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  • Some Canadian Problems
    Text  Beatty, Edward W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 10 Jan 1924, 3-16     The attitude of the railways, particularly that of the C.P.R., towards the City of Toronto. Sources of conflict between the City and the Companies. The origins of the difficulties of 1913 and 1923. The agreement which constitutes a legal obligation upon the Grand Trunk Railway and its successors, the Canadian ...
    Text  Beatty, Edward W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 10 Jan 1924, 3-16   The attitude of the railways, particularly that of the C.P.R., towards the City of Toronto. Sources of conflict between the City and the Companies. The origins of the difficulties of ...
  • The Imperial Conference and Canada's Economic Problems
    Text  Swanson, Prof. W.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 27 Nov 1930, 300-312     A discussion of the question of the Imperial Conference in relation to the economic problems of Canada. Attempting to define what is the economic problem facing our country today. Proof of the fact that the problem is not one of production, with accompanying figures of the total gross production of ...
    Text  Swanson, Prof. W.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 27 Nov 1930, 300-312   A discussion of the question of the Imperial Conference in relation to the economic problems of Canada. Attempting to define what is the economic problem facing our country today. Proof ...
  • An Address by Major L.L. Anthes
    Text  Anthes, Major L.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 25 Oct 1933, 292-305     The relationship of closer trade with the Empire and what it means to Canada. How the various British units are helping one another. Benefits derived from the relationship. A general review of present industrial conditions in Canada, with statistics. The upturn that has come and the momentum it is gaining. ...
    Text  Anthes, Major L.L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 25 Oct 1933, 292-305   The relationship of closer trade with the Empire and what it means to Canada. How the various British units are helping one another. Benefits derived from the relationship. A general ...
  • Our Mission—Sound Public Finance
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Mar 1934, 482-498     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club and The Toronto Board of Trade. Economic conditions in Western Canada. The spirit of the West. The absolute necessity for economy. What economy means. Some figures. Expenditures for the year 1930-31 in contrast to the value of all ...
    Text  Drayton, The Honourable Sir Henry L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 8 Mar 1934, 482-498   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada, The Canadian Club and The Toronto Board of Trade. Economic conditions in Western Canada. The spirit of the West. The absolute ...
  • Economic Recovery in Great Britain and the United States
    Text  Goldenberg, H. Carl, 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 century and the earlier years ...
    Text  Goldenberg, H. Carl, 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 ...
  • Our National Task
    Text  Imrie, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 6 Feb 1936, 221-234     Purchasing power of the prosperous prairie area during pre-depression days that contributed substantially to industrial employment and general prosperity throughout Eastern Canada. Effects of the world depression on the Prairie Provinces. Ways in which the prosperity of Canada depends upon the prosperity of agriculture and therefore Western Canada. National concern ...
    Text  Imrie, John M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 6 Feb 1936, 221-234   Purchasing power of the prosperous prairie area during pre-depression days that contributed substantially to industrial employment and general prosperity throughout Eastern Canada. Effects of the world depression on the Prairie ...
  • The Next Five Years in Canada
    Text  Chalmers, Floyd S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 16 Apr 1936, 365-380     A look at the current scene in Canada. Canada now making reasonable progress toward recovery and enjoying what might be called "creeping prosperity." "Five" in "The Next Five Years" arbitrary. Speaking in terms of optimistic forwardness while guarding against war. Present portents favourable for continued progress in reconstruction, for a ...
    Text  Chalmers, Floyd S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 16 Apr 1936, 365-380   A look at the current scene in Canada. Canada now making reasonable progress toward recovery and enjoying what might be called "creeping prosperity." "Five" in "The Next Five Years" arbitrary. ...
  • Stock-Taking for the Postwar
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Oct 1944, 42-54     The victory phase of a terrible war also the opening phase of a new struggle. The challenge now to mould a world worthy to stand as the product of the heroism and sacrifice which bore it. A discussion of national trends and an evaluation of some of the principles upon ...
    Text  MacLeod, Norman M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 12 Oct 1944, 42-54   The victory phase of a terrible war also the opening phase of a new struggle. The challenge now to mould a world worthy to stand as the product of the ...
  • An Amateur Looks at the Canadian Economy
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170     The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 countries. Some excerpts from the agreement, with explication. A further meeting going on right now, in Havana, where changes will ...
    Text  Smith, Arthur Le Roy, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 11 Dec 1947, 157-170   The Geneva Trade Agreements. The accomplishment of 26 nations emerging from a meeting with an agreement. An agreement broadly based on there being no discriminations in trade between those 26 ...
  • The Canadian Economy and Its International Aspects
    Text  Jellett, Robert P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 18 Mar 1948, 299-311     The importance in world affairs which is held by Canada as a substantial part of the British Empire. Public debt and taxation, with figures. The net debt of the Federal Government at March 31, 1939. Necessary increases during the war years. The issue of "Active Assets." The difficulty of dealing ...
    Text  Jellett, Robert P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 18 Mar 1948, 299-311   The importance in world affairs which is held by Canada as a substantial part of the British Empire. Public debt and taxation, with figures. The net debt of the Federal ...
  • Frontiers of the Future
    Text  Stewart, George L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 15 Jan 1953, 158-168     A few aspects of the Canadian oil development. The oil industry in Canada and how it has become somewhat of a "glamour" industry since the war. Canada now, for the first time, facing the prospect of being self-sufficient in oil. New pipe lines and modern refineries. Western oil among the ...
    Text  Stewart, George L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1953), 15 Jan 1953, 158-168   A few aspects of the Canadian oil development. The oil industry in Canada and how it has become somewhat of a "glamour" industry since the war. Canada now, for the ...
  • Canada's Position In A Changing World
    Text  Stewart, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 14 Jan 1954, 146-156     A backward look at the Canadian business scene where much has changed since the outbreak of war in 1939. The speaker's view that under the insidious influence of inflation and international uncertainty we have accepted a changing pattern of economic activity as part of the Canadian scene. Developments in the ...
    Text  Stewart, James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 14 Jan 1954, 146-156   A backward look at the Canadian business scene where much has changed since the outbreak of war in 1939. The speaker's view that under the insidious influence of inflation and ...
  • Peace, Freedom, Social Justice—Indivisible Values
    Text  Reuther, Dr. Walter P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Oct 1955, 26-42     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's belief that we can all agree that peace in the world in which we live is an indivisible value and that Canada, the United States or any other part of the world can ...
    Text  Reuther, Dr. Walter P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 11 Oct 1955, 26-42   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's belief that we can all agree that peace in the world in which ...
  • Some Regional Problems of Canada
    Text  Coldwell, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 24 Nov 1955, 111-125     The speaker's recent completion of a cross-country tour, giving him an opportunity to see for himself some of the serious problems which confront Canadian primary producers. Industrial developments, particularly in the provinces West of the Maritimes. Great disparities of opportunity and wealth in the several regions of Canada; disparities between ...
    Text  Coldwell, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 24 Nov 1955, 111-125   The speaker's recent completion of a cross-country tour, giving him an opportunity to see for himself some of the serious problems which confront Canadian primary producers. Industrial developments, particularly in ...
  • The Financing of Economic Growth in Canada
    Text  Coyne, J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 27 Feb 1956, 236-245     Thinking of, and taking for granted, Canada's continued growth and economic prospects. The Royal Commission of five distinguished Canadians under the chairmanship of Walter Gordon, appointed last year to study these economic issues. Conclusion of the Commission still to come. The Commission focusing attention on our future economic opportunities and ...
    Text  Coyne, J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1956), 27 Feb 1956, 236-245   Thinking of, and taking for granted, Canada's continued growth and economic prospects. The Royal Commission of five distinguished Canadians under the chairmanship of Walter Gordon, appointed last year to study ...
  • Some Thoughts on the Threshold of the New Year
    Text  Hart, George Arnold Reeve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 16 Jan 1958, 147-158     Change as the order of the day. Changes in the business scene in Canada. The current situation. Some thoughts that might serve to put current conditions into perspective. Canada's material well-being and how it was achieved. Why Canada's growth has not proceeded steadily. The difficulty of matching capacity to demand. ...
    Text  Hart, George Arnold Reeve, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 16 Jan 1958, 147-158   Change as the order of the day. Changes in the business scene in Canada. The current situation. Some thoughts that might serve to put current conditions into perspective. Canada's material ...
  • Dollars and Sense
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Feb 1958, 194-210     Some personal background of how the speaker came to his present position. His remarks today of a non-partisan nature. Dollars as one of the most important tools of governmental policy and an ever-present concern of a Minister of Finance. Human characteristics taken on by dollars. The "sense" in the title ...
    Text  Fleming, The Honourable Donald M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1958), 13 Feb 1958, 194-210   Some personal background of how the speaker came to his present position. His remarks today of a non-partisan nature. Dollars as one of the most important tools of governmental policy ...
  • Some Problems of Canadian Trade
    Text  Fowler, Robert M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 3 Nov 1960, 58-67     Trading problems now faced by Canada. A review of the state of the Canadian economy. Three or four suggestions of policies that might be tried, and two examples of policies that seem to be dangerous and undesirable.
    Text  Fowler, Robert M., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 3 Nov 1960, 58-67   Trading problems now faced by Canada. A review of the state of the Canadian economy. Three or four suggestions of policies that might be tried, and two examples of policies ...
  • Formula For Growth
    Text  Twaits, William O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 10 Nov 1960, 81-93     Some superficial similarities, and differences between the depression in the thirties and the current economic situation in Canada. A review of some of the solutions tried in the 1930's. What did provide the recovery and growth of recent years. Two influences of persistent technological improvement through sustained investment of new ...
    Text  Twaits, William O., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 10 Nov 1960, 81-93   Some superficial similarities, and differences between the depression in the thirties and the current economic situation in Canada. A review of some of the solutions tried in the 1930's. What ...
  • Rocks on the Road Ahead
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 6 Apr 1961, 303-314     Some of the very hard and disagreeable problems which now confront Canada on a longer-term basis, and particularly for the period between now and 1970. The end of a quarter-century of easy and swift growth. A brief review of economic development and progress over the last 25 years. The current ...
    Text  McEachern, Ronald A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1961), 6 Apr 1961, 303-314   Some of the very hard and disagreeable problems which now confront Canada on a longer-term basis, and particularly for the period between now and 1970. The end of a quarter-century ...
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