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  • Trade with India through the Port of Halifax
    Text  Oldfield, Karen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Feb 2007, 302-312     Trading with India as Canada's next big opportunity. What has already been done at the Port of Halifax about India. Why the speaker believes India is so important for all of us. Trading already done at the Port of Halifax. The role of the Suez Canal. Asia now and continuing ...
    Text  Oldfield, Karen, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 22 Feb 2007, 302-312   Trading with India as Canada's next big opportunity. What has already been done at the Port of Halifax about India. Why the speaker believes India is so important for all ...
  • Investment Opportunities in Tanzania
    Text  Lowassa, The Rt. Hon. Edward N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 30 Nov 2006, 156-163     A repeated appeal to governments in rich countries like Canada, to business and collateral governments, to work together to ensure that Africa's abundant natural resources not only contribute to their country's economic development but also that such rich resources should produce blessings not curses. Negotiations with mining companies to review ...
    Text  Lowassa, The Rt. Hon. Edward N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2008), 30 Nov 2006, 156-163   A repeated appeal to governments in rich countries like Canada, to business and collateral governments, to work together to ensure that Africa's abundant natural resources not only contribute to their ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Business and Politics
    Text  Fleury, Count Serge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 10 Mar 1932, 114-120     Criticism of diplomats and the speaker's response to that criticism. The function and work of diplomats, with illustrative examples. The desire for hope, for strong men who are capable of seeing what will happen in the future, and the capacity of bringing those things to pass. The need for more ...
    Text  Fleury, Count Serge, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 10 Mar 1932, 114-120   Criticism of diplomats and the speaker's response to that criticism. The function and work of diplomats, with illustrative examples. The desire for hope, for strong men who are capable of ...
  • Canada's Century If …
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What Sir Laurier saw in Canada and Canadians to prompt him to make this statement. Recognition of Canada's considerable progress. Canada's ...
    Text  Holding, William Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 17 Jan 1952, 185-198   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Reference to Sir Wilfred Laurier's statement that the 20th century would belong to Canada. What ...
  • Some Responsibilities Of International Business
    Text  Wingate, Henry S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 10 Feb 1966, 183-195     Two basic respects in which the modern world is different from what it was when we entered World War II. The first has to do with a world that has become a geographical entity due to advances in transportation and communications which have shrunk distances to a fraction and have ...
    Text  Wingate, Henry S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 10 Feb 1966, 183-195   Two basic respects in which the modern world is different from what it was when we entered World War II. The first has to do with a world that has ...
  • Tariff Relations Within the British Empire
    Text  Lloyd, H. Trevor; Mitchell, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 6 Nov 1930, 274-285     A debate on the subject, "Resolved that there should be a Change in Existing Tariff Relations within the British Empire." Mr. Mitchell, for the Affirmative: A maladjustment of the units of the Empire today, and of the economic position of each one. Various suggestions made for adjustment. The need for ...
    Text  Lloyd, H. Trevor; Mitchell, John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 6 Nov 1930, 274-285   A debate on the subject, "Resolved that there should be a Change in Existing Tariff Relations within the British Empire." Mr. Mitchell, for the Affirmative: A maladjustment of the units ...
  • The Pan-Arab Movement and The Sterling Bloc
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283     The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with all her vast resources, will become great if she will increase her trade with foreign lands. The need by exporters ...
    Text  Kassarji, Lee G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 6 Mar 1946, 271-283   The speaker's export company and its contacts and agents in all parts of the world, including the Middle East, heart of the Arab lands. The speaker's conviction that Canada, with ...
  • Rambles Through the British Empire
    Text  Gow, J. Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 17 Jan 1907, 166-173     The speaker's duties, representing New Zealand all over the world, looking up overseas markets. His first move to visit South Africa, and the success of the trip. From there to England and his reception there. Subsidization of steamers from New Zealand to Africa, and to the west parts of England. ...
    Text  Gow, J. Graham, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1907), 17 Jan 1907, 166-173   The speaker's duties, representing New Zealand all over the world, looking up overseas markets. His first move to visit South Africa, and the success of the trip. From there to ...
  • Are Canadians Simply Americans on Snowshoes?
    Text  Straiton, John, 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 from the United States in ...
    Text  Straiton, John, 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 ...
  • Challenge from the Americas
    Text  Randall, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 26 Oct 1961, 22-34     Two examples of merchandising in foreign markets. Prospecting for needers. Great economic changes in Europe. Effect on Canada if we don't prepare. World trade. Uncertain markets. Canada's imbalance of trade, particularly with the United States as one of the largest in the world. Steps taken to solve our present economic ...
    Text  Randall, S.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 26 Oct 1961, 22-34   Two examples of merchandising in foreign markets. Prospecting for needers. Great economic changes in Europe. Effect on Canada if we don't prepare. World trade. Uncertain markets. Canada's imbalance of trade, ...
  • Britain Today
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23     A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on International Economic Co-operation, Canada's contributions to the United Nations Peace-keeping Forces, and Canada's role in the defence of the North ...
    Text  Callaghan, The Rt. Hon. James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 14 Sep 1976, 8-23   A reference to Canada's growing significance in world affairs, citing the expected membership of the Security Council of the United Nations next year, a joint chairmanship of the Conference on ...
  • The Monetary Muddle
    Text  Deak, Nicholas L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 19 Feb 1976, 288-300     Importance of the U.S. dollar. A view from two angles: What is the value of the U.S. dollar internally, in the United States, and what is its value externally, outside the United States? A review and discussion follow. What the value of the U.S. dollar depends upon (in the U.S.). ...
    Text  Deak, Nicholas L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 19 Feb 1976, 288-300   Importance of the U.S. dollar. A view from two angles: What is the value of the U.S. dollar internally, in the United States, and what is its value externally, outside ...
  • 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 ...
  • Invisible Success Story
    Text  Limerick, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 May 1975, 12-29     Anglo-Canadian trade relations. First, a world view and three general propositions: economies are rising and falling at an unprecedented rate as the balance of resource demand and availability changes. Countries with ample natural resources are going to have an easier time compared with those which rely on importing and converting. ...
    Text  Limerick, Lord, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 15 May 1975, 12-29   Anglo-Canadian trade relations. First, a world view and three general propositions: economies are rising and falling at an unprecedented rate as the balance of resource demand and availability changes. Countries ...
  • Our World of 1973
    Text  Connally, The Honourable John B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 19 Mar 1973, 313-333     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An historical perspective of where and how the United States finds itself, economically and politically in 1973. The end of one era, the beginning of another. A period of upheaval. Profound changes in world commerce. ...
    Text  Connally, The Honourable John B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 19 Mar 1973, 313-333   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. An historical perspective of where and how the United States finds itself, economically and politically ...
  • Competition and International Commercial Transportation
    Text  Ward, Maxwell W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 15 Feb 1973, 233-242     International commerce competitive despite any country's domestic policies. Attempts to fix prices and restrict international competition failed due to growth and development within the industry, especially in the form of charter air lines. National governments and protectionism. Expenses of commerical air transportation. Political justification for protection of scheduled services. Problems ...
    Text  Ward, Maxwell W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 15 Feb 1973, 233-242   International commerce competitive despite any country's domestic policies. Attempts to fix prices and restrict international competition failed due to growth and development within the industry, especially in the form of ...
  • The Canadian Economy
    Text  Mulholland, William D., 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 trade. GATT.
    Text  Mulholland, William D., 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 ...
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