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  • 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 ...
  • The Canadian Equity Market for 1998
    Text  Bratt, Nicholas; Shaunessy, Terry; Rubin, Jeff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 8 Jan 1998, 285-299     Nicholas Bratt The outlook for global markets. 1997 as a particularly challenging year, and why that was so. Some specific indicators and developments which will determine the performance of the stock markets. Some historical figures. Key indicators: the level of confidence; the evolution of the Asian crisis; the outlook for ...
    Text  Bratt, Nicholas; Shaunessy, Terry; Rubin, Jeff, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1998), 8 Jan 1998, 285-299   Nicholas Bratt The outlook for global markets. 1997 as a particularly challenging year, and why that was so. Some specific indicators and developments which will determine the performance of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • What Is The Cause of War?
    Text  Strachey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 24 Jan 1935, 216-228     The causes of modern war, I.e., what seems to have caused the last war and what the speaker is bound to say seems so very rapidly to be about to case the next war, or is causing the astonishing preparations for a new armed conflict. The world in a state ...
    Text  Strachey, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 24 Jan 1935, 216-228   The causes of modern war, I.e., what seems to have caused the last war and what the speaker is bound to say seems so very rapidly to be about to ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Riddle of the Depression
    Text  Leacock, Professor Stephen, 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 ...
    Text  Leacock, Professor Stephen, 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 ...
  • 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 Economic Challenge to the West
    Text  Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, 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 (OECD): the statement of aims. These ...
    Text  Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, 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 ...
  • A Mid-Century Look Forward and Backward
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., 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 ...
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., 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. ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • This Planning Business
    Text  Moore, W.H., 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 ...
    Text  Moore, W.H., 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 ...
  • Our Mission—Sound Public Finance
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., 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 ...
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., 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 ...
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