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Meeting the Canadian Challenge 
Text  Redfern, John D., Meeting the Canadian Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 14 Nov 1985, 134-146  The speaker's concern and frustration with the low level of appreciation we have for our current environment, and our somewhat gloomy expectations for the future. Meeting the Canadian challenge. The lack of appreciation of reality, caused by the post-war period, leaving a "legacy of expensive...
Ontario's Trading Relationships In A Changing World 
Text  Peterson, The Hon. David, Ontario's Trading Relationships In A Changing World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 26 Sep 1985, 17-29  A meeting held jointly by The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An analogy of Canada to a layer cake, building to add richness, flavour, and spice. Taking all Canada has to offer by cutting the cake vertically, taken in large bites as each layer contributes to the taste; just...
The Role of Government in the Economy of the '90s 
Text  Martin, Paul Jr., The Role of Government in the Economy of the '90s, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 21 Jan 1988, 193-205  The kind of world economic environment we find ourselves in and what "ought to be" the changing role of government within that environment. Change and how it has manifested itself: in an increasingly globalized economy and in a steady decline in the value of raw materials relative to manufactured...
Free Trade: Cornerstone of a New National Policy 
Text  Lortie, Pierre, Free Trade: Cornerstone of a New National Policy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 10 Oct 1985, 46-58  The issue of the establishment of a free trade area with the United States. Canada at a critical juncture: the fourth time in the past 150 years that it has grappled with the issue of free trade with the U.S. The acknowledgement that Canada cannot remain resource-driven and insure the maintenance...
Merger Review in a Changing Global Environment 
Text  Goldman, Calvin, Merger Review in a Changing Global Environment, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 26 Oct 1989, 62-78  Remarks on the protection of competition itself in a changing global environment; an environment which is adapting to liberalized trade and increasingly global markets. A discussion of competition law in Canada in the late 1980's; an examination of its relevance to a changing global environment....
Challenges We Have Met and Challenges Ahead 
Text  Nankivell, Neville, Challenges We Have Met and Challenges Ahead, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 11 Jan 1990, 148-157  Examples of the crucial turning points in the political and economic life in Canada: positives and problems. Putting the issues in perspective: a review of recent and current events including Meech Lake, high interest rates; the Free Trade agreement. A few facts about the positives, such as net...
The U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Area 
Text  Yeutter, Ambassador Clayton, The U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Area, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 9 Oct 1987, 37-46  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Canada. Address following the U.S.-Canadian free trade agreement concluded one week prior. Now nothing equivalent to the political "open border" between the U.S. and Canada. The difficulties of the last 16 months of...
Canada's Future Under Free Trade 
Text  Reisman, Ambassador Simon, Canada's Future Under Free Trade, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 16 Oct 1987, 55-67  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Canada. Address ten days after an agreement was reached on the essential elements of a Canada-U.S. free trade agreement. What will happen over the next few weeks. An assurance that this is a good deal for Canada. A broad...
Regulation in the Canadian Petroleum Industry 
Text  Bijur, Peter I., Regulation in the Canadian Petroleum Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 29 Oct 1987, 76-86  Canada's economy driven by "international market forces," and moving toward an environment "characterized by far less regulation." A discussion of some of the implications of that deregulation in the context of future economic growth and the importance of the free trade agreement currently pending...
A Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement 
Text  Peterson, The Hon. David, A Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 4 Nov 1987, 87-97  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Canada. Canadians debating the issue of free trade with the United States. Rejecting any attempt to turn province against province or region against region. The nature of the debate within Canada. Determining whether the deal...
Free Trade and the Aerospace Industry 
Text  Shrontz, Frank, Free Trade and the Aerospace Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 5 Nov 1987, 98-106  Some thoughts on the issue of free trade as it applies to the aerospace industry. The reliance on open international markets by manufacturers of commercial airplanes. The example of de Havilland in Toronto. Free trade between Canada and the U.S. in the aerospace industry a fact of life and to a...
Free Trade in Historical Perspective 
Text  Devine, The Hon. D. Grant, Free Trade in Historical Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 3 Dec 1987, 148-161  The address takes the form of questions posed, and answers given. Giving the audience food for thought. Topics covered include: the historical perspective of the free trade agreement between Canada and the United States; tariffs and subsidies; protectionism; changing laws quickly; going in the...
Sharing a World of Ideas 
Text  Lewis, Robert; Scott, Donna; Watson, Elizabeth; Osborne, Ronald, Sharing a World of Ideas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 3 Mar 1988, 269-286  Robert Lewis Trends in the news and the election season that awaits us. The state of the parties and their leaders. The future of free trade. First, some trends, beginning at the Calgary Winter Games. Subjects discussed include the 10,000 citizen volunteers; the spirit of volunteerism; the...
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...
Canada in the Changed World Economy 
Text  Dobson, Wendy, Canada in the Changed World Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 4 Dec 1986, 162-174  The underlying issue to the proposal by Canada's government to negotiate a trade agreement with the United States government: "Canada's ability to respond to the changed global economic environment in ways that ensure future growth in Canadians' living standards." Some of the major changes that...
Canada-U.S. Trade: A Time for Decision 
Text  Reuber, Grant L., Canada-U.S. Trade: A Time for Decision, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 26 Mar 1987, 358-368  Trade negotiations between Canada and the United States: an agreement to be reached six months from the time of this address. Factors influencing the timetable. The nature of the last negotiations. A consensus of majority agreement by Canadians, with the free trade agreement. Predictions and...
Some Canadian Myths About the U.S. 
Text  Gotlieb, Allan, Some Canadian Myths About the U.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 9 Apr 1987, 383-394  Myths as definers and delimiters of a nation. Myths as limiters of nations, if allowed to substitute for vision. How Americans perceive or misperceive, Canada-U.S. trade. "The seven deadly myths." The difficulty of eradicating myths. Some unfortunate myths or misconceptions held by Canadians about...
The Automotive Industry Meets its Biggest Challenge 
Text  Smith, F. Alan, The Automotive Industry Meets its Biggest Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 4 Dec 1980, 145-159  Global markets: a concern, or an opportunity? An opportunity to gain access for Canada to broader, wider and growing markets. How this does and will work in the automotive industry. Social concerns: why Canada should help developing nations. What business can do. A description and history of GM as...
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