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  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • A Look Into the Financial Crystal Ball
    Text  Taylor, Allyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 6 Apr 1967, 322-336     The hazardous pastime of prophecy. Some of the things the speaker sees in his crystal ball while disclaiming any special gifts of prophecy. First, some political prophecies. Predictions for Canada. Taking into account the overwhelming command of our legislators over a lion's share of national income for predictions about Canada's ...
    Text  Taylor, Allyn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 6 Apr 1967, 322-336   The hazardous pastime of prophecy. Some of the things the speaker sees in his crystal ball while disclaiming any special gifts of prophecy. First, some political prophecies. Predictions for Canada. ...
  • The Outlook for 1965
    Text  Moore, George S.; Currie, William M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 7 Jan 1965, 149-162     Mr. Moore Some outlooks and a few words about the speaker's views of the U.S. economy in 1965. Some predictions about 1965. Another year of economic expansion. The circumstances under which growth could continue. Favourable factors in 1965. Some problems, similar to those being experienced in Canada. What underlies the ...
    Text  Moore, George S.; Currie, William M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 7 Jan 1965, 149-162   Mr. Moore Some outlooks and a few words about the speaker's views of the U.S. economy in 1965. Some predictions about 1965. Another year of economic expansion. The circumstances under ...
  • Some Problems of a U.S.-owned Subsidiary Operating in Canada
    Text  Rawlings, General E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 24 Oct 1963, 57-69     Current economic situations in both Canada and the United States. Imbalances and protectionism in trade. Foreign investment and capital. The speaker's company in Canada. Good corporate citizenship. The value to Canada's national growth of foreign-owned enterprises. A review of the speaker's company's operation in Canada, and its record as a ...
    Text  Rawlings, General E.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 24 Oct 1963, 57-69   Current economic situations in both Canada and the United States. Imbalances and protectionism in trade. Foreign investment and capital. The speaker's company in Canada. Good corporate citizenship. The value to ...
  • The Work of the Central Bank
    Text  Rasminsky, Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 21 Oct 1963, 41-56     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two recent Annual Reports published by the Bank of Canada to explain what the Bank was doing and why; also press statements on the six occasions that the Bank Rate was changed. The submission to ...
    Text  Rasminsky, Louis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 21 Oct 1963, 41-56   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two recent Annual Reports published by the Bank of Canada to explain what the Bank ...
  • A National Purpose
    Text  Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 10 Oct 1963, 17-27     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadians searching for a national purpose; realizing a great national destiny. Support for such a national purpose from all Canadians. The determination to understand the real nature of Canada and the forces eroding that nature; ...
    Text  Pearson, The Right Honourable Lester B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 10 Oct 1963, 17-27   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Canadians searching for a national purpose; realizing a great national destiny. Support for such a ...
  • The Resultant of Forces
    Text  DeYoung, H. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 18 Apr 1963, 275-288     The complex nature of productivity. The effect on productivity of the economies of scale. Measuring competitive ability by the value added to the finished goods per employee in a manufacturing firm. Figures from Canada. The optimum sized industry as the criteria of contribution to productivity. The attribute of specialization and ...
    Text  DeYoung, H. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 18 Apr 1963, 275-288   The complex nature of productivity. The effect on productivity of the economies of scale. Measuring competitive ability by the value added to the finished goods per employee in a manufacturing ...
  • Canada's Economic Position
    Text  Diefenbaker, Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 11 Feb 1963, 165-175     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto. The speaker's views regarding certain issues facing Canada, its economic and also some of its international relations. A comparison between running a business and running the government. Showing ...
    Text  Diefenbaker, Right Honourable John G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 11 Feb 1963, 165-175   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Toronto. The speaker's views regarding certain issues facing Canada, ...
  • After The Crises—The Clean-Up
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 8 Nov 1962, 63-69     Causes and cures of Canada's economic crisis. The need for a longer view and a deeper diagnosis than we are getting from either politicians or economists. The issue of foreign capital. The dangers and the costs of continuing dependency of foreign capital. Signs that the Government is aware both of ...
    Text  Barkway, Michael, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1963), 8 Nov 1962, 63-69   Causes and cures of Canada's economic crisis. The need for a longer view and a deeper diagnosis than we are getting from either politicians or economists. The issue of foreign ...
  • Build Industry—Build Canada
    Text  Mathers, F.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Apr 1962, 262-273     "Build Industry—Build Canada" as a suggestion that makes the ultimate in common sense. The continued considerable strength of the Canadian economy. Some caution about the present upturn. Developments of enormous and far-reaching significance unfolding in the world. The resurgence of Europe and the strikes towards Old World unity. Now Europe ...
    Text  Mathers, F.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Apr 1962, 262-273   "Build Industry—Build Canada" as a suggestion that makes the ultimate in common sense. The continued considerable strength of the Canadian economy. Some caution about the present upturn. Developments of enormous ...
  • Rocks on the Road Ahead
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 6 Apr 1961, 303-314     Some of the very hard and disagreeable problems which now confront Canada on a longer-term basis, and particularly for the period between now and 1970. The end of a quarter-century of easy and swift growth. A brief review of economic development and progress over the last 25 years. The current ...
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 6 Apr 1961, 303-314   Some of the very hard and disagreeable problems which now confront Canada on a longer-term basis, and particularly for the period between now and 1970. The end of a quarter-century ...
  • Formula For Growth
    Text  Twaits, William O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 10 Nov 1960, 81-93     Some superficial similarities, and differences between the depression in the thirties and the current economic situation in Canada. A review of some of the solutions tried in the 1930's. What did provide the recovery and growth of recent years. Two influences of persistent technological improvement through sustained investment of new ...
    Text  Twaits, William O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 10 Nov 1960, 81-93   Some superficial similarities, and differences between the depression in the thirties and the current economic situation in Canada. A review of some of the solutions tried in the 1930's. What ...
  • Some Problems of Canadian Trade
    Text  Fowler, Robert M., 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.
    Text  Fowler, Robert M., 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 ...
  • Dollars and Sense
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Feb 1958, 194-210     Some personal background of how the speaker came to his present position. His remarks today of a non-partisan nature. Dollars as one of the most important tools of governmental policy and an ever-present concern of a Minister of Finance. Human characteristics taken on by dollars. The "sense" in the title ...
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Feb 1958, 194-210   Some personal background of how the speaker came to his present position. His remarks today of a non-partisan nature. Dollars as one of the most important tools of governmental policy ...
  • Some Thoughts on the Threshold of the New Year
    Text  Hart, George Arnold Reeve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 16 Jan 1958, 147-158     Change as the order of the day. Changes in the business scene in Canada. The current situation. Some thoughts that might serve to put current conditions into perspective. Canada's material well-being and how it was achieved. Why Canada's growth has not proceeded steadily. The difficulty of matching capacity to demand. ...
    Text  Hart, George Arnold Reeve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 16 Jan 1958, 147-158   Change as the order of the day. Changes in the business scene in Canada. The current situation. Some thoughts that might serve to put current conditions into perspective. Canada's material ...
  • The Financing of Economic Growth in Canada
    Text  Coyne, J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 27 Feb 1956, 236-245     Thinking of, and taking for granted, Canada's continued growth and economic prospects. The Royal Commission of five distinguished Canadians under the chairmanship of Walter Gordon, appointed last year to study these economic issues. Conclusion of the Commission still to come. The Commission focusing attention on our future economic opportunities and ...
    Text  Coyne, J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 27 Feb 1956, 236-245   Thinking of, and taking for granted, Canada's continued growth and economic prospects. The Royal Commission of five distinguished Canadians under the chairmanship of Walter Gordon, appointed last year to study ...
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