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  • Weathering the Storm—Manitoba's Economy
    Text  Schroeder, The Honourable Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 6 Jan 1983, 160-168     Unemployment figures in Canada and the level of human tragedy represented by those figures. Economic conditions in Manitoba prior to the current recession. A critical review of the policy of the previous government in Manitoba. A list of activities undertaken by the current government when they took office in 1981. ...
    Text  Schroeder, The Honourable Victor, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 6 Jan 1983, 160-168   Unemployment figures in Canada and the level of human tragedy represented by those figures. Economic conditions in Manitoba prior to the current recession. A critical review of the policy of ...
  • The Canadian Dream—We Must Wake Up to Enjoy It
    Text  de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210     The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets and blessings of Canada, including our natural resources; the parliamentary system of government; our proximity to the United States. A list of successful industries and businesses in Canada. Some liabilities, including geography, climate and demographics; unemployment and shortage ...
    Text  de Grandpré, A. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 14 Jan 1982, 194-210   The "Canadian Dream" of freedom, prosperity and opportunity for their families. Assets and blessings of Canada, including our natural resources; the parliamentary system of government; our proximity to the United ...
  • The Future is Not What it Used to Be
    Text  Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395     An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will face Canada and the world in the 1980s." The economic future of the Western industrial countries is not optimistic in the medium-term outlook. Basic problems facing policy makers are "the high cost of unemployment and inflation, and the ...
    Text  Baird, Charles F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 30 Apr 1981, 382-395   An examination of some of the "major characteristics of change that will face Canada and the world in the 1980s." The economic future of the Western industrial countries is not ...
  • National Purpose and Future Industrial Development
    Text  Gray, The Honourable Herb, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 24 Apr 1980, 379-389     The old questions: "about whether our differences are greater than our similarities; about whether the whole, Canada, should be greater than the sum of its parts of merely equal to the sum of its parts; about whether the country will continue to exist." Current problems of persistent inflation, high interest ...
    Text  Gray, The Honourable Herb, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 24 Apr 1980, 379-389   The old questions: "about whether our differences are greater than our similarities; about whether the whole, Canada, should be greater than the sum of its parts of merely equal to ...
  • Does the Twentieth Century Belong to Canada?
    Text  Clarke, L.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Mar 1979, 285-293     The need for a national strategy, with a detailed description following as to how and why this strategy would help Canada claim the twentieth century. Some topics covered include: the factors that dictate economic decisions; how others see us: the lack of visible national goals; an ailing economy; a chaotic ...
    Text  Clarke, L.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Mar 1979, 285-293   The need for a national strategy, with a detailed description following as to how and why this strategy would help Canada claim the twentieth century. Some topics covered include: the ...
  • The State of Canadian Capitalism: A Political View
    Text  Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60     A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was handled by all parties involved. The federal government and collective bargaining: a critical perspective. Three practical suggestions by the speaker to salvage the situation. The economy, and how the present government appears not to understand it. The mistake ...
    Text  Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60   A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was handled by all parties involved. The federal government and collective bargaining: a critical perspective. Three practical suggestions by ...
  • Multiculturalism, National Unity and the Canadian Economy
    Text  Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378     The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that is so. Canada's multicultural policy as a pragmatic policy stemming from an awareness of the reality of Canada where at least 30% of the people are of neither English nor of French extraction. Implementation of the policy results ...
    Text  Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378   The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that is so. Canada's multicultural policy as a pragmatic policy stemming from an awareness of the reality of Canada ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Building Market Power into Canadians as Canada Grows
    Text  Kelso, Louis O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 21 Feb 1974, 234-249     A wide-ranging discussion or thesis on economic policy in general, and Canadian economic policy specifically. Thoughts about technological change and what it is supposed to do for us. Why Canadian business strategies don't work well. Effects of conventional finance. Models of financing. Techniques of financing: a comparison and models. A ...
    Text  Kelso, Louis O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 21 Feb 1974, 234-249   A wide-ranging discussion or thesis on economic policy in general, and Canadian economic policy specifically. Thoughts about technological change and what it is supposed to do for us. Why Canadian ...
  • 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 ...
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