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  • Canada in a Fragile World
    Text  Bata, Thomas J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 25 Nov 1982, 117-126     Speaking as a Canadian internationalist, how Canada and Canadian business might benefit from greater participation in the opportunities which this constantly more and more interdependent world presents. Some major challenges of the future. Two themes stressed: world-wide interdependence and the opportunities this creates, and the need to adapt to a ...
    Text  Bata, Thomas J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 25 Nov 1982, 117-126   Speaking as a Canadian internationalist, how Canada and Canadian business might benefit from greater participation in the opportunities which this constantly more and more interdependent world presents. Some major challenges ...
  • International Trade
    Text  Mooney, James D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Jan 1934, 389-402     International trade simple in principle. The inception of "economic nationalism" that got under way 8-10 years ago. Problems with economic nationalism. Ways in which economic nationalism caused and continued the depression. Some statistics on Canada's imports and exports. Similar statistics for the United States. Some misconceptions about imports, exports, and ...
    Text  Mooney, James D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Jan 1934, 389-402   International trade simple in principle. The inception of "economic nationalism" that got under way 8-10 years ago. Problems with economic nationalism. Ways in which economic nationalism caused and continued the ...
  • The Simple Laws of International Trade
    Text  Wickman, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 26 Oct 1944, 71-84     This address is presented under the following headings: Trade Origins; God As Exchange; International Trade; Profit on International Trade; Effect on Modern Development; Suggested Remedies; Canada's Prospects. Topics addressed include the following. A quick review of trading since its inception. The simplest trading of bartering between individuals. The revolutionary change ...
    Text  Wickman, A.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 26 Oct 1944, 71-84   This address is presented under the following headings: Trade Origins; God As Exchange; International Trade; Profit on International Trade; Effect on Modern Development; Suggested Remedies; Canada's Prospects. Topics addressed include ...
  • Imperial Preference and GATT
    Text  Wilgress, L. Dana, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 16 Mar 1961, 282-296     Imperial Preference and GATT: a misunderstood relation. A review and history of both, and their inter-relationship. The provision in GATT that no new preferences could be introduced, nor could existing preferences be increased. The draft charter for the International Trade Organisation. Some compromises reached, especially for the underdeveloped countries. The ...
    Text  Wilgress, L. Dana, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 16 Mar 1961, 282-296   Imperial Preference and GATT: a misunderstood relation. A review and history of both, and their inter-relationship. The provision in GATT that no new preferences could be introduced, nor could existing ...
  • 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. ...
  • Commonwealth Trade and Beyond
    Text  Taplin, Walter, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 295-305     An analysis of the nature of British Commonwealth trade and of the elements in British Commonwealth trade. Being clear as to exactly what the main elements in the basic idea of Commonwealth trade are, with a discussion to follow each. The first element of the idea of economic imperialism. Moving ...
    Text  Taplin, Walter, Esq., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1955), 295-305   An analysis of the nature of British Commonwealth trade and of the elements in British Commonwealth trade. Being clear as to exactly what the main elements in the basic idea ...
  • Realism or Fatalism
    Text  Gordon, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Mar 1962, 213-225     A joint meeting of The Empire Club and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some questions that cannot be avoided "as one looks at the state of the world we are living in." Having "said that war is impossible and that there is no alternative to peace, how then is peace ...
    Text  Gordon, Donald, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 12 Mar 1962, 213-225   A joint meeting of The Empire Club and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Some questions that cannot be avoided "as one looks at the state of the world we are ...
  • Canada At The Crossroads
    Text  Culver, David M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 17 Apr 1986, 376-386     Features of the Canadian view that the speaker suggests need to be changed. Geography: making our nation state appropriate to the new larger world arena through our policies; Canada in the no-man's land politically; the effect of our geography on Canadian attitudes to trade, culture and political independence. The feature ...
    Text  Culver, David M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 17 Apr 1986, 376-386   Features of the Canadian view that the speaker suggests need to be changed. Geography: making our nation state appropriate to the new larger world arena through our policies; Canada in ...
  • The World Crisis and the Outlook
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 11 Feb 1932, 55-73     The entire world in a state of flux; upset in its attempt to devise a new common denominator by which to divide the products of man's labour. Facing a paradox of a period of famine amidst plenty. In the midst of a very intensified knowledge, by the failure of a ...
    Text  Brickner, Rabbi Barnett R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 11 Feb 1932, 55-73   The entire world in a state of flux; upset in its attempt to devise a new common denominator by which to divide the products of man's labour. Facing a paradox ...
  • Hazel's Hope - A Vision of World Citizenship
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus on visits to two commonwealth countries - India and Tanzania. The visit to Tanzania with World Vision Canada. The despair ...
    Text  McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 22 Jun 2006, 554-559   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus ...
  • The Progress of Imperial Preference
    Text  Morgan, Ben H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 1 Sep 1921, 215-226     A few thoughts on the present political and economic organization of the British Empire. Two streams of thought and action: one in the direction of Imperial Federation; another school of thought in the direction of autonomous government. The speaker's belief that Empire unity cannot be promoted by legislation. The true ...
    Text  Morgan, Ben H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 1 Sep 1921, 215-226   A few thoughts on the present political and economic organization of the British Empire. Two streams of thought and action: one in the direction of Imperial Federation; another school of ...
  • Do We Face Ideological Conquest
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56     The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible wreckage of the second world war. Who is engaged in this debate. The vital importance of the democracies emerging as ...
    Text  Armour, Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 24 Oct 1946, 42-56   The great and often very bitter debate going on around the world today. The importance and consequences of that debate. The sort of world which will emerge from the terrible ...
  • Problems of the British Empire
    Text  Hutton, Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 2 Dec 1937, 124-140     Problems of the British Empire—political, strategic and economic. How most problems of the world today touch the British Empire. A review of political problems. Changes over the last 35 years. A review of the political and constitutional situation today. The Crown now the only real and effective link left between ...
    Text  Hutton, Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 2 Dec 1937, 124-140   Problems of the British Empire—political, strategic and economic. How most problems of the world today touch the British Empire. A review of political problems. Changes over the last 35 years. ...
  • Some Important Aspects of Canada's International Trade
    Text  Kinsman, R.D.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 24 Nov 1960, 104-115     Export trading problems for Canada. A review of the current situation, with some figures with regard to Canada's status in the world in terms of exports and imports. The problem of growing unemployment in Canada: Canada's foreign trade role. Some trade figures. The factor of the creation of two trading ...
    Text  Kinsman, R.D.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 24 Nov 1960, 104-115   Export trading problems for Canada. A review of the current situation, with some figures with regard to Canada's status in the world in terms of exports and imports. The problem ...
  • Government and Private Enterprise
    Text  Winters, The Honourable Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 19 Feb 1959, 224-234     Developing trends in the relationship between Government and private enterprise with emphasis on trade. The system and form of Canada's Government, and how they have been changing in a progressive development toward more and more democracy. The changing importance of Government in relation to our private lives, our business activities ...
    Text  Winters, The Honourable Robert H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 19 Feb 1959, 224-234   Developing trends in the relationship between Government and private enterprise with emphasis on trade. The system and form of Canada's Government, and how they have been changing in a progressive ...
  • Financing of World Development
    Text  Conable, Barber, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 5 Oct 1987, 28-36     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The realities of the global economic scene, and the opportunities needed to grasp if that scene is to be changed for the better. The World Bank as a development institution. How the World Bank has ...
    Text  Conable, Barber, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 5 Oct 1987, 28-36   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The realities of the global economic scene, and the opportunities needed to grasp if that ...
  • Organizing for Global Growth
    Text  Barnevik, Percy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 27 May 1994, 511-524     Globalisation, business organisation, and recent events in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas. How Asea Brown Boveri and other successful companies have organised themselves for global growth and competitiveness. A review of highlights of ABB's global matrix, decentralization and the development of its international managers. A discussion of ...
    Text  Barnevik, Percy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 27 May 1994, 511-524   Globalisation, business organisation, and recent events in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and the Americas. How Asea Brown Boveri and other successful companies have organised themselves for global growth and ...
  • A Look at Canada Incorporated
    Text  Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 1 Nov 1990, 116-131     "The debate on free trade is off the mark." "And the Senate follies going on over the GST are also completely off the mark." A discussion of these statements. The tendency of Canadian politicians to indulge in "ostrich economics." The global economy and the liberalization of trade: the reality and ...
    Text  Francis, Diane, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 1 Nov 1990, 116-131   "The debate on free trade is off the mark." "And the Senate follies going on over the GST are also completely off the mark." A discussion of these statements. The ...
  • Latin America on the March—A Valuable Partnership
    Text  Duncan, James Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 5 Mar 1953, 238-251     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's return, just a few weeks ago, from a Goodwill and Trade Mission to Latin America. What was seen there, what was accomplished, and what the future holds in store for Canada in the ...
    Text  Duncan, James Stuart, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 5 Mar 1953, 238-251   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's return, just a few weeks ago, from a Goodwill and Trade Mission to ...
  • New Markets in the Orient
    Text  Imrie, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 5 Feb 1931, 36-46     The new and important phase of work for the members of the Trade Delegation of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce upon their return from Japan, China and Hong Kong several weeks ago. The first phase the expression of the goodwill and friendliness of Canada's business interests, the study of trade ...
    Text  Imrie, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 5 Feb 1931, 36-46   The new and important phase of work for the members of the Trade Delegation of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce upon their return from Japan, China and Hong Kong several ...
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