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The Economic Future of Canada 
Text  Wood, General Robert E., The Economic Future of Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 13 Mar 1952, 283-290  Some personal reminiscences. The speaker's many ties with the Dominion. The friendliness which has developed on both sides of the line during the last 20 years. Possibilities of union to be decided by Canadians. Development in the Dominion over the last ten years. Primary causes for changes in the...
A Bit At A Time: Creating Canada's Service Export Economy 
Text  McLennan, John, A Bit At A Time: Creating Canada's Service Export Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Apr 1997, 571-582  Some words on Alexander Graham Bell, and Baddeck, the town on Cape Breton Island where Bell spent the last 30 years of his life. This address proceeds under the following headings: Innovation and Breaking Paradigms; Reaching the Future; Winds of Change; Betting on the Future and on Canada; The...
The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future 
Text  Robins, Right Reverend E.F., The Peace River Country, Past, Present and Future, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 21 Feb 1929, 78-90  A large map is provided for reference to the Peace River Country. A description, with much reference to the map, is provided by the speaker of the area in which he has his Diocese. The question of settlement in the area. What the speaker when he arrived in the area 20 years ago. The different...
The Outlook for Canada 
Text  Hodgins, J.C., The Outlook for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 13 Apr 1922, 131-143  Some personal reminiscences. Laying some ghosts; having enough of pessimism. The situation in Germany, France, and United States, and England, and how it came to be so. The speaker being appalled at the utter ignorance of Canadians of their own situation. Up to us to find our destiny upon the high...
Canada Turning the Corner 
Text  Corless, C.V., Canada Turning the Corner, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Jan 1929, 35-52  Canada passing through an important transition period in her economic development, resulting in the present hesitation in framing some of her national policies. A switch from a movement westward to one northward, with some marked advantages. A discussion of the flow of population in Canada. The...
Canada and Its Development 
Text  Spillman, Harry C., Canada and Its Development, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 15 Oct 1925, 270-282  The role of the businessman and commerce in building up a nation. Commerce as a seat of power but also as a seat of responsibility. The three ways in which this business responsibility manifests itself. The need for leadership, and the nature of leadership. On the eve of very wonderful development...
Canada and the Anti-Inflation Program--One Year Later 
Text  Pepin, The Honourable Jean-Luc, Canada and the Anti-Inflation Program--One Year Later, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Oct 1976, 32-48  Personal observations on the first year of the anti-inflation program, with an emphasis on psychology more than on economic and social statistics. An attempt to answer the question "What has been, what is the attitude of Canadians vis-à-vis the program, vis-à-vis the Price and Income Policy in...
Beyond the Looking Glass--Canada after Controls 
Text  Campagnolo, The Honourable Iona, Beyond the Looking Glass--Canada after Controls, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 21 Oct 1976, 49-59  An analogy of some current Canadian political situations with various characters in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, with the Canadian public cast as Alice herself. The analogy operates as a disguised review of some economic issues such as guidelines on wages and prices, and anti-inflation...
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...
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....
Post-War constructive Period From a Western Viewpoint 
Text  Henders, R.C., Post-War constructive Period From a Western Viewpoint, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 22 May 1919, 291-302  The clash of arms past; the glorious days of peace with a complete and everlasting triumph of the forces of justice and liberty here. Turning to look at the aftermath of the war; the large expenditure that has to be made, and the population that is here to meet it. How to meet this responsibility;...
Whose Market Is This Anyway?/Global Finance: Are Canadians Up To It? 
Text  Grandy, Robert; Olsson, Philip, Whose Market Is This Anyway?/Global Finance: Are Canadians Up To It?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 17 Oct 1996, 150-162  Robert Grandy The most important capital markets development of the 1990s as the trend for Canadian issuers to raise more and more of their financing outside Canada, particularly in the United States. The significance of this for the major Canadian investment banks and their bank owners. A...
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."...
Economic Directions for Canada 
Text  Andras, The Honourable Robert, Economic Directions for Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 8 Feb 1979, 219-229  The need for a realistic perspective of what we have and what we are as a country in Canada. A presentation of a balanced perspective, particularly with regard to our economic past, present and future. International factors. The strong and weak points of our current economic situation. Response of...
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...
Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards? 
Text  Munro, The Honourable John C., Canada's Multi-Billion-Dollar Projects: What Price? What Rewards?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 1 Apr 1982, 355-375  The government's approach to Canada's current economic circumstances. Some of the initiatives we must embark on together to achieve solid and sustained economic development in Canada. The speaker's various responsibilities. A plea to the audience to become active participants and partners in the...
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...
Canada's Widening Horizon 
Text  Woods, Colonel J.H., Canada's Widening Horizon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 9 Oct 1930, 230-239  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Some words on the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and its work. Speaking with confidence as to the general situation within the Dominion. The ever widening horizon that faces us in our business lives. The...
National Policy--1939 Version 
Text  MacLeod, Norman M., National Policy--1939 Version, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 13 Apr 1939, 361-376  Promoting the future greatness of our beloved Canada and our beloved Empire. The speaker's practical observations and some conclusions from his recent journey coast to coast in Canada where he has been afforded a fresh and extensive opportunity of viewing some of our national problems in their...
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