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  • 1948, A Year for Successful Worrying
    Text  Hoffman, Paul Gray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 15 Jan 1948, 179-194     A sharing of the speaker's worries about the United States, justified by the interdependence of the economies of Canada and the U.S. The understatement that 1948 is a year of great crisis. The need to determine methods for the control of inflation, the manner in which our foreign aid programme ...
    Text  Hoffman, Paul Gray, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 15 Jan 1948, 179-194   A sharing of the speaker's worries about the United States, justified by the interdependence of the economies of Canada and the U.S. The understatement that 1948 is a year of ...
  • 1970: The Year of Transition
    Text  McCracken, Dr. Paul W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 5 Feb 1970, 248-259     A message of confidence and optimism. Reasons for such optimism. Some real progress in trying to get the long overheated U.S. economy cooled off: why and how that was a struggle. What has been learned about the nature of economic progress. A second reason for confidence the establishment of a ...
    Text  McCracken, Dr. Paul W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1970), 5 Feb 1970, 248-259   A message of confidence and optimism. Reasons for such optimism. Some real progress in trying to get the long overheated U.S. economy cooled off: why and how that was a ...
  • 1979—The Year of the Referendum
    Text  Desbarats, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 7 Dec 1978, 116-131     Mr. Desbarats' comments and thoughts about Canada, and the Quebec referendum. Subjects addressed include: Pessimism about Canada and its causes; a view of our standard of living by the average citizen; uneasiness about our political and economic future may be leading to a new sense of conservatism; this is an ...
    Text  Desbarats, Peter, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 7 Dec 1978, 116-131   Mr. Desbarats' comments and thoughts about Canada, and the Quebec referendum. Subjects addressed include: Pessimism about Canada and its causes; a view of our standard of living by the average ...
  • The 1990 Ontario Budget
    Text  Nixon, The Hon. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 14 May 1990, 1-11     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Ontario's fiscal position and economic projections in the Budget. Some budget and spending details. Concern over the rate of growth. Prediction of reduction in real growth with a levelling out. Paying the bills. Paying down ...
    Text  Nixon, The Hon. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 14 May 1990, 1-11   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. Ontario's fiscal position and economic projections in the Budget. Some budget and spending details. Concern ...
  • The 1991 Ontario Budget
    Text  Laughren, The Hon. Floyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 May 1991, 1-15     A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Concern, but not alarm, about the deficit. A review of spending by the government of Ontario in the following areas: Social Assistance, Health and Education, Anti-Recession Program, Debt Interest, New Programs and Ongoing Costs, Public ...
    Text  Laughren, The Hon. Floyd, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 6 May 1991, 1-15   A joint meeting of the Empire Club of Canada and the Canadian Club of Toronto. Concern, but not alarm, about the deficit. A review of spending by the government of ...
  • The 2000 U.S. Presidential Election
    Text  Cook, Charles E. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 19 Jan 2001, 219-229     The speaker's background and experience with Canada. Where the speaker learned his politics before coming to Washington 28 years ago. This year as a fascinating year in politics in America and how that is so. Some brief remarks about what happened in the election. A look forward to the Bush ...
    Text  Cook, Charles E. Jr., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 19 Jan 2001, 219-229   The speaker's background and experience with Canada. Where the speaker learned his politics before coming to Washington 28 years ago. This year as a fascinating year in politics in America ...
  • 2002 Investment Outlook
    Text  Arnold, John; McHugh, Michael T., CFA; Wellum, Johnathan M., CFA, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 10 Jan 2002, 303-319     John Arnold: 2002 a modest year for equity markets. 2002 a low inflation year globally driven by low fuel prices. Productivity. Major theme for 2002 is buy European equities. The growing Federal European Union and that will mean. The US market. Bull and bear markets. Equities and dividends. A more ...
    Text  Arnold, John; McHugh, Michael T., CFA; Wellum, Johnathan M., CFA, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 10 Jan 2002, 303-319   John Arnold: 2002 a modest year for equity markets. 2002 a low inflation year globally driven by low fuel prices. Productivity. Major theme for 2002 is buy European equities. The ...
  • 2003 Investment Outlook
    Text  Cheng, Ben; Kellett, John; Schmeer, Mark, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 9 Jan 2003, 237-252     Ben Cheng His invitation to speak about the economy, interest rates, and where income markets are going in 2003. The portfolios that this speaker manages, and decisions he makes to shape portfolios. The interest-rate forecast and crucial role that it plays in managing funds. The market we have to look ...
    Text  Cheng, Ben; Kellett, John; Schmeer, Mark, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2004), 9 Jan 2003, 237-252   Ben Cheng His invitation to speak about the economy, interest rates, and where income markets are going in 2003. The portfolios that this speaker manages, and decisions he makes to ...
  • 2004 Investment Outlook
    Text  Sturm, Frederick; Filippini, Anne-Mette de Place; Quinn, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 8 Jan 2004, 157-174     Frederick Sturm A very bold prediction. The long term, with illustrative examples. Looking back at the Dow Joens cycle. What is going to drive the market. Another prediction. Why the speaker believes that in the next two to three years from now stocks will be lower than today. What a ...
    Text  Sturm, Frederick; Filippini, Anne-Mette de Place; Quinn, Mike, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2005), 8 Jan 2004, 157-174   Frederick Sturm A very bold prediction. The long term, with illustrative examples. Looking back at the Dow Joens cycle. What is going to drive the market. Another prediction. Why the ...
  • 2005 Investment Outlook
    Text  Barisheff, Nick ; hornous, Daniel E., CFA; Rubin, Jeffrey G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 6 Jan 2005, 193-212     Daniel E. Chornous The Outlook for Gold in 2005. Varying opinions on price per ounce for 2005. Reasons for the rise since 2001. The nature of gold as money. Paper currencies. What a 10% investment in gold means in terms of one's portfolio. Gold as wealth preservation and hedging benefits ...
    Text  Barisheff, Nick ; hornous, Daniel E., CFA; Rubin, Jeffrey G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2006), 6 Jan 2005, 193-212   Daniel E. Chornous The Outlook for Gold in 2005. Varying opinions on price per ounce for 2005. Reasons for the rise since 2001. The nature of gold as money. Paper ...
  • 2006 Investment Outlook
    Text  Fell, Anthony S.; Rosenberg, David A.; Nagy, Miklos, CFA, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 5 Jan 2006, 231-250     Anthony S. Fell. Focus on two market segments: the outlook for commodity prices in general and secondly gold prices. Focus on the longer term - five years to a decade or more. Why a long view is essential in commodities. Some facts. A positive view based on several fundamentals - ...
    Text  Fell, Anthony S.; Rosenberg, David A.; Nagy, Miklos, CFA, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 5 Jan 2006, 231-250   Anthony S. Fell. Focus on two market segments: the outlook for commodity prices in general and secondly gold prices. Focus on the longer term - five years to a decade ...
  • 307 Years After Edward Lloyd's Coffee-House
    Text  Rowland, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 20 Apr 1995, 541-556     Recent newsworthy events at Lloyd's of London. An explanation and background to the current situation. A history of Lloyd's 307 years, which started as a coffee-house. Details of the operation today, with figures and statistics. What went wrong to cause the current dilemmas. Seven billion pounds of other people's money ...
    Text  Rowland, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1995), 20 Apr 1995, 541-556   Recent newsworthy events at Lloyd's of London. An explanation and background to the current situation. A history of Lloyd's 307 years, which started as a coffee-house. Details of the operation ...
  • 500 Million Questions
    Text  Rowebottom, Lorne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 18 Feb 1971, 264-276     The address begins with a rhetorical question: "Which is more important, to put a man on the moon or take a census?" The equality of difficulty in these two tasks; suggesting a few of the most significant differences. Putting the census in a context of a complex of management information ...
    Text  Rowebottom, Lorne, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1971), 18 Feb 1971, 264-276   The address begins with a rhetorical question: "Which is more important, to put a man on the moon or take a census?" The equality of difficulty in these two tasks; ...
  • The 77th Year Past President's Dinner
    Text  MacNaughton, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 3 Feb 1981, 217-223     Dinner in honour of John A. MacNaughton, Immediate Past President, The Empire Club of Canada. Also, silence in memory of J. Palmer Kent, President, 1962-1963.
    Text  MacNaughton, John A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1981), 3 Feb 1981, 217-223   Dinner in honour of John A. MacNaughton, Immediate Past President, The Empire Club of Canada. Also, silence in memory of J. Palmer Kent, President, 1962-1963.
  • 80th Anniversary Tea
    Text  Legge, Major General Bruce J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 4 Mar 1984, 277-284     Welcoming remarks by the President of the Empire Club of Canada, Douglas L. Derry with a response from the Foundation Chairman, Major General Bruce J. Legge. A short review of the Empire Club's history, beginning in 1903, shortly after the resolution of the Alaska boundary dispute. Toast to the Empire ...
    Text  Legge, Major General Bruce J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1984), 4 Mar 1984, 277-284   Welcoming remarks by the President of the Empire Club of Canada, Douglas L. Derry with a response from the Foundation Chairman, Major General Bruce J. Legge. A short review of ...
  • Abolishing the Arctic
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 25 Oct 1928, 225-234     First a summary of some of the points the speaker made in his address about 10 years ago. A look through history at man's journeys northwards. The Alaska purchase and reasons for it. Evidence that in every millenium of the past the centres of wealth and power have been fund ...
    Text  Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 25 Oct 1928, 225-234   First a summary of some of the points the speaker made in his address about 10 years ago. A look through history at man's journeys northwards. The Alaska purchase and ...
  • Aboriginal Right: Let's Face It
    Text  MacDonald, Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 26 Apr 1973, 417-431     The lack of comprehension of what is meant by Aboriginal Rights or what the consequences of recognition and settlement will be for all Canadians. An historical review of Aboriginal Rights with regard to the Canadian government and the Constitution before and after 1969. A definition of aboriginal right. The intention ...
    Text  MacDonald, Flora, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 26 Apr 1973, 417-431   The lack of comprehension of what is meant by Aboriginal Rights or what the consequences of recognition and settlement will be for all Canadians. An historical review of Aboriginal Rights ...
  • Aboriginal Self-Government and Economic Self-Sufficiency
    Text  Lavelle, Patrick J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 30 Jan 1992, 307-319     A review of the issue of self-government for the Aboriginal people of Canada. Differing views of Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people. The term "inherent" and its significance within the Aboriginal request for their "inherent right of self-government to be enshrined in the Constitution." The current and historical situation of the ...
    Text  Lavelle, Patrick J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1992), 30 Jan 1992, 307-319   A review of the issue of self-government for the Aboriginal people of Canada. Differing views of Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people. The term "inherent" and its significance within the Aboriginal ...
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Text  MacNeill, Reverend John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 12 Feb 1925, 64-79     A biography of Abraham Lincoln. The beginning and the close of Lincoln's life, coincident with the two great political upheavals of the nineteenth century. Jefferson's framing of the Constitution of the United States; his worst fears justified over the issue of slavery. What Lincoln was, and where he got that ...
    Text  MacNeill, Reverend John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1926), 12 Feb 1925, 64-79   A biography of Abraham Lincoln. The beginning and the close of Lincoln's life, coincident with the two great political upheavals of the nineteenth century. Jefferson's framing of the Constitution of ...
  • Abroad Throughts from at Home
    Text  Cornell, Ward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 24 Oct 1974, 58-70     Ontario House in London: who they are, where they come from, what they attempt, what they achieve and where they're going. A brief history of the office of Agent General. Operational and representational activities. A description of projects and programmes. New developments and missions. The importance of tourism. The concept ...
    Text  Cornell, Ward, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 24 Oct 1974, 58-70   Ontario House in London: who they are, where they come from, what they attempt, what they achieve and where they're going. A brief history of the office of Agent General. ...
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