Perring, Sir Ralph
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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto.
The speaker's experiences in 1963 as Lord Mayor of London. Some history of the Office. The duties of Lord Mayor. British-Canadian trade. Some figures. The intention by the speaker's country to do "all we can to reduce our Canadian trade deficit by selling to you more of the things you need and which are, in every respect, competitive with comparable goods from any other country." Reasons why Britain has waited until now to begin hard selling in Canada. Some remarks on international trade. How British industry is shaping up to the improving opportunities for trade with Canada. Activities to enhance trade with Canada. An optimistic outlook for future trade.