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  • Media Types: Text
  • Item types:: Speeches
  • Subject: Canada - Economic conditions
  • Subject: Canada - Social conditions
  • Decade: 1970-1979
  • Decade: 1970-1979
  • Alternatives for a Free Society
    McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262     A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: "…as a free people responsible for our own destiny and capable of shaping our own future." Terms and definitions for "free market system" and "mixed economy." Response to what the Prime Minister has said. Agreement, with discussion that ...
    McIvor, Donald K., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 5 Feb 1976, 251-262   A speech of enquiry, addressing what choices we have, in Trudeau's words: ...
  • America Besieged
    Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123     A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysis. Canadian-American relations, particularly economic. Provocative statement by President Nixon that Japan (not Canada) was America's No. 1 trading partner. Apologies to Prime Minister Trudeau. America not protectionist. Canada and America's economies tied together. A ...
    Rinfret, Dr. Pierre A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 9 Dec 1971, 106-123   A joint meet of The Empire Club of Canada and the Toronto ...
  • Canada at the Crossroads
    Stanfield, The Honourable Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 28 Oct 1971, 46-59     Focus on economic problems for Canada. Basic question: "What is the direction in which our economy must go if it is to provide our workers with jobs, our children with opportunities and our people with an acceptable standard of living?" Major aspects of the question: Canada's place in the world. ...
    Stanfield, The Honourable Robert L., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 28 Oct 1971, 46-59   Focus on economic problems for Canada. Basic question: "What is the direction ...
  • The Canada Development Corporation
    Hampson, H. Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 17 Feb 1972, 244-262     The Canada Development Corporation and some background as to its origins in the mid-1950s. Walter Gordon's Royal Commission on Canada's Economic Prospects. The issue of non-resident ownership and control of the Canadian economy. Changes in Canada's trade and balance of payments. The growth of exports vs. imports. Demand for Canada's ...
    Hampson, H. Anthony, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 17 Feb 1972, 244-262   The Canada Development Corporation and some background as to its origins in ...
  • The Canadian Economy in the Post-Control Era
    Post, Dr. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Oct 1977, 27-40     The Economic Council of Canada. The fourteenth Annual Review to be published about a month after this address. A discussion of some of the major issues facing the Canadian economy over the next five years. Economic Performance and Outlook. Causes of high levels of unemployment. Consumer prices. Balance of payments ...
    Post, Dr. George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Oct 1977, 27-40   The Economic Council of Canada. The fourteenth Annual Review to be published ...
  • Crossing The 100 Billion Dollar Mark
    Smith, Dr. Arthur J.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Jan 1972, 174-190     A complete review of Canada's current economic condition. An optimistic forecast for 1972. Canada's gross national product for the first time to cross the 100 billion dollar mark. A review of highlights of business trends over the past few years; also reasons for continuing problems of unemployment, underutilized facilities, fixed ...
    Smith, Dr. Arthur J.R., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Jan 1972, 174-190   A complete review of Canada's current economic condition. An optimistic forecast for ...
  • The Cultural Revolution
    Campbell, The Honourable Alexander B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 8 Nov 1973, 94-105     An answer to a student's letter requesting information for a school project. The issue of topic is the cultural and economic environment, and a change in attitude towards Canadian and regional culture. A consideration of our style and quality of life. A move away from the past "apologetic" nature of ...
    Campbell, The Honourable Alexander B., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1974), 8 Nov 1973, 94-105   An answer to a student's letter requesting information for a school project. ...
  • Does the Twentieth Century Belong to Canada?
    Clarke, L.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Mar 1979, 285-293     The need for a national strategy, with a detailed description following as to how and why this strategy would help Canada claim the twentieth century. Some topics covered include: the factors that dictate economic decisions; how others see us: the lack of visible national goals; an ailing economy; a chaotic ...
    Clarke, L.D., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 22 Mar 1979, 285-293   The need for a national strategy, with a detailed description following as ...
  • Facing Up to 1975
    Bonner, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 21 Nov 1974, 114-125     Why 1975 will be a "significant and dramatic year in our contemporary history." Since 1971, a period of "considerable material prosperity joined with a period of not inconsiderable inflation." The results of those factors. The contemplation of a recession. Four considerations that might affect our conventional thinking about material progress: ...
    Bonner, Robert W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1975), 21 Nov 1974, 114-125   Why 1975 will be a "significant and dramatic year in our contemporary ...
  • Free Enterprise in Canada
    Caouette, Réal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 9 Nov 1972, 88-104     Post-election speech. Short review of the election results. Prospects of the Social Credit Party of Canada outside of Quebec. Canada's economic problems as the main one. Regional and provincial disparities. Solutions as proposed by the Social Credit Party. Economic roles of government, individuals, and institutions.
    Caouette, Réal, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1973), 9 Nov 1972, 88-104   Post-election speech. Short review of the election results. Prospects of the Social ...
  • Money is a Coward
    Merszei, Zoltan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 16 Feb 1978, 273-285     "Canada should be on the brink of greatness." A review of Canada's strengths and weaknesses. Some answers to Canada's current economic problems. Why Canada has lost strength and status among the world's more powerful industrial nations. Factors affecting this status. The speaker's confidence in Canada and reasons for that confidence, ...
    Merszei, Zoltan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 16 Feb 1978, 273-285   "Canada should be on the brink of greatness." A review of Canada's ...
  • The More Exciting Canada
    Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 27 Jan 1977, 209-223     A review of Canada's recent history and society, particularly in terms of the economy. The new exciting Canada which "likely contains much opportunity to arrange a more interesting and deserving place to live." What it is not a time for. Time, rather, to "get it together." Canada's distinctions. A time ...
    Blair, S. Robert, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1977), 27 Jan 1977, 209-223   A review of Canada's recent history and society, particularly in terms of ...
  • Multiculturalism, National Unity and the Canadian Economy
    Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378     The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that is so. Canada's multicultural policy as a pragmatic policy stemming from an awareness of the reality of Canada where at least 30% of the people are of neither English nor of French extraction. Implementation of the policy results ...
    Cafik, The Honourable Norman A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1978), 6 Apr 1978, 364-378   The Commonwealth as precursor of the policy of multiculturalism, and how that ...
  • The New Society: New Title, Same Old Debate
    Pearson, Gerald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 Apr 1976, 369-383     The problem of semantics in terms such as "free market system," "capitalism," "socialism," "free enterprise." The "mixed economy" that exists in Canada. Comments on the assertion by the Prime Minister announcing the federal spending cuts that Canada had entered "a new economic era" and that a "new kind of society" ...
    Pearson, Gerald E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1976), 1 Apr 1976, 369-383   The problem of semantics in terms such as "free market system," "capitalism," ...
  • Nixonomics and Canadian Independence
    Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 4 Nov 1971, 60-70     The state of the Canadian economy, short- and long-range prospects. Serious unemployment problems not the result of American policies and an exploration of why not. The import surcharge. Nixonomics. Creating unemployment no longer an effective policy against inflation and why. Economic planning a key ingredient and necessity. Export trade. Continentalism. ...
    Lewis, David, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 4 Nov 1971, 60-70   The state of the Canadian economy, short- and long-range prospects. Serious unemployment ...
  • Plain Talk
    Turner, The Honourable John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 18 Nov 1971, 71-83     The problem of economic uncertainty. Two critical factors: "the difficulty in communication between government and citizen and the incessant pace of change in today's world" with a discussion of each. Examples of problems with America's policies: the 10% surcharge on imports; the nuclear test on Amchitka. Economic independence for Canada. ...
    Turner, The Honourable John N., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 18 Nov 1971, 71-83   The problem of economic uncertainty. Two critical factors: "the difficulty in communication ...
  • Poverty in Canada
    Croll, The Honourable David A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 27 Jan 1972, 191-204     The Economic Council of Canada and statistics on poverty in Canada. Endeavours of the Senate of Canada to suggest a remedial process. A description of the Senate's methods and results of a study on poverty over the last three years. Factors effecting poverty. A descriptive understanding of poverty, its causes ...
    Croll, The Honourable David A., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 27 Jan 1972, 191-204   The Economic Council of Canada and statistics on poverty in Canada. Endeavours ...
  • Some Comments After One Year's Contemplation
    Robarts, The Honourable John P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Apr 1972, 400-413     Personal views and comments, with anecdotes by The Honourable John Robarts, just over one year after leaving a 20-year career in government. A view of Canada's basic problem as one of unity over a huge land mass. Regionalism. Strikes as a weapon to disrupt society. Other observations about youth, employment, ...
    Robarts, The Honourable John P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 20 Apr 1972, 400-413   Personal views and comments, with anecdotes by The Honourable John Robarts, just ...
  • Some Reflections on an Incomes Policy
    Young, Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 2 Dec 1971, 93-105     Prices and Incomes Commission. Mandatory wage and price controls. Inflation and high unemployment. A review of a previous speech given two years previous (see "What Price for Price Stability?") and the three major topics of discussion. What happened since then and what the Commission learned from it. Exemplary material from ...
    Young, Dr. John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1972), 2 Dec 1971, 93-105   Prices and Incomes Commission. Mandatory wage and price controls. Inflation and high ...
  • The State of Canadian Capitalism: A Political View
    Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60     A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was handled by all parties involved. The federal government and collective bargaining: a critical perspective. Three practical suggestions by the speaker to salvage the situation. The economy, and how the present government appears not to understand it. The mistake ...
    Lewis, Stepehn, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1979), 26 Oct 1978, 47-60   A detailed description of the recent postal strike and how it was ...
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