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  • Terrorism And Political Risk—A Key Challenge For Global Business
    Text       Some references to past speeches at the Empire Club, and the founding of the Club. Anticipating and responding to the changing risk environment at the heart of Lloyd’s. A focus on helping the business community understand and respond to today’s risks. Some figures from Canada. Lloyd’s as a very significant ...
    Text     Some references to past speeches at the Empire Club, and the founding of the Club. Anticipating and responding to the changing risk environment at the heart of Lloyd’s. A focus ...
  • Assuring Canada's Place in the Transforming Global Economy
    Text  Allan, Elyse, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 23 Oct 2006, 90-102     How Canada can make its mark economically and bring prosperity to her people - a story from the Globe and Mail. Defining our relevance in today's dynamic global marketplace. Improving our competitiveness. How Canada is positioned today - some key measures. Some warning signs. Challenges to Canada and most countries ...
    Text  Allan, Elyse, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 23 Oct 2006, 90-102   How Canada can make its mark economically and bring prosperity to her people - a story from the Globe and Mail. Defining our relevance in today's dynamic global marketplace. Improving ...
  • The Pacific Century
    Text  Campbell, The Hon. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 16 Oct 2006, 77-89     The whole western world now looking west. Some history. Economics. Canada having no time to lose. The global economy and how that has affected Canada. How the Pacific is central to Canada's ability to compete and prosper in the century ahead. The disparity of this comment with how most Canadians ...
    Text  Campbell, The Hon. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 16 Oct 2006, 77-89   The whole western world now looking west. Some history. Economics. Canada having no time to lose. The global economy and how that has affected Canada. How the Pacific is central ...
  • Canadian Competitiveness in the Global Economy
    Text  Hand, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 10 Nov 2005, 124-137     The plan to bring Inco and Falconbridge together - offering an answer to the questions regarding how Canadian companies can stay competitive in a global economy and what the implications are for the rest of the country. Canadian mining in general - some facts and figures. Exploration; research and development; ...
    Text  Hand, Scott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 10 Nov 2005, 124-137   The plan to bring Inco and Falconbridge together - offering an answer to the questions regarding how Canadian companies can stay competitive in a global economy and what the implications ...
  • My Views on Globalization
    Text  Munk, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 2 Jun 2005, 440-453     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Globalization as one of the most debated, most discussed and most thought-about subjects currently in existence. Some personal history and reminiscences. An early commitment to free trade. The speaker's experiences in Australia. Back in Canada ...
    Text  Munk, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 2 Jun 2005, 440-453   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Globalization as one of the most debated, most discussed and most thought-about subjects currently in ...
  • Trading Up: Fair Trade in the New Global Economy
    Text  Gillespie, Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 21 Jun 2001, 78-88     A "from where I sit" perspective on what it takes to compete and succeed internationally. Issues germane to the recent Summit of the Americas. What we, that is business, government and academia, need to do collectively to build more competitive teams for the recently inaugurated business Olympics among countries and ...
    Text  Gillespie, Ian, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 21 Jun 2001, 78-88   A "from where I sit" perspective on what it takes to compete and succeed internationally. Issues germane to the recent Summit of the Americas. What we, that is business, government ...
  • Consulting as a Major Global Industry
    Text  Grude, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 22 May 2001, 51-65     Setting client expectations. Some general remarks about consultants. The tremendous influence exerted by consultants. Why it is that consulting has become a major global industry. An exploration of four trends. Some charactertistics of consultants. Choosing a consultant. How a consulting engagement typically rolls out. Some examples. Fatal flaws. The CMC ...
    Text  Grude, Jan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 22 May 2001, 51-65   Setting client expectations. Some general remarks about consultants. The tremendous influence exerted by consultants. Why it is that consulting has become a major global industry. An exploration of four trends. ...
  • Synchronizing the World of Commerce
    Text  Eskew, Michael L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 22 May 2003, 505-516     UPS in Canada. Some statistics. An event from two months ago and its effects. The power of synchronization. Synchronizing commerce and what that means. A real-life example. Obstacles in our path. The need for multilateral economic strategies to keep commerce synchronized and moving forward. Four trends that we need to ...
    Text  Eskew, Michael L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 22 May 2003, 505-516   UPS in Canada. Some statistics. An event from two months ago and its effects. The power of synchronization. Synchronizing commerce and what that means. A real-life example. Obstacles in our ...
  • The Ekati Diamond Mine - Success in Canada's North
    Text  Excell, Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 13 Mar 2003, 351-371     Diamonds in Canada. The Ekati Diamond Mine. BHP Biliton Diamonds Inc. The opportunities shared by the people of the North as a result of the development of the diamond industry. Canadian diamonds now reliably available at retail outlets across the country and making inroads around the world. Contributing positively to ...
    Text  Excell, Jim, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 13 Mar 2003, 351-371   Diamonds in Canada. The Ekati Diamond Mine. BHP Biliton Diamonds Inc. The opportunities shared by the people of the North as a result of the development of the diamond industry. ...
  • Canada's Mining Industry: Investing in New Attitudes
    Text  Carter, Jim E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 16 Jan 2003, 253-266     An update on Canada's mining sector, especially as it pertains to attractiveness as a place to invest. Changes in both the performance and the attitude of the Canadian mining industry. Inspiring confidence among global investors. The richness of the resource. The importance of the mining industry to Canada. How to ...
    Text  Carter, Jim E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 16 Jan 2003, 253-266   An update on Canada's mining sector, especially as it pertains to attractiveness as a place to invest. Changes in both the performance and the attitude of the Canadian mining industry. ...
  • Extending the Dream
    Text  Panoz, Dr. Donald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 16 May 2002, 14-23     The speaker's son's vision and the panoz Roadster's debut. Personal reminiscences of the speaker's involvement in car racing. Le Mans style racing. Sports car racing - rise and fall. Some statistics. Changing the words in the story to be illustrative.
    Text  Panoz, Dr. Donald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 16 May 2002, 14-23   The speaker's son's vision and the panoz Roadster's debut. Personal reminiscences of the speaker's involvement in car racing. Le Mans style racing. Sports car racing - rise and fall. Some ...
  • Strategy in an Uncertain World
    Text  Ellis, Vernon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 8 May 2002, 1-13     Uncertainties in business. Global economies. Factors in globalization. The result of these factors. New developments of uncertainty; challenges to the global environment. Impact of the anti-globalization movement. Global economic slowdown. Technology sectors. Moore's Law. A question of psychology. September 11 and the subsequent war against terrorism. The resurgence of government. ...
    Text  Ellis, Vernon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 8 May 2002, 1-13   Uncertainties in business. Global economies. Factors in globalization. The result of these factors. New developments of uncertainty; challenges to the global environment. Impact of the anti-globalization movement. Global economic slowdown. ...
  • Swifter, Higher, Stronger: Competing in the Internet Economy
    Text  Monty, Jean C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 28 Sep 2000, 88-98     Some remarks about Toronto's Olympic bid and about Bell Canada. Convergence, pushing communications companies to acquire content and e-commerce capabilities, media companies to merge wiwth distributors, and entertainment conglomerates to join dot-coms at the altar of the Internet. BCE as sthe only company in Canada to have sizable stakes in ...
    Text  Monty, Jean C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 28 Sep 2000, 88-98   Some remarks about Toronto's Olympic bid and about Bell Canada. Convergence, pushing communications companies to acquire content and e-commerce capabilities, media companies to merge wiwth distributors, and entertainment conglomerates to ...
  • Our Economic Dependence on Mining
    Text  Moore, Major-General The Honourable Sir Newton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 6 Apr 1933, 156-165     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Some personal background and history of the speaker. Evidence and instances of development in Canada and in Australia, the speaker's native land. The creation of a virtually new Empire in Northern Ontario. The ...
    Text  Moore, Major-General The Honourable Sir Newton, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 6 Apr 1933, 156-165   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Some personal background and history of the speaker. Evidence and instances of development ...
  • The Mineral Resources of Canada
    Text  Brock, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Mar 1909, 189-196     The importance of mineral resources to the industrial and material prosperity of the country. The influence which mining has upon the extension and expansion of civilization. Examples throughout history of the importance and influence of mining. Measuring the degree of civilization of a nation by the extent to which it ...
    Text  Brock, R.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 25 Mar 1909, 189-196   The importance of mineral resources to the industrial and material prosperity of the country. The influence which mining has upon the extension and expansion of civilization. Examples throughout history of ...
  • The Undeveloped Mineral Resources of Canada
    Text  Adams, Professor Frank D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 7 Mar 1907, 244-253     The remarkable increase in mineral output in the Dominion from 1886 to 1905, with some dollar figures. The lack of recognition by Canadians of the importance of the mineral output in this country, in relation to the agricultural output. A comparison. Endeavouring to predict what mineral deposits we have. Falling ...
    Text  Adams, Professor Frank D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 7 Mar 1907, 244-253   The remarkable increase in mineral output in the Dominion from 1886 to 1905, with some dollar figures. The lack of recognition by Canadians of the importance of the mineral output ...
  • The Mineral Industries of Canada
    Text  Miller, Professor W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 14 Apr 1910, 233-241     The Mineral industry as one of the great four industries in Canada: Agriculture, Minerals, Forestry and Fisheries. The Mineral industry of Canada at the present time only second in value of output to that of Agriculture. The extent of the Mineral industry in Canada. Great room for expansion in the ...
    Text  Miller, Professor W.G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 14 Apr 1910, 233-241   The Mineral industry as one of the great four industries in Canada: Agriculture, Minerals, Forestry and Fisheries. The Mineral industry of Canada at the present time only second in value ...
  • Importance of Mining Industry To Canada
    Text  Cole, Arthur A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 7 Dec 1916, 311-319     Canada as a country of large railway developments, considered on a per capita basis. The relationship between railway development in Canada and the opening up of our vast agricultural areas. The importance of the mining industry now as suppliers of business to the railways, with examples. A consideration of figures ...
    Text  Cole, Arthur A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 7 Dec 1916, 311-319   Canada as a country of large railway developments, considered on a per capita basis. The relationship between railway development in Canada and the opening up of our vast agricultural areas. ...
  • Mining—A Permanent Industry
    Text  Bateman, G.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 25 Feb 1926, 67-75     Mining itself as old as agriculture, if not older, and next to agriculture the most permanent of all our industries. Some history of mining. The search for gold, closely identified with the advance of our civilization. Development in Northern Ontario over the past 20 years. This growing industry the greatest ...
    Text  Bateman, G.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 25 Feb 1926, 67-75   Mining itself as old as agriculture, if not older, and next to agriculture the most permanent of all our industries. Some history of mining. The search for gold, closely identified ...
  • The Canadian Mineral Industry
    Text  Fairley, A.L. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Apr 1965, 320-331     The mineral industry, and particularly the Canadian mineral industry. An examination of the Canadian mining scene today. The growth of the industry, particularly in the past decade. The well-being of the country securely linked to the mineral industry. Mining in Canada deeply rooted in the traditions of the country. A ...
    Text  Fairley, A.L. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 22 Apr 1965, 320-331   The mineral industry, and particularly the Canadian mineral industry. An examination of the Canadian mining scene today. The growth of the industry, particularly in the past decade. The well-being of ...
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