EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Scully, Vincent William Thomas
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The Canadian steel industry and foreign capital. The gradual change away from foreign capital. A review of the four major integrated steel companies in Canada today. A brief history of steel and the steel industry. Development over the past 25 years. Canada approaching an overall self-sufficiency in iron and steel. Benefits to Canada from the steel industry. Ways that we use steel in our daily lives. Predictions of the steel industry from the Gordon Commission of 1955 which examined Canada's economic prospects. A current forecast. The need for high capital investment, especially with technological discoveries. Attracting investment. Some important assumptions made in arriving at estimates of future growth and capital needs. Industry in Canada. Industry at Expo '67. Sharing the continent with our neighbour. Faith in steel and an industry which will continue to play a significant role in the fulfilment of Canada's aspirations.