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  • Money is a Coward
    Text  Merszei, Zoltan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 16 Feb 1978, 273-285     "Canada should be on the brink of greatness." A review of Canada's strengths and weaknesses. Some answers to Canada's current economic problems. Why Canada has lost strength and status among the world's more powerful industrial nations. Factors affecting this status. The speaker's confidence in Canada and reasons for that confidence, ...
    Text  Merszei, Zoltan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 16 Feb 1978, 273-285   "Canada should be on the brink of greatness." A review of Canada's strengths and weaknesses. Some answers to Canada's current economic problems. Why Canada has lost strength and status among ...
  • The Canadian Economy in the Post-Control Era
    Text  Post, Dr. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Oct 1977, 27-40     The Economic Council of Canada. The fourteenth Annual Review to be published about a month after this address. A discussion of some of the major issues facing the Canadian economy over the next five years. Economic Performance and Outlook. Causes of high levels of unemployment. Consumer prices. Balance of payments ...
    Text  Post, Dr. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Oct 1977, 27-40   The Economic Council of Canada. The fourteenth Annual Review to be published about a month after this address. A discussion of some of the major issues facing the Canadian economy ...
  • Window on Tomorrow
    Text  Stevens, Sinclair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Apr 1977, 341-353     The state of the Canadian economy. Problems with inflation, high deficits, unemployment. A criticial review of the present federal government with many statistics as to the reasons why these problems exist. Topics covered include Air Canada, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Canada Development Corporation, Loto Canada and other lotteries, government ...
    Text  Stevens, Sinclair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Apr 1977, 341-353   The state of the Canadian economy. Problems with inflation, high deficits, unemployment. A criticial review of the present federal government with many statistics as to the reasons why these problems ...
  • The More Exciting Canada
    Text  Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 27 Jan 1977, 209-223     A review of Canada's recent history and society, particularly in terms of the economy. The new exciting Canada which "likely contains much opportunity to arrange a more interesting and deserving place to live." What it is not a time for. Time, rather, to "get it together." Canada's distinctions. A time ...
    Text  Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 27 Jan 1977, 209-223   A review of Canada's recent history and society, particularly in terms of the economy. The new exciting Canada which "likely contains much opportunity to arrange a more interesting and deserving ...
  • Let's Get Back to People
    Text  Bilodeau, Rodrique J., Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 4 Nov 1976, 75-86     The basic question and answer under review: "What is the most basic, solid foundation upon which to build a socio-economic environment in Canada that will allow the country to prosper without the highly dislocative problem of inflation?" Institutions must "serve people as individuals. They must ensure that the fundamental rights ...
    Text  Bilodeau, Rodrique J., Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 4 Nov 1976, 75-86   The basic question and answer under review: "What is the most basic, solid foundation upon which to build a socio-economic environment in Canada that will allow the country to prosper ...
  • The New Society: New Title, Same Old Debate
    Text  Pearson, Gerald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 Apr 1976, 369-383     The problem of semantics in terms such as "free market system," "capitalism," "socialism," "free enterprise." The "mixed economy" that exists in Canada. Comments on the assertion by the Prime Minister announcing the federal spending cuts that Canada had entered "a new economic era" and that a "new kind of society" ...
    Text  Pearson, Gerald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 Apr 1976, 369-383   The problem of semantics in terms such as "free market system," "capitalism," "socialism," "free enterprise." The "mixed economy" that exists in Canada. Comments on the assertion by the Prime Minister ...
  • Alternatives for a Free Society
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262     A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: "…as a free people responsible for our own destiny and capable of shaping our own future." Terms and definitions for "free market system" and "mixed economy." Response to what the Prime Minister has said. Agreement, with discussion that ...
    Text  McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262   A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: "…as a free people responsible for our own destiny and capable of shaping our own future." Terms and ...
  • What's Behind the Lemming Urge?
    Text  Mackasey, The Honourable Bryce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 2 Oct 1975, 41-53     A belief that we in Canada are "trading a system, a mixed-economy system that gives us all an unprecedented freedom, for a system we fought a hot and cold war to escape." What our free enterprise system has given us. The need for the control of self-restraint. A brief history ...
    Text  Mackasey, The Honourable Bryce, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 2 Oct 1975, 41-53   A belief that we in Canada are "trading a system, a mixed-economy system that gives us all an unprecedented freedom, for a system we fought a hot and cold war ...
  • Facing Up to 1975
    Text  Bonner, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 21 Nov 1974, 114-125     Why 1975 will be a "significant and dramatic year in our contemporary history." Since 1971, a period of "considerable material prosperity joined with a period of not inconsiderable inflation." The results of those factors. The contemplation of a recession. Four considerations that might affect our conventional thinking about material progress: ...
    Text  Bonner, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 21 Nov 1974, 114-125   Why 1975 will be a "significant and dramatic year in our contemporary history." Since 1971, a period of "considerable material prosperity joined with a period of not inconsiderable inflation." The ...
  • Social Security in Canada—the Challenge Ahead
    Text  Lalonde, The Honourable Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 31 Oct 1974, 71-86     The social well-being of individual Canadians. The Working Paper on Social Security. The first stage of social security review, with implementation of immediate reforms done. Now, difficult decisions to make. How to meet the income needs of those who are unable to work. How to ensure that Canadians with low ...
    Text  Lalonde, The Honourable Marc, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 31 Oct 1974, 71-86   The social well-being of individual Canadians. The Working Paper on Social Security. The first stage of social security review, with implementation of immediate reforms done. Now, difficult decisions to make. ...
  • Free Enterprise in Canada
    Text  Caouette, Réal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 9 Nov 1972, 88-104     Post-election speech. Short review of the election results. Prospects of the Social Credit Party of Canada outside of Quebec. Canada's economic problems as the main one. Regional and provincial disparities. Solutions as proposed by the Social Credit Party. Economic roles of government, individuals, and institutions.
    Text  Caouette, Réal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 9 Nov 1972, 88-104   Post-election speech. Short review of the election results. Prospects of the Social Credit Party of Canada outside of Quebec. Canada's economic problems as the main one. Regional and provincial disparities. ...
  • The Canada Development Corporation
    Text  Hampson, H. Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 17 Feb 1972, 244-262     The Canada Development Corporation and some background as to its origins in the mid-1950s. Walter Gordon's Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects. The issue of non-resident ownership and control of the Canadian economy. Changes in Canada's trade and balance of payments. The growth of exports vs. imports. Demand for Canada's ...
    Text  Hampson, H. Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 17 Feb 1972, 244-262   The Canada Development Corporation and some background as to its origins in the mid-1950s. Walter Gordon's Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects. The issue of non-resident ownership and control of ...
  • Crossing The 100 Billion Dollar Mark
    Text  Smith, Dr. Arthur J.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Jan 1972, 174-190     A complete review of Canada's current economic condition. An optimistic forecast for 1972. Canada's gross national product for the first time to cross the 100 billion dollar mark. A review of highlights of business trends over the past few years; also reasons for continuing problems of unemployment, underutilized facilities, fixed ...
    Text  Smith, Dr. Arthur J.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Jan 1972, 174-190   A complete review of Canada's current economic condition. An optimistic forecast for 1972. Canada's gross national product for the first time to cross the 100 billion dollar mark. A review ...
  • America Besieged
    Text  Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123     A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysis. Canadian-American relations, particularly economic. Provocative statement by President Nixon that Japan (not Canada) was America's No. 1 trading partner. Apologies to Prime Minister Trudeau. America not protectionist. Canada and America's economies tied together. A ...
    Text  Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123   A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysis. Canadian-American relations, particularly economic. Provocative statement by President Nixon that Japan (not Canada) was ...
  • Some Reflections on an Incomes Policy
    Text  Young, Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 2 Dec 1971, 93-105     Prices and Incomes Commission. Mandatory wage and price controls. Inflation and high unemployment. A review of a previous speech given two years previous (see "What Price for Price Stability?") and the three major topics of discussion. What happened since then and what the Commission learned from it. Exemplary material from ...
    Text  Young, Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 2 Dec 1971, 93-105   Prices and Incomes Commission. Mandatory wage and price controls. Inflation and high unemployment. A review of a previous speech given two years previous (see "What Price for Price Stability?") and ...
  • Plain Talk
    Text  Turner, The Honourable John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 18 Nov 1971, 71-83     The problem of economic uncertainty. Two critical factors: "the difficulty in communication between government and citizen and the incessant pace of change in today's world" with a discussion of each. Examples of problems with America's policies: the 10% surcharge on imports; the nuclear test on Amchitka. Economic independence for Canada. ...
    Text  Turner, The Honourable John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 18 Nov 1971, 71-83   The problem of economic uncertainty. Two critical factors: "the difficulty in communication between government and citizen and the incessant pace of change in today's world" with a discussion of each. ...
  • Nixonomics and Canadian Independence
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 4 Nov 1971, 60-70     The state of the Canadian economy, short- and long-range prospects. Serious unemployment problems not the result of American policies and an exploration of why not. The import surcharge. Nixonomics. Creating unemployment no longer an effective policy against inflation and why. Economic planning a key ingredient and necessity. Export trade. Continentalism. ...
    Text  Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 4 Nov 1971, 60-70   The state of the Canadian economy, short- and long-range prospects. Serious unemployment problems not the result of American policies and an exploration of why not. The import surcharge. Nixonomics. Creating ...
  • Canada at the Crossroads
    Text  Stanfield, The Honourable Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 28 Oct 1971, 46-59     Focus on economic problems for Canada. Basic question: "What is the direction in which our economy must go if it is to provide our workers with jobs, our children with opportunities and our people with an acceptable standard of living?" Major aspects of the question: Canada's place in the world. ...
    Text  Stanfield, The Honourable Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 28 Oct 1971, 46-59   Focus on economic problems for Canada. Basic question: "What is the direction in which our economy must go if it is to provide our workers with jobs, our children with ...
  • Policy Formation in a Rapidly Changing Society
    Text  Schreyer, The Honourable Edward R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 11 Dec 1969, 164-176     The debate over means and ends. Is there such a thing as a common public good? If so, what is this ultimate good? If not, is there a legitimate proxy? These and other questions are posed, then one part of this debate is focussed on: the question of means as ...
    Text  Schreyer, The Honourable Edward R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 11 Dec 1969, 164-176   The debate over means and ends. Is there such a thing as a common public good? If so, what is this ultimate good? If not, is there a legitimate proxy? ...
  • What Price for Price Stability?
    Text  Young, Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 30 Oct 1969, 80-90     This address begins with a series of questions, the first one being "What price, then, must we pay for price stability?" and continuing, "What will it cost us individually and, as a nation, to bring the present inflation under control?" "And once this inflation has been brought under control, what ...
    Text  Young, Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 30 Oct 1969, 80-90   This address begins with a series of questions, the first one being "What price, then, must we pay for price stability?" and continuing, "What will it cost us individually and, ...
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