive Edge: Canada's R&D Strategies for the Global Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 7 Feb 1991, 271-282  Canada's growing inability to compete with the rest of the world, and some reasons why that is happening. A consistent trade deficit in the higher value-added goods. Canada's rating in the last World Competitiveness Report. The strong correlation between spending on innovation and success in world...
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.
There Are No Limits--PCS and a New Competitive Advantage 
Text  Ferchat, Robert, There Are No Limits--PCS and a New Competitive Advantage, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 19 Oct 1995, 183-192  "There are no limits except those that are self-imposed." Thoughts and comments on the Quebec situation. "Breaking down the barriers that keep us from realising all the opportunities within our reach." A focus on one of those opportunities in the speaker's industry of telecommunications,...
Foreign Policy in Action 
Text  Clark, The Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, Foreign Policy in Action, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Nov 1986, 108-113  The consequences of not implementing alternatives to protectionism. Broadening trade agreements. Parallels in history to Canada's current trade situation from fifty years ago: the basis of the GATT. Pursuing our bilateral and multilateral trading interests together with the United States. A global...
Canada in the Changed World Economy 
Text  Dobson, Wendy, Canada in the Changed World Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 4 Dec 1986, 162-174  The underlying issue to the proposal by Canada's government to negotiate a trade agreement with the United States government: "Canada's ability to respond to the changed global economic environment in ways that ensure future growth in Canadians' living standards." Some of the major changes that...
New Policies for the Eighties 
Text  MacGuigan, The Honourable Mark, New Policies for the Eighties, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 22 Jan 1981, 196-204  Factors for a nation's survivial: "their understanding of conditions and events in the world beyond their borders; and their flexibility in fashioning their institutions and policies to make survival possible in the world at large." A discussion of the significance of those principles for Canada...
Canada's Century If … 
Text  Holding, William Frederick, Canada's Century If …, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What Sir Laurier saw in Canada and Canadians to prompt him to make this statement. Recognition of Canada's considerable...
Tax Reform 
Text  Benson, The Hon. Edgar J., Tax Reform, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Feb 1969, 185-197  A reformed taxation system to be in operation within the next year. The desire for a fair system by Government and by Canadian taxpayers. A look at the proposed five-stage programme to tax reform presented by the speaker's predecessor. Steps taken by the speaker leading to the publication of a...
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