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Competing in the Global Village 
Text  Berard, Andre, Competing in the Global Village, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 19 Apr 1990, 307-315  A warning to Canada. "If we want to build a strong Canadian identity, if we want to protect our Canadian culture, if we want to guarantee our political independence, the number one condition is the building of a strong economy. That is not an option; it is a fact of life." A detailed discussion...
Technology and the Competitive Challenge 
Text  Wright, Dr. Douglas T., Technology and the Competitive Challenge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 28 Nov 1985, 160-173  Critical times for Canada as we are being challenged to develop new ways of doing things, to develop and adopt new technologies, to be far more innovative than we have ever been before. The challenge to develop a whole new economic framework to meet the threat of much more intensive competition....
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....
Canada's Market in Britain--Problems & Possibilities 
Text  Rowan-Legg, Allan A., Canada's Market in Britain--Problems & Possibilities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 5 Nov 1970, 95-106  Some introductory statements about the implications of what the speaker has to say: a recognition of a bias towards Ontario--what's good for Ontario exports is good for Canada; a preference that his remarks be taken as an individual expression of opinion, rather than official policy. Speaking as a...
Challenges for Canada's Competitiveness. Images of Japan 
Text  Kenney-Wallace, Geraldine, Challenges for Canada's Competitiveness. Images of Japan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 5 Oct 1989, 31-44  ..., the courage of action, the willingness to live on the competitive edge, of knowing the facts and the fiction of knowing when to start and knowing when to stop. Professors are famous for knowing when to start lecturing but less famous for knowing when to stop. Speakers at a lectern usually preach from a text...
The Competitive Edge: Canada's R&D Strategies for the Global Market 
Text  Pottie, Dr. Ross F., The Competitive Edge: Canada's R&D Strategies for the Global Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 7 Feb 1991, 271-282  Canada's growing inability to compete with the rest of the world, and some reasons why that is happening. A consistent trade deficit in the higher value-added goods. Canada's rating in the last World Competitiveness Report. The strong correlation between spending on innovation and success in world...
Yes, Things Really Have Changed 
Text  Charest, The Honourable Jean, Yes, Things Really Have Changed, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Feb 1987, 267-277  Youth unemployment in Canada as a serious economic and social problem, with statistics. The difficulty for many young people to make the transition from school to work. The lack of matching of skills acquired, and skills needed by employers. A recognition of the changes in the global economy which...
Canada and the Trade Negotiations 
Text  MacEachen, The Honourable A.J., Canada and the Trade Negotiations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 9 Feb 1978, 258-272  Multilaterial trade negotiations in Geneva, including Canada and 97 other countries, which together account for nearly 95% of total world trade. Why these negotiations are so critically important. Canada's role in the negotiations. Advantages to Canada expected from the negotiations. Challenges...
The Challenge Ahead 
Text  MacDonald, The Hon. Flora, The Challenge Ahead, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1985), 28 Mar 1985, 405-418  Changes and challenges essential to the economic renewal of Canada and our success as a nation. Problems and opportunities facing Canada as discussed at the National Economic Conference in Ottawa just days prior to this address. A consensus on the future of Canada. Jobs as a number one priority....
How Socio-Economic Changes Affect Bell Canada Enterprises 
Text  Cyr, J.V. Raymond, How Socio-Economic Changes Affect Bell Canada Enterprises, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 29 Jan 1987, 242-249  The significance of current socio-economic changes in Canada, against the background of changes that are affecting the speaker's industry. Concern with the "increasing degree to which we, as a nation, have become dependent on the services sector of our economy," with examples and remarks as to the...
Opportunities Arising From International Business Trends 
Text  Holden-Brown, Sir Derrick, Opportunities Arising From International Business Trends, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1987), 12 Mar 1987, 326-335  A brief personal background of the speaker's involvement with Canada. Finding new areas of growth by focussing on global markets for investors. The example of McDonald's Restaurants and their business strategy of going into partnership with local entrepreneurs. Another example in Pepsi-Cola....
The Canadian Economy: Trade and the Auto Industry 
Text  White, Robert, The Canadian Economy: Trade and the Auto Industry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 9 Feb 1984, 230-242  Signs of recovery from the recession, and who got left out. Statistics with regard to productivity, domestic processing of resources, machine production, profits, investments. Business perspectives about the recession and the recovery. Comments on various political statements, phrases and...
Competition and International Commercial Transportation 
Text  Ward, Maxwell W., Competition and International Commercial Transportation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 15 Feb 1973, 233-242  ... the aviation industry; I've never quite been able to put a title on what I was doing but "sorcery" seems to be the appropriate one. I'll remember that. I would like to tell a little bit of a story to divert from my text if I may for a couple of minutes. Mr. Potts had done such a wonderful...
Are Canadians Simply Americans on Snowshoes? 
Text  Straiton, John, Are Canadians Simply Americans on Snowshoes?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 22 Oct 1970, 69-82  Some personal reminiscences. An illustration of how things are changing in the world. The speaker's home town, and the rest of Canada, now part of the Global Supermarket. The age of the multi-national, or international corporation. Examples of Canada in the international market. Extra pressure...
The Race for the Harmsworth Trophy 
Text  Don, Kaye, The Race for the Harmsworth Trophy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 9 Sep 1932, 211-217  The good done by international contests. A detailed description of what happened during the races for the Harmsworth Trophy. Mechanical difficulties. Giving credit to the Rolls Royce engines. The history of "England III" with a detailed description of the ship and her engine. Speculation as to...
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