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  • Financial Forum 2008
    Text       Donald G.M. Coxe A quote from Leon Trotsky. A century that has begun with a redefinition of the capital markets and is continuing to do so. The disaster area of the market. Misleading, deceptive misbehaviour and its consequences. Why commodities were best. The speaker’s company’s formula for investing, with some ...
    Text     Donald G.M. Coxe A quote from Leon Trotsky. A century that has begun with a redefinition of the capital markets and is continuing to do so. The disaster area of ...
  • Assuring Canada's Place in the Transforming Global Economy
    Text  Allan, Elyse, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 23 Oct 2006, 90-102     How Canada can make its mark economically and bring prosperity to her people - a story from the Globe and Mail. Defining our relevance in today's dynamic global marketplace. Improving our competitiveness. How Canada is positioned today - some key measures. Some warning signs. Challenges to Canada and most countries ...
    Text  Allan, Elyse, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 23 Oct 2006, 90-102   How Canada can make its mark economically and bring prosperity to her people - a story from the Globe and Mail. Defining our relevance in today's dynamic global marketplace. Improving ...
  • Canadian Competitiveness in the Global Economy
    Text  Hand, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 10 Nov 2005, 124-137     The plan to bring Inco and Falconbridge together - offering an answer to the questions regarding how Canadian companies can stay competitive in a global economy and what the implications are for the rest of the country. Canadian mining in general - some facts and figures. Exploration; research and development; ...
    Text  Hand, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 10 Nov 2005, 124-137   The plan to bring Inco and Falconbridge together - offering an answer to the questions regarding how Canadian companies can stay competitive in a global economy and what the implications ...
  • Building a Powerful Economy Through Innovation
    Text  Emerson, The Hon. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 21 Sep 2005, 16-26     Entering public life and what that was like for the speaker. The economy in Canada. A changing world and how that might effect Canada's economy. Concerns - what the speaker worried about. Ways to get ready. Anticipating threats and opportunities. Where we go from here. Where not to go. The ...
    Text  Emerson, The Hon. David L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 21 Sep 2005, 16-26   Entering public life and what that was like for the speaker. The economy in Canada. A changing world and how that might effect Canada's economy. Concerns - what the speaker ...
  • Canada Needs More of the World
    Text  Waugh, Richard E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 27 Oct 2005, 82-92     Scotiabank as Canada's most international bank. Some illustratiave statistics. Ways in which Canada needs more of the world. The need to embrace internationalism. Factors changing the world's economic landscape. The need to recognize these trends and embrace the opportunity they present. A note of caution and the need to focus. ...
    Text  Waugh, Richard E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 27 Oct 2005, 82-92   Scotiabank as Canada's most international bank. Some illustratiave statistics. Ways in which Canada needs more of the world. The need to embrace internationalism. Factors changing the world's economic landscape. The ...
  • Dancing with the Elephant: Contending with an Assertive Superpower in Trade and Global Diplomacy
    Text  Pettigrew, The Hon. Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 25 Sep 2003, 20-31     Developing an extraordinary partnership and relationship between Canada and the United States. Some trade disputes between Canada and the United States. Other trading relationships. Some facts and figures about Canada as a trading nation. The Doha Development Round. Advantages of trading with the United States. Some more figures. Six goals. ...
    Text  Pettigrew, The Hon. Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 25 Sep 2003, 20-31   Developing an extraordinary partnership and relationship between Canada and the United States. Some trade disputes between Canada and the United States. Other trading relationships. Some facts and figures about Canada ...
  • Tax Reform
    Text  Benson, The Hon. Edgar J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Feb 1969, 185-197     A reformed taxation system to be in operation within the next year. The desire for a fair system by Government and by Canadian taxpayers. A look at the proposed five-stage programme to tax reform presented by the speaker's predecessor. Steps taken by the speaker leading to the publication of a ...
    Text  Benson, The Hon. Edgar J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Feb 1969, 185-197   A reformed taxation system to be in operation within the next year. The desire for a fair system by Government and by Canadian taxpayers. A look at the proposed five-stage ...
  • The Pan-Arab Movement and The Sterling Bloc
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283     The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with all her vast resources, will become great if she will increase her trade with foreign lands. The need by exporters ...
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283   The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with ...
  • Operation Export Opportunity
    Text  Winter, The Hon. Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 5 Jan 1967, 137-147     A project which qualified as a Centennial observance: a stepped-up export promotional programme by the Department of Trade and Commerce. The direct link between an expanding export performance and sound, sustained economic growth and prosperity for Canada. A challenge to the export community, made at the Canadian Export Association October ...
    Text  Winter, The Hon. Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 5 Jan 1967, 137-147   A project which qualified as a Centennial observance: a stepped-up export promotional programme by the Department of Trade and Commerce. The direct link between an expanding export performance and sound, ...
  • An Alternative Government for Canada
    Text  Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409     Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a form of controls that leave little room for consultation. This discussion is followed by the speaker's assertion that he regards ...
    Text  Clark, Joseph, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 22 Apr 1976, 396-409   Mr. Clark's first areas of concern are what he perceives as two major developments of substance in terms of economic policy: the question of controls and the imposition of a ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Canadian Anti-Inflation Program
    Text  Biddell, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 29 Jan 1976, 232-250     Two distinct anti-inflation programs: one announced by the Prime Minister Oct. 14 and second, the one which will have to be put together to get us out of the first one; one which will get us de-controlled without having inflation take off again. Merits of, and comments on, the first ...
    Text  Biddell, John L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 29 Jan 1976, 232-250   Two distinct anti-inflation programs: one announced by the Prime Minister Oct. 14 and second, the one which will have to be put together to get us out of the first ...
  • Energy and Government
    Text  McKeough, The Honourable W. Darcy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Nov 1973, 117-130     Areas of agreement and disagreement between Queen's Park and the banks of the Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, particularly areas of misunderstanding. The basic issue of price. Policies in the 1950s vs. what is needed now. Indexation and Economic Policy. Indexation in Private Enterprise and Regulated Systems. Indexation and Monetary Policy. ...
    Text  McKeough, The Honourable W. Darcy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Nov 1973, 117-130   Areas of agreement and disagreement between Queen's Park and the banks of the Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, particularly areas of misunderstanding. The basic issue of price. Policies in the 1950s ...
  • The Interdependence of Nations and the Peace of Canada
    Text  Van Lennep, Emile, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Oct 1973, 57-69     A brief history and review of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since its inception in 1961. Characteristics of the 24 member countries (including Canada). A discussion of market economies. Two major themes of this address are: "the major changes that are at present under way in our ...
    Text  Van Lennep, Emile, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 22 Oct 1973, 57-69   A brief history and review of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since its inception in 1961. Characteristics of the 24 member countries (including Canada). A discussion of ...
  • Does Government Economic Policy-Making Make a Difference? The Canadian Case
    Text  Gillies, James M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 25 Oct 1973, 70-82     Concern with what is seen as a "virtual abdication by the government from the responsibility for more effective management of the economy." The dangers of new ways of measuring our economic environment. What is and is not appropriate as an acceptable inflation rate. A detailed discussion on the issue of ...
    Text  Gillies, James M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 25 Oct 1973, 70-82   Concern with what is seen as a "virtual abdication by the government from the responsibility for more effective management of the economy." The dangers of new ways of measuring our ...
  • Canada's Potential and Our Political Will
    Text  Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45     How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of other great cities and nations. Political will and determination that allows decisions and choices based on our own values. Resisting short-term expediencies in favour of long-term answers. A discussion of specific recent decisions and initiatives by the Canadian ...
    Text  Gillespie, The Honourable Alastair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 4 Oct 1973, 33-45   How Canada can learn and benefit from the mistakes and successes of other great cities and nations. Political will and determination that allows decisions and choices based on our own ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canadian Independence: Two Viewpoints
    Text  McClelland, Jack and MacIntosh, Robert M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 3 Feb 1972, 205-228     Two speeches and two chances for rebuttal by Mr. McClelland and Mr. MacIntosh regarding their disparate points of view over an independent Canada. Mr. McClelland begins. The foreign ownership debate. Mr. McClelland's frustration at what he perceives to be a lack of active leadership on the part of Mr. Trudeau ...
    Text  McClelland, Jack and MacIntosh, Robert M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 3 Feb 1972, 205-228   Two speeches and two chances for rebuttal by Mr. McClelland and Mr. MacIntosh regarding their disparate points of view over an independent Canada. Mr. McClelland begins. The foreign ownership debate. ...
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