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The World Economy 
Text  Volcker, Paul A., The World Economy, 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,...
Meeting the Canadian Challenge 
Text  Redfern, John D., Meeting the Canadian Challenge, 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...
Weathering the Storm--Manitoba's Economy 
Text  Schroeder, The Honourable Victor, Weathering the Storm--Manitoba's Economy, 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...
Formula For Growth 
Text  Twaits, William O., Formula For Growth, 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...
Investment Outlook--1997 
Text  Coxe, Donald; Manford, Michael; Gluskin, Ira, Investment Outlook--1997, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 16 Jan 1997, 335-349  Donald Coxe A forecast for the global economy and global capital markets for the year. The speaker's forecast that this is going to be a different kind of world for the global economy and capital markets than we have been used to experiencing. Looking back at what gave us the era of inflation. The...
Canada's Position In A Changing World 
Text  Stewart, James, Canada's Position In A Changing World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 14 Jan 1954, 146-156  A backward look at the Canadian business scene where much has changed since the outbreak of war in 1939. The speaker's view that under the insidious influence of inflation and international uncertainty we have accepted a changing pattern of economic activity as part of the Canadian scene....
Lessons from Current Miseries 
Text  Walker, Michael A., Lessons from Current Miseries, 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."...
The Canadian Economy and Its International Aspects 
Text  Jellett, Robert P., The Canadian Economy and Its International Aspects, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 18 Mar 1948, 299-311  The importance in world affairs which is held by Canada as a substantial part of the British Empire. Public debt and taxation, with figures. The net debt of the Federal Government at March 31, 1939. Necessary increases during the war years. The issue of "Active Assets." The difficulty of dealing...
A Look Into the Financial Crystal Ball 
Text  Taylor, Allyn, A Look Into the Financial Crystal Ball, 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...
Economic Recovery in Great Britain and the United States 
Text  Goldenberg, H. Carl, Economic Recovery in Great Britain and the United States, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 15 Mar 1934, 374-389  [This speech was erroneously omitted from the 1933-34 Year Book.] Estimating the effects of the economic policies of Great Britain and the United States in the past few years. The background of current economic events. Comparative economic internationalism in the latter part of the nineteenth...
Some Thoughts on the Threshold of the New Year 
Text  Hart, George Arnold Reeve, Some Thoughts on the Threshold of the New Year, 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...
Build Industry--Build Canada 
Text  Mathers, F.D., Build Industry--Build Canada, 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...
Some Reflections on an Incomes Policy 
Text  Young, Dr. John, Some Reflections on an Incomes Policy, 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...
The Role of Government in the Economy of the '90s 
Text  Martin, Paul Jr., The Role of Government in the Economy of the '90s, 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...
Multiculturalism, National Unity and the Canadian Economy 
Text  Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., Multiculturalism, National Unity and the Canadian Economy, 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...
Peace, Freedom, Social Justice--Indivisible Values 
Text  Reuther, Dr. Walter P., Peace, Freedom, Social Justice--Indivisible Values, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Oct 1955, 26-42  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's belief that we can all agree that peace in the world in which we live is an indivisible value and that Canada, the United States or any other part of the world can enjoy peace only if peace is universal....
Some Problems of a U.S.-owned Subsidiary Operating in Canada 
Text  Rawlings, General E.W., Some Problems of a U.S.-owned Subsidiary Operating in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 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...
Our Mission--Sound Public Finance 
Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., Our Mission--Sound Public Finance, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Mar 1934, 482-498  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club and The Toronto Board of Trade. Economic conditions in Western Canada. The spirit of the West. The absolute necessity for economy. What economy means. Some figures. Expenditures for the year 1930-31 in contrast to the value of all our...
Rocks on the Road Ahead 
Text  McEachern, Ronald A., Rocks on the Road Ahead, 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...
Our National Task 
Text  Imrie, John M., Our National Task, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 6 Feb 1936, 221-234  Purchasing power of the prosperous prairie area during pre-depression days that contributed substantially to industrial employment and general prosperity throughout Eastern Canada. Effects of the world depression on the Prairie Provinces. Ways in which the prosperity of Canada depends upon the...
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