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  • A Penny Earned
    Text  Barrett, Matthew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 1 Mar 1990, 238-245     The health of our national economy. The case for improving the savings rate in Canada: a strategic imperative to prepare ourselves sensibly for the future: a directional shift extending over the next decade or two. Canada's state of preparedness for a future fraught with uncertainty. Weaknesses of the Canadian economy: ...
    Text  Barrett, Matthew, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 1 Mar 1990, 238-245   The health of our national economy. The case for improving the savings rate in Canada: a strategic imperative to prepare ourselves sensibly for the future: a directional shift extending over ...
  • 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 ...
  • Making It in the New Economy
    Text  Cohen, Dian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 Feb 1992, 320-331     What the "new" economy is, and how we can "make it." Examples and descriptions of the new global economy based on information, with national economies irrelevant for purposes of making decisions (based on the writings of Peter Drucker and Alvin Toffler). National output as a function of global product strategy. ...
    Text  Cohen, Dian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 Feb 1992, 320-331   What the "new" economy is, and how we can "make it." Examples and descriptions of the new global economy based on information, with national economies irrelevant for purposes of making ...
  • Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?
    Text  Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 2 Oct 1986, 26-37     The speaker reviews issues addressed in her book, "Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?". She begins with some comparisons between Canada and the United States, and continues with a discussion of power. She follows with a discussion of the fact that 32 families and five conglomerates control about one third of ...
    Text  Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 2 Oct 1986, 26-37   The speaker reviews issues addressed in her book, "Controlling Interest: Who Owns Canada?". She begins with some comparisons between Canada and the United States, and continues with a discussion of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • An Amateur Looks at the Canadian Economy
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170     The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 countries. Some excerpts from the agreement, with explication. A further meeting going on right now, in Havana, where changes will ...
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170   The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Accelerating Pace of Progress
    Text  Templeton, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 May 1995, 12-25     The economic aspect of change. Living in a period of prosperity. Some comparisons from 50 years ago. Canada's rank as first in the world in terms of the quality of life. Achievements in Canada over the last 25 years. Indications of improved quality of life. The increasing acceptance of the ...
    Text  Templeton, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 15 May 1995, 12-25   The economic aspect of change. Living in a period of prosperity. Some comparisons from 50 years ago. Canada's rank as first in the world in terms of the quality of ...
  • Canada in the Year 2000
    Text  Cornelissen, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Nov 1988, 130-145     A long, hard, sober look at the long-term future of Canada. Where do we want to be in 12 years, a time during which the sum total of human knowledge will double once again. Opportunities during that time. A review which looks first at the immediate past 12 years; the ...
    Text  Cornelissen, Michael A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1989), 24 Nov 1988, 130-145   A long, hard, sober look at the long-term future of Canada. Where do we want to be in 12 years, a time during which the sum total of human knowledge ...
  • Investment Outlook—1997
    Text  Coxe, Donald; Manford, Michael; Gluskin, Ira, 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 ...
    Text  Coxe, Donald; Manford, Michael; Gluskin, Ira, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reflections on Developments in the Canadian Financial System
    Text       The speaker delivering his final public speech as Governor of the Bank of Canada. What the speaker means by “financial system.” Why the Bank of Canada puts such emphasis on financial system issues. A look back over the past seven years – particularly the last seven months. A discussion of ...
    Text     The speaker delivering his final public speech as Governor of the Bank of Canada. What the speaker means by “financial system.” Why the Bank of Canada puts such emphasis on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Canada's 1997 Budget
    Text  The Honourable Paul Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Feb 1997, 419-433     The current Federal Government's fourth budget. One overriding goal: the need to build both a stronger economy and a stronger society. A plan in place since this government took office; that plan acted upon, and built, in every one of the budgets. Four key elements of the plan. Establishing confidence ...
    Text  The Honourable Paul Martin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 21 Feb 1997, 419-433   The current Federal Government's fourth budget. One overriding goal: the need to build both a stronger economy and a stronger society. A plan in place since this government took office; ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
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