EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Wood, General Robert E.
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Some personal reminiscences. The speaker's many ties with the
Dominion. The friendliness which has developed on both sides of the
line during the last 20 years. Possibilities of union to be decided by
Canadians. Development in the Dominion over the last ten years.
Primary causes for changes in the word since World War I, and what
they mean today. Shifts in manufacturing. Manufacturing in Canada and
the United States. Resources in both small and large countries.
Canada's immense resources. Some comparisons between Canada and the
United States with European countries. Some remarks about South
American countries. The next 100 years. The speaker's firm belief in
the capitalistic system and reasons for that belief. A new view of
responsibilities of businessmen - the administrators of the
capitalistic system. Charitable projects and the role of corporations.
The future of Canada and the United States.