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  • Arctic Gas: A Giant of Necessity
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191     The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the Arctic Gas pipeline is a giant of necessity for Canada, with details. Why it is important to residents of northern ...
    Text  Wilder, William P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 24 Jan 1974, 181-191   The proposed Arctic Gas pipeline to transport natural gas from the North Slope of Alaska and the Mackenzie Delta. Costs and size of the project. Why Mr. Wilder believes the ...
  • Around the United States in Twenty Minutes
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178     Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including geography; climate; the effects of geography and climate on cultural development and political thinking; the size of the country; "thinking ...
    Text  Bowditch, Richard L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 19 Jan 1956, 169-178   Some remarks about relations between Canada and the United States, between Americans and Canadians. The speaker's affection for Canada and Canadians. A look at the United States. Topics covered including ...
  • Business Action
    Text  Cockshutt, C. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Mar 1950, 248-257     Canada's trade with other members of the British Commonwealth and Empire, and with the world at large. What the Canadian businessmen are trying to do to help to solve the very difficult problems which Canada is now facing in the world of trade. The speaker's association with the Chamber of ...
    Text  Cockshutt, C. Gordon, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 9 Mar 1950, 248-257   Canada's trade with other members of the British Commonwealth and Empire, and with the world at large. What the Canadian businessmen are trying to do to help to solve the ...
  • Canada and the U.S.—Border or Bridge?
    Text  Ford II, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 5 Feb 1981, 224-235     New personal perspectives on issues of concern to business from Mr. Ford. Successful business managers and "their understanding of the impact of national and international politics on the future of private enterprise." Canada and the U.S. addressing the future together with renewed cooperation, understanding, and sensitivity. A brief look at ...
    Text  Ford II, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 5 Feb 1981, 224-235   New personal perspectives on issues of concern to business from Mr. Ford. Successful business managers and "their understanding of the impact of national and international politics on the future of ...
  • Canada/U.S. Relations: 1982
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300     The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint Consultative Group. The concern of the National Energy Program. The U.S. quarrel with the retroactive aspect of the program, with ...
    Text  Robinson, The Honourable Paul H. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1982), 25 Feb 1982, 288- 300   The many areas of common agreement between Canada and the U.S. including law, language, literature and a representative form of government. Canada and the U.S. as trading partners. The Joint ...
  • Canadian-American Relations—A Mild Breath of Heresy
    Text  McColough, C. Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 21 Nov 1968, 72-85     The recurring uneasiness of Canadian-American economic relations. How U.S. capital involvement in Canada is described in Canada. The harsh and deeply serious accusation against the United States of exploiting rather than contributing to Canada's resources. Defense against the influx of U.S. investments. Apprehension about American influence not new. A discussion ...
    Text  McColough, C. Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1969), 21 Nov 1968, 72-85   The recurring uneasiness of Canadian-American economic relations. How U.S. capital involvement in Canada is described in Canada. The harsh and deeply serious accusation against the United States of exploiting rather ...
  • A Center of Confidence
    Text  Colbert, Lester L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Jan 1957, 154-164     Some thoughts on how best a working citizen can make a contribution to bringing about the kind of peaceful world we all want. A related thought on how Canada and the United States are functioning as the economic heart of the free world. Some background to traditions of both countries. ...
    Text  Colbert, Lester L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1957), 10 Jan 1957, 154-164   Some thoughts on how best a working citizen can make a contribution to bringing about the kind of peaceful world we all want. A related thought on how Canada and ...
  • 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, ...
  • The Dangers and Opportunities We Share
    Text  Litchfield, Paul Weeks, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 25 Mar 1954, 266-278     Some introductory remarks about Canada and the speaker's relationship with it. The rubber business as the central point in the speaker's life for more than 50 years. The rubber industry's record of achievement in human progress, and the speaker's enthusiasm about its opportunities for the future. Likening our business-economic structure ...
    Text  Litchfield, Paul Weeks, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 25 Mar 1954, 266-278   Some introductory remarks about Canada and the speaker's relationship with it. The rubber business as the central point in the speaker's life for more than 50 years. The rubber industry's ...
  • Free Trade: An Opportunity
    Text  Weld, The Hon. William F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 30 Apr 1992, 537-546     Canada as Massachusett's largest trading partner, with statistics. A system that works to mutual advantage. The importance of NAFTA to both Canada and the United States. Major disagreements: magnesium, Honda Civic, soft wood lumber, and beer. Disputed products represent less than two per cent of bilateral trade. The success of ...
    Text  Weld, The Hon. William F., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 30 Apr 1992, 537-546   Canada as Massachusett's largest trading partner, with statistics. A system that works to mutual advantage. The importance of NAFTA to both Canada and the United States. Major disagreements: magnesium, Honda ...
  • A Great Economic Opportunity
    Text  Townsend, Lynn A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 20 Feb 1964, 255-269     A few thoughts concerning the great economic opportunity that lies ahead for the people of Canada and the people of the United States. Shared problems as economic partners. Gains for both peoples who buy and use the products of the speaker's company, more of the benefits of mass production and ...
    Text  Townsend, Lynn A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1964), 20 Feb 1964, 255-269   A few thoughts concerning the great economic opportunity that lies ahead for the people of Canada and the people of the United States. Shared problems as economic partners. Gains for ...
  • Inflation and the Economy
    Text  Woodcock, Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 22 Apr 1971, 379-389     The outcome of the General Motors negotiations of 1970 which drew such wide attention, both in the United States and in Canada. Some background and history to the strike and the negotiations. The main cause of the General Motors strike. The economic situation in the 1960's. The inflation factor. Approaches ...
    Text  Woodcock, Leonard, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 22 Apr 1971, 379-389   The outcome of the General Motors negotiations of 1970 which drew such wide attention, both in the United States and in Canada. Some background and history to the strike and ...
  • The Last Spike—100th Anniversary
    Text  Berton, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 7 Nov 1985, 109-123     The significance of the photograph of the driving in of the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Some comments on the history of that photograph and why it has become so significant. Some history of the CPR and its construction. Some of the enormous effects on Canada of the ...
    Text  Berton, Pierre, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1986), 7 Nov 1985, 109-123   The significance of the photograph of the driving in of the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad. Some comments on the history of that photograph and why it has ...
  • Let's Be Friends
    Text  Parker, Cola G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 18 Mar 1954, 251-265     The Emerson definition of a friend: "A friend is one with whom I may be sincere." The speaker's responsibility in enterprises which have invested a great many millions of dollars in Canada. The basic policy in all of the Canadian operations that "we be good Canadian citizens." The belief that ...
    Text  Parker, Cola G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 18 Mar 1954, 251-265   The Emerson definition of a friend: "A friend is one with whom I may be sincere." The speaker's responsibility in enterprises which have invested a great many millions of dollars ...
  • Moving NAFTA Forward
    Text  MacLaren, The Hon. Ray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 23 Sep 1994, 592-603     Canadian finding itself on the leading edge of an economic revolution that is transforming the Americas. A revolution as profound in its long-term implications as the changes underway in Asia, Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Canada's decision earlier this year to enter the North American Free Trade Agreement ...
    Text  MacLaren, The Hon. Ray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 23 Sep 1994, 592-603   Canadian finding itself on the leading edge of an economic revolution that is transforming the Americas. A revolution as profound in its long-term implications as the changes underway in Asia, ...
  • Neighbours Across the Border
    Text  Insull, Samuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Nov 1930, 286-292     Reference to Britain as Canadians' "mother's house." Canada as the daughter with great influence in her mother's house. The United States as "a good neighbour." Reasons why Canada and the U.S. should be good neighbours. Trade and tourist dollars exchanged between the two countries. Reasons to believe that our respective ...
    Text  Insull, Samuel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 13 Nov 1930, 286-292   Reference to Britain as Canadians' "mother's house." Canada as the daughter with great influence in her mother's house. The United States as "a good neighbour." Reasons why Canada and the ...
  • Our Trade Channels
    Text  Moore, William H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 15 Nov 1928, 245-255     The work of the Tariff Board. The tariff as a means of creating trade channels through the Empire and elsewhere. The Empire's trade channels many and long, extending to nearly every land on the earth, to 95 countries. A rough sketch of the more important changes that have taken place ...
    Text  Moore, William H., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 15 Nov 1928, 245-255   The work of the Tariff Board. The tariff as a means of creating trade channels through the Empire and elsewhere. The Empire's trade channels many and long, extending to nearly ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reciprocity with the United States
    Text  Allan, J.D.; Somers, George T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 23 Feb 1911, 201-208     Mr. J.D. Allan: Remembering the effect of the old Reciprocity Treaty being abrogated. Toronto at that time, and the conditions of trade. The great changes which have taken place in Canada in less than a lifetime. The value of the policy Canada has been pursuing. Inter-provincial trade before and at ...
    Text  Allan, J.D.; Somers, George T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1912), 23 Feb 1911, 201-208   Mr. J.D. Allan: Remembering the effect of the old Reciprocity Treaty being abrogated. Toronto at that time, and the conditions of trade. The great changes which have taken place in ...
  • The Relations of Canada, the Motherland and the United States
    Text  Birge, Cyrus A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 18 Feb 1904, 74-83     This address was delivered from Mss. Previously prepared, and delivered before the Commercial Club, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. Speaking from the viewpoint of a loyal Canadian. Canada's history which led up to the federation of what was at one time a series of scattered provinces into one great Dominion, peacefully ...
    Text  Birge, Cyrus A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1904), 18 Feb 1904, 74-83   This address was delivered from Mss. Previously prepared, and delivered before the Commercial Club, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. Speaking from the viewpoint of a loyal Canadian. Canada's history which led ...
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