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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...
Do We Need Diplomacy? 
Text  Moran, Lord, Do We Need Diplomacy?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Mar 1982, 339-354  Despite similar and serious economic problems, Britain seen as on the road to economic recovery. Remarks about the speaker's profession as a diplomat. A description of what a diplomat does; some of the problems involved; some of the technical skills required; the need for different skills in...
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...
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...
Britain in 1971 
Text  Hayman, His Excellency Sir Peter T., Britain in 1971, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 7 Jan 1971, 181-195  What is happening in Britain in 1971. A list of major events in Britain over the last 25 years. The role of countries the size of Britain, and the size of Canada in 1971. Some characteristics of the British which have not changed over time. Some of the problems currently faced by Britain and how...
Britain's Economic Performance 
Text  Nicholson, Sir Bryan, Britain's Economic Performance, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1996), 26 Sep 1995, 111-121  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The British-Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce. The U.K. economy after a year of strong growth in 1994, with a slower pace of expansion in 1995. Optimism for the 1996 year. The lack of favourable consumer sentiment: the "feel good factor." Some...
The World is Our Market 
Text  Abrahams, Gerald M., The World is Our Market, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 25 Apr 1968, 435-446  International trade as the basis of world economy. Market research as the key to success in any market, new or old, at home or abroad. The position in the United Kingdom. The speaker as a member of the "new British school" with a belief in letting everyone know just how efficient and modern...
The Outlook Today 
Text  Clutterbuck, Sir Alexander, The Outlook Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1949), 25 Nov 1948, 94-105  The troubles and difficulties of today. Avoiding obsessions with these troubles. Observing the progress that has been made since the end of the Second World War. The speaker's view of the situation as those in Britain see it, concentrating chiefly on the economic side of things. The importance of...
The Strength and Strains of the British Economy 
Text  Hardie, Sir Charles, The Strength and Strains of the British Economy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 3 Dec 1970, 153-162  A presentation of the external balance sheet of the United Kingdom, the external receipts and payments account, both on capital and income account, the balance of which, of course, represents the vital balance of payments. Evidence of the U.K.'s position of immense external strength. The...
The Investment of Friendship 
Text  Bridges, John Gourlay, The Investment of Friendship, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 30 Oct 1947, 82-92  Reference to the speaker's address in 1938 when he stated that the hope of civilization depended very largely upon a united British Commonwealth, allied to a strong English-speaking understanding and co-operation. The truth of those words today. A United Commonwealth essential to a real and...
The Progress and Prospects in Britain 
Text  Clark, Sir William, The Progress and Prospects in Britain, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 10 Oct 1946, 15-26  Greetings from The Royal Empire Society in London. Some words about London House. Reminiscences about the speaker's six years in Canada. The immense prestige with which Canada has emerged from the war, won by her achievements alike on the field of battle, in the council chambers of the Allies, and...
Britain's Problems In Perspective 
Text  Grierson, Ronald H., Britain's Problems In Perspective, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1968), 29 Feb 1968, 329-339  Putting the much advertised problems of Britain into reasonable perspective. The picture of Britain that has emerged. Contraindications through examples. The crux of the British problem. Some obvious problems. Lacking the joy of business. The transformation which Britain needs and which she is...
Britain To-day--and Tomorrow 
Text  Knollys, The Viscount, Britain To-day--and Tomorrow, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1959), 16 Oct 1958, 38-45  The latest on the British economy. A sound economy again for Britain. The painful but effective medicine applied by Dr. Macmillan and his colleagues over a year ago. Some indicative figures. Some remaining weak points, but generally a very prosperous picture. The growth of Canadian influence. The...
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