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Our Common Wealth 
Text  Pilkington, Sir Harry, Our Common Wealth, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 1 Dec 1955, 126-135  Recalling the speaker's last speech to the Empire Club 15 years ago. Looking at what has and hasn't changed since then, especially in terms of the economy. The effects of war on Britain's economy. Britain's need to earn dollars; to earn them from exports to Canada. Canada's need for the British...
So It's Dulles Ditchwater 
Text  Moore, H. Napier, So It's Dulles Ditchwater, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 11 Oct 1956, 10-20  An explanation of the origin of the title for this address. The Suez crisis: a brief review of the situation. An answer to the question that is being asked of Eden's action in mobilizing armed strength and rushing troops, warships and aircraft to the Mediterranean: was it wise? The political...
British Economy on the Move--Encouraging Trends 
Text  Crowe, Sir Colin, British Economy on the Move--Encouraging Trends, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 13 Mar 1969, 220-230  What is actually going on in Britain: a picture of steady, undramatic and painstaking effort. A tendency in Canada to "write down" Britain. Going back to take a quick look at the immediate post war position in Britain. What Britain has done to improve the situation; measures taken. What has to be...
Great Britain--Progress and Prospects 
Text  Clark, Sir William, Great Britain--Progress and Prospects, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 2 Feb 1933, 41-55  The charm of England for the holiday-maker. England's beauty in the lovely autumn weather. Some personal reminiscences of the speaker's time in Great Britain. The phenomenon of other countries, including the defeated Germany, enjoying varying measures of prosperity while Great Britain, one of the...
Britain's Scientific and Industrial Achievements 
Text  Bessborough, Lord, Britain's Scientific and Industrial Achievements, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 25 Mar 1971, 336-352  Ladies Day. The present Government in the U.K. in favour of a policy of disengagement from intervention in industry. The abolishment of the Ministry of Technology. The abandonment of the industrial grant system in favour of tax relief and the abolishment of the Industrial Reorganization...
Britain; Today and Tomorrow 
Text  Garner, Sir Saville, Britain; Today and Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 28 Feb 1957, 252-262  The background to the Suez crisis as it affects Britain. Oil and the Middle East. Four urgent problems with regard to the Middle East: Clearing the Canal; Permanent arrangements for the Canal; Israel-Arab tension; General security in the area, with a discussion of each. Other subjects are...
Investment in Britain 
Text  Fraser, Andrew, Investment in Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 24 Oct 1996, 163-170  The strength of the historical, institutional and commercial ties between Canada and the United Kingdom (U.K.) providing a foundation for the high levels of industrial investment in both directions. The attraction of the U.K. as a base for Canadian companies in Europe, and of Canada as a base for...
An American View of Britain 
Text  Fairbanks, Douglas, An American View of Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 25 Mar 1965, 290-301  The purely private view of the speaker, of Britain today. A disclaimer as an expert. The dangers of generalizing. How Britain has often been perceived by others. Her more spectacular success stories. The peaceful transformation from an Empire into the modern Commonwealth as a tribute to the...
Economic Recovery in Great Britain and the United States 
Text  Goldenberg, H. Carl, Economic Recovery in Great Britain and the United States, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 15 Mar 1934, 374-389  [This speech was erroneously omitted from the 1933-34 Year Book.] Estimating the effects of the economic policies of Great Britain and the United States in the past few years. The background of current economic events. Comparative economic internationalism in the latter part of the nineteenth...
Managing Change, Corporate Revival and Privatization in the British Public Sector 
Text  Day, J. Graham, Managing Change, Corporate Revival and Privatization in the British Public Sector, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1988), 7 Jan 1988, 174-182  Privatization in Britain. Privatization as the last step in the chain of policy implementation. Changing and reviving a business. Moving away from a "collectivist" culture. Success in political terms. Effective management of change. Changes in Britain witnessed after a six-year absence....
Some Impressions of My Stay in England 
Text  Ferguson, Honourable G. Howard, Some Impressions of My Stay in England, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 19 Dec 1935, 169-180  Three features of English life and the general British situation: the position Britain has taken and the course she has pursued with regard to military activity; her recovery and progress in industry and commerce; her unswerving devotion to the institutions that form the basis of our social and...
The Imperial Economic Conference 
Text  Ferguson, Honorable G. Howard, The Imperial Economic Conference, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 Apr 1932, 163-173  Impressions gained by the speaker during his sojourn in Great Britain. Three great defects in connection with our trade with Great Britain: the lack of appreciation of the consumer's taste and his desire to have the article given to him in the form in which he wants it; a complete want of...
An Industrialist's View of Britain 
Text  Jarratt, Sir Alex, An Industrialist's View of Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 16 Feb 1984, 243-254  A description of the recent revolution of the British industrial economy and reasons for it, including statistics. Shifts in the balance of power within industry. Major change in the power base itself. Change in industrial relations legislation. The effects of recession. Signs of profitability and...
Modernizing Britain 
Text  Knollys, The Viscount, Modernizing Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1965), 4 Feb 1965, 196-204  The economic situation in Britain and its effect on their position in the world. How Britain has been modernizing and is equipping itself to be "with it" and to maintain its position not only to be effective industrially, but to have a proper and real influence in world affairs. What any great...
Today and Tomorrow in Britain 
Text  George, Lady Megan Lloyd, Today and Tomorrow in Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 25 Jan 1952, 211-219  Speaking as a citizen of an old country, known to the Commonwealth as "the Old Country;" here to say a word for Britain. Some of the bills that Britain has run up and is finding it difficult to pay. Britain's national debt. Debts incurred in the cause of liberty and of suffering humanity. The...
The International Situation 
Text  Strabolgi, Lord, The International Situation, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 14 Aug 1947, 16-28  The speaker representing the British Parliament in the Province of Ontario. Feelings of gratitude in Britain to Canada for Canadian Forces war efforts and for the generous help given when Britain was in difficulties following the end of hostilities. The foreign policy of the present government in...
The Scottish Trade Mission 
Text  Montrose, His Grace the Duke of, The Scottish Trade Mission, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 19 May 1932, 188-196  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. The history of the Order of the Knights of Nova Scotia. The Clearance of the Highlands, some 100 years ago. The journey of the Scottish Trade Mission on the ship "Letitia." The concept of trade cruising. The purpose of the trade...
Industrial Conditions in the Homeland 
Text  MacMillan, Right Hon. Hugh P., Industrial Conditions in the Homeland, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 19 Sep 1928, 185-196  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. A series of incidence in the speaker's life over the last 48 hours which together seem to him to be typical of the life of Canada. Sentiment and adventure, industry and enterprise, and admiration for the beautiful reflected in...
Some Problems of British-Canadian Trade 
Text  Runge, Peter F., Some Problems of British-Canadian Trade, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 515), 30 Apr 1964, 362-370  Speaking for British industry as a whole. Indications of how well things are going in Great Britain, in the midst of an election year. The expansionary phase with both output and demand rising. Meeting the aims of one year ago. An increasing acceptance of change. A strenuous reappraisal of...
The Economic Challenge to the West 
Text  Jenkins, The Right Hon. Roy, The Economic Challenge to the West, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 4 Oct 1968, 1-14  The economic challenge to the Western world. The responsibility and the duty of leadership for preserving world economic order falling on the small group of wealthy economic countries of the West, including the United Kingdom and Canada. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...
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