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  • Credit Policy as a Factor in the Present World Depression
    Text  Towers, Graham F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 26 Feb 1931, 73-82     The shock of the extent of the present world-wide depression to a business world encouraged by post-war recovery, and by a number of years of relative prosperity. A closer examination of the reasons for the existence of the depression. The part played by currency and credit in business prosperity or ...
    Text  Towers, Graham F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 26 Feb 1931, 73-82   The shock of the extent of the present world-wide depression to a business world encouraged by post-war recovery, and by a number of years of relative prosperity. A closer examination ...
  • Stabilization of Money
    Text  O'Farrell, P.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Mar 1931, 106-110     Stabilization of money today the greatest problem before the human race. The lack of stable money today. The need to stabilize silver as well as gold. Bank notes, treasury notes, silver and gold not really money, but credit money. More than half of this credit money circulating the world pure ...
    Text  O'Farrell, P.A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Mar 1931, 106-110   Stabilization of money today the greatest problem before the human race. The lack of stable money today. The need to stabilize silver as well as gold. Bank notes, treasury notes, ...
  • The Creation of Wealth
    Text  Godfrey, Hollis; Morrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 17 Nov 1927, 205-219     The work of the speaker's Foundation, to examine these problems: How does wealth, goods and service of value for human use, grow? How do these tools of our modern civilization, railways, motors, roads, structures, all these tools with which we live and have our being, grow? What work is required ...
    Text  Godfrey, Hollis; Morrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 17 Nov 1927, 205-219   The work of the speaker's Foundation, to examine these problems: How does wealth, goods and service of value for human use, grow? How do these tools of our modern civilization, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Of Myths and Men
    Text  Crosby, Harold E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 12 Jan 1978, 195-209     Public myths and misconceptions about business and economics. A review of the myths and some general approaches to possible cures and remedies. Some reactions to an analysis of the myths. A refutation of the myths, with examples. How to convince people that the myths are just that. The need for ...
    Text  Crosby, Harold E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 12 Jan 1978, 195-209   Public myths and misconceptions about business and economics. A review of the myths and some general approaches to possible cures and remedies. Some reactions to an analysis of the myths. ...
  • Expectations and Events
    Text  Towers, Graham Ford, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 9 Nov 1950, 69-81     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The fact that many of the looming anxieties of our time have not in fact materialized, and that even some of our most hopeful guesses have been surpassed by realization. Comments on the recent attention ...
    Text  Towers, Graham Ford, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 9 Nov 1950, 69-81   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The fact that many of the looming anxieties of our time have not in fact ...
  • The World Danger and the Way Out
    Text  Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Apr 1931, 117-131     Looking back to the events since the war; seeing that the bankers of the world have taken greater risks than ever in their history; why and how this is so. Difficulties with credit and loans. Some dollar figures to show where we are now. The speaker's judgment that they have ...
    Text  Paish, Sir George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 16 Apr 1931, 117-131   Looking back to the events since the war; seeing that the bankers of the world have taken greater risks than ever in their history; why and how this is so. ...
  • The World Today and Tomorrow
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 12 Sep 1949, 20-31     Appearing as something between a prophet and a guesser. First, what is going to happen in Great Britain. The current criticism against the British Government. The present bloodless revolution going on in Britain; changes in politics, in the class society, renaissance in the arts, prospering towards the Middle Class. The ...
    Text  Baxter, A. Beverley, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 12 Sep 1949, 20-31   Appearing as something between a prophet and a guesser. First, what is going to happen in Great Britain. The current criticism against the British Government. The present bloodless revolution going ...
  • World Unrest
    Text  Ross, Howard S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 21 Oct 1926, 244-256     The need for some worthwhile thinking; to get under the surface of things. Giving up our great reliance on force. The need now for an economic system under which, on terms of equal freedom and equal opportunity, every one everywhere may apply their knowledge to the natural resources in a ...
    Text  Ross, Howard S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 21 Oct 1926, 244-256   The need for some worthwhile thinking; to get under the surface of things. Giving up our great reliance on force. The need now for an economic system under which, on ...
  • The Outlook for 1931
    Text  Baldwin, H.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 11 Dec 1930, 318-329     Facing the facts of the Canadian business situation to pull ourselves out of this depression. The precarious undertaking of forecasting business conditions. Disillusionment and disappointment over the discovery that we still follow the old economic laws. Paying the penalty as individuals and as a country when we rush into extravagant ...
    Text  Baldwin, H.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 11 Dec 1930, 318-329   Facing the facts of the Canadian business situation to pull ourselves out of this depression. The precarious undertaking of forecasting business conditions. Disillusionment and disappointment over the discovery that we ...
  • Man-Made Remedies For A Man-Made Depression
    Text  Jackson, Professor Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 23 Feb 1933, 84-96     Anecdotes to show what some people think of the economy, and economists. The need to understand the depression. The programme that Australia has worked out and the role of economists in that programme. Some comments on the policies of Governments. Service that could be rendered by a committee of economists. ...
    Text  Jackson, Professor Gilbert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 23 Feb 1933, 84-96   Anecdotes to show what some people think of the economy, and economists. The need to understand the depression. The programme that Australia has worked out and the role of economists ...
  • The English-Speaking World and the Continent of Europe
    Text  Anderson, Benjamin M. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 26 Apr 1923, 162-189     The British Empire and the United States, unlike France and Germany, recovered from the excitement and bitterness and terrible tension of feeling of the War. The use of hatred during war. Problems of peace-time construction. Building up a shattered economic world and restoring the processes of commerce and industry. How ...
    Text  Anderson, Benjamin M. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 26 Apr 1923, 162-189   The British Empire and the United States, unlike France and Germany, recovered from the excitement and bitterness and terrible tension of feeling of the War. The use of hatred during ...
  • Developing Countries—New Directions
    Text  Callander, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Nov 1986, 125-134     Some realities about the current global economic situation. One-third of the world controls two-thirds of its wealth. Between now and the year 2000 more than two billion more people will be in the developing world. Some positive developments over the last four years. Some stabilization of some of the basic ...
    Text  Callander, Robert J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 20 Nov 1986, 125-134   Some realities about the current global economic situation. One-third of the world controls two-thirds of its wealth. Between now and the year 2000 more than two billion more people will ...
  • Recession, Inflation and Energy
    Text  Bunting, Dr. John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Apr 1975, 346-360     A talk about recession, inflation and energy framed in terms of the future. How and why the future has changed, and a few potential scenarios of the future in the United States, and in much of the rest of the Americas. First, how things have changed, and a review of ...
    Text  Bunting, Dr. John R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 10 Apr 1975, 346-360   A talk about recession, inflation and energy framed in terms of the future. How and why the future has changed, and a few potential scenarios of the future in the ...
  • Too Few Producers: In Britain and North America
    Text  Eltis, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 11 Jan 1979, 155-178     The structural problems of the economies in Britain and Canada. Some basic comments on how economy works. The element of surplus and the government-financed non-market sector. Government spending on workers in the United States, Canada, and Britain. Increased spending on education, health, pensions, personal security and the arts in relation ...
    Text  Eltis, Walter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 11 Jan 1979, 155-178   The structural problems of the economies in Britain and Canada. Some basic comments on how economy works. The element of surplus and the government-financed non-market sector. Government spending on workers ...
  • Invisible Success Story
    Text  Limerick, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 May 1975, 12-29     Anglo-Canadian trade relations. First, a world view and three general propositions: economies are rising and falling at an unprecedented rate as the balance of resource demand and availability changes. Countries with ample natural resources are going to have an easier time compared with those which rely on importing and converting. ...
    Text  Limerick, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 May 1975, 12-29   Anglo-Canadian trade relations. First, a world view and three general propositions: economies are rising and falling at an unprecedented rate as the balance of resource demand and availability changes. Countries ...
  • The Heirs of Runnymede
    Text  Thatcher, The Rt. Hon. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Sep 1975, 30-40     The Heirs of Runnymede—the liberties first expressed in Magna Carta—heirs to a rule of law and a responsibility to pass those rights on to the next generation. Problems in Great Britain, similar to those faced in all western socieities: inflation, unemployment, absence of growth, and public expenditure beyond what the ...
    Text  Thatcher, The Rt. Hon. Margaret, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 25 Sep 1975, 30-40   The Heirs of Runnymede—the liberties first expressed in Magna Carta—heirs to a rule of law and a responsibility to pass those rights on to the next generation. Problems in Great ...
  • The Current Business Situation
    Text  Clark, Prof. W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 10 Dec 1931, 297-318     Some general remarks about our economy now, and in the recent past. Repairs that need to be done to an ailing, but resurrectable economy. Reference to three or four special aspects of the depression which are important for an understanding of its nature and for the consideration of possible remedies. ...
    Text  Clark, Prof. W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 10 Dec 1931, 297-318   Some general remarks about our economy now, and in the recent past. Repairs that need to be done to an ailing, but resurrectable economy. Reference to three or four special ...
  • A Habitant Looks Over Canada
    Text  Bouchard, Georges, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 5 Oct 1933, 251-264     Our economic evils having to be cured by a better mutual understanding. A presentation of the agricultural question from the point of view not of a class, but of the nation. The necessity of maintaining a prosperous agriculture in order to have a prosperous country. The farmer's realizations. Work as ...
    Text  Bouchard, Georges, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 5 Oct 1933, 251-264   Our economic evils having to be cured by a better mutual understanding. A presentation of the agricultural question from the point of view not of a class, but of the ...
  • A Business Man Speaks Up
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 26 Nov 1943, 65-95     The speaker here to lend his services to Canada's War Finance Committee and to the Canadian people on behalf of our Fifth Victory Loan. The conflict between two ideas for our postwar future: the Western Hemisphere adaptation of National Socialism, and belief in Democracy. What each of those concepts mean. ...
    Text  Carney, Ralph W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 26 Nov 1943, 65-95   The speaker here to lend his services to Canada's War Finance Committee and to the Canadian people on behalf of our Fifth Victory Loan. The conflict between two ideas for ...
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