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Factors for a nation's survivial: "their understanding of conditions and events in the world beyond their borders; and their flexibility in fashioning their institutions and policies to make survival possible in the world at large." A discussion of the significance of those principles for Canada in the eighties. Suggestions for effective policy. Ways in which the public and private sectors "might begin to think and proceed in a thrust to revitalize economic development at home and abroad." A reappraisal of the way Canada needs to do business. The relationship between business and government. The impact of technology on traditional cultures. The future of Canadian industry. Government-to-government relations. Foreign policy. Economic development. Canada-U.S.'s bilateral relationship. Other possible bilateral relationships. New challenges, new departures. Benefits to Canada economically and politically.