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  • Imperial Preference and GATT
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Canada in a Fragile World
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • The Simple Laws of International Trade
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • International Trade
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Business and Politics
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • The Progress of Imperial Preference
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Hazel's Hope - A Vision of World Citizenship
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Redefining Global Relations in the Post-Cold War World
    Durkee, Michael L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 22 Oct 1992, 86-93     An attempt to answer the question: "If the Cold War is over, why don't we feel any better?" Answers include the persistent global recession, the relentless images of human tragedy which appear through the media every day, and the disorientation which occurs when an old frame of reference falls away ...
    Durkee, Michael L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1993), 22 Oct 1992, 86-93   An attempt to answer the question: "If the Cold War is over, ...
  • The Ontario Opportunity in Europe
    DeGeer, W. Ross, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 10 Jan 1980, 165-176     Trade and industrial development in Europe. Background with an historical perspective. The drive towards a European Community. The responsibility of Canada to make trade relations happen. The role of businessmen vs. government. The different factors involved in trading with Europe. The inclusion of small and medium-sized enterprises. European markets. Examples ...
    DeGeer, W. Ross, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 10 Jan 1980, 165-176   Trade and industrial development in Europe. Background with an historical perspective. The ...
  • Canada and the Trade Negotiations
    MacEachen, The Honourable A.J., 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 faced by Canada in moving forward to a more ...
    MacEachen, The Honourable A.J., 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 ...
  • Do We Face Ideological Conquest
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • A Modern Foreign Policy
    Chretien, The Hon. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 8 Mar 1990, 246-256     Foreign Affairs: Canada's position. Why we need a modern foreign policy and what shape that policy should take. Pursuing solutions to the emerging environmental crises. Ensuring Canada's independence and strength in a multi-lateral as opposed to a continental framework. Securing greater independence in our dealings with the United States. Looking ...
    Chretien, The Hon. Jean, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1990), 8 Mar 1990, 246-256   Foreign Affairs: Canada's position. Why we need a modern foreign policy and ...
  • Canada At The Crossroads
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Government and Private Enterprise
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Realism or Fatalism
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Latin America on the March—A Valuable Partnership
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • The World Danger and the Way Out
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • New Markets in the Orient
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Financing of World Development
    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 ...
    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 ...
  • Organizing for Global Growth
    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 ...
    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 ...
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