Vladimir Putin

Perring, Sir Ralph

View Photos
Listen to Podcast
Watch Live Webcast

The speeches are free of charge but please note that the Empire Club of Canada retains copyright. Neither the speeches themselves nor any part of their content may be used for any purpose other than personal interest or research without the explicit permission of the Empire Club of Canada.

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.