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Inflation and War Finance 
Text  James, F. Cyril, Inflation and War Finance, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 6 Feb 1941, 322-341  Reference to the Savings Campaign. The dangers of an inflationary policy to finance the war, as shown through some of the experiences that some other nations have had with these policies. The demands that are being made for an inflationary policy in Canada. Remembering the "New Era" in the United...
The Canadian Economy and Its International Aspects 
Text  Jellett, Robert P., The Canadian Economy and Its International Aspects, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 18 Mar 1948, 299-311  The importance in world affairs which is held by Canada as a substantial part of the British Empire. Public debt and taxation, with figures. The net debt of the Federal Government at March 31, 1939. Necessary increases during the war years. The issue of "Active Assets." The difficulty of dealing...
Ontario's Course Is Clear 
Text  Drew, Hon. George, Ontario's Course Is Clear, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 8 Jan 1946, 171-184  Ontario's plans for a more effective working combination of the powers of the Dominion and nine provincial governments. Attacks against the proposals of the Drew Plan. A response to some of those attacks. A quotation from the early part of the printed submission to indicate the basis on which the...
The Next Five Years in Canada 
Text  Chalmers, Floyd S., The Next Five Years in Canada, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 16 Apr 1936, 365-380  A look at the current scene in Canada. Canada now making reasonable progress toward recovery and enjoying what might be called "creeping prosperity." "Five" in "The Next Five Years" arbitrary. Speaking in terms of optimistic forwardness while guarding against war. Present portents favourable for...
Some Economic and Financial Consequences of Defence 
Text  Abbott, The Hon. Douglas Charles, Some Economic and Financial Consequences of Defence, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 14 Dec 1950, 133-143  Some aspects of national policy of particular concern to the Minister of Finance and no doubt very much in the minds of every citizen and taxpayer. Reference to the speaker's previous address in March of 1948 when he asked the audience to take "a new look at Canada." Accomplishments again...
Economic and Social Challenges Facing Canadians 
Text  Manley, The Hon. John, Economic and Social Challenges Facing Canadians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 29 Feb 1996, 394-404  How Canadians, working together, can face the economic and social challenges as our economy moves into the next century. A pervasive sense of worry about the future by Canadians. Evidence and impact of this worry and concern about jobs. The feeling that our economy is drifting as we experience...
Budget 1986 
Text  Wilson, Hon. Michael H., Budget 1986, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 6 Mar 1986, 304-313  A meeting held jointly by The Canadian Club of Toronto and The Empire Club of Canada. A review of the Federal Budget announced one week previous to this address. Phase One of the government's strategy implemented over the past 16 months: spending reductions to halt the increase in the deficit, and...
Opportunities for the 1990s 
Text  MacLeod, J.M. "Jack", Opportunities for the 1990s, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 3 Apr 1986, 353-363  Three issues that have in common a critical need for management of change to position our industry and our country favourably for opportunities for the 1990s: volatile oil markets, national fiscal planning, and international trade. A detailed discussion of each issue follows and covers many of the...
Expansion Without Inflation 
Text  Fleming, The Honourable Donald M., Expansion Without Inflation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1960), 8 Oct 1959, 10-29  The complexity of the subject of finance. An attempt to clarify. The economic outlook of the Western World. The complete business cycle of the past three years in Canada. The question of how to sustain expansion without inflation. A review of the steps which the Government has taken to meet the...
Window on Tomorrow 
Text  Stevens, Sinclair, Window on Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Apr 1977, 341-353  The state of the Canadian economy. Problems with inflation, high deficits, unemployment. A criticial review of the present federal government with many statistics as to the reasons why these problems exist. Topics covered include Air Canada, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Canada...
Economic Outlook and Fiscal Planning 
Text  Crosbie, The Honourable John C., Economic Outlook and Fiscal Planning, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 1 Nov 1979, 83-93  An address a few weeks prior to the presentation of the first budget of the new Conservative Government. A discussion of the general economic stance that will be taken in the coming months by the government and, in particular, the government's position on interest rates. The course that has been...
Canada's Economy--Can We Advance Back to Reason? 
Text  Macdonald, H. Ian, Canada's Economy--Can We Advance Back to Reason?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 17 Apr 1975, 361-375  The Canadian economy today as a bundle of paradoxes. Two fundamental issues: our economic policy is not equipped to deal with today's realities; and we have unreasonable expectations for governments in dealing with our economy. Significant factors with regard to these issues. A review of fiscal...
Prospects for the North American Economy: 1985 and Beyond 
Text  Greenberg, Maurice R., Prospects for the North American Economy: 1985 and Beyond, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 29 Nov 1984, 170-184  Current problems in the North American economy, growing out of the inflation of the 1960s, carried to excess during the 1970s. Problems include excessive debt, high real interest rates and instability created by falling commodity prices, particularly energy. Dealing with runaway inflation at the...
The Federal Budget: Staying the Course 
Text  Mazankowski, The Hon. Don, The Federal Budget: Staying the Course, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 28 Feb 1992, 393-405  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Dialogue and debate prior to the latest federal budget. Concerns and sympathy expressed for those hurting. Concern for the lack of confidence at both the consumer and the business level. Concern for the social safety...
An Update of the Economic and Fiscal Situation 
Text  Wilson, The Hon. Michael H., An Update of the Economic and Fiscal Situation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 18 Sep 1986, 15-25  A joint meeting with The Canadian Club of Toronto. Steps taken by the current Progressive Conservative Government to reach their objective of sustained economic growth and productive jobs for Canadians. Specific agenda items. Steps in a five-year fiscal plan to restore public finances to a state...
The Economy in Transition 
Text  Wilson, The Honourable Michael, The Economy in Transition, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 24 Feb 1987, 289-302  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some remarks about a recent meeting in Paris, in which the speaker represented Canada at a meeting of finance ministers of the six major industrial countries. Some agreements made to deal with the underlying causes of...
The Canadian Economy 
Text  Mulholland, William D., The Canadian Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 13 Oct 1983, 51-64  The Canadian economy. Review and analysis of Canada's current and future economy. Problems identified. Monetary and fiscal policies. Budget deficits. Business investments. Recession. Economic recovery. Protectionism. Debt management of third-world countries. Fiscal discipline. Trends in world...
Does Government Economic Policy-Making Make a Difference? The Canadian Case 
Text  Gillies, James M., Does Government Economic Policy-Making Make a Difference? The Canadian Case, 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...
A Positive Approach to the Problem of Inflation 
Text  Hees, Hon. George, A Positive Approach to the Problem of Inflation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 28 Apr 1966, 358-364  The Budget presented to Parliament on March 29th last and its design to reduce the inflationary pressures which have caused the wholesale price index to increase by 3.2% during the past year, and to rise by another 4% during the present year, according to the Minister's forecast. Inflationary...
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