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  • Review of Canada's Expanding Role in the Global Market
    Text  Jeanniot, Pierre, 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 ...
    Text  Jeanniot, Pierre, 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 Economy: 1984-1988
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 15 Feb 1988, 238-248     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The government's strategy for recovery and agenda for economic renewal set out 3-1/2 years ago when they took office. A review of what that strategy and agenda were. A discussion in response to the question ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 15 Feb 1988, 238-248   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The government's strategy for recovery and agenda for economic renewal set out 3-1/2 years ago ...
  • The Role of Government in the Economy of the '90s
    Text  Martin, Paul Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Jan 1988, 193-205     The kind of world economic environment we find ourselves in and what "ought to be" the changing role of government within that environment. Change and how it has manifested itself: in an increasingly globalized economy and in a steady decline in the value of raw materials relative to manufactured goods ...
    Text  Martin, Paul Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Jan 1988, 193-205   The kind of world economic environment we find ourselves in and what "ought to be" the changing role of government within that environment. Change and how it has manifested itself: ...
  • The Year Ahead: Key Concerns for 1988
    Text  Farrow, Maureen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 10 Dec 1987, 162-170     The economic environment the speaker foresees for the next year. Then a discussion of the pressures the government will be under from the election timetable. The policy implications of these forces as they come together. These issues are discussed under the following headings: The Economic Environment; Canada Continues to Perform ...
    Text  Farrow, Maureen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 10 Dec 1987, 162-170   The economic environment the speaker foresees for the next year. Then a discussion of the pressures the government will be under from the election timetable. The policy implications of these ...
  • Trade, Technology and Tomorrow
    Text  McGinnis, Lloyd R., 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 products. Looking elsewhere than ...
    Text  McGinnis, Lloyd R., 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 ...
  • How Socio-Economic Changes Affect Bell Canada Enterprises
    Text  Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249     The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, have become dependent on the services sector of our economy," with examples and remarks as to the significance of this ...
    Text  Cyr, J.V. Raymond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249   The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, ...
  • Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?
    Text  Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 2 Oct 1986, 26-37     The speaker reviews issues addressed in her book, "Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?". She begins with some comparisons between Canada and the United States, and continues with a discussion of power. She follows with a discussion of the fact that 32 families and five conglomerates control about one third of ...
    Text  Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 2 Oct 1986, 26-37   The speaker reviews issues addressed in her book, "Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?". She begins with some comparisons between Canada and the United States, and continues with a discussion of ...
  • An Update of the Economic and Fiscal Situation
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 18 Sep 1986, 15-25     A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Steps taken by the current Progressive Conservative Government to reach their objective of sustained economic growth and productive jobs for Canadians. Specific agenda items. Steps in a five-year fiscal plan to restore public finances to a state of health. Progress in ...
    Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 18 Sep 1986, 15-25   A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Steps taken by the current Progressive Conservative Government to reach their objective of sustained economic growth and productive jobs for Canadians. ...
  • Free Markets, Foreign Exchange and the International Monetary Market
    Text  Melamed, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Apr 1986, 364-375     The International Monetary Market (IMM) of Chicago and its economic backdrop. The IMM as the marketplace which ushered in the financial futures revolution that ultimately changed and reshaped modern concepts of risk management. Some statistics to show the worldwide acceptance of this tool of finance, and a detailed discussion of ...
    Text  Melamed, Leo, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Apr 1986, 364-375   The International Monetary Market (IMM) of Chicago and its economic backdrop. The IMM as the marketplace which ushered in the financial futures revolution that ultimately changed and reshaped modern concepts ...
  • Revolution in Financial Services
    Text  Beck, Stanley M., 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 what is ...
    Text  Beck, Stanley M., 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 ...
  • Meeting the Canadian Challenge
    Text  Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146     The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The lack of appreciation of reality, caused by the post-war period, leaving a "legacy of expensive tastes, bad habits, and an ...
    Text  Redfern, John D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146   The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The ...
  • The World Economy
    Text  Volcker, Paul A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Oct 1985, 85-99     A dinner meeting held jointly by The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The world economy: "The success of the entire enterprise is dependent upon all the participants playing a constructive role." The various roles and significance of various countries in the world economy, beginning with ...
    Text  Volcker, Paul A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Oct 1985, 85-99   A dinner meeting held jointly by The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The world economy: "The success of the entire enterprise is dependent upon all ...
  • The Challenge Ahead
    Text  MacDonald, The Hon. Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Mar 1985, 405-418     Changes and challenges essential to the economic renewal of Canada and our success as a nation. Problems and opportunities facing Canada as discussed at the National Economic Conference in Ottawa just days prior to this address. A consensus on the future of Canada. Jobs as a number one priority. Challenges ...
    Text  MacDonald, The Hon. Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Mar 1985, 405-418   Changes and challenges essential to the economic renewal of Canada and our success as a nation. Problems and opportunities facing Canada as discussed at the National Economic Conference in Ottawa ...
  • 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 ...
  • Business-Government Relations In A Changing Public Opinion Environment
    Text  Gregg, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 7 Feb 1985, 290-304     The current positive state of Canada's economy, with examples and details. The linkage between business, government and the economy: an acknowledgement, but not a clear understanding of why government sometimes acts as business would like, and sometimes not. A fundamental change for Canadians in 1982-83, due to a dissatisfaction with ...
    Text  Gregg, Allan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 7 Feb 1985, 290-304   The current positive state of Canada's economy, with examples and details. The linkage between business, government and the economy: an acknowledgement, but not a clear understanding of why government sometimes ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Canadian Economy
    Text  Mulholland, William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Oct 1983, 51-64     The Canadian economy. Review and analysis of Canada's current and future economy. Problems identified. Monetary and fiscal policies. Budget deficits. Business investments. Recession. Economic recovery. Protectionism. Debt management of third-world countries. Fiscal discipline. Trends in world trade. GATT.
    Text  Mulholland, William D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Oct 1983, 51-64   The Canadian economy. Review and analysis of Canada's current and future economy. Problems identified. Monetary and fiscal policies. Budget deficits. Business investments. Recession. Economic recovery. Protectionism. Debt management of third-world ...
  • Competition—The Cornerstone of the Free Enterprise System
    Text  Walker, The Honourable Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 24 Feb 1983, 247-257     Competition; the tremendous opportunities that exist for Canada to compete and win in the world marketplace; the dangers that threaten that very competitiveness. A review of Canadian history, culture, advantages, and Ontario as a world-class competitor. Some statistics. Government waste. The federal deficit and debt. Canada's structural deficit accompanied by ...
    Text  Walker, The Honourable Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 24 Feb 1983, 247-257   Competition; the tremendous opportunities that exist for Canada to compete and win in the world marketplace; the dangers that threaten that very competitiveness. A review of Canadian history, culture, advantages, ...
  • Lessons from Current Miseries
    Text  Walker, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 17 Feb 1983, 231-246     Some of the lessons we should learn from our recent economic experience. The speaker's belief that "unless we firmly understand the force of events which has led us to the current pass, we are very unlikely to seize the present opportunity to rebuild a more certain and more prosperous future." ...
    Text  Walker, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 17 Feb 1983, 231-246   Some of the lessons we should learn from our recent economic experience. The speaker's belief that "unless we firmly understand the force of events which has led us to the ...
  • Corporate Power and Public Purpose
    Text  d'Aquino, Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Jan 1983, 169-182     Canada and the economy. The role and responsibilities of business in Canada's national life, and what business leaders of Canada are doing to help us recover from the deep wounds of recession. The recent report of the Social Affairs Commission of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, "Ethical Reflections on ...
    Text  d'Aquino, Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Jan 1983, 169-182   Canada and the economy. The role and responsibilities of business in Canada's national life, and what business leaders of Canada are doing to help us recover from the deep wounds ...
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