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The Outlook for 1931 
Text  Baldwin, H.C., The Outlook for 1931, 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...
Our Times Viewed From a World Perspective 
Text  Cromie, Robert, Our Times Viewed From a World Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 1 Feb 1934, 419-437  What the speaker saw in Europe and Russia this summer; looking for some suggestions for ourselves on this continent. Three minutes of world geography, including some population figures. A review of the Economic Conference held in London this summer. An examination of what creates different...
Italy and World Affairs 
Text  Colonna, Don Mario, Italy and World Affairs, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 11 Jan 1934, 377-388  Italy in a Mediterranean world. Ways in which the Mediterranean is a British lake. The relationship between Italy and Great Britain. How the Great War was a terrible trial for Italy. Some words on Mussolini. Reconstruction in progress today. The spirit or cooperation and organization in Italy...
Man-Made Remedies For A Man-Made Depression 
Text  Jackson, Professor Gilbert, Man-Made Remedies For A Man-Made Depression, 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...
A Habitant Looks Over Canada 
Text  Bouchard, Georges, A Habitant Looks Over Canada, 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....
A Business Man Speaks Up 
Text  Carney, Ralph W., A Business Man Speaks Up, 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...
Expectations and Events 
Text  Towers, Graham Ford, Expectations and Events, 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 attracted by...
World Unrest 
Text  Ross, Howard S., World Unrest, 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...
Being Pushed Into Socialism 
Text  Sandwell, B.K., Being Pushed Into Socialism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 10 Nov 1932, 286-295  The new world into which we are entering. The new world we thought was going to emerge as a result of the ending of the war. Now within five years or so of getting rid of the war economically. What we may expect in the new world, and what we need to do to adjust ourselves to it. The great change...
Collective Bargaining in the Wake of the Coal Strike 
Text  Marshall, Dr. F. Ray, Collective Bargaining in the Wake of the Coal Strike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 17 Apr 1978, 396-406  The settling of the coal strike. How it was settled. Lessons learned. Some concerns about some international employment problems relating to energy and coal utilization. How the Carter Administration handled the coal strike. Two major objectives were to minimize damage to the public and to...
International Co-operation: Common Action for Common Problems 
Text  Jamieson, J.K., International Co-operation: Common Action for Common Problems, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 21 Oct 1974, 46-57  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Two facts about the external environment that Canada and the United States share: the multi-nature of economic problems, and the fact that solutions require international co-operation now. A statement of the various...
The Creation of Wealth 
Text  Godfrey, Hollis; Morrow, The Creation of Wealth, 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...
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...
This Planning Business 
Text  Moore, W.H., This Planning Business, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 23 Nov 1933, 343-351  Some introductory words and thoughts on the "mass mind." Analyzing the statement "It is better to plan than not to plan." Plans made at the opening of the twentieth century with high hopes. Now facing the aftermath of the completion of the first stage of socialism. Details and discussion of what...
Credit Policy as a Factor in the Present World Depression 
Text  Towers, Graham F., Credit Policy as a Factor in the Present World Depression, 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...
Stabilization of Money 
Text  O'Farrell, P.A., Stabilization of Money, 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...
A Mid-Century Look Forward and Backward 
Text  McEachern, Ronald A., A Mid-Century Look Forward and Backward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 1 Dec 1949, 116-129  Taking a look at ourselves and at our society; trying to assess the failures and accomplishments of the past 50 years; trying to assess the probabilities of the next 50. Comprehending the years behind us so that we can walk with wisdom into the future. The human race being subjected to a series of...
The Economic Challenge to the West 
Text  Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, The Economic Challenge to the West, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 4 Oct 1968, 1-14  The economic challenge to the Western world. The responsibility and the duty of leadership for preserving world economic order falling on the small group of wealthy economic countries of the West, including the United Kingdom and Canada. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
The World Danger and the Way Out 
Text  Paish, Sir George, The World Danger and the Way Out, 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 done everything...
The Riddle of the Depression 
Text  Leacock, Professor Stephen, The Riddle of the Depression, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 16 Feb 1933, 70-83  Facing the depression. The speaker's stand that this is a dangerous moment, a crisis. "The time has come to think. The time has come to act." What we see around us never paralleled in the world before. The world-wide, class-wide nature of this depression. Fighting it as a plague or a fire, not...
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